Arts and entertainment

May 18, 2018 - 8:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Two New York City artists are hoping to give travelers at LaGuardia Airport something to look forward to with custom short stories written at the terminal. Lexie Smith and Gideon Jacobs set up two weeks ago inside LaGuardia's Terminal A, writing free short stories for patrons...
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Houston Rockets' P.J. Tucker poses in a shirt and pants from Dries Van Noten with Nike Air Max 1 shoes Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Houston. Tucker's playing style and defensive grit helped the Houston Rockets to the Western Conference Finals. Off the court Tucker has spent years personally curating a wardrobe that has helped his style ascend to the upper echelons of fashion. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 18, 2018 - 2:43 am
HOUSTON (AP) — P.J. Tucker wasn't a high draft pick and actually is undersized by NBA standards. At 6-foot-6, the Houston Rockets forward's intensity and defensive grit helps him overachieve against taller opponents on a nightly basis. Off the court, Tucker also defies the norm. He has spent years...
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Actress Michelle Rodriguez poses for photographers upon arrival at the amfAR, Cinema Against AIDS, benefit at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, during the 71st international Cannes film festival, in Cap d'Antibes, southern France, Thursday, May 17, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
May 18, 2018 - 12:54 am
ANTIBES, France (AP) — After a shaky start and a wave of negative press, the AIDS relief charity amfAR attempted Thursday to focus the spotlight on its work instead of the stain left by one of its biggest benefactors Harvey Weinstein. Sharon Stone stepped down as co-chair of this year's gala and...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other lawmakers stop by an event on Capitol Hill during the debut a documentary film about Sen. John McCain, in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. McCain, currently away from the Senate, was diagnosed in last July with glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 17, 2018 - 8:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain ends a documentary about his life by sending the message that Washington is not giving the American people the government they deserve. The Arizona Republican also makes clear he is doing everything he can to fight the brain cancer that has stricken him. He says...
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FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2014 file photo, Nev Schulman, executive producer of the MTV series "Catfish: The TV Show," arrives at the 3rd Annual Beyond Hunger "A Place At The Table" gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. MTV has temporarily suspended shooting the show while it investigates sexual misconduct accusations made by a woman who appeared on air three years ago. Schulman denied the allegations in a statement Thursday, May 17, 2018. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, FIle)
May 17, 2018 - 8:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The network MTV has temporarily suspended shooting of "Catfish: The TV Show" while it investigates sexual misconduct accusations made by a woman who appeared on it three years ago. Ayissha Morgan alleges in YouTube videos she was solicited for sex by a "main person" on the show who...
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FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out of time to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement this year. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
May 17, 2018 - 8:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is joining in on the viral debate over whether people hear the names "Laurel" or "Yanny" in a much-shared audio clip. The White House on Thursday released a video featuring various members of the staff weighing in. Senior adviser Ivanka Trump says, "So clearly...
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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2000 file photo, actress Margot Kidder, who dated former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, arrives for his funeral at Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal, Quebec. Kidder died Sunday, May 13, 2918, at her home there. She was 69. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 17, 2018 - 7:52 pm
LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) — The family of Margot Kidder says they were shaken by the "Superman" actress' death on Mother's Day. Chad Franscoviak, who is married to Kidder's only child, Maggie McGuane, gave the family's first public statement Thursday since Kidder's death at her home in Livingston,...
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Claire Ptak, owner of Violet Bakery poses for a photograph with a tier of the cake for the wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in the kitchens at Buckingham Palace in London, Thursday May 17, 2018, ahead of their nuptials on Saturday. (Hannah McKay/Pool Photo via AP)
May 17, 2018 - 7:16 pm
LONDON (AP) — The wedding cake for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will have an "ethereal" taste and an unusual display. Master baker Claire Ptak said Friday that the three-part layered lemon and elderflower cake would be presented in a non-traditional way. She said she's not ready to reveal the...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) runs a drill during rookie minicamp at the NFL football team's training camp facility in Berea, Ohio. A person familiar with the decision says the Browns will appear on HBO's "Hard Knocks" this season. Coming off a historic 0-16 season, the Browns were chosen after declining the opportunity several times, said the person who spoke Thursday, May 17, to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
May 17, 2018 - 6:34 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Ready or not, the Cleveland Browns are getting their close-up. Coming off a historic, dismal 0-16 season, the Browns have been chosen to appear on HBO's popular "Hard Knocks" series that gives NFL fans a behind-the-scenes look at training camp. The Browns have turned down previous...
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018 file photo, T.I. attends the Roc Nation pre-Grammy brunch in New York. Police say rapper T.I. has been arrested for disorderly conduct and public drunkenness as he tried to enter his gated community outside Atlanta. Henry County Police Deputy Mike Ireland said T.I. was arrested around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, after he got into an argument with a security guard. Media reports say the rapper, whose real name is Clifford Harris, lost his key and the guard wouldn’t let him into the community. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
May 17, 2018 - 5:00 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A security guard said he felt threatened during an argument with the rapper T.I. that led to the Grammy-winning hip-hop artist's arrest outside his gated community near Atlanta. In a 10-minute phone call, the guard at Eagles Landing Country Club told a 911 dispatcher early Wednesday...
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