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A new book on faith from popular author who died in 2019

Christian author Rachel Held Evans left behind a legion of loyal readers when she died in May 2019, at the age of 37
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Colonial art: Cambridge hands over looted bronze to Nigeria

A Cambridge University college is handing over a bronze cockerel looted from Africa in the 19th century to Nigerian authorities
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Master of Jesus College Sonita Alleyne, left and Director General of Nigeria's National Commission for Museums and Monuments Professor Abba Isa Tijani pose for a photo ahead of a ceremony at Jesus College Cambridge, where the looted bronze cockerel, known as the Okukur, will be returned to Nigeria, in Cambridge, England, Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021. Jesus College announced in 2019 that it would return the Okukor, a statue that was taken from the Court of Benin in what is now Nigeria by British colonial forces in 1897. (Joe Giddens/PA via AP)
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William Jackson Harper's 'Love Life' drives show's season 2

In the second season of HBO Max’s “Love Life," William Jackson Harper takes over the lead role from Anna Kendrick
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William Jackson Harper poses for a portrait in New York on Monday Oct. 25, 2021. In the second season of HBO Max’s “Love Life," Harper takes over the lead role as Marcus Watkins, a man who must pick up the pieces after his marriage falls apart. (Photo by Matt Licari/Invision/AP)
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Young women boycott UK nightclubs over 'spiking' concerns

Young women across the U.K. are boycotting nightclubs and pubs as university cities join in a national “girls night in” protest after increasing reports of drink spiking and students being drugged by needle injections
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Fleming, Nézet-Séguin release recording on climate change

Their travel and performances were limited during the pandemic
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This cover image released by Decca shows “Voice of Nature — The Anthropocene," an album by soprano Renée Fleming and conductor and pianist Yannick Nézet-Séguin. (Decca via AP)
October 27

Chappelle special spurs Netflix walkout and counter protests

Netflix employees walked out Wednesday in protest of Dave Chappelle’s special and its anti-transgender comments
October 27
People protest outside the Netflix building on Vine Street in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021. Critics and supporters of Dave Chappelle's Netflix special and its anti-transgender comments gathered outside the company's offices Wednesday. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
October 27

Chappelle special spurs Netflix walkout and counter protests

Netflix employees walked out Wednesday in protest of Dave Chappelle’s special and its anti-transgender comments
October 27
People protest outside the Netflix building on Vine Street in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021. Critics and supporters of Dave Chappelle's Netflix special and its anti-transgender comments gathered outside the company's offices Wednesday. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
October 27

Authorities to present findings in 'Rust' movie-set shooting

Investigators plan to discuss their initial findings in the fatal movie-set shooting in which Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun, killing a cinematographer and wounding the director
October 27
A bouquet of flowers is left to honor cinematographer Halyna Hutchins outside the Bonanza Creek Ranch in Santa Fe, N.M., Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021. Hutchins died after actor Alec Baldwin fired a fatal gunshot from a prop gun that he had been told was safe. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
October 27

'Save your species': UN uses dinosaur in fossil fuel message

The United Nations is summoning an unusual “witness” to testify to the dangers of burning fossil fuels that stoke global warming
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October 26

Criminal charges 'on the table' in deadly shooting on 'Rust' set: District attorney

Filming has been paused as investigators probe Thursday's fatal accident.
October 26
A security guard manning the entrance to the Bonanza Creek Ranch film set locks the gate after turning away workers who came to pick up equipment in Santa Fe, N.M., Oct. 25, 2021.
October 26

TV's 'Ghosts,' 'Wonder Years' are long-view ratings winners

At first glance, broadcast newcomers “Ghosts” and “The Wonder Years” have barely had a chance to prove themselves in the ratings
October 26
This image released by CBS shows Utkarsh Ambudkar, foreground left, and Rose McIver in a scene from the comedy series "Ghosts." (Cliff Lipson/CBS via AP)
October 26

Potential legal woes mount after 'Rust' shooting tragedy

Experts predict a tremendous legal fallout after Alec Baldwin pulled the trigger on a prop gun while filming “Rust” in New Mexico and unwittingly killed a cinematographer and injured a director
October 26
FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2015, file photo, actor Alec Baldwin attends a news conference at United Nations headquarters. Experts predict a tremendous legal fallout after Baldwin pulled the trigger on a prop gun while filming “Rust” in New Mexico and unwittingly killed a cinematographer and injured a director. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
October 26

