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"The Outliers" (HarperCollins), by Kimberly McCreight At a breakneck pace, "The Outliers" grabs and doesn't let go. If Kimberly McCreight's new novel points to the future of young adult fiction, it's not just for kids anymore. "The Outliers" features the tough, but realistically...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan is suing Gawker again, saying the gossip website leaked sealed court documents that quoted him making racist remarks. Hogan's new lawsuit filed Monday comes on the heels of him winning $140 million verdict against Gawker...
NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, argues Andrew Bolton, the star curator of blockbuster fashion exhibits at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, we've all been looking at fashion through a flawed prism. We've assumed, he says, that hand-made garments are better, purer, fancier, more...
Conventional movie wisdom would suggest that there can only be diminishing returns with long-running franchises. There must be a breaking point, right? Especially at movie four, five, six and beyond. There are exceptions, sure, but even the painstakingly plotted Marvel films...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oprah Winfrey is expanding her participation in HBO's "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" to an on-screen role. The cable channel said Monday that Winfrey will star in the TV movie that she's been shepherding as an executive producer. The film is based on...
CHADDS FORD, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania conservationist and artist who for years helped hide a secret cache of Andrew Wyeth's "Helga" portraits has died. The Brandywine Conservancy and Museum of Art, says George Weymouth died at his home in Chadds Ford on April 24. He was 79...
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Remo Belli, who pioneered the synthetic drumhead just in time to help a generation of rock-and-rollers shape their sound, has died. His death was announced in a statement by Remo Inc., the California-based drum manufacturer that Belli founded and ran for...
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, Ringo Starr and other artists plan to skip North Carolina performances as part of a musicians' boycott over a new law that limits protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, but several stars at Sunday's...
NEW YORK (AP) — Marin Mazzie found herself last Friday wearing a lilac ball gown hoop skirt and a determined expression. She was waiting to go onstage for the top of Act 2 of the lavish Broadway production of "The King and I" at Lincoln Center. This was her first and only...