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'Morning Joe' co-host Mika Brzezinski signs a three-book deal


Weinstein Books told The Associated Press on Thursday that the first release would be a new and expanded edition of the 2011 best-seller "Knowing Your Value: Women, Money, and Getting What You're Worth."

Kendrick Lamar at Barclays Center: Next-level beats, flow, no chaser


Kendrick Lamar's show at Barclays Center Thursday night started with him being attacked by a sword-wielding ninja with nothing to protect himself but his words.

'Girls Trip' review: Comedy the female version of 'The Hangover'


Along with the surprisingly sweet "Bad Moms," from last year, "Girls Trip" could help push forward a genre that began with "Bridesmaids" in 2011: the gross-out female comedy with a heart.

Chester Bennington dead; Linkin Park lead singer commits suicide, reports say


Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of hard rock, hip-hop and rap, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday, the Los Angeles County coroner says.

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Jada Pinkett Smith says she was a drug dealer when she first met Tupac Shakur


She says she changed her life after "something very bad" happened, but didn't give details.


Lena Dunham joins FX's 'American Horror Story'


"Girls" creator-star Lena Dunham, fresh off her groundbreaking HBO series, will be part of "American Horror Story" season 7. "Thrilled that my talented friend Lena Dunham is joining the AMERICAN HORROR STORY family," series co-creator Ryan…


O.J. Simpson granted parole after 9 years behind bars

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Former football, TV and movie star O.J. Simpson, now 70, will be released in October after serving his minimum term for armed robbery and assault with a weapon.

Christie Brinkley poses provocatively for Hamptons-based magazine


Sag Harbor supermodel Christie Brinkley, still stunning at 63, has posed for glamour shots in the Hampton-focused magazine Social Life.


Kermit the Frog performer in 'complete shock' after firing


The longtime performer of Kermit the Frog says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as a surprise.

'Dunkirk' review: Christopher Nolan thrillingly recounts a World War II rescue


"Dunkirk" is spectacular, of course, not least in the way it splits historical events into three segments.


Ryan Seacrest will return to host ABC's 'American Idol' reboot


Ryan Seacrest will return as host of ABC's "American Idol" reboot this January, leaving just one question: What took this so long? (Or maybe two: Why Seacrest?)


Panorama NYC: What to know about the annual music festival


The three-day music festival, run by the company behind Coachella, held its inaugural concert last year at Randall's Island Park, and will set up at the same location July 28 through 30.


'Ozark' review: Jason Bateman good in mediocre story about money launderer


Marty Byrde (Jason Bateman) is a Chicago financial planner by day, and money launderer to Mexican drug lord Del Rio (Esai Morales) by night in Netflix's "Ozark."

Prince William and Kate make pretzels, visit cancer research center in Germany


The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited a cancer research center and made pretzels in the university city of Heidelberg on the second day of their visit to Germany.


'Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets' review: Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne bore in sci-fi flick


"Valerian" centers on two peacekeeping soldiers in a multispecies 28th Century, an intriguing premise undermined by two actors who can't find the humor or humanity in their thinly written roles.

Thursday, Jul 20

'Game of Thrones' duo lands next HBO series: 'Confederate'


"Game of Thrones" showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have landed their next series for HBO -- and they couldn't have drifted further from Westeros.

Aaron Carter: I have an eating disorder, 'I am not a meth head'


Addressing rumors days after his arrest on DUI and marijuana-related charges in Georgia, singer-actor Aaron Carter says his gaunt appearance is the result not of drugs but of an eating disorder and other health issues.

Ellen DeGeneres, Kim Kardashian among Forbes' 2017 world's top-earning TV entertainers


Here are some of the world's top-earning TV entertainers in 2017, according to Forbes magazine.

Is Madison Beer, Justin Bieber's Long Island protégé, dating Brooklyn Beckham?

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Brooklyn Beckham has been spotted with Madison Beer, most recently at one of the Long Island native's concerts in California.

Wednesday, Jul 19

Ed Sheeran says 'Game of Thrones' cameo is not why he left Twitter


Ed Sheeran, who had quit and returned to Twitter earlier this month because of internet trolls, says his briefly quitting again Monday was unrelated to nasty comments users posted after his cameo on Sunday's "Game of Thrones" season…

Ben Affleck drops out of Netflix's 'Triple Frontier' to focus on family, well-being, report says


While no previous announcement had confirmed his involvement in the crime drama, Deadline.com said in its report of the star's departure that the movie would progress without him.

Auction of Madonna's personal items, including Tupac letter and panties, halted by judge


An impending auction of pop star Madonna's personal items, including a love letter from her ex-boyfriend the late rapper Tupac Shakur, a pair of previously worn panties and a hairbrush containing her hair, was halted by a judge on Tuesday.

Billy Crystal appears on Jimmy Kimmel after 'weirdest injury ever'


Comedy icon Billy Crystal explained on Monday's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" that he had missed an earlier scheduled appearance on the show because of a sneeze-related injury.

Tuesday, Jul 18

Mariah Carey biographical drama series coming to Starz, report says

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The life of Long Island-born pop star Mariah Carey is being made into a TV series, according to a report.

Daniel Radcliffe aids mugging victim in London


The "Harry Potter" star came to the aid of a man who was mugged by moped-riding attackers last week in London.

Mindy Kaling is pregnant with her first child, report says


The creator-star of Hulu's "The Mindy Project" is expecting, according to E! News.

Kate Mara, Jamie Bell married, actors announce


Jamie Bell, star of "Turn: Washington's Spies," and actress and New York Giants scion Kate Mara posted the news on social media Monday.

Monday, Jul 17

Alec Baldwin to star in NBC's live 'A Few Good Men'

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LI's Baldwin has been named to the cast of NBC's live telecast of "A Few Good Men," playing the role Jack Nicholson catapulted to movie legend with just one line.

Jordan Peele, Chelsea Peretti welcome baby boy, report says


Comedian-director Jordan Peele and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" star Chelsea Peretti have welcomed their first child, according to E! News.

Aaron Carter, after arrest, criticizes brother Nick, admonishes Wendy Williams


The singer-actor has responded to tweeted comments by his older brother, Backstreet Boys' Nick Carter, accusing Nick of "[using] me for his PR."

R. Kelly accused of controlling women in cult, report says


Parents of three young women are accusing the R&B singer of keeping the women in an atmosphere of complete control, according to a lengthy BuzzFeed report published online Monday.

Sunday, Jul 16

Jodie Whittaker cast as first female 'Doctor Who'


LONDON (AP) -- The BBC says Jodie Whittaker is the next star of the long-running science fiction series "Doctor Who" -- the first woman to take the title role.

'War for the Planet of the Apes' tops box office with $56.5 million


"War for the Planet of the Apes" took down "Spider-Man: Homecoming" at the North American box office, opening with an estimated $56.5 million in ticket sales.