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McConaughey writing book based on life-changing adventures

McConaughey writing book based on life-changing adventures

NEW YORK — Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey didn't want to write an ordinary celebrity book.
Tracy Morgan, wife to divorce after 5 years of marriage

Tracy Morgan, wife to divorce after 5 years of marriage

LOS ANGELES — Tracy Morgan and his wife of five years are ending their marriage The actor-comedian’s representative said in an emailed statement Wednesday that Morgan and Megan Wollover have filed for divorce.
Writer David Hare turns his COVID-19 into a theatre piece

Writer David Hare turns his COVID-19 into a theatre piece

LOS ANGELES — Oscar-nominated writer David Hare says he’s turned his COVID-19 illness into a stage monologue about enduring “this quite extraordinary disease.
Glenda Jackson film to launch PBS' 'Masterpiece' anniversary

Glenda Jackson film to launch PBS' 'Masterpiece' anniversary

LOS ANGELES — Acclaimed actor Glenda Jackson will launch the 50th season of PBS’ “Masterpiece” drama showcase next year.
German economy plunged 10% during 2nd quarter amid pandemic

German economy plunged 10% during 2nd quarter amid pandemic

FRANKFURT — Germany’s economy took a massive hit during the pandemic shutdowns, shrinking by 10.1% per cent during the April-June period from the previous quarter, the official statistics agency said Thursday.

Sarajevo's landmark hotel faces hard times amid pandemic

SARAJEVO, Bosnia — The bright yellow Hotel Holiday in downtown Sarajevo has seen good times and bad times in its 37-year history. Mostly, it has been a symbol of survival in the once-turbulent Bosnian capital.
Epstein's ex-girlfriend tries late bid to seal testimony

Epstein's ex-girlfriend tries late bid to seal testimony

NEW YORK — A British socialite charged with recruiting three girls for Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse made a last-minute bid Wednesday to stop the public release of her 2016 testimony in a civil case.
The Latest: Zuckerberg questioned on viral misinformation

The Latest: Zuckerberg questioned on viral misinformation

WASHINGTON — The Latest on testimony before a congressional committee by the CEOs of Facebook, Apple, Amazon and Google (all times local): 6:30 p.m.

US agents to pull back in Portland but will stay on standby

PORTLAND, Ore. — Some federal officers guarding a U.S. courthouse that's been targeted during violent protests in Portland will leave in the next 24 hours, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said Wednesday.
US to bring 6,400 troops home from Germany, move 5,600 more

US to bring 6,400 troops home from Germany, move 5,600 more

WASHINGTON — Spurred on by President Donald Trump's demand to pull troops out of Germany, the U.S.