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Sting operation recovers Dorothy’s stolen ruby slippers

A pair of ruby slippers used in “The Wizard of Oz” and later stolen from a Minnesota museum were recovered in a sting operation after a man approached the shoes’ insurer and said he could help get them back, the FBI said. Read More

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ No. 1 for third week

The glitzy romance “Crazy Rich Asians” topped the North American box office over Labor Day weekend, its third consecutive weekend in the No. 1 spot. Read More

Prosecutors reject abuse cases involving Kevin Spacey, Steven Seagal

Los Angeles prosecutors have cited the statute of limitations while saying they won’t file sexual assault cases against actors Kevin Spacey and Steven Seagal involving incidents in the early 1990s. Read More

Deputy shoots man after gunfire outside Ice Cube concert

A man who was told no more tickets were available for an Ice Cube concert at a California racetrack was shot Sunday night by a sheriff’s deputy after the man fired a gun into a crowd. No other injuries were reported. Read More

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ banks another crazy rich weekend

“Crazy Rich Asians” isn’t slowing down at the box office even in its third weekend in theaters, and is helping to send a strong summer moviegoing season off on a high note. Read More

Eminem drops new album ‘Kamikaze’

Eminem picked a busy day to surprise the world his new album — “Kamikaze” was released only hours before the funerals of Aretha Franklin and the Washington tribute to the late Sen. John McCain. Read More

Presidents, pop stars join in epic farewell to Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin

Former presidents and preachers joined a parade of singers today in a hip-swaying, piano-pounding farewell to Aretha Franklin, remembering the Queen of Soul as a powerful force for musical and political change and a steadfast friend and family member. Read More

French actor Gerard Depardieu is subject of rape complaint

Prosecutors in Paris have opened a preliminary investigation of a woman’s rape and sexual assault accusations against actor Gerard Depardieu, a French judicial official said today. A lawyer said the French film star denies the allegations. Read More

Aretha Franklin farewells continue in Detroit at father’s church

Before the world marks the end of Aretha Franklin’s life at her funeral Friday, fans gathered a day early to celebrate her in the place where her faith was forged and her voice was first discovered, singing signature gospel classics like “Amazing Grace” and “Precious Lord.” Read More

Uganda opposition pop star blocked from flying to U.S. for aid

A Ugandan pop star-turned-opposition lawmaker whose treason charge has outraged the country after he alleged torture in detention has been blocked from leaving for the United States for treatment, lawyers said,while a colleague was stopped from traveling to India. Read More

Is it too soon for the return of Louis C.K.?

Nine months ago, after five women and fellow comedians accused him of sexual misconduct, it was impossible to know how Louis C.K. might plot his re-emergence. Read More



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