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New this week: 'Black Bird,' Lizzo and 'The Rehearsal'

Jul. 11, 2022 13:06 PM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — Jane Austen’s last completed novel “Persuasion” gets a fresh spin from British theater...

Albanese elected Australia's leader in complex poll result

May. 22, 2022 12:01 PM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — Australians awoke on Sunday to a new prime minister in Anthony Albanese, the center-left Labor Party leader whose ascension to the nation’s top job from being raised in social housing by a single mother on a disability pension was said to reflect the country's changed fabric. ...

Australia's next prime minister came from humble beginnings

May. 22, 2022 01:00 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's Prime Minister-elect Anthony Albanese is a politician molded by his humble start to life as the only child of a single mother who raised him on a pension in gritty inner-Sydney suburbia. He is also a hero of multicultural Australia, describing...

Australia's would-be PM Albanese shaped by humble start

May. 20, 2022 00:26 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The son of a single mother who raised him on a pension, Anthony Albanese had a humble start to life for a politician who could become Australia’s prime minister on Saturday. His financially precarious upbringing in government-owned housing in Sydney...

Mom juggles job, night school to be Dillard valedictorian

May. 15, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A single mom who worked a full-time job while studying nights and weekends and raising her daughter is one of four students at Dillard University to be named valedictorian. The Times-Picayune / The New Orleans Advocate reported that Nadia James earned a 4.0 GPA...