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Ice bucket challenge inspiration Pete Frates dies at 34

Dec. 9, 2019 4:03 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Pete Frates, a former college baseball player whose battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease helped inspire the ALS ice bucket challenge that has raised more than $200 million worldwide, died Monday. He was 34. Frates died peacefully, surrounded by his family, they said in a statement....

Kaitlyn Dever, Paul Rudd react to Golden Globe nominations

Dec. 9, 2019 4:01 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reactions from some of the nominees for the 77th annual Golden Globes: ___ “Hell no! I like to stay sane. The news is going to be there when I wake up.” — said Billy Porter when asked in an interview if he woke up at 5 a.m. to hear the nominations from his hotel in...

Too much of a Greta thing? Activist urges focus on others

Dec. 9, 2019 3:51 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — With dozens of cameras pointing at her across a room full of reporters, celebrity teen environmentalist Greta Thunberg had an unexpected message: Look the other way. “Our stories have been told over and over again,” the 16-year-old Swede said, explaining why she and prominent...

Led by 'Marriage Story,' Netflix dominates Golden Globe noms

Dec. 9, 2019 3:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A Netflix wave swept over the 77th Golden Globe nominations, where the streaming company dominated with 34 total nominations, including four films up for best picture and four series nominated for the top television awards. Noah Baumbach's divorce drama “Marriage Story” led...

Broadcast TV shut out of Globe nods, Netflix edges HBO

Dec. 9, 2019 2:56 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Globe TV nominations were most striking not for what they included, but what they didn't: The traditional broadcast networks were completely shut out in all 55 nominations. It was a crowning moment for Netflix, and not just for the jeweled one on Queen Elizabeth's head. The...

AP names 'To Live and Die in LA' its top podcast of 2019

Dec. 9, 2019 2:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The top 10 podcasts of the year picked by The Associated Press. 1. "To Live and Die in LA," Tenderfoot TV & Cadence 13. What makes this podcast from journalist Neil Strauss so riveting is how organically it all came together. Strauss was asked to help out in the search of a missing...

Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Elton John, J. Lo up for Globes

Dec. 9, 2019 1:00 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Globes are looking more like the Grammy Awards: Beyoncé, Taylor Swift and Elton John are competing for best original song at the ceremony. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced nominees for the 2020 show on Monday. Others up for the music prize include the...

With 'Joker,' composer Hildur Guðnadóttir could make history

Dec. 9, 2019 11:38 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — This is no laughing matter: “Joker” composer Hildur Guðnadóttir could be the first woman in 19 years to win the Golden Globe for best original score. Guðnadóttir earned the nomination Monday and is the sole female nominee in the category. And she could...

2 guards with rapper Juice WRLD arrested on gun charges

Dec. 9, 2019 11:00 AM EST

Chicago (AP) — Two security guards who were with rapper Juice WRLD when he died after suffering a medical emergency at Chicago’s Midway International Airport have been arrested on gun charges. According to the Chicago Tribune, Harry Dean, 27, of Chicago, and Christopher Long, 36, who is from...

Partial list of the Golden Globe nominations

Dec. 9, 2019 10:06 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nominations for the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards: Best motion picture, drama: “The Irishman”; “Marriage Story”; “1917”; “Joker”; “The Two Popes.” Best motion picture, musical or comedy: “Dolemite Is My...