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Janelle Monae shines as both her films get Oscar nods
NEW YORK (AP) -- The journey from pop star to serious thespian is littered with casualties. For every Justin Timberlake, there are big-name hitmakers whose movie careers have stalled with dubious and disappointing results....
Jordan Peele turns his focus to directing in 'Get Out'
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jordan Peele is "kind of done" with performing....
Video shows Harrison Ford's mistaken flyover at airport
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) -- Newly released video shows a plane piloted by Harrison Ford suddenly and mistakenly flying low over an airliner with 110 people aboard at a Southern California airport....
Jay Z to become 1st rapper in Songwriters Hall of Fame
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jay Z will become the first rapper ever inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame when he enters the prestigious organization in June....
Skepta, Beyonce and Bowie up for prizes at Brit Awards
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's music industry will salute chart-topping talent and departed icons at Wednesday's Brit Awards, where nominees include Drake, Beyonce and David Bowie....
Bindi Irwin salutes late dad Steve Irwin on his birthday
Bindi Irwin has posted a tribute to her late father, "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin, on what would have been his 55th birthday....
CBS rules in prime time, claiming 16 of week's Top 20 shows
NEW YORK (AP) -- CBS had a gleam in its eye again last week as the network held on to its Nielsen crown. In prime-time viewership, CBS could claim the most-watched show, "NCIS," and another 15 of the Top 20 programs. (Remarkably, six of those CBS shows are freshman series.)...
Rhiannon Giddens' 'Freedom Highway' offers rootsy relevance
Rhiannon Giddens, "Freedom Highway" (Nonesuch)...
Beale Street Music Festival features eclectic lineup
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Kings of Leon, Snoop Dogg, Soundgarden and Sturgill Simpson are among the musical acts scheduled to perform at the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis in May....
Book by new national security adviser is No. 1 best-seller
NEW YORK (AP) -- Here's a way to reach the top of the best-seller lists: Become the next national security adviser....
State Sen. John Eichelberger a Republican chairman of the Education Committee is under fire for comments suggesting that minority students in inner city public schools struggling to succeed in college, should instead be encouraged to pursue vocational careers. His remarks drew fire from Democratic colleagues, calling them demeaning and alarming for someone with influence over educational policies for the state. Eichelberger says he blames failing urban school systems, not their students' skin color for why graduates falter in college.
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