Arts And Entertainment

Fired US Attorney Bharara starting podcast on justice

Sep 19, 2017

New York-based former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara launches a podcast on justice issues, says he won't hesitate to talk about Trump or legal issues he's been involved in

The Latest: Ex-tennis star joins activists after testifying

Sep 19, 2017

Former pro tennis star James Blake has joined activists outside New York's police headquarters to call for the firing of an officer who mistakenly arrested him in 2015

Alabama judge refuses to move man's trial from 'S-Town'

Sep 19, 2017

Podtrac, which analyzes podcast statistics, said the seven episodes of "S-Town" have had more than 64 million streams and downloads since being released in late March

Ex tennis star Blake testifies about his mistaken arrest

Sep 19, 2017

Former pro tennis star James Blake says a New York Police Department officer never identified himself before throwing him to the ground and handcuffing him during a mistaken arrest in 2015.

Neko Case's Vermont home is damaged by fire

Sep 19, 2017

Fire investigators are looking for the cause of the blaze that heavily damaged the 225-year-old Vermont home of indie musician Neko Case and destroyed a nearby barn

Jesmyn Ward is a finalist for the $50,000 Kirkus Prize

Sep 19, 2017

Jesmyn Ward's "Sing, Unburied, Sing" and Mohsin Hamid's "Exit West" are among the finalists for the fourth annual Kirkus Prize

Review: Amadou & Mariam reflect, deflect world's confusion

Sep 19, 2017

Amadou & Mariam's "Le Confusion" reflects on the chaos enveloping the world while deflecting some of its heaviness with a set of dance tunes which updates the married Malian duo's sounds and dynamics without diluting the value of their messages.

Jedidiah Bila departs ABC's 'The View;' no replacement named

Sep 19, 2017

Conservative commentator Jedediah Bila has announced her departure from ABC's "The View." Bila made the announcement on Monday's program, saying she was leaving to work on a new book and had "a lot of opportunities" to consider

Words With Friends adds 50,000 pop culture words

Sep 19, 2017

The Scrabble-esque mobile game Words With Friends is adding thousands of pop culture words, like BFF, delish and FOMO

Melania Trump threatens lawsuit over English class billboard

Sep 19, 2017

Billboards featuring Melania Trump and a slogan "just imagine how far you can go with a little bit of English" have been removed from the Croatian capital after her lawyer threatened a lawsuit

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