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Holiday TV: New musicals, romcoms, specials arrive in flurry

Dec. 01, 2022 11:18 AM EST

It’s December and pretty much every network and streaming service seemingly has a show aimed at spreading holiday cheer. For those looking to skip re-runs of Christmases past, there’s a bounty of fresh shows and specials targeted to traditionalists, romantics and family friendly entertainment....

High-flying balloon characters star in Thanksgiving parade

Nov. 24, 2022 13:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Throngs of spectators lined the streets of New York on Thursday as colorful, high-flying balloons helped usher in the holiday season during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The annual tradition, which dates back nearly a century, packed streets as a procession of...

Tess Gunty, Imani Perry among National Book Awards winners

Nov. 17, 2022 10:47 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Tess Gunty’s “The Rabbit Hutch,” a sweeping debut novel set in a low-income housing community in Indiana, has won the National Book Award for fiction. The 30-year-old Gunty was among three writers nominated for their first published books. The nonfiction prize...

Jay Leno suffers burns in gasoline fire, says he's 'OK'

Nov. 14, 2022 23:39 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jay Leno suffered “serious burns” but said Monday that he was doing OK, according to reports. “I got some serious burns from a gasoline fire,” Leno said in a statement to The Associated Press. "I am ok. Just need a week or two to get back on my feet.” ...

'Bluey,' 'Funny Girl' set for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Nov. 01, 2022 10:02 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The debut of a giant “Bluey” balloon, Lea Michele and the Broadway cast of “Funny Girl” and the legendary Dionne Warwick are some of the highlights slated for this year's Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. This year’s parade — the 96th annual — will...

Editors at Bartlett's work to keep up with what's quotable

Oct. 25, 2022 10:38 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Books and speeches, lyrics and interviews, impulsive tweets and sworn testimony: Keeping up with all the words issued over the past decade might overwhelm anyone, but even more so if it’s your job to keep up. “Clearly, the speed of events meant that no matter...

Dolly Parton donation strategy: 'I just give from my heart'

Oct. 14, 2022 13:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Dolly Parton laughs at the idea that she is some sort of secret philanthropist. Sure, social media sleuths did piece together this week that the country superstar had been quietly paying for the band uniforms of many Tennessee high schools for years. And yes, it did...

Today in History: September 19, Unabomber manifesto in print

Sep. 19, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of 2022. There are 103 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 19, 1995, The New York Times and The Washington Post published the manifesto of Unabomber Ted Kaczynski...

Chastain and Redmayne on teaming up for 'The Good Nurse'

Sep. 13, 2022 18:40 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne’s careers were, perhaps, always on a collision course. Their similar red-haired, fair-skinned appearances have long been compared. At the 2017 Golden Globes when they presented together, host Jimmy Fallon introduced them by rapping “Chastain...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 18-24

Sep. 12, 2022 10:16 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 18-24: Sept. 18: Actor Robert Blake is 89. Gospel singer Bobby Jones is 84. Singer-actor Frankie Avalon is 82. Actor Beth Grant (“The Mindy Project,” ″No Country For Old Men”) is 73. Guitarist Kerry Livgren (Kansas) is 73. Actor Anna...