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Tehran unveils Western art masterpieces hidden for decades

Some of the most prized works of contemporary Western art have been unveiled.
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Two women visit a 19th and 20th-century American and European minimalist and conceptual masterpieces show at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. Some of the world’s most prized works of contemporary Western art have been unveiled for the first time in decades — in Tehran. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
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Cancellation of Atlanta festival sparks new fight over guns

The cancellation of a major music festival in Atlanta has ignited a new fight over Georgia gun laws
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FILE - Billie Eilish performs on stage during Day 2 of Music Midtown 2019 in Atlanta, Sept. 15, 2019. The cancellation of the major music festival has ignited a new fight over Georgia gun laws. Live Nation has refused to say why it abruptly called off September 2022’s Music Midtown festival. (Photo by Paul R. Giunta/Invision/AP, File)
August 11

Metallica, Mariah Carey headline Global Citizen NYC concert

Metallica, Mariah Carey and The Jonas Brothers will headline a free concert in New York’s Central Park to mark the 10th anniversary of the Global Citizen Festival on Sept. 24
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August 10

Atlanta rapper Young Thug faces new charges in RICO case

Atlanta rapper Young Thug, who’s accused of conspiracy to violate Georgia’s RICO Act and participation in a criminal street gang, is facing six new felony charges along with four others linked to the case
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FILE - Young Thug performs on Day 4 of the Lollapalooza Music Festival on Aug. 1, 2021, at Grant Park in Chicago. The Atlanta rapper who’s accused of conspiracy to violate Georgia’s RICO Act and participation in a criminal street gang, is facing six new felony charges along with four others linked to the case. A new indictment was filed in Fulton County Superior Court last week against the artist, whose real name is Jeffery Williams. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
August 10

Young Gaza artist was among those killed in Israeli strikes

A 22-year-old Palestinian woman who had retreated into her artistic pursuits during Gaza's past wars was among the first people killed by Israeli strikes in the latest round of violence
August 10
Drawings by Duniana al-Amour are seen in her damaged bedroom which was hit by Israeli strike, east of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip, Monday, Aug. 10, 2022. Al-Amour, a 22-year-old Palestinian woman who had retreated into her artistic pursuits during Gaza's past wars was among the first people killed by Israeli strikes in the latest round of violence. Shrapnel tore through her bedroom during Israel’s surprise opening salvo last Friday, hours before militants fired any rockets. (AP Photo/Fatima Shbair)
August 10

As MLB considers future game sites, check out these ideas

The second “Field of Dreams” game is Thursday night in the cornfields of eastern Iowa, near the site of the beloved 1989 movie
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FILE - People work at the site of the Sphinx and the Giza Pyramids, in Giza, Egypt, Wednesday, March 25, 2020. The second “Field of Dreams” baseball game is Thursday night, Aug. 11, 2022, in the cornfields of eastern Iowa, near the site of the beloved 1989 movie. If Major League Baseball is looking for another place for a game, oh man, do we have some fun ideas. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty, File)
August 10

Run, Laal, run: Aamir Khan stars in Indian 'Forrest Gump'

Indian actor Aamir Khan enjoyed “Forrest Gump” so much that he’s starring in a Hindi remake of the iconic film
August 10
August 10

Brazil police recover art masterpieces stolen in elderly con

Police in Rio de Janeiro are seeking the arrest of six people accused of involvement in stealing 16 artworks together valued at more than 700 million reais ($139 million), some of which were recovered
August 10
In this photo provided by the Rio de Janeiro Civil Police, officers show artist Tarsila do Amaral's painting titled "Sol Poente" after it was seized during a police operation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Police say they seek the arrest of six people accused of stealing 16 artworks, valued at a total of more than 700 million reais ($139 million), stolen from an 82-year-old widow whose daughter orchestrated the theft. (Rio de Janeiro Civil Police via AP)
August 10

State's department files complaint against 'Rust' production company

"Rust" was unable to reach a settlement of citations filed against it.
August 10
The Bonanza Creek Ranch, where the film "Rust" was being filmed, appears in Santa Fe, N.M., Oct. 23, 2021.
August 10

Alan Tudyk infuses 'Resident Alien' with the art of clowning

Alan Tudyk owes his teachers more than a few measly apples
August 10
This image released by SYFY shows Alan Tudyk in a scene from "Resident Alien." In the series, Tudyk's character was tasked with destroying all Earthlings, and he takes the life and identity of Dr. Harry Vanderspeigle to appear human, but awkwardly, as he pursues his mission. Instead, he begins to value his intended victims. (SYFY via AP)
August 10

