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Thursday, Sep 20


Waltham magician Shin Lim wins 'America's Got Talent' and the $1 million grand prize

Confetti rained down upon Waltham magician Shin Lim at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood Wednesday night and runner-up dance group Zurcaroh lifted him into the air after host Tyra Banks announced him as the winner of NBC's “America's Got…

Monday, Sep 17


Carrie Underwood reveals she had three miscarriages in two years

NEW YORK (AP) — Carrie Underwood says she turned to God after experiencing three miscarriages in two years. The 35-year-old country singer and former ''American Idol'' champion told ''CBS Sunday Morning '' she got pregnant in early 2017…

Tuesday, Sep 4


Monica Lewinsky storms off stage after she's asked about Bill Clinton

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JERUSALEM — Monica Lewinsky said Tuesday that she stormed offstage at a Jerusalem speaking event because of an interviewer's ''off limits'' question about former Clinton. The former White House intern turned anti-bullying activist tweeted…

Monday, Sep 3


Steve Bannon to headline New Yorker Festival; John Krasinski also going

Readers of The New Yorker prize the magazine for its wide-ranging collection of perspectives. From Oct. 5 to 7, The New Yorker Festival, now in its 19th year, will bring some of these voices to venues around New York City. Political…


Food & Travel: Leave La Anita rain forest cacao ranch having fully discovered chocolate

LA ANITA, Costa Rica — La Anita reveals itself slowly. It is dark when we arrive at the rain forest cacao ranch tucked in virgin jungles 300 kilometers west of the capital, San Jose. We eat dinner in a wood-framed main house, a meal of…

Sunday, Sep 2


Paul McCartney: 'We felt we had seen a higher thing'

LONDON — Former Beatle Paul McCartney told a British newspaper he believes he once saw God during a psychedelic trip. McCartney told The Sunday Times he was ''humbled'' by the experience. ''It was huge,” McCartney said, “a massive wall…

Friday, Aug 31


Gisele Bundchen met her doppleganger at the Boston wax museum

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The general consensus is that the Tom Brady wax statue at Dreamland Wax Museum in downtown Boston doesn't look much like the Patriots quarterback. But that didn't stop Brady's wife, Gisele Bundchen, from heading to Dreamland and posing…


Prince Harry, Meghan join Lin-Manuel Miranda at 'Hamilton'

Prince Harry sang and joked with Lin-Manuel Miranda on the stage of ''Hamilton,'' after he and his wife, Meghan, joined the audience for a gala charity performance of the smash-hit musical in London's West End. The royal couple sat in the…

Wednesday, Aug 29


'La La Land' director's new film, 'First Man,' takes first steps at Venice Film Festival

Academy Award-winning director Damien Chazelle's new film, “First Man,” took its first steps at the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday, according to The Hollywood Reporter. In addition to the movie's premiere, which opened the festival,…

Friday, Aug 24


With or without the catsuit, Serena Williams is going to serve black excellence

If this article isn't loading correctly on mobile, click here. What more does the tennis world want from Serena Williams? She's won more than 100 titles. She is only one win away from tying Margaret Court's record of 24 Grand Slam titles.…

Wednesday, Aug 22


Steven Tyler sends cease-and-desist letter to Donald Trump for playing Aerosmith at rally

At President Trump's Tuesday rally in West Virginia, Aerosmith's “Livin' on the Edge” wafted through the speakers as early arrivals found their seats, despite the fact that frontman Steven Tyler sent the Trump campaign a pair of cease-and…

Monday, Aug 20


Is Ben Affleck back on the market?

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Is Ben Affleck back on the dating market? Affleck, 46, and “Saturday Night Live” producer Lindsay Shookus, 38, may no longer be an item, with Page Six reporting that the duo has split up after more than a year of dating. Fueling additional…

Saturday, Aug 18


From Aretha Franklin to looking for RESPECT, a review of the week online

THE QUEEN IS DEAD. This week, a world that didn't deserve her mourned the loss of Aretha Franklin, who embodied American soul music, saved Ashanti from SARS, and died at 76. Her passing left the Internet ablaze with YouTube clips of her…

Friday, Aug 17


MTV VMAs working to craft tribute for Aretha Franklin

NEW YORK — The MTV Video Music Awards plan on honoring the legacy of Aretha Franklin — they're just not sure how they will do it. The VMAs will air live Monday. Show executive producer Jesse Ignjatovic tells The Associated Press on Friday…

Wednesday, Aug 15


Interest in space tourism is sky high

Michelle Pelersi calls herself a space nerd. She has better qualifications than most. Pelersi is a program manager in the space systems branch of the Cambridge research-and-development company Draper. But as someone who grew up on “Star…

Sunday, Aug 12


What do recession predictions mean for Boston buyers and sellers?


