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NEW YORK (AP) — Andrea Barrett, an acclaimed fiction writer best known for the story collection "Ship Fever," has won a $30,000 honor for making a "significant contribution" to the art of short fiction. Barrett, 61, is this year's recipient of the Rea Award for the Short Story,...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana University student who is a poet and a performer has been named the Indianapolis 500's first official poet since the early 20th century. Adam Henze of Bloomington beat out more than 200 others who submitted Indy 500-themed poems for the contest co-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Beach Boys will be the headliners for this year's Memorial Day concert on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Producers announced plans Wednesday for the concert, which honors America's service members and veterans. For the 11th consecutive year, actors Joe...
MIAMI (AP) — Whether scorned woman or confident seductress, Beyonce moved seamlessly between the two on the opening night of her Formation World Tour in Miami, offering no insight into the rumors of marital infidelity fueled by her latest album. Queen B came out swinging...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creators of "Angry Birds" hope movie theater audiences don't get their feathers ruffled if some filmgoers pluck out their mobile devices at the end of "The Angry Birds Movie" and point them at the screen. Rovio Entertainment is dropping a code in the...
REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Chyna's manager says he believes the former wrestling star died of an accidental overdose of a prescription sleeping pill and a tranquilizer. Anthony Anzaldo says Chyna had long taken Ambien and a generic version of Valium. But he suspects she'd...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Douglas will be among Megan Kelly's guests on a prime-time Fox TV special. Fox said Wednesday that interviews with the actor and former O.J. Simpson attorney Robert Shapiro will be part of "Megyn Kelly Presents." The network previously announced that...
NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Martin Short and dancer Derek Hough have leapt aboard the cast of NBC's "Hairspray Live!" on Dec. 7. The duo will join Jennifer Hudson and Harvey Fierstein in the TV musical based on the cult John Waters movie. Short will play the husband of Edna...
NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, the quest for another "Ghostbusters" movie was as elusive as an ectoplasmic phantom. Various iterations for a third "Ghostbusters" movie cycled through countless rumors and possibilities that had one thing in common: Bill Murray just didn't want to...