Young Gaza artist was among those killed in Israeli strikes

A 22-year-old Palestinian woman who had retreated into her artistic pursuits during Gaza's past wars was among the first people killed by Israeli strikes in the latest round of violence
August 10
Drawings by Duniana al-Amour are seen in her damaged bedroom which was hit by Israeli strike, east of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip, Monday, Aug. 10, 2022. Al-Amour, a 22-year-old Palestinian woman who had retreated into her artistic pursuits during Gaza's past wars was among the first people killed by Israeli strikes in the latest round of violence. Shrapnel tore through her bedroom during Israel’s surprise opening salvo last Friday, hours before militants fired any rockets. (AP Photo/Fatima Shbair)
August 10

Imagine Dragons hit the U.S. road, now mixing light and dark

Imagine Dragons are touring the U.S. this summer and fall, which means frontman Dan Reynolds has to go to a lot of dark places
August 10
FILE - Dan Reynolds, of Imagine Dragons, performs at iHeartRadio ALTer EGO in Inglewood, Calif., on Jan. 15, 2022. Imagine Dragons are touring the U.S. this summer and fall, debuting songs from “Mercury,” their double album. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
August 10

Houshang Ebtehaj, prominent Iranian poet, dies at 94

Houshang Ebtehaj, a distinguished Iranian poet whose small but influential body of work made him a major figure in his own country and in world literature, has died in Cologne, Germany
August 10
In this July 2005 photo provided by Iranian Students' News Agency, ISNA, Iranian poet Houshang Ebtehaj speaks in an interview, in Tehran, Iran. Ebtehaj, a distinguished Iranian poet whose small but influential body of work made him a major figure in his own country and in world literature, died on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, in Cologne, Germany. (Morteza Farajabadi, ISNA via AP)
August 10

'The Snowman' children's author Raymond Briggs dies at 88

Briggs also created 'Fungus the Bogeyman'
August 10
FILE - File photo of author Raymond Briggs in Hyde Park, London. Author and illustrator Raymond Briggs, who is best known for the 1978 classic The Snowman, has died aged 88, his publisher Penguin Random House said Wednesday Aug. 10, 2022. (Anthony Devlin/PA via AP)
August 09

Anne Heche in critical condition, on ventilator after crash

Actor Anne Heche remains hospitalized and on a ventilator to help her breathe, four days after she was injured in a fiery car crash
August 09
FILE - Anne Heche arrives at the premiere of "The Tender Bar" on Dec. 12, 2021, at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. Heche was in the hospital Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, following an accident in which her car smashed into a house and flames erupted, a representative for the actor told People magazine. The representative, who was not identified, told the magazine that Heche was in stable condition a day after Friday's accident. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
August 09

Prime-time network, cable viewership for the week of Aug. 1

The NFL's Hall of Fame Game was among last week's top-rated shows
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The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible best-sellers for week ending August 5th
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The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible best-sellers for week ending August 5th
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Kenan Thompson of 'SNL' to host Sept. 12 Emmy Awards

Veteran “Saturday Night Live” cast member Kenan Thompson will host next month’s Emmy Awards
August 09
FILE - Actor-comedian Kenan Thompson appears at the American Museum of Natural History's 2019 Museum Gala on Nov. 21, 2019, in New York. Thompson will host the 74th Emmy® Awards scheduled for Monday, Sept. 12. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
August 09

Motown songwriter-producer Lamont Dozier dead at 81

He was the middle name of the celebrated Holland-Dozier-Holland team.
August 09
FILE - Songwriter/producer Lamont Dozier appears at the 40th Annual Grammy Awards in New York on Feb. 25, 1998. Dozier, of the celebrated Holland-Dozier-Holland team that wrote and produced “You Can’t Hurry Love,” “Heat Wave” and dozens of other hits and helped make Motown an essential record company of the 1960s and beyond, has died at age 81. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
August 09

'P-Valley' explores Black strip club culture, gay acceptance

Katori Hall felt her popular play about Black strip club culture could easily become a television series
August 09
This image released by Starz shows Shannon Thornton in a scene from "P-Valley." (Tom Griscom/Starz via AP)
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The top 10 books on the Apple Store for week ending 8/7/2022
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The top 10 apps on the Apple Store for week ending 8/7/2022
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Lamont Dozier, who helped write and produce such Motown classics as 'Heat Wave' and 'You Can't Hurry Love,' has died

Lamont Dozier, who helped write and produce such Motown classics as 'Heat Wave' and 'You Can't Hurry Love,' has died
August 09
August 09

Ezra Miller charged with felony burglary in Vermont

Actor Ezra Miller has been charged with felony burglary in Vermont, the latest in a string of incidents involving the embattled star of “The Flash.”
August 09
FILE - Ezra Miller attends the 15th annual CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund event at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York, Nov. 5, 2018. According to a report from the Vermont State Police on Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, Miller has been charged with felony burglary in Stamford, Vt., the latest in a string of recent incidents involving the embattled star of “The Flash.” (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
August 09

