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Jazzy 'Charlie Brown Christmas' swings on after 57 years

Dec. 06, 2022 19:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Mendelson family would love to find the envelope where their father, Lee, scribbled some lyrics to jazz musician Vince Guaraldi's composition “Christmas Time is Here” for an animated TV special featuring the “Peanuts” gang in 1965. The producer always...

Cosby, NBC, studio face new sex abuse lawsuit from 5 in NY

Dec. 06, 2022 17:02 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Five women who have long accused Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting them early in their careers have filed the latest lawsuit against the 85-year-old comedian — and this one calls NBCUniversal, a studio and a production company complicit in the abuse. The...

Jay Wright at ease leaving Nova after 'fighting it' as coach

Dec. 06, 2022 15:28 PM EST

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Jay Wright settled in a booth at the restaurant across the street from the basketball gym he called home for two decades and the cheerful waitress quizzed him at lunch if he had dined here before. He had, the spot is a popular hangout at Villanova. So,...

Kirstie Alley, Emmy-winning ‘Cheers’ star, dies at 71

Dec. 06, 2022 10:46 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kirstie Alley, a two-time Emmy winner whose roles on the TV megahit “Cheers” and in the “Look Who's Talking” films made her one of the biggest stars in American comedy in the late 1980s and early 1990s, died Monday. She was 71. Alley died of cancer that...

St Louis Cards announcer McLaughlin arrested on DWI charge

Dec. 06, 2022 01:16 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals television announcer Dan McLaughlin was charged Monday as a persistent offender of driving while intoxicated, a day after he was arrested in suburban St. Louis. Bond was set at $25,000, the Creve Coeur Police Department said. “We have...

Dolphins at Bills highlights 3-game Week 15 Saturday slate

Dec. 05, 2022 14:27 PM EST

The NFL will feature three current division leaders playing on Saturday, Dec. 17, and highlighted by the Buffalo Bills hosting the Miami Dolphins in a prime-time showdown that could go far in determining who wins the AFC East. The three-game Week 15 Saturday slate announced on...

Whitmore sparks Villanova past Oklahoma in fantastic debut

Dec. 03, 2022 16:02 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cam Whitmore only touched a basketball a few times over seven weeks because of a broken thumb that delayed the start of his career that already seemed set as a brief one at Villanova. Once he got his shot, Whitmore used his size, athleticism and skill that made...

Julia Reichert, Oscar-winning documentarian, dies at 76

Dec. 02, 2022 12:23 PM EST

Julia Reichert, the Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker behind “American Factory” whose films explored themes of race, class and gender, often in the Midwest, has died. She was 76. She died Thursday night in Ohio from cancer, her family said Friday through a representative. She...

EXPLAINER: How will College Football Playoff expansion work?

Dec. 02, 2022 11:33 AM EST

The College Football Playoff will include 12 teams, starting with the 2024 season. An expansion plan that was crafted for two years and haggled over for another 18 months finally cleared all the obstacles needed to go from idea to reality. The CFP announced Thursday...

Bidens entertain more than 330 guests at 1st state dinner

Dec. 02, 2022 00:30 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first White House state dinner of President Joe Biden's administration drew big names Thursday from fashion, entertainment, politics and business who turned out to help celebrate French President Emmanuel Macron and the return of large social events after the pandemic. ...