Mort Sahl, comedian who satirized politics, dies at 94

Comedian Mort Sahl has died
October 26
FILE - Comedian Mort Sahl poses for photographs at the 80th Birthday "Sahl-ute" honoring him, in Los Angeles on June 28, 2007. Sahl, who helped revolutionize stand-up comedy during the Cold War with his running commentary on politicians and current events died Tuesday, Oct. 26. 2021. He was 94. His friend Lucy Mercer said that he died "peacefully" at his home in Mill Valley, Calif. (AP Photo/Ann Johansson, File)
October 26

Stars stunned by 'mismanaged set' in fatal prop-gun shooting

Professionals say they’re baffled by the circumstances of a movie-set shooting.
October 26
A bouquet of flowers is left to honor cinematographer Halyna Hutchins outside the Bonanza Creek Ranch in Santa Fe, N.M., Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021. Hutchins died after actor Alec Baldwin fired a fatal gunshot from a prop gun that he had been told was safe. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
October 26

Outtakes: Grammys CEO on R. Kelly, Wallen, cancel culture

Harvey Mason jr., CEO of the Recording Academy was interviewed by The Associated Press on efforts to make the Grammys more inclusive
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On-set prop gun supervisor walks through safety procedures, industry standards

Questions remain after a prop gun held by Alec Baldwin discharged on Oct. 21.
October 26
The Bonanza Creek Ranch in Santa Fe, N.M., where actor Alec Baldwin pulled the trigger on a prop gun while filming "Rust" and unwittingly killed a cinematographer and injured a director, is pictured on Oct. 23, 2021.
October 26

Review: Oddball safecracker charms in 'Army of Thieves'

One of the unlikeliest heroes to emerge from Zack Snyder’s horror-action flick “Army of the Dead” earlier this year was an oddball safecracker named Dieter
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This image released by Netflix shows Matthias Schweighöfer in "Army of Thieves." (Stanislav Honzik/Netflix via AP)
October 26

Jake Burton alive and bristling in 'Dear Rider' documentary

A new documentary on the late snowboarding pioneer Jake Burton is more than a glossy retrospective of his life
October 26
FILE - Jake Burton, the creator of Burton Snowboards, center, and his wife Donna Carpenter, right, applaud Gov. Peter Shumlin after he signed a bill in Stowe, Vt., making skiing and snowboarding the official sports of Vermont, in this March 8, 2012, file photo. A new documentary on the late snowboarding pioneer Jake Burton is more than a glossy retrospective of his life. Jake Burton had been approached about a movie of his life story and had started planning to make it. His wife, Donna, let the project move forward after Burton's death. One of her instructions to director Fernando Villena was that there was no subject that would be out of bounds.(AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)
October 26

Review: Obama, Springsteen’s 'Renegades' is smart, beautiful

“Renegades: Born in the USA” is a curated transcript of former President Barack Obama’s and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Bruce Springsteen’s conversations
October 26
This cover image released by Crown shows "Renegades: Born in the USA" by Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen. (Crown via AP)
October 26

UK monarch holds 1st virtual audience since rest period

Doctors ordered the Queen to rest last week.
October 26
Queen Elizabeth II appears on a screen via videolink from Windsor Castle, where she is in residence, during a virtual audience to receive the Ambassador from the Republic of Korea, Gunn Kim at Buckingham Palace, London, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021. (Victoria Jones/Pool via AP)
October 26
Jason Momoa, from left, Timothee Chalamet, and Zendaya pose for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'Dune' on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021 in London. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
October 26

Review: Hayes Carll tackles serious topics with droll humor

Troubadour Hayes Carll’s humor wears well, and droll observations fill his new album, “You Get It All,” serving as a counterweight to the serious topics he tackles
October 26
This cover image released by Dualtone Music shows "You Get It All," a release by Hayes Carll. (Dualtone Music via AP)
October 26

Buckingham Palace: Queen Elizabeth II won't attend COP26 climate conference in person following advice to rest

Buckingham Palace: Queen Elizabeth II won't attend COP26 climate conference in person following advice to rest
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After years of 'hiding,' Klimt work is a star in Rome show

Mystery still swirls around Gustav Klimt’s “Portrait of a Lady” nearly a quarter-century after the painting was stolen from an Italian museum
October 26
People admire Gustav Klimt's oil on canvas painting "Portrait of a Lady" (1916/17) on display at the exhibition "Klimt. The Secession and Italy" at the Museum of Rome, in Palazzo Braschi, Rome, during a press preview, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021. The exhibition, that explores Klimt's period in Italy, will be open to visitors from Oct.27, 2021 to March 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
October 26