Olivia Newton-John, who played Sandy in 'Grease,' dies at 73

Olivia Newton-John, the superstar singer who was everyone’s favorite Sandy in “Grease,” has died
August 09
FILE - Actress and singer Olivia Newton-John attends the 2018 G'Day USA Los Angeles Gala in Los Angeles on Jan. 27, 2018. Newton-John, a longtime resident of Australia whose sales topped 100 million albums, died Monday at her southern California ranch, John Easterling, her husband, wrote on Instagram and Facebook. She was 73. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
August 09

Japanese media reports say fashion designer Issey Miyake, reputed for his signature pleats, has died at age 84

Japanese media reports say fashion designer Issey Miyake, reputed for his signature pleats, has died at age 84
August 09
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Rapper Fetty Wap jailed after alleged FaceTime death threat

Rapper Fetty Wap has been jailed after, prosecutors say, he threatened to kill a man during a FaceTime call in 2021, violating the terms of his pretrial release in a pending federal drug conspiracy case
August 09
FILE - Fetty Wap appears at the MTV Video Music Awards in Newark, N.J. on Aug. 26, 2019. Fetty Wap, whose real name is Willie Maxwell, has been jailed after prosecutors say he threatened to kill a man during a FaceTime call in 2021, violating the terms of his pretrial release in a pending federal drug conspiracy case. U.S. Magistrate Judge Steven Locke, acting on a request from prosecutors, revoked Maxwell’s bond and sent him to jail following a hearing in federal court on Long Island. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
August 08

Motown stars celebrate completion of museum expansion phases

Motown legends Smokey Robinson, Otis Williams and Martha Reeves were among those who celebrated the completion of the first two phases of the Motown Museum's expansion
August 08
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Cambodian ambassador: Looted artworks are 'souls' of culture

Cambodia’s ambassador to the United States says the return of 30 antiquities to his country by U.S. law enforcement is like a returning of the souls of Cambodia's culture
August 08
Some of the Cambodian antiquities recovered by the United States Attorney's Office are displayed during a news conference in New York, Monday, Aug. 8, 2022. Officials were announcing the repatriation of 30 antiquities to Cambodia that had been illegally trafficked. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
August 08

Cambodian ambassador: Looted artworks are 'souls' of culture

Cambodia’s ambassador to the United States says the return of 30 antiquities to his country by U.S. law enforcement is like a returning of the souls of Cambodia's culture
August 08
Some of the Cambodian antiquities recovered by the United States Attorney's Office are displayed during a news conference in New York, Monday, Aug. 8, 2022. Officials were announcing the repatriation of 30 antiquities to Cambodia that had been illegally trafficked. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
August 08

David McCullough, Pulitzer-winning historian, dies at 89

David McCullough was among the most popular, influential historians of his time.
August 08
FILE - Writer and historian David McCullough appears at his Martha's Vineyard home in West Tisbury, Mass., on May 12, 2001. McCullough, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author whose lovingly crafted narratives on subjects ranging from the Brooklyn Bridge to Presidents John Adams and Harry Truman made him among the most popular and influential historians of his time, died Sunday in Hingham, Massachusetts. He was 89. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
August 08

Olivia Newton-John dies at age 73

She was a symbol for hope by "sharing her journey with breast cancer."
August 08
In this Sept. 10, 2010, file photo, Olivia Newton John poses for a portrait during the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada.
August 08

Filmmaker Lars von Trier diagnosed with Parkinson’s

Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier, known for films like “Melancholia” and “Dancer in the Dark,” has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, his production company Zentropa said Monday
August 08
FILE - Director Lars von Trier appears at the premiere of the film "The House That Jack Built" at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, on May 14, 2018. Von Trier, known for films like “Melancholia” and “Dancer in the Dark,” has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, his production company Zentropa said Monday. The company said it released the information in order to avoid speculation about his health leading up to the premiere of his series “The Kingdom Exodus” at the Venice Film Festival next month. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File)
August 08

Olivia Newton-John, who sang 'Physical' and played Sandy in 'Grease,' has died, her husband says on Facebook, Instagram

Olivia Newton-John, who sang 'Physical' and played Sandy in 'Grease,' has died, her husband says on Facebook, Instagram
August 08
August 08

Review: Slick crime novel 'Heat 2' revisits a classic movie

Remember the crime movie “Heat” with Al Pacino and Robert De Niro
August 08
This image released by William Morrow shows "Heat 2" by Michael Mann and Meg Gardiner. (William Morrow via AP)
August 08

David McCullough, the Pulitzer-winning historian who wrote about John Adams and the Brooklyn Bridge, has died at age 89

