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SENATE CONFIRMS TRUMP'S PICK TO LEAD VOICE OF AMERICA

There's a new leader coming to Voice of America

PRINCE CHARLES MISSES HUGGING HIS FAMILY AMID VIRUS LOCKDOWN

Prince Charles says he has missed giving his family members a hug during the long weeks of lockdown because of the COVID-19 outbreak

 
 
 

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WITH ‘SUCCESSION' SHUT DOWN, BRIAN COX TAKES ON OTHER ROLES

“Succession” may be temporarily shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, but star Brian Cox is still finding projects to keep him...

 
 
 

ILL-CONSIDERED POSTS LEAD TO LOST JOBS AMID PROTESTS, CRISIS

A writer from a “Law & Order spin-off and an NBA broadcaster found themselves out of jobs after social media posts this week, and they're...

STYLE INVITATIONAL WEEK 1387: MOVIE CLIPS

Delete letters from the middle of a movie title; plus Questionable Journalism winners

 
 
 

RUN THE JEWELS RETURN, RIGHT ON TIME

The latest album from the rap duo of Killer Mike and El-P couldn't be more of the moment.

MEGHAN SPEAKS OUT ON RACIAL DIVISIONS IN US

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has shared her sadness about racial divisions in the United States, telling students at her former high...

 
 
 

IN WAKE OF GEORGE FLOYD'S DEATH, BLACK THEATER LEADERS WANT MORE THAN SYMPATHETIC WORDS

Yet another police killing galvanizes the theater community, but will it change what they produce?

YOU MIGHT BE MAD AT MOLLY ON ‘INSECURE.' GET TO KNOW YVONNE ORJI INSTEAD

Yvonne Orji celebrates her first-generation experience in HBO's "Momma, I Made It!" special.

 
 
 

WHAT TO WATCH ON THURSDAY: ‘AND WE GO GREEN' ON HULU

Thursday June 4, 2020 | “Can You Hear Me?” premieres on Netflix.

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 7-13

Celebrities having birthdays during the week of June 7-13 include rapper Kanye West, singer Sturgill Simpson, actor Liam Neeson, singer...

 
 
 

AMY GRANT HAS OPEN HEART SURGERY TO FIX HEART CONDITION

Contemporary Christian singer Amy Grant has had open heart surgery to fix a heart condition she has had since birth

YOU MAY BE SURPRISED A LEA MICHELE CONTROVERSY MADE NEWS THIS WEEK, BUT YOU SHOULDN'T BE

Lea Michele managed to break through the headlines this week after former co-star Sammi Ware said she made her time on set "a living...

 
 
 

THEATER MASTER CLASSES FOR YOUTH ATTRACTS BROADWAY TALENT

Imagine being a young songwriter and getting tips from a creative team who really know how to construct a tune

NO CROWDS DELIGHT ART LOVERS IN ITALY AT RE-OPENED MUSEUMS

The most-visited museum in Italy, the Uffizi Galleries, is open again after three months of COVID-19 lockdown

 
 
 

LEA MICHELE APOLOGIZES FOR BEING ‘DIFFICULT' ON ‘GLEE' SET

Former “Glee” star Lea Michele has apologized for being “unnecessarily difficult” on the set of the musical TV show after a co-star...

BELOVED, PATRIOTIC, SENTIMENTAL: A LOOK AT THE LIFE AND POETRY OF HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW

His works, though mostly out of favor now, should be read and reconsidered.

 
 
 

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A snapshot of popular books.

WRITERS OF THE PAST TURNED SUFFERING INTO LITERARY MASTERPIECES. THEY MIGHT HELP US UNDERSTAND HOW TO MEET THE CHALLENGES OF OUR DAY

Authors have always tried to turn their sorrow and confusion into enduring monuments of beauty among the ruins.

 
 
 



Attorney General Keith Ellison Explains New Charges Against Officers...

Attorney General Keith Ellison Explains New Charges Against Officers Involved in George Floyd's Death

While new charges have been brought against the officers involved in George Floyd's death, what exactly do they mean? On Wednesday, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison... Read more ...

WATCH: A Closer Look at Des Moines Protests

WATCH: A Closer Look at Des Moines Protests

Downtown Des Moines was anything but peaceful over the weekend. On both Friday and Saturday extraordinary protests about the death of George Floyd and confrontations between... Read more ...

NY Times Publisher A.G. Sulzberger Writes Internal Memo After Staff Revolt...

NY Times Publisher A.G. Sulzberger Writes Internal Memo After Staff Revolt Over Cotton Op-Ed: ‘Essential' That We Reflect on Criticism

New York Times publisher A.G. Sulzberger defended the paper's decision to publish an op-ed from Senator Tom Cotton despite the public objections of the paper's staff. A litany... Read more ...

Justin Timberlake's Trolls World Tour Sequel Is Actually Leading The Box...

Justin Timberlake's Trolls World Tour Sequel Is Actually Leading The Box Office Despite Reports

Numbers are complicated and so are theaters right now. Read more ...

Tear Gas Canisters Found Outside White House, in Continued Debunking of...

Tear Gas Canisters Found Outside White House, in Continued Debunking of Claims No Tear Gas Was Used

Olivier Douliery/Getty Images WUSA9 reporter Nathan Baca shared photos of tear gas canisters found by news crews after police forcefully cleared protestors from Lafayette... Read more ...

Star Wars, Mark Hamill And More Tweet Support For John Boyega During Protests

Star Wars, Mark Hamill And More Tweet Support For John Boyega During Protests

John Boyega has been very vocal in showing his support for the protests over the past few days, both in his statements and his actions. Read more ...

Star Wars Concept Art From Colin Trevorrow's Sequel Gives Rose Tico A Badass...

Star Wars Concept Art From Colin Trevorrow's Sequel Gives Rose Tico A Badass New Look

FOMO alert. Read more ...

Filmmakers Rally Behind John Boyega's Stirring 'F**k That' Speech Against Racism

Filmmakers Rally Behind John Boyega's Stirring 'F**k That' Speech Against Racism

The “Star Wars” actor said he didn't know if he'd have a career after speaking his mind during a Black Lives Matter protest. Entertainment figures spoke up. Read more ...

Jesse McCartney mourns the death of Dream Street bandmate Chris Trousdale

Jesse McCartney mourns the death of Dream Street bandmate Chris Trousdale

McCartney posted the touching tribute to Trousdale on Wednesday. Read more ...

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Episode 7.03 Promo Has Alien Commies

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Episode 7.03 Promo Has Alien Commies

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Episode 7.03 promo: Alien Commies From the Future Marvel Entertainment has released the first promo for Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D ‘s upcoming... Read more ...