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Ratings: CBS, NBC have two dominant nights of drama

Jan. 28, 2020 5:00 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Now that football season is almost finished, the dominant nights in broadcast television are coming into focus. As illustrated in the Nielsen company's ratings for last week, that would be CBS' night of drama on Tuesday and Dick Wolf's trilogy of “Chicago” series Wednesday on...

This undated photo provided by Group 3 Aviation shows helicopter pilot Ara Zobayan, who was at the controls of the helicopter that crashed in Southern California, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, killing all nine aboard including former Lakers star Kobe Bryant. Location is not provided. (Group 3 Aviation via AP)

Was Kobe Bryant's pilot feeling pressure to fly that day?

Jan. 28, 2020 4:39 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The pilot in the foggy-weather helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant was well-acquainted with the skies over Los Angeles and accustomed to flying celebrities. Ara Zobayan, 50, had spent thousands of hours ferrying passengers through one of the nation’s busiest air spaces and...

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Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth single again, divorce finalized

Jan. 28, 2020 4:31 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth are officially single. Court records show that a Los Angeles judge on Tuesday finalized the divorce that ended the brief marriage of the 27-year-old American pop star and the 30-year-old Australian actor. The couple separated and Hemsworth filed for...

In this photo taken Nov. 23, 2018, is Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West in Scottsdale, Ariz. The architecture school that architect Frank Lloyd Wright started nearly 90 years ago is closing. School officials announced Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, that the School of Architecture at Taliesin, which encompasses Wright properties in Wisconsin and Arizona, will shutter in June. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman)

Architecture school started by Frank Lloyd Wright to close

Jan. 28, 2020 4:22 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The architecture school that architect Frank Lloyd Wright started nearly 90 years ago is closing, officials announced Tuesday. The School of Architecture at Taliesin, which encompasses Wright properties in Wisconsin and Arizona, will shutter in June. The school's governing board...

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Review: Louis Tomlinson drops a total snoozer of an album

Jan. 28, 2020 4:12 PM EST

Louis Tomlinson, “Walls” (Sony) Louis Tomlinson has put out a debut album and that bears repeating. Not because it’s noteworthy, but just because you might forget. Listen to the album 500 times and you’ll still be surprised when you hear Louis Tomlinson's debut album. You have to hand...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pauses as he meets with Benin President Patrice Talon at the State Department. in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Trump backs Pompeo against NPR, criticizes CNN and Fox News

Jan. 28, 2020 3:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday backed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Pompeo's battle with National Public Radio and tweeted out more media criticism, one target familiar and the other less so. Trump introduced Pompeo at an East Room announcement of the administration's Mideast peace...

Grow lights cover a portion of the grass field inside Hard Rock Stadium Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla., in preparation for the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

The most VIP Super Bowl weekend costs $1.5M, includes butler

Jan. 28, 2020 3:33 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Private jet service, a personal butler, or how about a meal with former Patriots star Rob Gronkowski to top off Super Bowl weekend? From legendary nightclubs to exclusive parties, no place caters to the rich and famous quite like glitzy Miami. The city’s most luxurious hotels, clubs and...

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'American Dirt' Latino backlash part of long publishing war

Jan. 28, 2020 3:29 PM EST

During a trip to Mexico to visit family, writer Myriam Gurba took “American Dirt,” a novel about immigration and cartel violence that was being touted as one of the biggest U.S. releases of 2020. The writer was of mostly white descent, and Gurba felt the book didn't ring true. “I was reading...

Yiyun Li and Leslie Jamison among PEN award nominees

Jan. 28, 2020 2:58 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Fiction by Yiyun Li and essays by Leslie Jamison and Eve Babitz are among the finalists for honors presented by PEN America, the literary and human rights organization. On Tuesday, PEN announced nominees in categories ranging from science and poetry to translation and debut novel. Winners...

Nelsons to conduct ex-wife Opolais during Carnegie festival

Jan. 28, 2020 2:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Carnegie Hall's 2020-21 season will feature a festival titled, "Voices of Hope: Artists in Times of Oppression," which includes Boston Symphony Orchestra music director Andris Nelsons conducting a concert performance of Shostakovich's "Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk" on April 14 starring his...