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    Broadway's 'To Kill a Mockingbird' puts new spin on racial injustice


    Almost 60 years after it was first published as a book, "To Kill a Mockingbird" opens this week in a first Broadway theater adaptation whose themes of racial injustice are just as relevant today. ...

    Almost 60 years after it was first published as a book, "To Kill a Mockingbird" opens this week in a first Broadway theater adaptation whose themes of racial injustice are just as relevant today.

    Beauty meets despair in racial injustice movie 'Beale Street'


    Some films about race in America are angry, many are passionate, or terrifying or heartbreaking, and a few are funny. ...

    Some films about race in America are angry, many are passionate, or terrifying or heartbreaking, and a few are funny.

    'Bohemian Rhapsody' now most-streamed 20th century song


    They said it would never sell, with its six-minute playing time, operatic passages and lyrics about Galileo and Scaramouche, but the Queen song "Bohemian Rhapsody" on Monday became the most streamed song from the 20th century. ...

    They said it would never sell, with its six-minute playing time, operatic passages and lyrics about Galileo and Scaramouche, but the Queen song "Bohemian Rhapsody" on Monday became the most streamed song from the 20th century.

    Meghan Markle presents wedding dress designer with fashion award


    Meghan Markle presented the designer of her wedding dress with a prize at the Fashion Awards in London on Monday, joining fashionistas at the ceremony where supermodel Cindy Crawford's daughter Kaia Gerber was also named Model of the Year. ...

    Meghan Markle presented the designer of her wedding dress with a prize at the Fashion Awards in London on Monday, joining fashionistas at the ceremony where supermodel Cindy Crawford's daughter Kaia Gerber was also named Model of the Year.

    U.S. auctioneer withdraws 'Star Wars' lightsaber on authenticity issue


    A California auction house on Monday withdrew from sale a lightsaber described as having been used by Luke Skywalker in the first "Star Wars" movie after fans raised concerns about its authenticity. ...

    A California auction house on Monday withdrew from sale a lightsaber described as having been used by Luke Skywalker in the first "Star Wars" movie after fans raised concerns about its authenticity.

    Box Office: 'Ralph Breaks the Internet' Narrowly Defeats 'Grinch' in Sleepy Pre-Holiday Weekend


    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney's "Ralph Breaks the Internet" topped a quiet weekend at the domestic box office, marking the third straight win for the animated sequel. It earned $16.2 million in its third week of release, generating $140 million...

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney's "Ralph Breaks the Internet" topped a quiet weekend at the domestic box office, marking the third straight win for the animated sequel. It earned $16.2 million in its third week of release, generating $140 million since it opened over Thanksgiving.

    Ex-Fleetwood Mac guitarist Buckingham says his lawsuit is settled


    Guitarist Lindsey Buckingham and his former Fleetwood Mac bandmates have settled a lawsuit he filed after he was axed from a tour, the musician said in a television interview that aired on Saturday. ...

    Guitarist Lindsey Buckingham and his former Fleetwood Mac bandmates have settled a lawsuit he filed after he was axed from a tour, the musician said in a television interview that aired on Saturday.

    Drake and Lamar lead but women shine through in Grammy nods


    Rappers Kendrick Lamar and Drake led Grammy Award nominations on Friday, but Cardi B, Lady Gaga, Brandi Carlile and American newcomer H.E.R helped make it a female-dominated line-up for the year's top prizes in the music industry. ...

    Rappers Kendrick Lamar and Drake led Grammy Award nominations on Friday, but Cardi B, Lady Gaga, Brandi Carlile and American newcomer H.E.R helped make it a female-dominated line-up for the year's top prizes in the music industry.

    NY judge orders rapper Cardi B to stay away from victims in brawl


    A New York judge on Friday ordered rapper Cardi B to have no contact with two bartenders she allegedly attacked in a strip-club brawl, but allowed her to remain free after she skipped a court appearance earlier in the week. ...

    A New York judge on Friday ordered rapper Cardi B to have no contact with two bartenders she allegedly attacked in a strip-club brawl, but allowed her to remain free after she skipped a court appearance earlier in the week.

    Factbox: Key nominations for the 2019 Grammy Awards


    The nominations for the Grammy Awards, the highest awards in the music industry, were announced on Friday. ...

    The nominations for the Grammy Awards, the highest awards in the music industry, were announced on Friday.

    Bollywood, Beyonce and bling as daughter of India's richest man set to marry


    U.S. singer Beyonce will perform at the wedding of the daughter of India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, along with Bollywood stars, and guests will be flown in on 100 chartered flights in lavish marriage celebrations. ...

    U.S. singer Beyonce will perform at the wedding of the daughter of India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, along with Bollywood stars, and guests will be flown in on 100 chartered flights in lavish marriage celebrations.

    Kevin Hart quits as 2019 Oscars host after anti-gay tweets resurface


    Comedian Kevin Hart stepped down on Thursday from hosting the 2019 Oscar ceremony after "insensitive words" about gays he tweeted in the past resurfaced online. ...

    Comedian Kevin Hart stepped down on Thursday from hosting the 2019 Oscar ceremony after "insensitive words" about gays he tweeted in the past resurfaced online.

    'Star Wars' costumes sketchbooks seen fetching large sums at auction


    A sketchbook revealing early costume designs for Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker and other "Star Wars" characters is expected to sell for more than 100,000 pounds ($130,000) at auction in London next week. ...

    A sketchbook revealing early costume designs for Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker and other "Star Wars" characters is expected to sell for more than 100,000 pounds ($130,000) at auction in London next week.

    Factbox: With pride, shock, stars react to Golden Globe nominations


    A satirical political comedy, two racial injustice films, a superhero epic, biographies and musicals were among the crop of movies and TV shows that earned Golden Globe nominations on Thursday. ...

    A satirical political comedy, two racial injustice films, a superhero epic, biographies and musicals were among the crop of movies and TV shows that earned Golden Globe nominations on Thursday.

    Politics, race, music dominate diverse Golden Globe film nominations


    Movies about race, politics and music dominated nominations for the Golden Globe awards on Thursday, setting the stage for a lively Hollywood awards season leading up to the Oscars in February. ...

    Movies about race, politics and music dominated nominations for the Golden Globe awards on Thursday, setting the stage for a lively Hollywood awards season leading up to the Oscars in February.

    Golden Globes snub 'Handmaid's Tale,' 'Atlanta' in TV series races


    Hollywood's Golden Globe voters on Thursday snubbed previous winners "The Handmaid's Tale" and "Atlanta" in the top television series nominations, favoring newcomers in a crowded field of critically adored programming. ...

    Hollywood's Golden Globe voters on Thursday snubbed previous winners "The Handmaid's Tale" and "Atlanta" in the top television series nominations, favoring newcomers in a crowded field of critically adored programming.

    Sandra Oh, Andy Samberg named as Golden Globe hosts


    Canadian actress Sandra Oh and U.S. comedian Andy Samberg will co-host the 2019 Golden Globe Awards in January, organizers said on Wednesday. ...

    Canadian actress Sandra Oh and U.S. comedian Andy Samberg will co-host the 2019 Golden Globe Awards in January, organizers said on Wednesday.