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Gabrielle Union on using 'radical honesty' to tell her story

LONDON (AP) — Gabrielle Union’s using “radical honesty” in her new book, which combines lively lighthearted stories with chapters dealing with her recovery from sexual assault, racist encounters and mental health struggles.
Sotheby's puts rare U.S. Constitution copy for auction

Sotheby's puts rare U.S. Constitution copy for auction

NEW YORK (AP) — A very special document will be auctioned off later this year — a rare copy of the U.S. Constitution.
Q&A: Mélanie Laurent on her love of directing and actresses

Q&A: Mélanie Laurent on her love of directing and actresses

Over the past decade, Mélanie Laurent has established herself as an accomplished film director. Yet four features and many accolades later, that fact may come as a surprise to many in the U.S.
Dan Levy signs deal to write and produce film and TV projects at Netflix

Dan Levy signs deal to write and produce film and TV projects at Netflix

Dan Levy is returning to Netflix, the streamer that helped turn his CBC comedy "Schitt's Creek" into a pop cultural phenomenon.
Doerr, Powers on fiction longlist for National Book Awards

Doerr, Powers on fiction longlist for National Book Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Doerr, Richard Powers and Lauren Groff are among this years nominees on the National Book Awards' fiction longlist, which also includes Honorée Fanonne Jeffers' epic debut novel “The Love Songs of W. E. B.

Hungary: Statue honoring mysterious Bitcoin founder unveiled

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — An imposing bronze statue was unveiled in Hungary’s capital on Thursday which its creators say is the first in the world to pay homage to the anonymous creator of the Bitcoin digital currency.

Met Opera to stage Anthony Davis' `X' on Malcolm X in 2023

NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Opera will present its second work by a Black composer, Anthony Davis’ “X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X,” just two years after its first. The company said Thursday that “X” will open on Nov.
Long weekend becomes 9-week lockdown for AP Vietnam reporter

Long weekend becomes 9-week lockdown for AP Vietnam reporter

VUNG TAU, Vietnam (AP) — I wake up as the loudspeaker outside my window starts the community broadcast at 7 a.m. I try to recall the date. Vietnam’s pandemic lockdown has been so long I’ve lost my sense of time. I now count by weeks.
Idled Thai taxis go green with mini-gardens on car roofs

Idled Thai taxis go green with mini-gardens on car roofs

BANGKOK (AP) — Taxi fleets in Thailand are giving new meaning to the term “rooftop garden,” as they utilize the roofs of cabs idled by the coronavirus crisis to serve as small vegetable plots.
Piers Morgan to launch new TV show in deal with News Corp

Piers Morgan to launch new TV show in deal with News Corp

LONDON (AP) — British presenter Piers Morgan will join News Corp and Fox News Media and host a TV show that will air in the U.S., Britain and Australia, the company said Thursday.