After making a hit, 'Making a Murderer' returns with more
NEW YORK (AP) — The "Making a Murderer" filmmakers were in many ways in a race against the clock to make part two of their series, now available on Netflix.
A year into #MeToo, what's next for the movement?
NEW YORK (AP) — By the end of her impassioned speech last week in front of a crowded hotel ballroom, Alyssa Milano was choking back tears.
'Black Panther' costume designer to receive career award
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ruth E. Carter, the creator of the stunning costumes of "Black Panther" and numerous other Hollywood films, will receive the career achievement award at next year's Costume Designers Guild Awards.
Review: Ty Segall's 'Fudge Sandwich' is full of fun covers
Ty Segall, "Fudge Sandwich" (In the Red) Some people make playlists of their favorite songs, some folks' closets are full of mixtapes and some still make compilations on CD for themselves or their friends.
MoviePass to be jettisoned by parent company
NEW YORK (AP) — MoviePass, the struggling discount movie ticket subscription service, is being spun off by the company that owns it.
Julia Roberts, Constance Wu celebrated at InStyle Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julia Roberts was brought to tears by "Notting Hill" writer Richard Curtis, Jeff Goldblum showed off his socks and celebrated his 66th birthday with a cupcake, and Constance Wu spoke the power of representation Monday night at a glitzy soiree in Los Angeles.
Diddy pledges $1 million to new Bronx charter school
NEW YORK (AP) — Sean "Diddy" Combs has pledged $1 million to a network of charter schools for a new location in the Bronx. Capital Preparatory Schools has been approved to open the school in September with 160 6th- and 7th-graders.
Trump presidency inspires wave of books on impeachment
NEW YORK (AP) — More than 40 years after working on the impeachment of Richard Nixon, former Rep. Elizabeth Holtzman is back on the case.
Business writer William D. Cohan writing book on GE decline
NEW YORK (AP) — Business writer and best-selling author William D. Cohan is working on a book on the rise and fall of General Electric.
Naomi Kawase named to direct 2020 Tokyo Olympic documentary
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese director Naomi Kawase, named Tuesday to make a documentary film about the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, said she hopes to focus on reconstruction efforts in the northern Fukushima region of the country.
Rosie O'Donnell is engaged, no wedding date set
NEW YORK (AP) — Rosie O'Donnell is getting married. The 56-year-old confirmed to People magazine on Monday her engagement to 33-year-old Elizabeth Rooney.
Anywhere but Washington: Why DC stories rarely film in DC
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a hobby among District of Columbia locals: Picking apart glaring geographic and architectural inaccuracies in movies and television shows set in Washington.
Bible Museum admits some of its Dead Sea Scrolls are fake
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Washington's $500 million Museum of the Bible held its grand opening in November 2017, attended by Vice President Mike Pence, there were questions even then about the authenticity of its centerpiece collection of Dead Sea Scrolls.
Dave Dave, who was set afire as boy, died of natural causes
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Medical examiners in Las Vegas have determined that artist Dave Dave, who was badly scarred when his father set him on fire as a boy, died of natural causes.
Judge: Michael Avenatti must pay $4.85M in ex-lawyer's suit
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Porn actress Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti must pay $4.85 million to an attorney who worked at his former law firm, a California judge ruled Monday in an order that holds the potential presidential candidate personally liable in a lawsuit over back pay.
Amy Schumer took long way around to announce she's pregnant
Amy Schumer took the long way around to announce she's pregnant with husband Chris Fischer. The comedian and actress broke her baby news Monday on the Instagram stories of friend and journalist Jessica Yellin .
Man shot by guard in lobby of local Washington Fox station
WASHINGTON (AP) — A security guard shot a man at Washington's local Fox station Monday after he kicked through a pair of locked doors and tried to enter the lobby, police said.
Billionaire Boys Club's Joe Hunt seeks cut in life sentence
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The young Joe Hunt once used his intelligence, a high-energy salesman's patter and powers of persuasion to get wealthy friends to invest in his Billionaire Boys Club to fuel an opulent lifestyle that abruptly ended with a first-degree murder conviction and a prison sentence of life without the possibility of parole.
'Wonder Woman' sequel pushed back to summer 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The world will have to wait a little longer for the "Wonder Woman" sequel, which will now arrive in theaters in summer 2020.
PBS docuseries 'Native America' recreates cultures pre-1492
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The story of Native America taught in U.S. public schools usually begins at contact with European explorers.
Rowling, Tolkien, Austen novels vie for bragging rights
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The results are in for an impassioned national election that put the popularity of candidates Jane Austen, J.R.R.
Indiana museum to tell story of basketball great Larry Bird
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A planned museum will tell the story of basketball great Larry Bird and his Indiana roots. Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Saturday that the museum will be part of a convention center being built in Terre Haute in western Indiana.
Michael Caine looks back in 'Blowing the Bloody Doors Off'
LONDON (AP) — Michael Caine has been looking back, and on the whole he likes the view. Regrets? He's had few. The 85-year-old star of "Alfie," ''Get Carter" and "The Dark Knight" — among many, many others — reminisces fondly in "Blowing the Bloody Doors Off," whose title adapts a line from his 1969 heist caper "The Italian Job."
AP Exclusive: 2 rarely seen Hemingway stories coming out
NEW YORK (AP) — Two Ernest Hemingway stories written in the mid-1950s and rarely seen since will be published next year. The director of Hemingway's literary estate, Michael Katakis, told The Associated Press recently that "The Monument" and "Indian Country and the White Army" will be included with a special reissue of the author's classic "For Whom the Bell Tolls."
'Shark Tank' backs late 9/11 cleaner's idea, pitched by kids
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The sharks on "Shark Tank" are supporting an invention created by a New York City firefighter who died of cancer after helping clean up the aftermath of the Sept.

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