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FILE - In this June 26, 2018, file photo, then-Suffolk County District Attorney Democratic candidate Rachael Rollins speaks during a forum in Boston. On Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, District Attorney Rollins criticized The Massachusetts Bail Fund for paying for the release of a convicted rapist, who has since been charged with a new rape. A statement from the bail fund said Wednesday that it bails out people based on financial need

Bail fund answers criticism over freeing convicted rapist

Aug. 12, 2020 6:16 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A bail fund in Massachusetts that's among many nationwide flooded with donations amid the country's reckoning with racism is defending itself after freeing people facing serious crimes, including a convicted rapist who has since been charged with a new rape. The Massachusetts Bail Fund said...

In this combination photo of celebrities with birthdays from Aug. 16-22, Angela Bassett, from left, arrives at the 51st NAACP Image Awards on Feb. 22, 2020, in Pasadena, Calif., Sean Penn arrives at the Sean Penn J/P Haitian Relief Organization Gala on Jan. 6, 2018, in Los Angeles, Andy Samberg arrives at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 6, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif., Lee Ann Womack arrives at the 61st annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles, Demi Lovato arrives at the Billboard Music Awards on May 20, 2018, in Las Vegas, Kacey Musgraves attends the Chanel NÂș5 In The Snow launch event on Dec. 10, 2019, in New York and Kristen Wiig arrives at the 9th annual Governors Awards on Nov. 11, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 16-22

Aug. 10, 2020 8:15 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 16-22 Aug. 16: Actor Gary Clarke (“Hondo,” ″The Virginian”) is 87. Actor Julie Newmar is 87. Actor-singer Ketty Lester (“Little House on the Prairie”) is 86. Actor Anita Gillette is 84. Country singer Billy Joe Shaver is 81. Actor...

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'Watchmen' leads charge for Emmy nominations relevance

Jul. 28, 2020 6:06 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Watchmen,” cloaked in superhero mythology and grounded in real-world racism, received a leading 26 nominations Tuesday for the prime-time Emmy Awards. The HBO series, which captured America’s deep unease as it faces racial and political discord amid a pandemic, was...

This image released by HBO shows Issa Rae, left, and Yvonne Orji in a scene from the fourth season premiere episode of

Partial list of Emmy nominees in top categories

Jul. 28, 2020 1:55 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Partial list of nominees for the annual prime-time Emmy Awards, announced Tuesday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. For the complete list, visit Emmys.com: Comedy Series: “Curb Your Enthusiasm”; “Dead to Me”; “The Good Place”;...

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Review: In 'Irresistible,' Stewart aims at a familiar enemy

Jun. 24, 2020 12:39 PM EDT

At one point in “Irresistible,” Jon Stewart’s new political satire, a cable news anchor tosses a question to an absurdly overstuffed panel of 12 analysts, each in their own little “Brady Bunch” square. Immediately they start shouting at once, drowning each other out. It's just...

FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2014 file photo, Jon Stewart poses for a portrait in New York. Stewart directed the comedy

Q&A: Jon Stewart is still fighting for the middle ground

Jun. 23, 2020 2:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When Jon Stewart signed off from the “The Daily Show” five years ago, he didn't say goodbye. “The conversation isn't ending," Stewart said. Stewart is now picking it back up with “Irresistible,” his second film as writer-director, following 2014's...