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The writer of the reborn "Wonder Woman" comics has revealed that the character is gay. Greg Rucka tells Comicosity that since Wonder Woman comes from the fictional all-female island nation of Themyscira, she "has been in love and had relationships with other women." Rucka isn't...
NEW YORK (AP) — A painting by the German artist Gerhard Richter owned by British singer-songwriter Eric Clapton is slated for auction. Christie's is offering "Abstract Painting" in New York on Nov. 15. It's estimated to fetch about $20 million. The exuberantly colorful and...
MILAN (AP) — When he creates artwork, Omar Hassan doesn't get out his paintbrushes; he gets out his boxing gloves. The 29-year-old has combined his two passions, with the goal of bringing the disciplines closer. Hassan, born in Milan to an Italian mother and Egyptian father,...
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The panel that awards the Nobel Prize in literature says this year's winner will be announced on Oct. 13, a week later than in previous years. Swedish Academy member Per Wastberg confirmed the date to The Associated Press on Friday. Normally the literature award...
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — NATO's secretary-general says his bid to become the alliance's chief was supported by President Barack Obama, who worked behind the scenes to make it happen. In an autobiography published Friday in Norwegian titled "My Story," former Norwegian prime...
NEW YORK (AP) — Alicia Keys has always been a supporter of female empowerment, so when the singer watched the new film "Queen of Katwe" and saw its female lead, Phiona Mutesi, win best male chess player, she was overjoyed. "That was like so good and she played against all these...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia fifth-grader ditched school for the chance to meet rock legend Bruce Springsteen and "The Boss" gladly played along by signing the boy's absence excuse note. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports ( http://bit.ly/2dzlNOW ) that Michael Fenerty...
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The panel that awards the Nobel Prize in literature says this year's winner will be announced on Oct. 13, a week later than in previous years. Swedish Academy member Per Wastberg confirmed the date to The Associated Press on Friday. Normally the literature award...
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors and the defense lawyer in the 2014 crash that injured actor Tracy Morgan are due in court in November. The Home News Tribune ( http://mycj.co/2dcnLWb ) reports Nov. 9 was set for a status conference after both sides met at the Middlesex...