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Country singer Jason Aldean and other stars honored victims of a mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas instead of handing out awards at the CMT Artists of the Year show
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Singer Jason Aldean and other stars honored victims of a mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas instead of accepting awards at the CMT Artists of the Year show Wednesday night....

A survey finds that children in lower-income families spend more time watching TV or using electronic devices than kids in more affluent homes
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Children in lower-income families spend more time watching TV and using electronic devices than kids in more affluent homes, according to a survey released Thursday....

An appeals court has rejected an attempt to revive a Massachusetts defamation lawsuit filed against Bill Cosby by a woman who says he raped her in a Detroit hotel decades ago
BOSTON (AP) -- A federal appeals court refused Wednesday to revive a defamation lawsuit filed against Bill Cosby by a woman who said he raped her decades ago....

Channing Tatum is no longer developing a film with The Weinstein Co. about a boy dealing with the aftermath of sexual abuse
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Channing Tatum is no longer developing a film with The Weinstein Co. that dealt with a boy dealing with the aftermath of sexual abuse....

Harvard University is rescinding a 2014 medal it awarded to Harvey Weinstein for his contributions to African American culture
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- Harvard University is rescinding a 2014 medal it awarded to Harvey Weinstein for his contributions to African American culture....

Brazilian conservatives and liberals face off over social issues, including gay rights, abortion and provocative art, in a struggle to define the nation's values amid political uncertainty and disgust with the country's leaders
SAO PAULO (AP) -- A couple of modern art exhibits and a play have become leading battlegrounds in a growing culture war in Brazil, a nation whose fame for barely there bikinis masks a rising trend of conservatism....

Several Syrian-American musicians are on the road, sharing music and messages about their homeland as war rages on
DETROIT (AP) -- When Samer Saem Eldahr finished university, he was ready to spread his wings and start his career. He planned a month away from home to discover and pursue his craft....

Young country traditionalist Jon Pardi is doubling down on fiddles and steel guitars even as his contemporaries dabble in R&B and EDM trends.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- When Jon Pardi was a kid growing up in Northern California, he was so obsessed with country music that when he was asked his name in preschool, he'd list off the genre's biggest stars....

Gord Downie, the revered lead singer and songwriter of iconic Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip, has died
KINGSTON, Ontario (AP) -- Gord Downie, who made himself part of Canada's national identity with songs about hockey and small towns as lead singer and songwriter of iconic rock band The Tragically Hip, has died at age 53 after a battle with brain cancer....

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