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Gal Gadot spotlights women's stories in new docuseries

NEW YORK (AP) — Gal Gadot is using her Hollywood starpower to spotlight remarkable women from around the world. The “Wonder Woman” actor is host and executive producer of a new docum...

Marvel's 'Falcon' promises action, explores race, patriotism

NEW YORK (AP) — When Steve Rogers handed Sam Wilson his Captain America shield at the end of Marvel's massive 2019 event “Avengers: Endgame,” Wilson tried it on for a beat. “How does it feel?" the wri...

Caleb Followill on evolution of Kings of Leon on new record

NEW YORK (AP) — With the longest gap between album releases, the Nashville-based rockers Kings of Leon have returned with their eighth studio album, “When You See Yourself.” Frontman...

Norah O'Donnell: 'Journalism is more important than ever'

NEW YORK (AP) — Norah O’Donnell has seen a lot during her career, including her award-winning coverage of the sexual assaults in the Air Force, the Las Vegas mass shooting, and interviews with world l...

'Boys in the Band' movie keeps hurtful language of original

NEW YORK (AP) — Revisiting Mart Crowley’s seminal 1968 play, “The Boys in the Band,” in a new movie adaptation on Netflix privies viewers to both the early struggles of the gay community and the offen...

Horrors of slavery at center of Janelle Monae's 'Antebellum'

NEW YORK (AP) — Janelle Monae says she “felt so much rage and anger” when she stepped onto a former slave plantation for the first time to film the psychological thriller “Antebellum.” ...

35 years after Live Aid, Bob Geldof assesses personal toll

NEW YORK (AP) — The legendary Live Aid concerts 35 years ago did a lot of good — helping reduce African famine and putting a spotlight on the world’s poorest nations. But it wasn't always good for one...

Charlize Theron hopes daughters are represented in Hollywood

NEW YORK (AP) — Charlize Theron says she’s making choices as a producer and actor to ensure her “two small, beautiful African American daughters” will feel represented on-screen. The...

The Who's Roger Daltrey concerned about teens with cancer

NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Daltrey worries that the coronavirus pandemic will have a devastating effect on a special group of people in need — teens with cancer The Who frontman, along wi...

Toy manufacturers look to reduce carbon footprint

NEW YORK (AP) — Taking a toy out of the box can make a mess. Hardly eco-friendly, the process can yield more clutter from plastic and cardboard than the actual toy. ...

Dave Matthews was inspired by his daughters to write a novel

NEW YORK (AP) — For his debut novel, Dave Matthews found inspiration close to home. He was recording music in New Orleans years ago when he started imaging the story of “If We Were G...

Nik vs. the volcano: How Wallenda is prepping for new stunt

NEW YORK (AP) — Intense heat, poisonous gasses, molten lava — the conditions for Nik Wallenda’s latest tightrope walk are downright hellish, and that’s just the way he wants it. Wall...

Rose McGowan defends tweet apologizing to Iran after strike

NEW YORK (AP) — Rose McGowan's tweet that apologized on behalf of the U.S. to Iran for “disrespecting their flag and people” in the wake of an airstrike that killed the country's top general was not a...

Ryan Reynolds says he related to Peloton actress' plight

NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Reynolds says he relates to the social media criticism heaped on the Peloton ad actress. In fact, that feeling led him to hire her for a commercial promoting his gin company. ...

Gretchen Carlson wants to speak freely about Fox News tenure

NEW YORK (AP) — When Gretchen Carlson heard that NBC News was considering letting people out of their non-disclosure agreements involving alleged sexual misconduct at the network, she couldn't help bu...