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Pharrell at Louis Vuitton celebrates the diversity of human skin in Paris UNESCO show

Jun. 19, 2024 04:26 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — In the run-up to the Paris Olympics, Louis Vuitton celebrated the beauty of humans and their skin in a star-studded menswear showcase at the headquarters of the U.N. cultural agency UNESCO in Paris. Models wearing garb in all the hues of human flesh paraded around a giant globe on...

Singer Justin Timberlake charged with driving while intoxicated in the Hamptons

Jun. 18, 2024 20:59 PM EDT

SAG HARBOR, N.Y. (AP) — Pop star Justin Timberlake was charged early Tuesday with drunken driving in a village in New York's Hamptons, after police said he ran a stop sign and veered out of his lane in the posh seaside summer retreat. The boy band singer-turned-solo star and actor...

Actor Ian McKellen, 85, is looking forward to returning to work after his fall off a London stage

Jun. 18, 2024 15:48 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Actor Ian McKellen said Tuesday he is looking forward to returning to work after he toppled off a London stage mid-performance and was hospitalized. McKellen, 85, said he was "hugely indebted" to medics who treated him after the tumble on Monday night during a...

US-Audiobooks-Top-10

Jun. 18, 2024 12:56 PM EDT

Nonfiction 1. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the author (Penguin Audio) 2. The Anxious Generation by Jonathan Haidt, narrated by Sean Pratt and the author (Penguin Audio) 3. 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene, narrated by Richard Poe...

Anouk Aimée, the radiant French star of 'A Man and a Woman' and 'La Dolce Vita,' dies at 92

Jun. 18, 2024 11:52 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Anouk Aimée, the radiant French star and dark-eyed beauty of classic films including Federico Fellini's “La Dolce Vita" and Claude Lelouch's “A Man and a Woman,” has died. She was 92. Aimée's agent, Sébastien Perrolat said in an text message to The Associated...

Jazz, justice and Juneteenth: Wynton Marsalis and Bryan Stevenson join forces to honor Black protest

Jun. 18, 2024 09:19 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Black music traditions such as jazz are central to celebrations of Juneteenth, says civil rights lawyer and jazz pianist Bryan Stevenson. That’s why he and Pulitzer Prize-winning jazz artist Wynton Marsalis have debuted “Freedom, Justice and Hope,” a live...

French actress Anouk Aimée, a Golden Globe-winner for her role in 'A Man and a Woman,' has died at 92, her agent says

Jun. 18, 2024 07:17 AM EDT
PARIS (AP) — French actress Anouk Aimée, a Golden Globe-winner for her role in 'A Man and a Woman,' has died at 92, her agent says.

Today in History: June 18, Sally Ride becomes first American woman in space

Jun. 18, 2024 00:14 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, June 18, the 170th day of 2024. There are 196 days left in the year. This is Father’s Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 18, 1983, astronaut Sally K. Ride became America’s first woman in space as she and...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 23-29

Jun. 17, 2024 10:11 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 23-29: June 23: Singer Diana Trask is 84. Actor Ted Shackelford (“Knots Landing”) is 78. Actor Bryan Brown (“The Thorn Birds”) is 77. Actor Jim Metzler (“North and South”) is 73. Former “American Idol” judge Randy Jackson is...

Noted Japanese author Haruki Murakami is happy with first animated adaptation of his short stories

Jun. 16, 2024 06:36 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Renowned Japanese author Haruki Murakami expressed joy with how several of his short stories were adapted in American director Pierre Földes' animated film “Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman", adding he wanted to see future interpretations of his work with filmmakers’ own spin. ...