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Viola Davis describes becoming Rape Foundation advocate
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- Viola Davis said Sunday that her own experiences with sexual assault led her to become an advocate for the Rape Foundation and encouraged others to visit treatment centers so they'll become supporters....
VIEWER'S GUIDE: Trust and temperament key themes in debate
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The most telling moments in presidential debates often come out of the blue - an offhand remark or unrehearsed gesture that helps to reveal the essence of a candidate who's already been poked, prodded and inspected for years....
Matt LeBlanc signs 2-series deal to host BBC's 'Top Gear'
LONDON (AP) -- The BBC says former "Friends" star Matt LeBlanc has signed a two-series deal to host its popular car show "Top Gear."...
History of slavery in NY examined through runaways notices
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- They were field hands, cooks, musicians and blacksmiths. Some were "well made," others lame. A few showed ritual tribal scarring from their native Africa, others bore scars inflicted by their masters. All of them - some 600-plus men and women - were black slaves who bolted for freedom in upstate New York in the 1700s and early 1800s....
Pam Grier, Jessye Norman win Harvard's W.E.B. DuBois medals
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- Actress Pam Grier and opera soprano Jessye Norman are among the recipients of Harvard University's 2016 W.E.B. Du Bois medals honoring those who have made significant contributions to African and African American history and culture....
Train, buttocks among contenders for art's Turner Prize
LONDON (AP) -- A model train and bare buttocks are among artworks nominated for the prestigious Turner Prize....
'Magnificent Seven' rides Denzel's star power to $35M debut
NEW YORK (AP) -- Movie stars don't open movies anymore? Tell that to Denzel Washington and Tom Hanks....
Country singer Jean Shepard dies; was Grand Ole Opry staple
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Jean Shepard, "the grand lady of the Grand Ole Opry" who had a long recording career as an influential female in country music, died Sunday, according to an Opry spokeswoman. Shepard was 82....
Jane Pauley replacing Osgood at 'Sunday Morning'
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jane Pauley is becoming a morning television host again - this time at a much more relaxed pace. CBS said Sunday she will replace Charles Osgood as anchor of the "Sunday Morning" telecast....
Tom Hanks returning to Cleveland to headline film benefit
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Tom Hanks is returning to Cleveland in December to headline the Greater Cleveland Film Commission's annual fundraiser, "Behind the Camera."...
Last week a coalition of 21 states sued U.S. department of labor over a new rule mandating employers pay overtime to their white collar workers performing administrative and professional duties while doubling the salary threshold to $47,500 for eligibility. The Obama administration hails it as a meaningful boost to many workers' wallets ensuring fairer compensation. While states claim the regulation will burden private and public sectors by straining budgets, forcing layoffs, and cutting work hours.
Should the Charlotte police release to the public the video footage from the police shooting earlier this week?