The American economy is humming along in the middle of a nine-year winning streak: The gross domestic product (total output of goods and services) grew 4.1 percent in the second quarter, the fastest p...

Wednesday, Aug 8


Maryland mom tested positive for opiates after eating bagel

TOWSON, Md. — A Maryland woman has discovered that eating a poppy seed bagel before giving birth carries serious consequences. Elizabeth Eden told WBAL-TV in Baltimore she was in labor in April when a doctor told her she had tested…

Tuesday, Aug 7


Bo Burnham's 'Eighth Grade' is ignoring its R rating for one day only

As its title suggests, “Eighth Grade” is a movie about eighth grade. But due to an R rating, most eighth graders won't be able to see the film without a parent or guardian. Writer-director Bo Burnham thinks that's “sort of stupid,” so he…

Monday, Aug 6


Robert Redford is retiring from acting, says upcoming role opposite Casey Affleck will be his last

Robert Redford is ready to step away from the silver screen after a 58-year career. The Academy Award winner told Entertainment Weekly that his upcoming movie with Casey Affleck, “The Old Man & the Gun,” will be his last. “Never say never,…


Lance Bass 'heartbroken' he couldn't buy home featured in 'Brady Bunch'

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Lance Bass said he was “heartbroken” that his offer to buy the home featured in 'The Brady Bunch' fell through. By Associated Press August 06, 2018. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lance Bass thought he had bought the home featured in the opening and…


Vacationing Chrissy Teigen caught in earthquake that shook Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Model Chrissy Teigen has shared her shock and worry in real-time during a powerful and deadly earthquake in Indonesia with her social media followers. The model, along with singer-husband John Legend and their two…

Sunday, Aug 5


NBA stars, celebrities weigh in on President Trump insulting LeBron James

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President Donald Trump attacked NBA star LeBron James in a savage late-night tweet that insulted the intelligence of one of the nation's most prominent African-American men. Trump made the remarks after CNN aired an interview with James…

Tuesday, Jul 24


How to look 7 years younger


“You don't look 40,” Mr. Smooth said. It was my birthday and colleagues had gathered at my desk. I was about to deflect his compliment with something self-deprecating, but it turned out there was no need. “You could be 38,” he said. “38??”…


Husband of adult film performer Stormy Daniels seeks divorce


KAUFMAN, Texas — The husband of adult film performer Stormy Daniels has filed for divorce in Texas. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, has said that she had sex with Donald Trump before he became president, something Trump has…

Sunday, Jul 22


'Black-ish' star Anthony Anderson denies sex assault allegation

Anthony Anderson, star of ABC's family sitcom “Black-ish” has publicly denied a claim that he assaulted a woman after she catered one of his events. The alleged assault happened over a year ago, according the The Blast, who first reported…

Friday, Jul 20


Jimmy Garoppolo hits the town with adult film star Kiara Mia

Is Jimmy Garoppolo dating someone new? The former Patriots quarterback was seen out on the town in Los Angeles Wednesday night with adult film star Kiara Mia. In a video posted to gossip site TMZ, the duo, reportedly dining at the elegant…

Monday, Jul 16


What's on the menu? Stoner food.

Recreational marijuana sales were scheduled to start in Massachusetts July 1. Now that's been pushed back to August. Whenever it does actually happen, one thing is clear: Chefs have been preparing for this moment for years. If you've spent…

Thursday, Jul 12


What it's like at Democracy Brewing, a worker-owned brewpub in Downtown Crossing

Where to Democracy Brewing, a worker-owned brewpub in Downtown Crossing that opened on the Fourth of July. What for Foam and foment. Democracy Brewing believes equally in good beer and good working conditions. After a year of full-time ...


Tables: Superfine Foods heads to Newburyport, a granola cafe opens in Arlington, and Little Dipper is spotted in JP

Openings: Superfine Food has opened its third location, this time in Newburyport (17 State St. at Middle Street). It's the latest from Matt Gaudet (West Bridge); there are other locations in Manchester-by-the-Sea and Marblehead. The kid…

Wednesday, Jul 11


Despite tweet, LeBron James a no-show at pizza party celebrating LA arrival

CULVER CITY, Calif. — Hundreds of fans hoping to see new Los Angeles Laker LeBron James on Tuesday had to make do with free pizza instead. James was a no-show at the Blaze Pizza outlet in Culver City, California. The NBA superstar tweeted…