The Needle goes away as probability experts assess 2020 race
NEW YORK (AP) — The one thing most likely to conjure nightmares of the 2016 election night for opponents of President Donald Trump is the Needle.
Another famous piece damaged on Berlin's Museum Island
BERLIN (AP) — A famous piece of art was vandalized at one of Berlin's most famous museums only days after authorities revealed that more than 60 other art works on the city's Museum Island were smeared with an oily liquid, German news agency dpa reported Saturday.
AP PHOTOS: Virus makes Friday nights empty, quiet in Europe
ROME (AP) — In much of Europe, city squares and streets, be they wide, elegant boulevards like in Paris or cobblestoned alleys in Rome, serve as animated evening extensions of living rooms, places to gather and be seen, areas to laugh, chat and drink with friends.
Hungarians protest government control over top arts college
BUDAPEST (AP) — Thousands of Hungarians marched on the streets of the capital Friday to protest government actions they claim strips one of the country’s most prestigious universities of its independence.
Arlo Guthrie, citing health, says he's retired from touring
LOS ANGELES (AP) — You can get anything you want at Alice's Restaurant. But it appears we've seen Arlo Guthrie tell us that in person for the last time.
Arnold Schwarzenegger feels ‘fantastic’ after heart surgery
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Arnold Schwarzenegger says he is feeling “fantastic” after his recent heart surgery. The 73-year-old “Terminator” actor and former California governor said on social media Friday that he had a new aortic valve implanted in his heart.
Viewership for 2nd Trump-Biden debate drops to 63 million
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The final presidential debate between President Donald Trump and his Democratic opponent Joe Biden drew 10 million fewer viewers than their first meeting.
Art exhibit in Chadwick Boseman's hometown honors legacy
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There’s a hole in Anderson, South Carolina. It opened suddenly in August when Chadwick Boseman, one of the city’s favorite sons and an international star for his role as the Black Panther, died after a quiet battle with cancer at just 43 years old.
Film depicts Black Lives Matter, #MeToo as new feminist wave
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The documentary genre’s power of immediacy is evident in “Not Done: Women Remaking America," which includes the still-unfolding possibility of the first Black female vice president and the loss of Breonna Taylor.
Fiasco over pope's cut civil union quote intensifies impact
ROME (AP) — The world premiere of a documentary on Pope Francis was supposed to have been a bright spot for a papacy locked down by a pandemic and besieged by a corruption scandal, recalling Francis’ glory days traveling the world to bless the oppressed.
UK police recover stolen Ming dynasty vase worth $3 million
LONDON (AP) — British police say they have recovered a 15th-century Chinese vase valued at 2.5 million pounds ($3.3 million) that was stolen in Switzerland last year.
Chelsea Handler’s personal ‘Evolution’ inspires new special
New York (AP) — When Chelsea Handler decided to pursue therapy, the comic may not have realized the level of introspection she’d encounter.
NBC's Welker sharp in first turn as debate moderator
NEW YORK (AP) — Moderator Kristen Welker — with the help of an offstage mute button — helped give Americans the substantive, crackling debate over leadership that had been missing so far during the 2020 presidential campaign.
Lawsuit of Michael Jackson sexual abuse accuser dismissed
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has dismissed the lawsuit of one of two men who alleged that Michael Jackson abused them as boys in the HBO documentary “Leaving Neverland."
Dancing through quarantine and Harlem — in a bubble
NEW YORK (AP) — Living and breathing dance is par for the course at the Dance Theater of Harlem. It's just never looked like this.
Jacob Lawrence painting missing for 60 years rediscovered
A painting by American artist Jacob Lawrence that has not been seen in public for 60 years has been found and is taking its designated place in a 30-piece exhibit of Lawrence's work, officials at the Peabody Essex Museum in Massachusetts said Thursday.
Trump posts unedited '60 Minutes' interview before it airs
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump took on the country's most influential news program in unprecedented fashion, posting unedited video of interviews that he and Vice President Mike Pence gave to “60 Minutes” before its broadcast this weekend.
Stars to honor students at GLSEN's reimagined 30th awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network will honor six students through celebrity-directed stories at its 30th annual reimagined ceremony.
Celebrities unite to various get-out-the-vote efforts
NEW YORK (AP) — In the final days before the U.S. election, celebrities from Kerry Washington to Billie Jean King and Danai Gurira are urging Americans to vote.
Kevin Hart: Hosting MDA telethon is a 'major level-up'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Hart says hosting a re-imagined online fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association is “a major level-up for me.” “It’s different from anything that you’ve really seen me do.
Sandra Oh celebrates Asian culture in film 'Over the Moon'
NEW YORK (AP) — Sandra Oh’s role in the new animated feature “Over the Moon” may not be her largest, but it has deep meaning. The story is set in China and Oh voices the stepmother of a girl named Fei Fei, grieving after the loss of her mother.
Trailblazer Charley Pride to get lifetime achievement award
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Trailblazing country music star Charley Pride will get a lifetime achievement award at the CMA Awards in November.
Study: TV industry falls short of off-camera inclusivity
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Zendaya won last month’s Emmy Award for top drama series actress, her triumph seemed to underscore the TV industry’s progress toward inclusivity.
Viewers' Guide: After chaotic debate, Trump, Biden try again
After meeting last month in perhaps the most chaotic debate in modern history, President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, will take the stage Thursday to give it another go.
Bad Bunny, Daddy Yankee top Billboard Latin Music Awards
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Bad Bunny and Daddy Yankee triumphed at the Billboard Latin Music Awards Wednesday, claiming seven trophies apiece at the pandemic-delayed show.