Arts and entertainment

FILE - In this May 28, 2015, file photo Nate Silver, founder of and best selling author of "The Signal and the Noise," gives his keynote address during the Mackinac Policy Conference at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Mich. (Tanya Moutzalias/The Ann Arbor Detroit via AP, File)
October 24, 2020 - 8:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The one thing most likely to conjure nightmares of the 2016 election night for opponents of President Donald Trump is the Needle. A graphic on The New York Times' website, the Needle measured in real time the probability of victory for Trump or Hillary Clinton as votes were counted...
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File--File picture taken Oct.21, 2020 a stain is on Sarcophagus of the prophet Ahmose inside the Egyptian Court of the Neue Museum after smeared with a liquid in Berlin, Germany. A large number of art works and artifacts at some of Berlin's best-known museums were smeared with a liquid by an unknown perpetrator or perpetrators earlier this month, police said Wednesday. The 'numerous' works in several museums at the Museum Island complex, a UNESCO world heritage site in the heart of the German capital that is one of the city's main tourist attractions, were targeted between on Oct. 3, police said. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, file)
October 24, 2020 - 7:53 am
BERLIN (AP) — A famous piece of art was vandalized at one of Berlin's most famous museums only days after authorities revealed that more than 60 other art works on the city's Museum Island were smeared with an oily liquid, German news agency dpa reported Saturday. A huge granite bowl in front of...
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October 24, 2020 - 1:44 am
BUDAPEST (AP) — Thousands of Hungarians marched on the streets of the capital Friday to protest government actions they claim strips one of the country’s most prestigious universities of its independence. The march, organized on a national holiday commemorating the anti-Soviet uprising of 1956,...
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FILE - Arnold Schwarzenegger discusses "Terminator: Dark Fate" during the Paramount Pictures presentation at CinemaCon on April 4, 2019, in Las Vegas. Schwarzenegger says he feels "fantastic" after his recent heart surgery. The 73-year-old actor and former California governor said on social media Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, that he had a new aortic valve implanted in his heart. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
October 23, 2020 - 7:07 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Arnold Schwarzenegger says he is feeling “fantastic” after his recent heart surgery. The 73-year-old “Terminator” actor and former California governor said on social media Friday that he had a new aortic valve implanted in his heart. He posted a photo of himself with a thumbs up...
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Pope Francis, right, greets bishops at the end of his weekly general audience in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary “Francesco,” which premiered Wednesday at the Rome Film Festival. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
October 23, 2020 - 12:35 pm
ROME (AP) — The world premiere of a documentary on Pope Francis was supposed to have been a bright spot for a papacy locked down by a pandemic and besieged by a corruption scandal, recalling Francis’ glory days traveling the world to bless the oppressed. But the red carpet rollout of “Francesco”...
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The Tampa Bay Rays celebrates their win against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 of the baseball World Series Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. Ray beat the Dodgers 6-4.(AP Photo/Eric Gay)
October 22, 2020 - 8:11 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The World Series drew a record-low audience of television viewers for the second straight night. Tampa Bay’s 6-4 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 on Wednesday night was seen by an average of 8,950,000 viewers on Fox, receiving a 5.0 rating and 11 share, according...
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FILE - James Safechuck, from right, director Dan Reed and Wade Robson pose for a portrait to promote the film "Leaving Neverland" during the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 24, 2019, in Park City, Utah. A Los Angeles judge has dismissed the lawsuit of one of two men who alleged that Michael Jackson abused them as boys in the documentary "Leaving Neverland." Judge Mark Young ruled on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, that 42-year-old Safechuck couldn't sue the two corporations Jackson owned that are named as defendants. The similar lawsuit of fellow accuser Robson, which was also revived by the appeals court, remains alive. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP, File)
October 22, 2020 - 5:15 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has dismissed the lawsuit of one of two men who alleged that Michael Jackson abused them as boys in the HBO documentary “Leaving Neverland." Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Mark A. Young on Tuesday found that James Safechuck, 42, could not sue the two corporations...
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Kalen Allen arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hustle" on May 8, 2019, from left, Matt Bomer arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Sinner" Season 3 on Feb. 3, 2020 and Octavia Spencer appears at the 2019 GLSEN Respect Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Oct. 25, 2019. Allen, Bomer and Spencer are among the celebrities helping the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network honor six students by directing videos about their stories. The videos will be told at GLSEN's 30th annual ceremony. (AP Photo)
October 22, 2020 - 2:14 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network will honor six students through celebrity-directed stories at its 30th annual reimagined ceremony. GLSEN announced Thursday that the ceremony will highlight the students at the Respect Everywhere celebration, which will premiere...
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This combination photo shows Justin Bieber, from left, Dua Lipa and Demi Lovato who will take part in various planned events urging Americans to vote. (AP Photo)
October 22, 2020 - 1:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In the final days before the U.S. election, celebrities from Kerry Washington to Billie Jean King and Danai Gurira are urging Americans to vote. Here are some of the free, nonpartisan efforts: — Stars like Demi Lovato, Justin Bieber, Amy Schumer, Chelsea Handler, Mark Ruffalo, Dua...
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President Donald Trump pumps his fist, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, as they walk to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Washington. Trump is headed to Nashville, Tenn., for a debate. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 22, 2020 - 1:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump posted full, unedited interviews that he and Vice President Mike Pence did with “60 Minutes” on Facebook on Thursday before the show’s scheduled broadcast this weekend. The footage shows Trump growing increasingly agitated as interviewer Lesley Stahl presses...
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