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Off to Never Never Land: 'Peter Pan' flies again in a new tour after some much needed changes

Feb. 20, 2024 11:39 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A new, inclusive stage production of “Peter Pan” flies out on a U.S. tour this month, telling the classic tale of a boy who refuses to grow up — but without references that, ironically, have aged poorly. Gone are elements harmful to Native people, in are a few...

The Hoosier Gym, home of the Hickory Huskers, still resonates with basketball fans

Feb. 20, 2024 12:24 PM EST

KNIGHTSTOWN, Ind. (AP) — The court is the same one where Jimmy Chitwood played. The locker room is exactly as it was when Norman Dale coached. The wall separating the bleachers from the floor is still there. Things change. The Hoosier Gym doesn’t. About 35 miles...

What to stream this week: 'Avatar: The Last Airbender,' 'Priscilla' and Dolly Parton's puppies

Feb. 19, 2024 00:03 AM EST

Dolly Parton hosting a two-hour puppy-filled variety special on CBS and the seventh and final season of the hospital drama, “The Good Doctor” are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. Also among the streaming offerings worth your time as...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 25-March 2

Feb. 20, 2024 09:35 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 25-March 2: Feb. 25: Actor Ann McCrea (“The Donna Reed Show”) is 93. Actor Tom Courtenay (“Dr. Zhivago”) is 87. CBS newsman Bob Schieffer is 87. Actor Diane Baker is 86. Actor Karen Grassle (“Little House on the Prairie”) is 82....

Far from gloomy, darker paints create a cozy, more welcoming room

Feb. 21, 2024 08:43 AM EST

Dark hues have a bad rap as gloomy and depressing. More likely, they're bringing home the good vibes, all year long. One weekend when I had the house to myself, I painted our family room Benjamin Moore’s Kendall Charcoal, a deep, earthy gray. I waited till I had two...

FuboTV files lawsuit over ESPN, Fox, Hulu, Warner Bros. Discovery sports-streaming venture

Feb. 20, 2024 20:42 PM EST

Streaming service FuboTV has filed an antitrust lawsuit against ESPN, Fox, Warner Bros. Discovery and Hulu, which are planning to launch a sports-streaming venture in the fall. The lawsuit has been filed in the Southern District of New York. FuboTV, which focuses primarily on live...

Dreaming of summer peaches? Some gardening tips for growing a peach tree in many climates

Feb. 20, 2024 09:52 AM EST

I planted my first peach tree last June, five months before Pantone named Peach Fuzz the 2024 color of the year. How serendipitous! Today peachy tones are showing up everywhere, from TV backdrops to home furnishings, clothing and brand logos. But for me, it’s not about the trend...

NBA champion, 'Survivor' contestant Scot Pollard is feeling great after heart transplant, wife says

Feb. 17, 2024 11:18 AM EST

NBA champion and “Survivor” contestant Scot Pollard is “awake and feeling great” a day after a heart transplant, his wife said Saturday on social media. “Scot has a new heart!” Dawn Pollard posted Friday night on X, formerly known as Twitter. “Surgery went well and...

Transform Asian kitchen staples into an umami-packed vegetarian soup

Feb. 20, 2024 08:46 AM EST

It’s a common misconception that the best soups require long ingredient lists and hours of simmering. In fact, just a handful of high-flavor items can be transformed into an umami-bomb of a soup in just 45 minutes. In this recipe from our book “Cook What You Have,” we get the job done thanks...

Prince Harry races head-first down a skeleton sled track and says 'everybody should do this'

Feb. 16, 2024 01:22 AM EST

WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) — Prince Harry raced head-first on a tiny skeleton sled going 99 kph (61.5 mph) down a track at next year’s Invictus Games site Thursday, saying with a smile afterward that everyone should do it. Harry was in Whistler, British Columbia, with wife...

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It's an election year, and Biden's team is signaling a more aggressive posture toward the press

Feb. 21, 2024 07:55 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Occupants of the White House have grumbled over news coverage practically since the place was built. Now it's Joe Biden's turn: With a reelection campaign underway, there are signs that those behind the president are starting to more aggressively and publicly challenge how he is...

Death of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda days after 1973 coup should be reinvestigated, court rules

Feb. 21, 2024 01:47 AM EST

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The death of Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda days after Chile's 1973 military coup should be reinvestigated, an appeals court ruled Tuesday, saying new steps could help clarify what killed the poet. Last December, a judge rejected a request by Neruda's nephew to...

An unusual criminal case over handwritten lyrics to 'Hotel California' goes to trial Wednesday

Feb. 21, 2024 01:12 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A curious criminal case involving handwritten lyrics to the classic rock megahit “Hotel California” and other Eagles favorites is going to trial in a New York courtroom, with opening statements set for Wednesday. The three defendants, all well-established in...

Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner's divorce is finalized, officially ending their marriage

Feb. 21, 2024 00:13 AM EST

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A judge has declared that Kevin Costner and his wife of nearly two decades, Christine Baumgartner, are now legally divorced, according to court records filed Tuesday. The couple's marriage ended, and both became single, on Friday, nine months after she...

Jury selection begins for trial of "Rust" armorer in fatal 2021 shooting by Alec Baldwin

Feb. 21, 2024 00:11 AM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Prosecutors in New Mexico want more accountability for the 2021 death of a cinematographer who was fatally shot by actor Alec Baldwin during a rehearsal for the Western film “Rust.” Before Baldwin's case progresses, the armorer on the set will be tried on...

Today in History: February 21, Malcolm X shot and killed at age 39

Feb. 21, 2024 00:02 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Feb. 21, the 52nd day of 2024. There are 314 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 21, 1965, minister and civil rights activist Malcolm X, 39, was shot to death inside Harlem’s Audubon...

FuboTV files lawsuit over ESPN, Fox, Hulu, Warner Bros. Discovery sports-streaming venture

Feb. 20, 2024 20:42 PM EST

Streaming service FuboTV has filed an antitrust lawsuit against ESPN, Fox, Warner Bros. Discovery and Hulu, which are planning to launch a sports-streaming venture in the fall. The lawsuit has been filed in the Southern District of New York. FuboTV, which focuses primarily on live...

San Francisco wants to offer free drug recovery books at its public libraries

Feb. 20, 2024 20:24 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The most stolen books from San Francisco public libraries' shelves are not the hottest new novels or juicy memoirs, they are books about recovering from addiction. Now, city officials want to provide universal access to free drug recovery books, including Alcoholics...

YouTube mom Ruby Franke apologizes at sentencing in child abuse case

Feb. 20, 2024 19:22 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Ruby Franke, a Utah mother of six who gave parenting advice to millions via a once-popular a YouTube channel, shared a tearful apology to her children for physically and emotionally abusing them before a judge delivered a sentence that could put her in prison for years, if...

Ex-gang leader's murder trial in Tupac Shakur killing pushed back to November

Feb. 20, 2024 17:03 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Trial for a former Los Angeles-area gang leader accused of killing of hip-hop music icon Tupac Shakur in Las Vegas in 1996 has been pushed back several months, a judge said Tuesday. Clark County District Court Judge Carli Kierny acknowledged that Duane “Keffe...