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Burns outlines 8 projects; PBS launches documentary service

Burns outlines 8 projects; PBS launches documentary service

NEW YORK — What do Ernest Hemingway, Muhammad Ali, Benjamin Franklin and Leonardo da Vinci have in common? All are getting the Ken Burns treatment in the next few years.
Stars react to nominations for the 72nd Emmy Awards

Stars react to nominations for the 72nd Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES — Stars such as Kerry Washington, Christina Applegate and Rachel Brosnahan have expressed excitement after being nominated for the upcoming 72nd Emmy Awards.
AMC, Universal agree to shrink theatrical window to 17 days

AMC, Universal agree to shrink theatrical window to 17 days

NEW YORK — In a sign of how the pandemic is remaking Hollywood traditions, AMC Theatres and Universal Studios on Tuesday announced an agreement to shorten the exclusive theatrical window to just 17 days for the studio's films.
Rembrandt, Miro fetch millions at Sotheby's virtual auction

Rembrandt, Miro fetch millions at Sotheby's virtual auction

LONDON — A self-portrait by Rembrandt sold for 14.5 million pounds ($18.7 million) at a Sotheby's virtual auction Tuesday — a record price for a self-portrait by the Dutch master, the auctioneer's said.
Pharrell, Beastie Boys, RZA, halftime show score Emmy nods

Pharrell, Beastie Boys, RZA, halftime show score Emmy nods

NEW YORK — Grammy-winners including Pharrell Williams, the Beastie Boys and Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor have a chance of winning their first-ever honours at the Emmy Awards, where Jennifer Lopez and Shakira’s show-stopping halftime show performance
'Appalled' Cuomo to investigate crowded Chainsmokers concert

'Appalled' Cuomo to investigate crowded Chainsmokers concert

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York's governor says he is “appalled” by videos showing crowds standing close together at a Hamptons concert featuring electronic music duo The Chainsmokers over the weekend. Gov.
Meghan fights to keep friends anonymous in newspaper lawsuit

Meghan fights to keep friends anonymous in newspaper lawsuit

LONDON — Lawyers for the Duchess of Sussex asked a judge at a London court on Wednesday to keep the names of five of her friends out of the public domain as she wages a privacy-infringement battle against a British newspaper.

Sisters seeking answers after nephew found wandering alone

MIRAMAR, Fla. — Three sisters drove from Alabama to South Florida to reunite with their 2-year-old nephew, who was found Sunday morning wandering alone in the parking lot of an apartment complex.
Asian shares mixed amid dismal earnings, Wall Street slump

Asian shares mixed amid dismal earnings, Wall Street slump

TOKYO — Asian shares were mixed Wednesday as reports of dismal company earnings add to pessimism over the widespread economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index lost 0.
States resist mask rules as Midwest virus uptick stirs alarm

States resist mask rules as Midwest virus uptick stirs alarm

JACKSON, Miss.