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Sarah Sanders leaving White House job, returning to Arkansas

Jun. 14, 2019 6:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration's credibility, as well as her own, will leave her post at the end of the month, President Donald Trump announced. Trump said Thursday he's...

Sarah Sanders leaving White House job; governor run ahead?

Jun. 13, 2019 9:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration's credibility, as well as her own, will leave her post at the end of the month, President Donald Trump announced Thursday. Trump said he's...

In Tel Aviv, Neil Patrick Harris says he's no gay icon

Jun. 12, 2019 1:43 PM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — This year's official international ambassador to Tel Aviv's Gay Pride Parade says he has no interest in being a gay icon. TV star Neil Patrick Harris arrived in Israel Wednesday along with his husband, the chef and actor David Burtka, to headline Tel Aviv's annual celebration of its...

Olivia Colman gets royal honor ahead of debut in 'The Crown'

Jun. 8, 2019 12:09 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Academy Award-winning actress Olivia Colman has been honored by Queen Elizabeth II - the monarch she is about to play on the Netflix royal family TV drama "The Crown." Colman was named a Commander of the Order of the British Empire, or CBE, in the annual Queen's Birthday Honors list. The...

Adam Scott relishes putting women first in 'Big Little Lies'

Jun. 7, 2019 5:00 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women dominate "Big Little Lies ," both on the screen and in the behind-the-scenes power of Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman, who are executive producers as well as stars of the HBO series. But how does Adam Scott, who plays husband Ed to Witherspoon's Madeline, feel about flipping...

Sexy dramas, big-money games, Ailes film heat up summer TV

Jun. 7, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Summer travel packing list: sunscreen, power bars, television. The miracle of portable media frees you to roam and still catch a favorite returning series or promising newcomer, and without overloading a DVR. Hold that smart phone or tablet close and play traveler and viewer at the same...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump denies calling Duchess Meghan 'nasty'

Jun. 2, 2019 8:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that he never called Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex and the wife of Britain's Prince Harry, "nasty." The president used the adjective while discussing Meghan in a recent interview with Britain's The Sun newspaper in the run-up to his state visit to...

DuVernay says watch 'When They See Us' at your own pace

May. 31, 2019 10:53 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix is made for bingeing, but filmmaker Ava DuVernay thinks that audiences should watch her Central Park Five miniseries "When They See Us " at their own pace. The four-part series explores the true story of five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were coerced into confessing...

Blast from the past comedies, Fawcett bio win in TV ratings

May. 29, 2019 6:50 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blasts from the past proved irresistible to viewers, who flocked to live versions of a pair of classic sitcoms and a special about a 20th-century TV beauty. ABC's re-creation of episodes of "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons" was among last week's most-watched programs with 10.4...

Ramadan in Mideast is for fasting and Facebook, data shows

May. 28, 2019 9:59 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Muslim holy month of Ramadan, with its long days of fasting and prayer meant to draw worshippers closer to God and away from worldly distractions, is being reshaped by technology. People in the Middle East spend close to 58 million more hours on Facebook during...