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Joaquin Phoenix, Mike Mills on sincerity in 'C'mon C'mon'

Nov. 19, 2021 18:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — In Mike Mills’ “C’mon C’mon,” Joaquin Phoenix plays a New York-based radio journalist who, throughout the movie, records interviews with real kids about their lives, asking them questions like, “What scares you?" and "What makes you happy?” ...

Review: Ed Sheeran's 'Equals' finds him in domestic bliss

Oct. 29, 2021 07:28 AM EDT

“Equals,” by Ed Sheeran (Atlantic Records) Huge things have happened to Ed Sheeran since his last solo album — marriage, loss, fatherhood. They're all on the new collection “Equals,” an album that sweetly sounds like a man who now has all he needs. ...

‘Dads on Duty’ patrol Louisiana school to prevent violence

Oct. 28, 2021 11:27 AM EDT

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Violence at a Louisiana high school has stopped since a group of fathers started patrolling the campus, and the dads are aiming to expand their initiative into a movement across the parish. “Dads on Duty” started in response to a series of...

A moving 'reunion' for descendants of Holocaust survivors

Oct. 23, 2021 10:04 AM EDT

WESTLAKE, Texas (AP) — Anna Salton Eisen found the old pictures — wallet-size, black-and-white images of Jewish prisoners who survived the Holocaust — in a folder her late father, George Lucius Salton, kept most of his life. The Texas woman recognized the names of...

South Carolina, Martin want to be physical hoops team again

Oct. 21, 2021 11:28 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Frank Martin has bounced back from the worst season of his career. He believes his Gamecocks are ready to do the same thing on the court. Martin had COVID-19 twice, including a stretch in January during the disjointed,...

Federal officials investigate fatal bridge demolition

Oct. 21, 2021 10:22 AM EDT

COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — Federal workplace safety officials are investigating a bridge demolition accident in Georgia that injured two workers and killed one man who relatives described as a loving father. The injured workers were in critical condition, the Atlanta...

Jamie Foxx shares parenting lessons and stories in new book

Oct. 19, 2021 12:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — While traveling with his family during the filming of the 2012 movie “Django Unchained,” Jamie Foxx allowed his then 18-year-old daughter, Corinne, to share a room with her boyfriend. He was proud of his decision, feeling evolved and cool and anointed himself New Dad for...

Jordanian king's properties undercut father figure image

Oct. 04, 2021 15:23 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Jordan’s King Abdullah II was meeting with the World Bank president, asking for more financial support for his country’s battered economy, just around the time the news broke: A trove of leaked documents revealed the king had secretly bought more than a dozen luxury...

In his dad's footsteps, Michael Gandolfini finds his own way

Oct. 01, 2021 10:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Gandolfini's face is thinner. His hair is thicker. His presence gentler. But there's no mistaking it. He looks like his dad. It's something he's heard many times in his 22 years, especially recently. In “The Many Saints of Newark,” the...

Review: Richard Powers amazes again with 'Bewilderment'

Sep. 20, 2021 09:47 AM EDT

“Bewilderment,” by Richard Powers (W.W. Norton & Company) Here are two words that are so ingrained in Richard Powers’ astounding new novel as to be almost unnecessary: Autism and Trump. The book tells the story of Theo Byrne and his son...