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Phoenix tops Dallas 83-72 in first game without Charles

Jun. 25, 2022 22:39 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Skylar Diggins-Smith scored 26 points, Diana Taurasi added 18 and Phoenix beat the Dallas Wings 83-72 on Saturday in the Mercury's first game without Tina Charles. The Mercury announced earlier Saturday that they have parted ways with former MVP Tina Charles...

Soccer Mommy's Sophie Allison plays with 'darkness and fun'

Jun. 22, 2022 12:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — How songs come to Sophie Allison is pretty simple. They just sort of show up, raw and in need of attention. “The way I write is I just sit down and — I could be watching TV, be having coffee or something — I’m just kind of mindlessly playing guitar until I...

Ledecky reclaims 400 title at swimming worlds, eyeing more

Jun. 18, 2022 15:37 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky started the United States’ medal collection at the world swimming championships with a gold by reclaiming her title in the women’s 400 meters on Saturday. The Americans finished the first day of racing with two gold, one silver and three...

Emma Thompson wants to start a conversation about pleasure

Jun. 15, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The summer movie season has not, traditionally speaking, been known for its nuanced attention to female sexuality. But smack in the middle of Hollywood’s high season of masculine thrill rides and sci-fi fantasies is “Good Luck to You, Leo Grande,” a...

Review: A winning charmer in ‘Good Luck to You, Leo Grande’

Jun. 15, 2022 14:41 PM EDT

Female desire is not a topic that gets a lot of space in mainstream Hollywood movies. And the desire of women north of 45? Well, that’s been almost exclusively the province of Nancy Meyers, Meryl Streep and Diane Keaton. There have been others, sure, but it’s often either played for humor or...

Experts: Anti-LGBTQ rhetoric could galvanize extremists

Jun. 14, 2022 00:20 AM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — As hate speech targeting LGBTQ people increases among some far-right influencers and others online, experts are warning that extremist groups may see the rhetoric as a call to action. Such may have been the case when 31 members of the neo-Nazi group Patriot...

New this week: J.Lo doc, 'Martin' reunion and 'Spiderhead'

Jun. 13, 2022 15:25 PM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — The streamers have an embarrassment of riches to offer film fans this week, starting with a few...

Some top women's hockey prospects leave home to chase goals

Jun. 11, 2022 17:18 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Sydney Morrow recalls a time during the pandemic when the teenage hockey prospect had all three of her siblings and her mother living under the same roof. Only they weren’t in their hometown of Darien, Connecticut. They instead were all in Minnesota as...

Today in History: June 5, Robert F. Kennedy assassinated

Jun. 05, 2022 00:09 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, June 5, the 156th day of 2022. There are 209 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 5, 1968, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot and mortally wounded after claiming victory in California’s...

Mystery solved: UK Queen shares secret with Paddington

Jun. 04, 2022 20:02 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Now we know what is in Queen Elizabeth II’s handbag. The long-time mystery was solved Saturday when the British monarch made the second star turn of her career, appearing in a mini-movie to kick off a concert celebrating her 70 years on the throne. The sketch...