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible best-sellers for week ending October 22nd:
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The top 10 books on the Apple Store for week ending10/24/2021
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The top 10 movies on the Apple Store for week ending 10/24/21
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Grammys CEO on a mission to regain music community's trust

Harvey Mason jr. knew there would be an uphill climb after taking over as the Recording Academy’s CEO
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Caetano Veloso on his new album, social media and aging

Caetano Veloso had written so many songs that he truly believed he was done creating music almost a decade ago
October 26
FILE - Caetano Veloso performs at the 13th Annual Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas on Nov. 15, 2012. Veloso's latest album "Meu Coco," releases on Friday. (Photo by Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP, File)
October 26

Tuskegee band members threaten strike, demand more support

Members of the Tuskegee University marching band are threatening to quit performing at school events to protest what they say is a lack of resources and support
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Dutch court: Crimean treasures must be sent to Ukraine

Treasures in a Dutch museum must be given to Ukraine.
October 26
FILE - In this Friday April 4, 2014 file photo, a Scythian gold helmet from the fourth century B.C. is displayed as part of the exhibit called The Crimea - Gold and Secrets of the Black Sea, at Allard Pierson historical museum in Amsterdam. A Dutch appeals court rules Tuesday Oct. 26, 2021, on ownership of a trove of Crimean historical artifacts that were loaned to an Amsterdam museum shortly before Russia annexed the region. A lower court ruled in 2016 that the treasures should be handed to the Ukrainian government. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, file)
October 26

Jedediah Bila shares how 'The View' helped her feel comfortable discussing race

She joins co-host Sunny Hostin in the special podcast series "Behind The Table."
October 26
Jedediah Bila on ABC's "The View" Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017.
October 26

'Behind the Table': A special podcast series from 'The View'

New episodes are available every Tuesday starting on Sept. 14.
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Former and current co-hosts of "The View" participate in the new special podcast series, "Behind The Table" premiering on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021.
October 26

In fatal shooting, some political foes take aim at Baldwin

Details are still emerging about how Alec Baldwin accidentally shot and killed a cinematographer on a New Mexico film set
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October 25

Crew member: Baldwin careful with guns before fatal shooting

A camera operator told authorities that Baldwin had been careful with weapons.
October 25
A woman lays down a candle during a vigil for the late cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, seen in photographs at top right, Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021, in Burbank, Calif. A prop firearm discharged last Thursday by actor Alec Baldwin, while producing and starring in a Western movie in Santa Fe, N.M., killed Hutchins and wounded director Joel Souza. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
October 25

Only 1 bidder to run Georgia's Confederate-themed park

Management companies have littlet control over Confederate imagery in the park.
October 25
FILE - A carving on Stone Mountain honoring Confederate generals is shown on Monday, May 24, 2021, in Stone Mountain, Ga. The only bidder for management of Georgia's Confederate-themed, state-owned Stone Mountain Park is a new firm created by an official of the company that’s pulling out, the park's governing board said Monday, Oct. 25. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Stone Mountain Memorial Association board voted on Monday to choose Thrive Attractions Management LLC as the finalist. (AP Photo/Ron Harris, File)
October 25

Judge says Oklahoma can proceed with 5 lethal injections

A federal judge in Oklahoma says the state can move forward with scheduled lethal injections for five death row inmates
October 25
FILE - This Feb. 5, 2018, file photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows Julius Jones. District Attorney David Prater on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021, filed a motion to remove Kelly Doyle and Andrew Luck from the clemency hearing for Jones, alleging they are biased. (Oklahoma Department of Corrections via AP, File)
October 25

Sonny Osborne, bluegrass banjoist behind 'Rocky Top,' dies

Bluegrass musician and singer Sonny Osborne, who created the banjo licks on "Rocky Top" as part of the The Osborne Brothers, has died
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Katie Couric says she no longer has relationship with Matt Lauer

She told "The View" that Lauer "obviously had this very dark side."
October 25
Katie Couric discusses her new memoir "Going There" on "The View Monday, Oct. 25, 2021.
October 25

