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‘Joker’ Leads British Academy Awards Race Amid Controversy

The superhero villain saga “Joker” led the race for Sunday’s British Academy Film Awards, a glitzy event that has been overshadowed by criticism of...

UN Agency Declares Global Emergency Over Virus From China

The World Health Organization declared the outbreak sparked by a new virus in China that has spread to more than a dozen countries as...

Grammy Awards Honor Kobe Bryant With Touching Performance

The 2020 Grammy Awards kicked off in tribute to basketball icon Kobe Bryant, who died hours before the show, with a touching, emotional performance...

Harry, Meghan To Quit Royal Jobs, Give Up ‘Highness’ Titles

Goodbye, your royal highnesses. Hello, life as — almost — ordinary civilians. Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, are quitting as working royals and will...

Winfrey Details Her Decision To Withdraw From Simmons Film

Oprah Winfrey said Friday that Russell Simmons attempted to pressure her about her involvement with a documentary in which several women detail sexual abuse...

Beyoncé Snubbed At Oscars; Elton John, Randy Newman Get Nods

Beyoncé’s “Spirit” from “The Lion King” didn’t roar loud enough for the Academy Awards: The song didn’t earn a nomination for best original song,...

Queen Agrees To Let Harry, Meghan Move Part-Time To Canada

Queen Elizabeth II agreed Monday to grant Prince Harry and and his wife Meghan their wish for a more independent life, allowing them to...

Serena Williams Breaks 3-Year Title Drought At ASB Classic

Serena Williams broke a three-year title drought when she beat fellow American Jessica Pegula 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday to win the singles final at...

Sierra Leone Grants Idris Elba, Wife Honorary Citizenship

Idris Elba and his wife have been granted honorary citizenship in his late father’s homeland of Sierra Leone. Sierra Leonean authorities gave diplomatic passports Friday...

Bill Cosby Sex Assault Verdict Upheld; Spokesman Lashes Out

Bill Cosby lost his bid to overturn his sexual assault conviction Tuesday, as an appeals court upheld the verdict in the first celebrity trial...