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List of top Emmy nominees

Jul. 17, 2024 18:07 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Partial list of top nominees for the annual prime-time Emmy Awards, announced Wednesday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. For the complete list, visit Emmys.com. Drama series “The Crown,” Netflix ...

King Charles III hosts Idris Elba to hear from young people about the troubles they face

Jul. 12, 2024 13:15 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — We hear you. That was the simple message offered to a group of young people hosted in London on Friday by King Charles III, who also invited Hollywood megastar Idris Elba and Prime Minister Keir Starmer to St. James' Palace to discuss the troubles that young people...

What to stream this weekend: 'Hit Man,' Tems, Dakota Johnson, Charli XCX and Star Wars: Hunters

Jun. 06, 2024 23:36 PM EDT

Idris Elba narrating a National Geographic series about the millions of soldiers erased from World War II history and the action-comedy-romance “Hit Man” landing on Netflix are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. Also among the...

Idris Elba helps uncover the WWII soldiers of color who never got their due

Jun. 03, 2024 14:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — One of Idris Elba’s grandfathers fought in World War II, but he doesn't know what he endured. No pictures or stories survive. “That part of my family’s history has been erased somewhat,” says Elba. That helped fuel the actor's push to narrate and executive...

Rise in UK knife attacks leads to a crackdown and stokes public anxiety

May. 12, 2024 00:39 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A familiar horror reached Pooja Kanda first on social media: There had been a sword attack in London. And then Kanda, who was home alone at the time, saw a detail she dreaded and knew all too well. A man with a sword had killed a 14-year-old boy who was walking to...

What to stream this weekend: A Bon Jovi documentary, Idris Elba in 'Knuckles' and 'Anyone But You'

Apr. 26, 2024 00:10 AM EDT

The Sydney Sweeney and Glen Powell romantic comedy “Anyone But You” hitting Netflix and an album by Brazil superstar Anitta are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. Also among the streaming offerings worth your time as selected by The...