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Attraction starring Disney's first Black princess replaces ride based on film many viewed as racist Book Review: Glamour and tragedy intertwine in Griffin Dunne’s memoir ‘The Friday Afternoon Club’ Griffin Dunne finds balance between madcap Hollywood adventures and family tragedy in new memoir British TV host Dr. Michael Mosley reached millions by being his own guinea pig Organization behind the Oscars elects board of governors for 2024-25 term Book Review: Katie Ledecky dishes on what makes an Olympic legend in ‘Just Add Water' Roger Daltrey talks new tour, thoughts on Broadway’s ‘Tommy’ and future of The Who Book Review: Carol LaHines' chilling novel chronicles a jilted woman’s descent into madness Book Review: ‘Miss May Does Not Exist’ is an engaging study of enigmatic Hollywood figure Elaine May Prince collaborator Sheila E. says she's 'heartbroken' at being turned away from Paisley Park Academy Museum Gala picks starry honorees for its fall fundraiser Meet Will Butler, the singer-songwriter who makes Broadway's 'Stereophonic' rock Palestinian DC chef and Senegalese restaurant in New Orleans win coveted James Beard Awards Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 16-22 This NYC vet makes house calls. In 'Pets and the City,' she's penned a memoir full of tails Taiwan nighttime dragon boat racing puts a modern twist on an ancient tradition Ursula K. Le Guin's home will become a writers residency 'Bad Boys: Ride or Die' boosts Will Smith's comeback and the box office with $56 million opening A look at the Euro 2024 kits: one is cartoonish, others are retro. Hits or fashion faux pas? Body of missing British TV presenter Michael Mosley found on Greek island Pop and power: Travis Kelce wins home run hitting contest as girlfriend Taylor Swift tours in Europe Howard University cuts ties with Sean 'Diddy' Combs after video of attack on Cassie Netflix's recipe for success includes 'secret sauce' spiced with Silicon Valley savvy Harvey Weinstein lawyers argue he was denied fair trial in LA rape conviction appeal Dick Van Dyke becomes the oldest Daytime Emmy winner at age 98 for guest role on 'Days of Our Lives' Dodgers' Kiké Hernández makes error in midst of live television interview during 2-1 win over Yanks Meloni joins cultural elite celebrating Italian opera's recognition as a world treasure Michael Rainey Jr. isn't afraid of the future as 'Power Book II: Ghost' ends Mike Tyson's fight with Jake Paul rescheduled for Nov. 15 Alex Jones seeks permission to convert his personal bankruptcy into a liquidation YouTuber charged for having a helicopter blast a Lamborghini with fireworks, authorities say 'Home Alone' house being sold. Swinging paint cans not included What to stream this week: 'House of the Dragon,' 'Origin,' Snoopy and Paul McCartney Trump film 'The Apprentice' made noise in Cannes, but it still lacks a US distributor Prince William is usher at wedding of aristocrat the Duke of Westminster Worries grow for British doctor and TV presenter who went missing in Greece Sweden's foremost opera and ballet theater fined $300,000 for 2023 fatal fall of stage technician Samoan author accused of killing Samoan writer who was aunt of former US politician Tulsi Gabbard A new account rekindles allegations that Trump disrespected Black people on 'The Apprentice' James Beard finalists include an East African restaurant in Detroit and Seattle pho shops Pat Sajak's final episode as 'Wheel of Fortune' host is almost here Diana Ross, Eminem, Fantasia and more perform for thousands at former Detroit eyesore Woman who says she's the real Martha from 'Baby Reindeer' sues Netflix for defamation ‘Wheel of Fortune’: Vanna White bids an emotional goodbye to Pat Sajak Prince Harry wins right to appeal rejection of publicly funded security detail in UK 'Rust' timeline: What led up to charges for Alec Baldwin Doris Burke on calling NBA Finals: 'I am sort of mindful that there is something meaningful here' Jaap van Zweden ending tenure as New York Philharmonic music director after 6 seasons US-Best-Sellers-Books-PW Black Music Month has evolved since the 1970s. Here's what you need to know

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Attraction starring Disney's first Black princess replaces ride based on film many viewed as racist

A new attraction starring the first Black Disney princess is opening at the company's theme parks in Florida and California

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June 10

Book Review: Glamour and tragedy intertwine in Griffin Dunne’s memoir ‘The Friday Afternoon Club’

Actor and producer Griffin Dunne grew up in New York and Los Angeles with the glitterati all around

June 10

June 10

Griffin Dunne finds balance between madcap Hollywood adventures and family tragedy in new memoir

Griffin Dunne's new memoir, “The Friday Afternoon Club, A Family Memoir,” out Tuesday from Penguin Press, is filled with raucous tales of growing up in Hollywood — from sneaking into his parents’ dinner parties featuring Grace Kelly and Frank Sinatra, ...

