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'Bad Hair' movie explores Black women and hairstyle messages

'Bad Hair' movie explores Black women and hairstyle messages

LOS ANGELES — Several scenes in the film “Bad Hair” were so horrifying that some cast members initially second-guessed their own use of hair weave or extensions.
Retired AP investigative reporter Pete Yost dies at age 73

Retired AP investigative reporter Pete Yost dies at age 73

WASHINGTON — Pete Yost, a retired Associated Press investigative reporter with a fierce, determined style of interviewing that contrasted with his low-key, modest personality, died Tuesday night at the age of 73.
Review: Zemeckis makes Dahl’s ‘Witches’ a brighter affair

Review: Zemeckis makes Dahl’s ‘Witches’ a brighter affair

No matter how you cut it, “ The Witches ” is a really disturbing tale.
US hits Chinese media with new restrictions, upping tensions

US hits Chinese media with new restrictions, upping tensions

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is hitting Chinese media outlets in the U.S.
Mission impossible? Welker on tap to moderate second debate

Mission impossible? Welker on tap to moderate second debate

NEW YORK — This fall's presidential debates have chewed up moderators. President Donald Trump steamrolled Chris Wallace with constant interruptions in the first one, a performance that cost the Republican incumbent support in the polls.
Tegan and Sara sign deal to produce TV series based on their 'High School' memoir

Tegan and Sara sign deal to produce TV series based on their 'High School' memoir

TORONTO — Tegan and Sara's teenage hurdles are headed to the small screen. The Calgary-raised pop duo have inked a deal to adapt their 2019 memoir “High School” into a television series through Brad Pitt’s production company Plan B Entertainment.
Review: Shemekia Copeland's take on 2020 turmoil falls short

Review: Shemekia Copeland's take on 2020 turmoil falls short

Shemekia Copeland, “Uncivil War" (Alligator) The best protest songs come from a deep well of outrage, connecting with a visceral sense of injustice or posing an urgent question.
Given to Vote: Pearl Jam gets political again during hiatus

Given to Vote: Pearl Jam gets political again during hiatus

PHILADELPHIA — Stone Gossard made some serious promises this campaign season.
Romance song master Armando Manzanero has more music to give

Romance song master Armando Manzanero has more music to give

MEXICO CITY — Armando Manzanero still has music to give. At 84, the Mexican master of romantic music, who has penned Spanish classics such as “Somos Novios” and “Contigo Aprendí”, is still working the tunes on his piano.
Bill Cosby, now 83, grins in newly released prison mug shot

Bill Cosby, now 83, grins in newly released prison mug shot

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A newly released prison mug shot shows Bill Cosby smiling with a disposable mask hanging off his face.