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Leslie Mathews, left, and Emma Lockridge sit in New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, died Thursday at age 76 from pancreatic cancer. C.L. Franklin, her father, had been pastor at the church that Franklin learned the gospel fundamentals that would make her a soul institution. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
August 17, 2018 - 1:24 am
DETROIT (AP) — To the rest of the world, she was the "Queen of Soul" — a woman whose strong and soulful voice could effortlessly jump multiple octaves whether belting out tear-jerking ballads or jump-and-shout gospel. To residents in her hometown of Detroit who followed her more than 50-year career...
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FILE In this Feb. 13, 2016 file photo, Rapper Drake, center, reacts on court during the skills competition at the NBA basketball All-Star weekend in Toronto. Celebrities abound as Drake strolls through the streets of New Orleans in his “In My Feelings” video. The social media challenge associated with the song is featured in the video, which was released Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
August 03, 2018 - 12:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Celebrities abound as Drake strolls through the streets of New Orleans in his "In My Feelings" video. The social media challenge associated with the song is featured in the video, which was released Thursday. La La Anthony plays Drake's love interest and Phylicia Rashad is her mom...
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July 22, 2018 - 9:03 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A crash involving two buses in downtown Pittsburgh has left more than 20 ballet students injured. Authorities say the crash happened around 6 p.m. Sunday when one bus rear-ended another bus. Many students have been hospitalized with minor injuries. The buses were carrying students...
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Two police motorcycles crash during a demonstration as part of the Bastille Day parade on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, Saturday, July 14, 2018. France's military is marching through Paris for Bastille Day celebrations and getting a budget boost from President Emmanuel Macron. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
July 14, 2018 - 5:26 am
PARIS (AP) — Two French police motorcycles have crashed during a demonstration in front of President Emmanuel Macron and other guests at a grandiose Paris parade celebrating Bastille Day. The motorcyclists were part of a group tracing patterns on the Place de la Concorde in central Paris as part of...
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OBIT - In this April 27, 2015 file photo choreographer Gillian Lynne arrives to delivers her speech during a press presentation to promote the musical Cats, in Paris, France. Choreographer Gillian Lynne, who worked closely for many years with composer Andrew Lloyd Webber on some of his most famous works, has died in London. She was 92. Her husband, the actor Peter Land, said on Twitter that she died Sunday evening at the Princess Grace Hospital. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
July 02, 2018 - 8:38 am
LONDON (AP) — Choreographer Gillian Lynne, who worked closely for many years with composer Andrew Lloyd Webber on some of his most famous works, has died in London. She was 92. Her husband, the actor Peter Land, said on Twitter that she died Sunday evening at the Princess Grace Hospital. He said...
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FILE - This Feb. 1, 1993 file photo shows Pop superstar Michael Jackson performing during the halftime show at the Super Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. A musical about the King of Pop is moonwalking to Broadway. The Michael Jackson Estate and Columbia Live Stage are unveiling plans for a stage musical inspired by the life of Michael Jackson. They hope it will be ready for Broadway by 2020. (AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy, file)
June 19, 2018 - 10:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A musical about the King of Pop is moonwalking its way to Broadway. The Michael Jackson Estate and Columbia Live Stage on Tuesday unveiled plans for a stage musical inspired by the life of Michael Jackson. They hope it will be ready for Broadway by 2020. The story for the still-...
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In this image made from video released by KRT on June 14, 2018, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, taking a walk through the a garden with U.S. President Donald Trump during their summit in Singapore, June 12, 2018. In the state-run media coverage of the recent summit, North Koreans are getting a new look at U.S. President Donald Trump now that his summit with leader Kim Jong Un is safely over and it’s a far cry from the “dotard” label Pyongyang slapped on him last year. (KRT via AP Video)
June 14, 2018 - 9:08 pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Koreans are getting a new look at President Donald Trump. They see him shaking hands with Kim Jong Un at their historic summit in Singapore, and even awkwardly saluting a three-star general. It's a far cry from the "dotard" label their government slapped on him...
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FILE In this July 4, 1959 file photo, Maria Bueno of Brazil holds up the trophy after winning the women's singles final in the All-England Lawn Tennis championships at Wimbledon. The Brazilian "queen" of tennis, who won three Wimbledon and four US championship singles titles, died Friday,June 8, 2018, in Sao Paulo. She had been suffering from mouth cancer since last year and was hospitalized in May. (AP Photo,File)
June 09, 2018 - 11:27 am
SAO PAULO (AP) — Maria Bueno, a Brazilian tennis great who won three Wimbledon singles titles and four at the U.S. Open in the 1950s and 1960s, and helped usher in modern women's tennis, has died after battling mouth cancer. She was 78. Bueno was admitted to the Nove de Julho hospital in Sao Paulo...
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This image released by ABC shows Roseanne Barr, left, and John Goodman in a scene from the comedy series "Roseanne." Expect "Roseanne" to cool it on politics and concentrate on family stories when it returns for the second season of its revival next year. ABC Entertainment chief Channing Dungey noted that as the first season went on, the focus shifted from politics to family. She said that direction will continue next season. (Adam Rose/ABC via AP)
May 15, 2018 - 7:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Expect "Roseanne" to cool it on politics and concentrate on family stories when it returns for the second season of its revival next year. That was the word from ABC Entertainment chief Channing Dungey as she introduced the network's plans for next year on Tuesday. The show's return...
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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2013, file photo, Washington Redskins cheerleaders run out of a tunnel before an NFL preseason football game against the Buffalo Bills in Landover, Md. The Redskins say they're concerned by allegations made by cheerleaders in a New York Times article about a trip to Costa Rica for a photo shoot in 2013. Team president Bruce Allen said in a statement Thursday, May 3, 2018, that the organization is immediately looking into the situation. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
May 04, 2018 - 6:38 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — This is not a rant against cheerleading. That's a legitimate sport, played by elite athletes — men and women — who are worthy of admiration for their daring and skill. There might even come a day when cheerleaders are competing for gold, silver and bronze at the Olympics. None of...
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