Second City comedy theater for sale, second time in 60 years

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s Second City comedy theater — where performers like Bill Murray, Steve Carell and Jordan Peele honed their skills — was put up for sale Tuesday. In a statemen...

TV's 'Warrior' latest proof that Bruce Lee still holds sway

PHOENIX (AP) — Even nearly 50 years after his death, Bruce Lee can still make ripples. From this summer’s ESPN documentary, “Be Water,” to Quentin Tarantino’s heavily criticized dep...

With spy series 'Tehran,' Israelis reach out to an enemy

NEW YORK (AP) — Things are not as they seem in the new Apple TV+ series “Tehran” — as it should be in a spy thriller. The series opens with a commercial flight from Jordan to India ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Sept. 22, the 266th day of 2020. There are 100 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept....

He set out to mobilize Latino voters. Then the virus hit.

GRAHAM, N.C. (AP) — Like many Americans, Ricky Hurtado had plans for his summer. He formally launched his first bid for public office in March and expected to spend sweltering days k...

He set out to mobilize Latino voters. Then the virus hit.

GRAHAM, N.C (AP) — Like many Americans, Ricky Hurtado had different plans for his summer. He formally announced his first bid for public office in March and expected to spend swelter...

Margaret Atwood honored with Dayton Literary Peace Prize

CINCINNATI (AP) — Margaret Atwood, whose sweeping body of work includes “The Handmaid’s Tale,” a depiction of a nightmarish totalitarian future for the United States, is this year’s winner of a lifeti...

Academy Museum details plan for inaugural Miyazaki exhibit

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is finally opening its doors in Los Angeles in April with an exhibit celebrating the works of the legendary Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki. Envisioned as a jour...

James Bond, 'Avengers' star Diana Rigg dies at 82

LONDON (AP) — Diana Rigg, a British actress who became a 1960s style icon as secret agent Emma Peel in TV series “The Avengers,” has died. She was 82. Rigg’s agent Simon Beresford sa...

Infinix launches its new X1 smart TV in Africa

Aiming to take the smart life to a new level for local customers NAIROBI, KENYA - Media OutReach - 10 September 2020 - Infinix, a global leader in consumer electronics market, launched its new X1 smar...

Netflix film dissects a technology-driven 'social dilemma'

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — A new Netflix documentary is setting out to expose technology’s corrosive effects on society during a pandemic that's left people more dependent than ever on tools that keep t...

Experience Philips 70-inch UHD LED TV Perfection

8200 series Android TVs delight with bright picture, clear sound, smooth motion, and easy control SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 1 September 2020 - The new Philips 8200 series of 4K UHD LED Android TVs ...

Mexican comic Manuel "El Loco" Valdés dies at 89

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican comic actor Manuel Valdés, known by his nickname “El Loco” or “The Crazy One”, has died at the age of 89, the national association of actors announced Friday. ...

Prosecutors: Self-help guru calls sex slave scheme 'noble'

NEW YORK (AP) — Communications from jail show the leader of a cult-like self-improvement group in upstate New York has no remorse over his conviction last year on charges he turned some of his followe...

Artsy Edinburgh, laid low by the virus, hopes for recovery

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Francesca Moody is spending August the way she always does: in darkened rooms in Edinburgh, watching some of the best new theater and comedy the world has to offer. ...