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Knight, Clooney, Grant feted at Kennedy Center Honors

Dec. 05, 2022 12:15 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A heartfelt Patti LaBelle praised her lifelong friend Gladys Knight. Sean Penn called U2 “four scrappy Dublin punks.” Ballet dancers performed for conductor and composer Tania León. Matt Damon playfully teased his friend George Clooney — a lot — while Sheryl Crow...

Today in History: November 8, Hitler's "Beer-Hall Putsch"

Nov. 08, 2022 00:36 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 8, the 312th day of 2022. There are 53 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 8, 1923, Adolf Hitler launched his first attempt at seizing power in Germany with a failed coup in Munich...

A decade in Nashville, Lainey Wilson is just getting started

Nov. 07, 2022 14:25 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Last year the stars aligned for Lainey Wilson after more than a decade trying to get the doors to open for her as a country singer-songwriter. But even as she was winning awards and hitting the top of the Billboard country airplay chart, her family bedrock...

Today in History: October 21, Edison perfects electric light

Oct. 21, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2022. There are 71 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 21, 1879, Thomas Edison perfected a workable electric light at his laboratory in Menlo Park, N.J. ...

Jerry Lee Lewis, Keith Whitley join the Country Hall of Fame

Oct. 17, 2022 01:37 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two artists who started their careers outside of country music were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame as early rock pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis and bluegrass performer-turned-country star Keith Whitley joined the ranks. Lewis, the 87-year-old artist...

Review: 'Bros' makes rom-com history and then joins in it

Sep. 28, 2022 12:35 PM EDT

“Bros,” the latest romantic comedy to hit theaters, is absolutely revolutionary. And totally conventional. It's a film where both extremes can be true at the same time. The revolutionary part comes from it being the first gay rom-com produced and distributed by a major American...

Celebrities coming back to White House after Trump drought

Sep. 20, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Celebrities are back at the White House following a pop-culture backlash during the Trump years, when just about anyone considered high-wattage refused to show up. Rocker Elton John is bringing his farewell tour to the South Lawn on Friday, the White House...