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Bill Murray to receive humor prize at Kennedy Center
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Bill Murray will get the sort of attention he doesn't usually seek out when he's honored with the nation's top prize for humor....

Yankee magazine, WGBH launching new travel/lifestyles show
BOSTON (AP) -- Yankee magazine and Boston's public television station, WGBH, are teaming up to launch a new travel and lifestyles show exploring New England....

Katy Perry visits UNLV dorms, urges students to vote Clinton
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- UNLV students relaxing in their dorms got an unexpected knock on their doors Saturday afternoon from Katy Perry, who was roaming the halls and drumming up support for Hillary Clinton on the first day of early voting in Nevada....

Pop stars and fast cars: Taylor Swift plays Formula One
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- With their red, white and blue tutus and Taylor Swift T-shirts, Rachel Emling and Mikala Crews were everything Formula One wanted at the U.S. Grand Prix: young fans who would travel across the country for a mix of pop stars and fast cars....

Charles Barkley has something to say about race in America
NEW YORK (AP) -- Charles Barkley calls it friendly fire....

Wonder Woman named a special UN ambassador, despite protests
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United Nations celebrated Wonder Woman's 75th birthday on Friday by naming the comic book character as its new Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Woman and Girls, despite frustration from both inside and outside the world organization that the spot should go to a real - and less sexualized - woman....

Prince Albert buys Philadelphia home of mom Grace Kelly
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia home where Oscar-winning actress Grace Kelly grew up and accepted a marriage proposal from Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1955 is now in the hands of the royal family....

Comic's comic Kevin Meaney has died at age 60
FORESTBURGH, New York (AP) -- Kevin Meaney, a comic's comic who worked the standup circuit, was a staple on late-night TV and starred in the short-lived 1990s CBS series "Uncle Buck," has died at age 60, his agent said Saturday....

Obama nixes twerking at final White House musical event
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said he's sad that one of his and the first lady's favorite traditions, musical night at the White House, ended Friday....

Donald Glover cast as Lando Calrissian in Han Solo film
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Donald Glover is joining the "Star Wars" universe....

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