129-year journey nears end as France returns Benin treasures

The decision has potential ramifications across European museums.
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In this Friday, Nov. 23, 2018 file photo a visitor looks at wooden royal statues of the Dahomey kingdom, dated 19th century, at Quai Branly museum in Paris, France. In a decision with potential ramifications across European museums, France is displaying 26 looted colonial-era artifacts for one last time before returning them home to Benin. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
October 25

New this week: Kaepernick, Sheeran and 'Star Trek' spin-off

This week’s new entertainment releases include new albums from Ed Sheeran and The War on Drugs as well as “Army of Thieves,” a prequel to Zack Snyder’s “Army of the Dead,” which invites viewers to join a Europe-trotting heist
October 25
This combination of photos shows promotional art for the series "Star Trek: Prodigy," premiering Oct. 28 on Paramount+, left, the film "Army of Thieves," premiering Oct. 29 on Netflix, and the series "Colin in Black and White," premiering Oct. 29 on Netflix. (Paramount+/Netflix/Netflix via AP)
October 25

Review: Undercover investigation goes awry in 'Gated Prey'

In “Gated Prey,” Los Angeles County Detective Eve Ronin and her close-to-retirement partner Duncan Pavone go undercover to investigate a series of home invasions in gated communities
October 25
This cover image released by Thomas & Mercer shows "Gated Prey" by Lee Goldberg. (Thomas & Mercer via AP)
October 25

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6

Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6 include TV anchorman Dan Rather, actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and “Friends” actor David Schwimmer
October 25
FILE - In this May 19, 2019 file photo, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'A Hidden Life' at the 72nd international film festival, Cannes, southern France. Rai Bachchan turns 48 on Nov. 1. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
October 25

First steps made in Congress to honor pop superstar Prince

There are hopes to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Prince posthumously.
October 25
FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007, file photo, Prince performs during the halftime show at the Super Bowl XLI football game in Miami. Minnesota's Congressional delegation on Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, is introducing a resolution to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to pop superstar Prince, citing his "indelible mark on Minnesota and American culture,” The Associated Press has learned. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
October 24

'Friends' actor who played Gunther dies at 59 following cancer battle

James Michael Tyler had said his stage 4 cancer worsened during the pandemic.
October 24
PHOTO: FILE - Actor James Michael Tyler attends the Central Perk Pop-Up Celebrating The 20th Anniversary Of "Friends" on September 16, 2014 in New York City.
October 24

James Michael Tyler, who played Gunther on 'Friends,' dies

James Michael Tyler, the actor known widely for his recurring role as Gunther on “Friends,” has died
October 24
FILE - American actor James Michael Tyler poses for a portrait on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, in New York. Tyler, the actor known widely for his recurring role as Gunther on “Friends,” died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021, at his home in Los Angeles from prostate cancer. He was 59. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Invision/AP, File)
October 24

Crew member who gave Baldwin gun subject of prior complaint

A crew member says she'd raised safety concerns about the assistant director.
October 24
The Bonanza Creek Film Ranch is seen in Santa Fe, N.M., Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. An assistant director unwittingly handed actor Alec Baldwin a loaded weapon and told him it was safe to use in the moments before the actor fatally shot a cinematographer, court records released Friday show. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
October 24

Tokyo festival features Yoshida's films of hope amid despair

Boxers, janitors, fishermen, the heroes of Keisuke Yoshida’s movies are Japanese society’s angst-filled losers, struggling in an imperfect world
October 24
Keisuke Yoshida, a Japanese film director and screenwriter, speaks during an exclusive interview with The Associated Press Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, in Tokyo. Boxers, janitors, fishermen, the heroes of Yoshida’s movies are Japanese society’s angst-filled losers, struggling in an imperfect world. The director and his three latest works are featured at the Tokyo International Film Festival opening Oct. 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
October 24

Let computers do it: Film set tragedy spurs call to ban guns

Despite rules and regulations, people can get killed, as happened last week.
October 24
FILE - A large crowd of movie industry workers and New Mexico residents attend a candlelight vigil to honor cinematographer Halyna Hutchins in downtown Albuquerque, N.M. Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. Hutchins was killed when Alec Baldwin fired a weapon on a film set that a crew member told him was safe. The tragedy has led to calls for fundamental change in Hollywood: the banning of real guns on sets. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton, file)
October 24

Despite hybrid release, 'Dune' draws well on the big screen

"Dune" debuted with $40.1M ticket sales in its opening weekend in North America.
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Timothee Chalamet, left, and Charlotte Rampling in a scene from "Dune." (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)