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BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — Robert De Niro is conjuring the legacy — and the stand-up jokes — of comedians like Rodney Dangerfield, Henny Youngman and Milton Berle while praising the natural beauty of New York's Catskills region. Appearing with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday,...
NEW YORK (AP) — As Hollywood girds for a low-key Fourth of July box office weekend and watches its summer season dip 15 percent below last year's, an even more worrisome trend has taken shape: Moviegoers are growing pickier. Business has never been better for big, crowd-pleasing...
NEW YORK (AP) — Tough-talking former prosecutor Nancy Grace is leaving her prime-time show on the HLN network in October. The CNN sister station said Grace told her staff Thursday that her show would be ending after 12 years. An HLN spokeswoman said the network had no immediate...
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC says it will provide 85 hours of virtual reality programming during the Rio Olympics in August — but only to users of Samsung Galaxy smartphones and the Samsung Gear VR headset. Virtual reality coverage of sports has been growing since VR headsets such as the...
MOSCOW (AP) — Another powerful, controversial man is taking to reality TV to find an assistant — not Donald Trump but the leader of Chechnya. Russian state television on Thursday is broadcasting "Live — The Team," in which participants are chosen to compete to become an...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — If the hip-hop Broadway smash "Hamilton" can reignite interest in the first U.S. treasury secretary, what will it take to drum up interest in another forgotten hero from America's fight for independence? That question has stumped National Park Service...
NEW YORK (AP) — Film and TV studio Lions Gate says it is buying cable channel Starz in a deal worth $4.4 billion. Lions Gate is the company behind "The Hunger Games" movies and the "Orange Is The New Black" TV series. Englewood, Colorado-based Starz runs its namesake cable...
Alanis Morissette has posted a nude photo of herself sporting a large baby bump while floating underwater. The singer quotes her 5-year-old son Ever Imre in the caption on Instagram , writing "you have to be extra gentle around ladies because they are the most helpful people in...
NEW YORK (AP) — A planned performing arts center for the World Trade Center site has received a $75 million donation from billionaire businessman Ronald Perelman. Officials said Thursday the donation will fund the construction, endowment and operations of the long-stalled...