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RENO, Nev. (AP) — People buying Burning Man tickets later this month will also pay live entertainment tax for the first time. The Nevada Department of Taxation notified the organizers of the countercultural festival in a letter last week that the more than 15,000 tickets sold...
NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made a cameo appearance on "Saturday Night Live" three days before the New Hampshire primary, appearing in a skit with host Larry David, the comic who has done a dead-on impersonation of him. The NBC comedy show...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ryan Reynolds will be watching Sunday's Super Bowl — he's just not sure which team he wants to win. The Canadian actor said he's a fan of both the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos. "I love Peyton, I've watched him my whole life, but I also really like...
MILL VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Singer Dan Hicks, who began his musical career in San Francisco in the 1960s and founded Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks, has died after a two-year battle with cancer. He was 74. Hicks's wife, CT Hicks, says on his website and his Facebook page that he...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A day before her performance at Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show, Beyonce has dropped a new song. Beyonce released "Formation" on Saturday as a free download on her artist page for the streaming service, Tidal, which she co-owns with husband Jay Z, Rihanna...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The end has begun for a downtown bridge that played a supporting role in many Hollywood chase scenes down the concrete-lined Los Angeles River. Giant jackhammers reduced 220 feet of the 6th Street Bridge roadway to rubble by Saturday morning and were working...
CLARKSTON, Mich. (AP) — Michigan authorities have charged a former "Survivor" contestant with possessing child pornography and running Ponzi scheme. Michael Skupin was arraigned Friday in Oakland County on a dozen felony charges, including child porn possession, larceny by...
LONDON (AP) — Benedict Cumberbatch and Emma Watson have got new roles: Visiting fellows at Oxford University. The actors are among 11 non-academics to have accepted appointments at Oxford's Lady Margaret Hall. Visiting fellows are normally appointed for three years, and are...
CLARKSTON, Mich. (AP) — Michigan authorities have charged a former "Survivor" contestant with possessing child pornography and running Ponzi scheme. Michael Skupin was arraigned Friday in Oakland County on a dozen felony charges, including child porn possession, larceny by...