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Carlson says nation shifting on harassment issue

Between the continued fallout from the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment case and the mushrooming “me too” social media campaign, Gretchen Carlson’s book on fighting back against abusive behavior couldn’t be timed any better. Read More

Fairchild ends ballet career with confetti, flowers

Silvery confetti rained down on the stage at New York City Ballet for dancer Robert Fairchild, who ended his ballet career last weekend by handing out roses to each of his fellow dancers. Read More

Producers guild starts process to expel Harvey Weinstein

Updated on  October 16, 2017 at 12:02 pm
In an unpreceded move, the Producers Guild of America has voted unanimously to institute termination proceedings for Harvey Weinstein on disciplinary grounds. Read More

San Francisco bakeries a dream honeymoon for some newlyweds

Updated on  October 16, 2017 at 1:29 pm
Honeymoons: a chance to relax after the stress of a wedding by sitting on a beach with a cocktail and contemplating the start of a happy, married life. Or, in my case, a chance to travel to America and meet a baker. Read More

Motion Picture Academy expels movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

Updated on  October 14, 2017 at 1:34 pm
In a move virtually unprecedented, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was revoked today by its board. Read More

Smaller brewers craft alternatives to mass market beers

Obscure styles of beer, unorthodox ingredients, and esoteric flavors have become hallmarks of the craft brewing world. But it might surprise you to know that those in the industry often confess to a quotidian preference for the more democratic of brews; macro-brewed cheap yellow fizzy lagers. Read More

Twitter users split on boycott over move against McGowan

Activists, celebrities and journalists have joined a boycott of Twitter to protest the social media platform’s locking of the account of actress Rose McGowan, a fierce critic of film producer Harvey Weinstein over his alleged sexual harassment and assaults of women. Read More

Wildfire burns home of ‘Peanuts’ creator Charles Schulz

Updated on  October 12, 2017 at 3:19 pm
The home of “Peanuts” creator Charles Schulz burned to the ground in the deadly California wildfires but his widow escaped, her stepson said today. Read More

Bruno Mars leads American Music Awards nominees

Bruno Mars is the top nominee with eight nods at the American Music Awards, while The Chainsmokers, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd all earned five nominations apiece. Read More

Aldean to resume tour after Vegas mass shooting

Country star Jason Aldean is set to make an emotional return to the stage after cancelling tour dates following the mass shooting in Las Vegas. Read More

Harper back on screen despite cancer battle

Despite her prolonged fight against cancer, Valerie Harper accepted the demanding role of a woman with Alzheimer’s to draw attention to the disease. Read More

Long-lost sculpture found in N.J. bourough hall

A marble bust of Napoleon by French sculptor Auguste Rodin long thought to be lost was found on display in a New Jersey borough hall after sitting there for 85 years. Read More

AT&T says cord-cutting increasing among TV subscribers

AT&T said this week it has lost 90,000 video subscribers in the U.S. in the third quarter of 2017, a steeper drop than the same period a year earlier. That includes a gain of 300,000 customers in DirecTV Now, an online cable-like service that is cheaper than traditional TV. Read More

Lohan quickly deletes videos supporting Weinstein

Updated on  October 11, 2017 at 8:41 pm
Lindsay Lohan might be the one person right now who has Harvey Weinstein’s back — though she decided rather quickly to take down a couple of short, supportive videos she had posted Tuesday night via Instagram. Read More

Film on deadly Arizona wildfire comes as California burns

Updated on  October 11, 2017 at 8:54 pm
A movie that chronicles a 2013 wildfire that killed 19 Arizona firefighters debuts next week on the heels of another fire tragedy in California that has riveted the nation. Read More