June 10

June 10

British TV host Dr. Michael Mosley reached millions by being his own guinea pig

Greek police say there is no sign of foul play in the death of British television host Dr. Michael Mosley

June 10

June 10

Organization behind the Oscars elects board of governors for 2024-25 term

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organization behind the Oscars, announced 17 people elected to its board of governors Monday

June 10

June 10

Book Review: Katie Ledecky dishes on what makes an Olympic legend in ‘Just Add Water'

Katie Ledecky didn’t dream of becoming an Olympian as a kid

June 10

June 10

Roger Daltrey talks new tour, thoughts on Broadway’s ‘Tommy’ and future of The Who

As Roger Daltrey hits the road on a short solo tour, he’s unsure if fans will ever see another tour from The Who

June 10

June 10

Book Review: Carol LaHines' chilling novel chronicles a jilted woman’s descent into madness

Olivia, a literature professor whose field of study is Dante, was madly in love with her husband, Andy

June 10

June 10

Book Review: ‘Miss May Does Not Exist’ is an engaging study of enigmatic Hollywood figure Elaine May

Groundbreaking comedian, writer and filmmaker Elaine May charted her own fearlessly original path in Hollywood and the theater world throughout decades

June 10

June 10

Prince collaborator Sheila E. says she's 'heartbroken' at being turned away from Paisley Park

Sheila E

June 10

June 10

Academy Museum Gala picks starry honorees for its fall fundraiser

Paul Mescal, Rita Moreno and Quentin Tarantino are getting awards at the annual Academy Museum Gala in October

June 10

June 10

Meet Will Butler, the singer-songwriter who makes Broadway's 'Stereophonic' rock

The assignment was daunting: Write a song for an onstage moment of transcendence

June 10

June 10

Palestinian DC chef and Senegalese restaurant in New Orleans win coveted James Beard Awards

A Palestinian chef using ancient cooking techniques, a Senegalese restaurant in New Orleans and an upscale Thai restaurant in Oregon have won coveted James Beard awards

June 10

June 10

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 16-22

Celebrities having birthdays during the week of June 16-22 include singer Cyndi Lauper, rapper Kendrick Lamar and comedian Joe Piscopo

June 10

June 10

This NYC vet makes house calls. In 'Pets and the City,' she's penned a memoir full of tails

As a city kid, veterinarian Amy Attas had big dreams of roaming the countryside healing animals a la the classic “All Creatures Great and Small.”

June 10

June 10

Taiwan nighttime dragon boat racing puts a modern twist on an ancient tradition

Across the Chinese diaspora, racing in dragon boats has been a tradition reaching back thousands of years

June 10

June 09

Ursula K. Le Guin's home will become a writers residency

The former home of the late Ursula K

June 09

June 09

'Bad Boys: Ride or Die' boosts Will Smith's comeback and the box office with $56 million opening

“Bad Boys: Ride or Die” opened with an estimated $56 million in theater sales over the weekend

June 09

June 09

A look at the Euro 2024 kits: one is cartoonish, others are retro. Hits or fashion faux pas?

Belgium’s away kit is a tribute to a much-loved and nearly century-old cartoon character, Tintin

June 09

June 09

Body of missing British TV presenter Michael Mosley found on Greek island

The family of missing British TV presenter Dr. Michael Mosley have confirmed his body has been found on a Greek island

June 09

June 08

Pop and power: Travis Kelce wins home run hitting contest as girlfriend Taylor Swift tours in Europe

Travis Kelce’s power extends beyond the football field or dating one of the world’s most famous women

June 08

June 08

Howard University cuts ties with Sean 'Diddy' Combs after video of attack on Cassie

Howard University is cutting ties to Sean “Diddy” Combs, rescinding an honorary degree that was awarded to him and disbanding a scholarship program in his name

June 08

June 08

Netflix's recipe for success includes 'secret sauce' spiced with Silicon Valley savvy

Although its video streaming service sparkles with a Hollywood sheen, Netflix still taps its roots in Silicon Valley to stay a step ahead of traditional TV and movie studios

June 08

June 07

Harvey Weinstein lawyers argue he was denied fair trial in LA rape conviction appeal

Harvey Weinstein's lawyers argue he didn't get a fair trial in Los Angeles when he was convicted of rape and sexual assault in 2022

June 07

June 07

Dick Van Dyke becomes the oldest Daytime Emmy winner at age 98 for guest role on 'Days of Our Lives'

Dick Van Dyke has won a historic Daytime Emmy at age 98

June 07

June 07

Dodgers' Kiké Hernández makes error in midst of live television interview during 2-1 win over Yanks

Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Kiké Hernández made an error while in the midst of a live television interview during a 2-1, 11-inning win over the New York Yankees

June 07

June 07

Meloni joins cultural elite celebrating Italian opera's recognition as a world treasure

Italian Premier Giorgia Meloni has joined top political and cultural figures at Verona’s ancient Arena amphitheater for an open-air celebration of Italian lyric opera’s recognition by UNESCO as a global cultural treasure

June 07

June 07

Michael Rainey Jr. isn't afraid of the future as 'Power Book II: Ghost' ends

Michael Rainey Jr.’s reign as a rising drug kingpin on “Power Book II: Ghost” is coming to an end

