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Reds rookie Greene, reliever no-hitter thru 8, Pirates lead

May. 15, 2022 16:10 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cincinnati Reds rookie Hunter Greene has been pulled from the game with a no-hitter in progress with one out in the eighth inning against Pittsburgh. Greene was taken out after a pair of one-out walks in the eighth boosted his pitch count to 118. ...

Native Hawaiian composer's new work inspired by Lahaina noon

May. 13, 2022 18:34 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Native Hawaiian composer and violinist Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti will premiere a new work this month inspired by Lahaina noon, the Honolulu mayor's office said Friday. The Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts commissioned the composition together with Chamber...

Unauthorized video of Jesse Williams onstage prompts outrage

May. 11, 2022 11:21 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Video of a naked Jesse Williams captured onstage in a shower scene from a Broadway play has been posted online, prompting an outcry from the producers and the union that represents actors and stage managers. “We condemn in the strongest possible terms the creation...

West Virginia State Fair seeking submissions for art contest

May. 11, 2022 04:12 AM EDT

LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The State Fair of West Virginia is launching an art contest and invites entries this month. The image should be 11 inches by 14 inches or 11 inches by 17 inches and done in oil, acrylic, watercolor or pastels. The entries should show a...

Richmond seeks to move last city-owned Confederate monument

May. 10, 2022 17:14 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond officials are seeking a court order to move the only remaining Confederate monument owned by the city. The Richmond City Council voted unanimously Monday to direct the city administration to grant the statue of Confederate Gen. A.P. Hill to the Black...

Tulsa ballerina statue to be restored; more pieces found

May. 10, 2022 12:33 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Enough pieces of a bronze statue of a famous Native American ballerina that was stolen in Tulsa have been recovered to restore it, historical officials said. The additional missing pieces of the statue of Marjorie Tallchief that were found include the head, said...

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,...

Joshua Cohen, the late Winfred Rembert win arts Pulitzers

May. 09, 2022 22:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joshua Cohen's “The Netanyahus,” a comic and rigorous campus novel based on the true story of the father of former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seeking a job in academia, has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Benzion Netanyahu, who died in 2012,...

Pulitzers Live Updates: Slain photographer among winners

May. 09, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Reuters photographer who was killed while covering fighting in Afghanistan was part of a team that took home the Pulitzer for feature photography. Danish Siddiqui and his colleagues Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo and Amit Dave won for images depicting the toll...

Column: F1's hyped 1st trip to Miami a money-losing success

May. 09, 2022 16:12 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Grand Prix was hot, from the party scene to the weather, but it faced nearly impossible expectations. The celebrity watching was top level, certainly for a motorsports event. There was Paris Hilton, using a portable fan to cool herself as she...