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Review: 'Amsterdam' wastes incredible talent on a dull story

Oct. 04, 2022 12:29 PM EDT

The stars appear one after the other — a banquet of talent, a glut of inventiveness — and yet nothing clicks. Hollywood's most famous squirm in a slog. Welcome to “Amsterdam,” writer and director David O. Russell's answer to the question: Can some of the top actors in the...

Lainey Wilson leads CMA Awards nominations in her 1st year

Sep. 07, 2022 12:22 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Louisiana-native Lainey Wilson is having a breakout year as she tops the Country Music Association Awards nominations in her first year as a nominee, earning nods in six categories including album of the year, female vocalist of the year and song of the year. ...

Liz Truss: An heir to Thatcher intent on shaking up Britain

Sep. 05, 2022 08:17 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — As a child, Liz Truss marched in demonstrations against Conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. As an adult, she came to admire Britain’s first female leader — and now she is about to enter No. 10 Downing St. with a Thatcherite zeal to transform the U.K. ...

Taylor Swift wins top prize, announces new album at MTV VMAs

Aug. 29, 2022 11:29 AM EDT

Taylor Swift took home the top prize at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday before she closed out the show with a surprisingly big announcement: Her new album. “I thought it would be a fun moment to tell you that my new album comes out Oct. 21,” said Swift after she won...

Today in History: August 26, de Gaulle's victory march

Aug. 26, 2022 00:14 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, Aug. 26, the 238th day of 2022. There are 127 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 26, 1968, the Democratic National Convention opened in Chicago; the four-day event that resulted in the...

LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj and Jack Harlow to emcee MTV Awards

Aug. 18, 2022 13:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The MTV Video Music Awards later this month will have not one emcee but three, with rap stars LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj and Jack Harlow all set to anchor the ceremony. They’ll introduce and present the famous Moon Person trophies alongside performers including Lizzo,...

Today in History: August 14, McVeigh sentenced to death

Aug. 14, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Aug. 14, the 226th day of 2022. There are 139 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 14, 1945, President Harry S. Truman announced that Imperial Japan had surrendered unconditionally, ending World...

Nicki Minaj to get Video Vanguard Award at MTV Awards

Aug. 08, 2022 12:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nicki Minaj will receive the Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Awards later this month, joining such previous winning music luminaries as Madonna, Janet Jackson, LL Cool J, Jennifer Lopez and Missy Elliott. Minaj, who has won five MTV trophies for such hits as...

Brooke Eden learned to love herself after falling in love

Aug. 03, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Brooke Eden shines with that glow that engaged people have as she counts down the days to her upcoming beachfront wedding, chatting about travel preparations and mother-in-laws bonding over text messages. For the Florida-born singer, falling...

Review: On 'Surrender,' Maggie Rogers underlies her vitality

Jul. 27, 2022 11:52 AM EDT

“Surrender,” by Maggie Rogers (Capitol Records) It's all there in the title. Do as Maggie Rogers asks. Give in to her. The 12-track “Surrender” is the follow-up to “Heard It in a Past Life,” her 2019 debut album that announced a major talent. The new album...