David McCullough, the Pulitzer-winning historian who wrote about John Adams and the Brooklyn Bridge, has died at age 89
August 08
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Nicki Minaj to get Video Vanguard Award at MTV Awards

Nicki Minaj will receive the Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Awards later this month, joining such previous winning music luminaries as Madonna, Janet Jackson, LL Cool J, Jennifer Lopez and Missy Elliott
August 08
FILE - Nicki Minaj poses in the press room with her award for best hip-hop video for "Chun-Li" at the MTV Video Music Awards in New York on Aug. 20, 2018. Minaj will receive the Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Awards later this month. Minaj, who has won five MTV trophies for such hits as “Anaconda,” “Chun-Li” and “Hot Girl Summer,” will get the award and perform at the ceremony on Aug. 28 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
August 08

Polish Auschwitz survivor, novelist Zofia Posmysz dies at 98

Zofia Posmysz, a Polish World War II-era resistance fighter who survived the Auschwitz and Ravensbrück concentration camps and who later became a journalist and novelist, has died at 98
August 08
FILE - Zofia Posmysz, a 96-year-old Polish Catholic woman who survived the Nazi German concentration camps of Auschwitz and Ravensbrueck, poses at her home in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. Posmysz, who later became a journalist and author of the novels including “The Passenger,” died Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, according to the Auschwitz-Birkenau state memorial museum. She was 98. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, File)
August 08

Review: A hero struggles with a mystery readers can solve

In “Do No Harm,” retired FBI agent Lucas Page, a genius with the unique ability to identify patterns in vast amounts of data, concludes that a large number of physicians who have died recently were actually murdered
August 08
This image released by Minotaur shows "Do No Harm" by Robert Pobi. (Minotaur via AP)
August 08

Nicki Minaj to get Video Vanguard Award at MTV Awards

Nicki Minaj will receive the Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Awards later this month, joining such previous winning music luminaries as Madonna, Janet Jackson, LL Cool J, Jennifer Lopez and Missy Elliott
August 08
FILE - Nicki Minaj poses in the press room with her award for best hip-hop video for "Chun-Li" at the MTV Video Music Awards in New York on Aug. 20, 2018. Minaj will receive the Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Awards later this month. Minaj, who has won five MTV trophies for such hits as “Anaconda,” “Chun-Li” and “Hot Girl Summer,” will get the award and perform at the ceremony on Aug. 28 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
August 08

Review: Rough-start novel with redemptive, touching finish

Mika Suzuki is a directionless, 35-year-old Japanese woman with a big secret: She gave her daughter up for adoption at 19
August 08
This image released by William Morrow shows "Mike in Real Life" by Emiko Jean. (William Morrow via AP)
August 08

Review: Fake pregnancy transforms lonely salarywoman’s life

Shibata-san is tired of cleaning up after the men in her office
August 08
This image released by Viking shows "Diary of a Void" by Emi Yagi. (Viking via AP)
August 08

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 14-20

Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Aug. 14-20 include actor-musician Steve Martin, cartoonist Gary Larson who draws “The Far Side” and actor Halle Berry
August 08
This combination photo of celebrities with birthdays from Aug. 14-20 shows David Crosby, from left, Jennifer Lawrence, Madonna, Kelvin Mercer, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Matthew Perry and Robert Plant. (AP Photo)
August 07

UK museum agrees to return looted Benin Bronzes to Nigeria

"The evidence is very clear that these objects were acquired through force."
August 07
This handout photo provided by Horniman Museum and Gardens shows a brass plaque depicting a war chief and a royal military priest carrying a leather gift box. London's Horniman Museum and Gardens announced Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022 that it had agreed to return a collection of Benin Bronzes looted in the late 19th century from what is now Nigeria. (Horniman Museum and Gardens via AP)
August 07

Brad Pitt's 'Bullet Train' pulls into station with $30.1M

The last big movie of Hollywood’s summer recovery landed in theaters.
August 07
This image released by Sony Pictures shows Bad Bunny, left, and Brad Pitt in a scene from "Bullet Train." (Scott Garfield/Sony Pictures via AP)
August 07

Hitler's watch sells at Maryland auction for $1.1 million

A Maryland auction house has sold a wristwatch that belonged to Adolf Hitler.
August 07
August 07

Anne Heche in hospital, 'stable' after fiery car crash

Fire took nearly 60 firefighters more than an hour to put out, the LAFD said.
August 07
FILE - Anne Heche arrives at the premiere of "The Tender Bar" on Dec. 12, 2021, at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. Heche was in the hospital Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, following an accident in which her car smashed into a house and flames erupted, a representative for the actor told People magazine. The representative, who was not identified, told the magazine that Heche was in stable condition a day after Friday's accident. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)