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AP PHOTOS: The glamour of Cannes in black & white

May. 27, 2022 03:42 AM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is one of the most colorful spectacles in the world — all Cote d’Azur sunshine, palm trees and glittering ballgowns. But the soul of Cannes will always exist in black and white. The images that first made Cannes synonymous with...

Racism in the ranks: Dutch police film spurs conversation

May. 27, 2022 03:24 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A documentary about discrimination within the ranks of Dutch police has sparked a national conversation in the Netherlands about racism, with many officers and others hoping it will finally bring about change. “The Blue Family,” or “De Blauwe...

New law puts NHL great Konstantinov's 24/7 care in jeopardy

May. 27, 2022 03:22 AM EDT

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. (AP) — Vladimir Konstantinov has traded hockey sticks for an Uno deck. Many, in fact. The onetime Soviet and Detroit Red Wings star plays so often that he goes through a pack per week, wearing out cards with the hands that once made him one of the world's best defensemen. ...

Japan's landmark capsules coming down to sit in museums

May. 27, 2022 01:35 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Nakagin Capsule Tower, a building tucked away in a corner of downtown Tokyo that is made up of boxes stacked on top of each other, is an avant-garde honeycomb of science-fiction-era housing long admired as a masterpiece. It’s now being demolished in a careful...

A good man: Exhibits honor 'Peanuts' creator Schulz on 100th

May. 27, 2022 01:21 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a series of “Peanuts” comic strips that ran in mid-April of 1956, Charlie Brown grasps the string of his kite, which was stuck in what came to be known in the long-running strip as the “kite-eating tree.” In one episode that week, a frustrated...

At long last, jury gets closing arguments in Depp trial

May. 27, 2022 01:11 AM EDT

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A jury is scheduled to hear closing arguments Friday in Johnny Depp's high-profile libel lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard. Each side will have two hours to summarize their case in a trial that has stretched on for six weeks. With broadcast cameras in the...

K-pop sensation BTS to launch new show on Apple Music 1

May. 27, 2022 00:27 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — BTS will reveal their gradual journey to becoming K-pop superstars through a new Apple Music weekly limited series. The streaming service announced Thursday that BTS will launch their new show “BTS Radio: Past & Present” on Apple Music 1. The...

Parole recommended for California follower of Charles Manson

May. 26, 2022 22:06 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California parole panel recommended the release of Patricia Krenwinkel for the first time Thursday, more than five decades after she and other followers of cult leader Charles Manson terrorized the state and she wrote “Helter Skelter” on a wall using the blood of...

Aguilera, Hanks, De Niro and more light up Cannes amfAR gala

May. 26, 2022 21:59 PM EDT

ANTIBES, France (AP) — Robert De Niro was the honored guest at the 28th annual amfAR Gala Cannes, where one lucky guest won an auction to have lunch with the actor and a piece of his family history. One of the most anticipated events of the Cannes Film Festival, over 800 guests...

'Goodfellas' co-stars, many others pay tribute to Ray Liotta

May. 26, 2022 20:11 PM EDT

Reactions to the death of “Goodfellas” star Ray Liotta: “I’m absolutely shocked and devastated by the sudden, unexpected death of Ray Liotta. He was so uniquely gifted, so adventurous, so courageous as an actor. Playing Henry Hill in Good Fellas was a tall order, because the...