June 07

June 07

Mike Tyson's fight with Jake Paul rescheduled for Nov. 15

Mike Tyson’s fight with Jake Paul is now set for Nov. 15 after the former world heavyweight champion fell ill on a flight last month

June 07

June 07

Alex Jones seeks permission to convert his personal bankruptcy into a liquidation

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is seeking court permission to convert his personal bankruptcy reorganization to a liquidation

June 07

June 07

YouTuber charged for having a helicopter blast a Lamborghini with fireworks, authorities say

A YouTuber is facing federal charges after authorities say he directed a video in which a helicopter blasted fireworks at a speeding Lamborghini from above

June 07

June 07

'Home Alone' house being sold. Swinging paint cans not included

The home of Kevin McCallister’s hijinks is changing hands

June 07

June 07

What to stream this week: 'House of the Dragon,' 'Origin,' Snoopy and Paul McCartney

This week’s new streaming entertainment releases include an album from Paul McCartney & Wings, Jake Gyllenhaal starring in his first TV role as a prosecutor accused of murder in “Presumed Innocent," and actor Andrew McCarthy sets out to reconnect with ...

June 07

June 07

Trump film 'The Apprentice' made noise in Cannes, but it still lacks a US distributor

Two weeks after its much-anticipated premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, a film about Donald Trump in the 1980s is still seeking distribution in the United States

June 07

June 07

Prince William is usher at wedding of aristocrat the Duke of Westminster

Prince William has served as an usher at the wedding of his friend Hugh Grosvenor, the Duke of Westminster

June 07

June 07

Worries grow for British doctor and TV presenter who went missing in Greece

Greek police say an ongoing major search and rescue operation on the small eastern Aegean island of Symi has still not located British doctor and television presenter Michael Mosley, who went missing on Wednesday afternoon after reportedly going for a ...

June 07

June 07

Sweden's foremost opera and ballet theater fined $300,000 for 2023 fatal fall of stage technician

The Stockholm-based Royal Swedish Opera has been fined 3 million kronor or $300,000 after a stage technician died last year when he fell around 13 meters or more than 40 feet from a balcony as he was carrying out work inside the building

June 07

June 07

Samoan author accused of killing Samoan writer who was aunt of former US politician Tulsi Gabbard

A Samoan author is charged with killing another prominent Samoan writer and academic, who also was the aunt of former U.S. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard

June 07

June 07

A new account rekindles allegations that Trump disrespected Black people on 'The Apprentice'

Fresh allegations are surfacing about Donald Trump's disrespectful behavior toward Black contestants on “The Apprentice,” the reality TV show he hosted from 2004 to 2015

June 07

June 07

James Beard finalists include an East African restaurant in Detroit and Seattle pho shops

Dozens of chefs and restaurants are finalists for this year's prestigious James Beard Awards

June 07

June 07

Pat Sajak's final episode as 'Wheel of Fortune' host is almost here

After 41 years and over 8,000 episodes, Pat Sajak’s made his final turn as the renowned host of “Wheel of Fortune” on Friday

June 07

June 06

Diana Ross, Eminem, Fantasia and more perform for thousands at former Detroit eyesore

Some of Detroit’s greatest musical exports performed at a concert celebrating the historic reopening of an 18-story structure that long symbolized their hometown’s decline

June 06

June 06

Woman who says she's the real Martha from 'Baby Reindeer' sues Netflix for defamation

A woman who says she is the inspiration for the relentless stalker at the center of Netflix’s “Baby Reindeer” is suing the streaming giant for defamation and is seeking at least $170 million in damages

June 06

June 06

‘Wheel of Fortune’: Vanna White bids an emotional goodbye to Pat Sajak

Ahead of Pat Sajak’s final episode as the host of “Wheel of Fortune,” Vanna White paid an emotional tribute to her co-host of four decades

June 06

June 06

Prince Harry wins right to appeal rejection of publicly funded security detail in UK

Prince Harry has been given permission to appeal the British government's rejection to provide him with police protection in the U.K. The Court of Appeal gave the Duke of Sussex the go-ahead to challenge a ruling earlier this year in the High Court

June 06

June 06

'Rust' timeline: What led up to charges for Alec Baldwin

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed on Oct. 21, 2021.

June 06

June 06

Doris Burke on calling NBA Finals: 'I am sort of mindful that there is something meaningful here'

Doris Burke will become the first woman to serve as a game analyst on television for a championship final in one of the four major professional U.S. sports leagues when the Dallas Mavericks meet the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of the NBA Finals

June 06

June 06

Jaap van Zweden ending tenure as New York Philharmonic music director after 6 seasons

Jaap van Zweden is ending his tenure as the New York Philharmonic music director after six seasons, the orchestra’s shortest since Pierre Boulez from 1971-77

June 06

June 06

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June 06

Black Music Month has evolved since the 1970s. Here's what you need to know

Every June since the 1970s, across the United States, musicians, fans and industry professionals celebrate Black Music Month

June 06

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