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Authorities say deputy's son behind fires at black churches

Apr. 11, 2019 9:33 PM EDT

OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — The suspect in a string of fires that destroyed three black churches in rural Louisiana is the white son of a sheriff's deputy whose father helped arrange for his arrest, authorities said Thursday. Holden Matthews, 21, was jailed without bail on arson charges in connection with the...

Review: Peter Gabriel's skill with film songs stars on album

Apr. 8, 2019 12:07 PM EDT

Peter Gabriel, "Rated PG" (Real World) If you're a fan of Peter Gabriel, you probably know his popular hits like "Sledgehammer" and "Big Time," as well as maybe some older classics like "Games Without Frontiers." But even the most rabid of fans might not know Gabriel recorded music for the 2012 political drama...

For many, 'Green Book' win was a confounding Oscar climax

Feb. 25, 2019 5:59 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Academy Awards that sparkled with more women and African-American winners than ever before came to a screeching halt with the night's final honor. Some would even call it a "Crash." In a twist ending that shocked many of the Dolby Theatre attendees and those watching at home, Peter...

'Green Book' wins best picture in an upset at the Oscars

Feb. 25, 2019 10:42 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The segregation-era road-trip drama "Green Book" was crowned best picture at the 91st Academy Awards, delighting those who see the film as a feel-good throwback but disappointing others who ridicule it as an outdated inversion of "Driving Miss Daisy." In a year when Hollywood could have...

'Black Panther' designer Ruth Carter on her start, Spike Lee

Feb. 19, 2019 1:36 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a big week for Ruth E. Carter, who on Sunday could become the first African-American to win an Academy Award for costume design through her Afro-futuristic wardrobes in "Black Panther." But before that show, Carter will receive a career achievement award Tuesday at the 21st annual...