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Chang says his new Netflix show honors Bourdain

Nov. 18, 2019 2:28 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With its food-travel fusion and trips to parts unknown, “Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner” host David Chang says he understands why critics are making comparisons to work done by his late friend and colleague Anthony Bourdain. “I don't know how you couldn't,”...

Prince Andrew’s efforts to put scandal behind him backfire

Nov. 18, 2019 2:05 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Prince Andrew's effort to put the Jeffrey Epstein scandal behind him may have instead done him irreparable harm. While aides are trying to put the best face on his widely criticized interview with the BBC, royal watchers are asking whether he can survive the public relations disaster and...

Police search for suspects in California shooting; 4 killed

Nov. 18, 2019 1:44 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Police searched Monday for the assailant or assailants who sneaked into a backyard party in Fresno and opened fire while a small crowd watched football on television. Four people were killed and six wounded. Authorities offered no immediate word on a motive nor any indication that the...

Chrissy Teigen, Kim Raver and more cheer ‘Sesame Street’

Nov. 18, 2019 1:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — You can never be too old for "Sesame Street." The beloved children's series premiered 50 years ago this month and is still a favorite among both kids and adults. Some celebrities share their thoughts on seeing the show — and some of being on the show. "'Sesame Street' is, I think,...

Don’t overlook splashy coffee table books as holiday gifts

Nov. 18, 2019 1:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Art, architecture, music or travel: Coffee table books can fill just the right gift niche, especially when the cost would be budget-busting if you bought one for yourself. Offerings abound at holiday time. Some suggestions: HOMES: “Architectural Digest: AD at 100, a Century of...

Review: Hanks anchors a lovely Mister Rogers tale for adults

Nov. 18, 2019 1:17 PM EST

Director Marielle Heller frames “ A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood ” as if it were an episode of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” with miniature sets of cars and bridges to illustrate New York and Pittsburgh. Mr. Rogers, played with clear-eyed purpose by Tom Hanks, introduces...

Review: ‘Frozen 2’ soundtrack struggles in shadow of first

Nov. 18, 2019 12:41 PM EST

Various artists, “Frozen 2” (Walt Disney Records) No, there’s no new “Let It Go.” Let it go. The “Frozen 2” soundtrack brings together everyone’s favorite princesses — Elsa and Anna — the snowman Olaf, good guy Kristoff and his faithful...

Kylie Jenner sells stake in beauty empire to CoverGirl owner

Nov. 18, 2019 12:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kylie Jenner is selling a stake of her beauty business to CoverGirl owner Coty, in a deal that values the reality TV star’s company at about $1.2 billion. Coty said Monday that it will pay $600 million for a 51% stake in Kylie Cosmetics. It plans to launch more products under the...

Derek Jeter among 18 newcomers on Hall of Fame ballot

Nov. 18, 2019 12:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter is among 18 newcomers on the 2020 Hall of Fame ballot. He is likely to be an overwhelming choice to join former New York Yankees teammate Mariano Rivera in Cooperstown after the reliever last year became the first unanimous pick by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. A...

Young priest confronts mysteries of past in Harris’ thriller

Nov. 18, 2019 12:09 PM EST

“The Second Sleep,” Alfred A. Knopf, by Robert Harris Christopher Fairfax is a newly ordained priest assigned by his bishop in 1468 to ride out to the isolated English village of Addicott St. George to handle the funeral of its longtime vicar, Thomas Lacy, who died suddenly in an accident....