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Movie star's lifestyle reversal sparks a debate in Egypt

Aug. 21, 2018 2:14 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Hala Shiha quit the glamorous film industry a decade ago to embrace a more religious lifestyle, adopting the traditional Muslim headscarf, or hijab, along with loose, long-sleeved clothes. The Egyptian movie star later was seen wearing the even more conservative face veil, or niqab. Islamists...

The Latest: Post Malone, Aerosmith merge to close VMAs

Aug. 21, 2018 1:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the MTV Video Music Awards (all times local): 11:55 p.m. Post Malone was joined on stage by Aerosmith to give a wild-verging-on-bizarre dual performance to close the MTV Video Music Awards. Malone, wearing garb that looked like a toddler's footie pajamas with yellow, blue and...

Gretchen Carlson: Miss America's claims cost pageant $75K

Aug. 20, 2018 6:33 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Miss America chairwoman Gretchen Carlson has struck back against the reigning Miss America, saying Cara Mund's allegations that Carlson and others bullied her have led to a loss of $75,000 in scholarship money for this year's contestants. In a Twitter post late Sunday night whose...

MTV launches drive to get young people to vote

Aug. 20, 2018 5:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — MTV is launching its first-ever midterm election drive to encourage young people to register and vote, hoping fans make voting a communal effort with their friends. The youth-centric network will first publicize the effort Monday at its annual Video Music Awards being held at Radio City...

'The Sinner' was cathartic for Emmy nominee Jessica Biel

Aug. 20, 2018 3:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As a kid, like a lot of us, Jessica Biel practiced giving a speech in front of a mirror for that fairytale moment when she won a top award. But unlike most of us, Biel's moment has a chance to come true — she's nominated for an Emmy Award for best lead actress in a limited series for...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 26-Sept. 1

Aug. 20, 2018 2:35 PM EDT

Aug. 26: Singer Vic Dana is 78. Singer Valerie Simpson of Ashford and Simpson is 73. Singer Bob Cowsill of The Cowsills is 69. Bandleader Branford Marsalis is 58. Guitarist Jimmy Olander of Diamond Rio is 57. Singer Shirley Manson of Garbage is 52. Guitarist Dan Vickrey of Counting Crows is 52. Drummer Adrian...

A mushroom burger that's glorified by chilies and cheese

Aug. 20, 2018 1:13 PM EDT

Some of the greatest chilies you'll ever eat hail from New Mexico's Hatch Valley, which is why — naturally enough — tiny Hatch, New Mexico, is known as "The Chili Capital of the World." This being the season for Hatch chilies, I thought it might be fun to showcase them at one of your very own...

The Latest: The new alternative facts: 'Truth isn't truth'

Aug. 19, 2018 7:10 PM EDT

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Move over, alternative facts. Now, truth isn't truth. President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani used the line Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press" with Chuck Todd. Giuliani was trying to make the case...

AP Interview: Photographer documented 1968 Soviet invasion

Aug. 19, 2018 9:23 AM EDT

PRAGUE (AP) — It's been 50 years, but powerful images of the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia taken by photographer Josef Koudelka still resonate among Czechs and elsewhere in the world — they've even been admired in Russia. As the armies of the five Warsaw Pact countries invaded his country an...

Woman who survived bear attack has no hard feelings

Aug. 18, 2018 1:01 PM EDT

GROTON, N.H. (AP) — A 71-year-old New Hampshire woman who was mauled by a black bear inside her home is still recovering from her injuries, but says she has no hard feelings toward the bear. Apryl Rogers was awoken in her home July 17 and discovered a bear in her kitchen. The animal apparently entered the...