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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California museum says it has acquired a collection of paintings and other artifacts created by Japanese Americans at World War II internment camps. The Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles says it will display the collection of works by the...
"Madeline Kahn: Being the Music, A Life" (University Press of Mississippi), by William V. Madison She was delightful in "Paper Moon" and "Blazing Saddles," then uproarious as the monster's tuneful bride in "Young Frankenstein." Yet Madeline Kahn often didn't seem to appreciate...
NEW YORK (AP) — He has lent body and soul to a certain 8-foot-tall 6-year-old for nearly half a century, all the while hidden from sight. Now Caroll Spinney drops his fine-feathered obscurity (and emerges from his garbage-can fortress as Oscar the Grouch) for an enchanting film...
"The Fall" (Atria), by John Lescroart John Lescroart has written a terrific courtroom mystery as the main series characters take a backseat to defense attorney Rebecca Hardy, daughter of regular Dismas, who takes on a case involving Greg Treadway, a middle school teacher who was...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Scholars at the University of California, Berkeley have uncovered and authenticated a cache of stories written by Mark Twain when he was a 29-year-old newspaperman in San Francisco. Many of the stories are 150 years old. The San Francisco Chronicle reports...
NEW YORK (AP) — If you didn't hear enough about Bruce Jenner's gender transition during his recent interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer, the E! network wants to fix that. The network said it will air a two-part "Keeping up With the Kardashians" on Sunday, May 17, and Monday, May 18...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's time to play the music. It's time to light the lights. It's time to stream the video. The Muppets are appearing in skits and other online videos with several YouTube stars, including Mike Tompkins, Lindsey Stirling, Elliott Morgan and John and Hank Green...
NEW YORK (AP) — If you didn't hear enough about Bruce Jenner's gender transition during his recent interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer, the E! network wants to fix that. The network said it will air a two-part "Keeping up With the Kardashians" on Sunday, May 17, and Monday, May 18...
"North Korea Confidential" (Tuttle Publishing), by Daniel Tudor and James Pearson For a country that's been described as an intelligence black hole, North Korea sure has a lot of recent books that try to show daily life there. A search for the new "North Korea Confidential" at...