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John Williams composition about ghost making world premiere

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A new John Williams composition about a ghost said to have scared Leonard Bernstein is making its world premiere

Saturday, Aug 18

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When Ms. Franklin calls: Reporter reflects on Queen of Soul

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For more than a decade, Aretha Franklin called on AP Global Entertainment Editor Nekesa Mumbi Moody to discuss everything from her health to a potential wedding to her music

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Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas make their engagement official

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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas have officially announced their engagement.

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It's not just audio, Omarosa has video: Source

Omarosa Manigault Newman's stash of documentation is said to include video, emails, text message and other material

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The Latest: Miss America Org. upset with Cara Mund's claims

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The Miss America Organization says it is disappointing that reigning Miss America Cara Mund went public with her criticism of the organization's leadership

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'Crazy Rich Asians' stars, author on making the film, Asian-American representation

"It means something to kids and people to see images that reflect themselves," said Constance Wu.

Friday, Aug 17

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FBI seeks help to find stolen art depicting Old West

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FBI seeks help in rounding up more than a half-million dollars' worth of stolen art

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Stan Lee gets 3-year restraining order against ex-adviser

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Stan Lee's restraining order against a former business manager has been extended for three years

A focused Mackenzie Phillips takes it one day at a time

Mackenzie Phillips is upending expectations with her portrayal of a brutal inmate on "Orange is the New Black."

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Stormy Daniels drops out of UK reality show at last minute

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Stormy Daniels, the adult film actress and nemesis of U.S. President Donald Trump, has pulled out of a British reality-TV show at the last minute after a dispute with producers

Jefferson Airplane co-founder: Botched surgery ruined career

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Jefferson Airplane co-founder sues hospital, saying botched tracheotomy destroyed his career

'The Office' star hilariously puts nephew on blast for using her in Tinder profile

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He tried to look cool and it backfired really, really badly.

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Miss America: Leadership bullied, manipulated, silenced me

The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership including chairwoman Gretchen Carlson

In a comeback season for Hollywood, a summer without bombs

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In a comeback summer for Hollywood, there have been virtually no major bombs at the box office

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Ellen DeGeneres and wife celebrate 10th anniversary with touching wedding video

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Ellen DeGeneres celebrated a milestone Thursday -- her 10th wedding anniversary to wife Portia de Rossi. The talk-show host shared a throwback video to mark the occasion.

Georgia company sues R. Kelly over damage to rental homes

A Georgia property company is suing Grammy-winning R&B artist R. Kelly for $203,400 over "extensive damage" to two homes he rented

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Smokey Robinson reflects on legacy of Aretha Franklin

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Legendary singer-songwriter Smokey Robinson recalled on "Good Morning America" Friday the first time he met the last Aretha Franklin as a child.

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'Crazy Rich Asians' star on her game-changing romantic comedy

Constance Wu talks about her role in the new romantic comedy.

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How 'Handmaids Tale' changed Joe Fiennes' marriage

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Joe Fiennes may play the villainous Fred Waterford in 'The Handmaid's Tale,' but 'under his eye' he just loves being a husband and dad.

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Afghan rock band struggles to hit right note in Iran

Afghan rock band's struggle to hit right note in Iran shows challenges faced by immigrants

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Detroit residents remember Aretha Franklin, impact on city

Aretha Franklin was Detroit's favorite daughter, often singing at the church where her father once led and headlining charity functions for kids or the less fortunate.

'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died at 76

Aretha Franklin, the “Queen of Soul” whose booming voice helped define a music genre and provided an inspirational soundtrack for Civil Rights-era struggles, has died.

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Jill Janus, singer of the metal band Huntress, dies at 43

Jill Janus, lead singer of the heavy metal band Huntress, has died

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As our media environment blurs, confusion often reigns

Dramatic changes in the media, including a blurring of the lines between opinion and fact, give critics ammunition to criticize journalism

Thursday, Aug 16

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The legacy of 'R-E-S-P-E-C-T' as the world mourns Aretha Franklin

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The death of Aretha Franklin is sparking reflection on her two-time Grammy-winning song, "Respect," which arguably catapulted the singer to the title of "Queen of Soul."

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'Black-ish' creator sets exclusive Netflix deal

Netflix says it's signed "black-ish" creator Kenya Barris to an exclusive production agreement

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The thrill and the truth of Aretha Franklin

Like the best actors and poets, nothing came between how Aretha Franklin felt and what she could express, between what she expressed and how we responded.

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Recording: Omarosa offered $15,000 a month to be 'positive'

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Omarosa Manigault Newman has released another secret audio tape that she says proves President Donald Trump wanted to silence her after firing her from the White House

Beyond 'The Walking Dead,' Lauren Cohan is ready for change

After eight seasons of fighting for her life on AMC's "The Walking Dead," Lauren Cohan is embracing change with the new film "Mile 22" and a TV series for ABC called "Whiskey Cavalier"

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Angela Bassett turns 60, ready to 'get down' at birthday party

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The acting icon and ageless inspiration celebrates a big milestone Thursday!