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Today in History: May 19, Anne Boleyn beheaded

May. 19, 2022 00:11 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, May 19, the 139th day of 2022. There are 226 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 19, 1536, Anne Boleyn, the second wife of England’s King Henry VIII, was beheaded after being convicted of...

AP Week in Pictures: Global

May. 14, 2022 01:04 AM EDT

May 7-13, 2022 From an elderly woman walking inside a metro station being used as a bomb shelter in Kharkiv, Ukraine, to Britain’s Prince Charles sitting by the The Imperial State Crown in the House of Lords Chamber, during the State Opening of Parliament, in the Houses of...

For auction: Marilyn’s clothes, Thor's hammer, Cap’s shield

May. 10, 2022 11:10 AM EDT

It may not be that Marilyn Monroe dress, but several gowns she donned for “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” and “There’s No Business Like Show Business” are going up for auction this summer along with 1,400 other pieces of Hollywood history. Over three days in July, Turner Classic...

Warhol's 'Marilyn' auction nabs $195M; most for US artist

May. 10, 2022 06:20 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Andy Warhol's “Shot Sage Blue Marilyn” sold for a cool $195 million on Monday, making the iconic portrait of Marilyn Monroe the most expensive work by a U.S. artist ever sold at auction. The 1964 silkscreen image shows Monroe in vibrant close-up — hair yellow,...

Met Gala: Kardashian as Monroe, a gilded Blake Lively

May. 03, 2022 04:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kim Kardashian shut down the Met Gala red carpet Monday in one of Marilyn Monroe's most iconic dresses, a gold-beaded body hugger Monroe wore when she sexily sang happy birthday to President John F. Kennedy 60 years ago. Kardashian had to lose 16 pounds to fit into...

Met Gala moment | Kim Kardashian channels Marilyn Monroe

May. 03, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kim Kardashian went for classic and iconic at the Met Gala, once again breaking the internet by donning one of Marilyn Monroe's most famous looks. By tracking her whereabouts from paparazzi photos and scanning recent interviews, social media users guessed that...

Zurich Ring Cycle focuses on dysfunctional family of gods

May. 02, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

ZURICH (AP) — Wotan beckoned the other gods to join him in walking to Valhalla, their new home acquired at a high and painful price. Instead of following, they shot him looks of contempt and allowed him to enter on his own. Andreas Homoki’s production of Richard Wagner’s “Das...

TCM Film Festival returns to Hollywood with Spielberg, more

Apr. 18, 2022 21:55 PM EDT

Classic film lovers know the importance of a grand entrance and the folks at Turner Classic Movies are pulling out all the stops for the return of the TCM Classic Film Festival this week in Hollywood. After two years of virtual editions because of the pandemic, the festival kicks...

Lee Harvey Oswald life insurance claim sells at auction

Apr. 14, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The life insurance policy on the man who assassinated President John F. Kennedy paid out less than $900 to his mother. Now, the death claim she filed to get that sum has sold at auction for almost $80,000. The original Notice of Insurance Claim for Lee Harvey Oswald...

Iconic Marilyn Monroe image by Andy Warhol coming to auction

Mar. 21, 2022 18:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An iconic image of Marilyn Monroe created by Andy Warhol is coming to auction, with Christie’s auction house estimating the price at around $200 million. The silkscreen image known as “Shot Sage Blue Marilyn," a close-up of Monroe with her hair in yellow, her...