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Milan Fashion Week to include Black Lives Matter event

Milan Fashion Week to include Black Lives Matter event

MILAN — The Italian fashion council’s only Black designer has hailed as a ‘’breakthrough’’ the inclusion of a Black Lives Matter event to the official September show calendar and the formation of a working group aimed at ending racial discrimination
Maggie O'Farrell's Shakespearean 'Hamnet' wins Women's Prize

Maggie O'Farrell's Shakespearean 'Hamnet' wins Women's Prize

LONDON — Maggie O’Farrell won the Women’s Prize for Fiction on Wednesday for “Hamnet,” a novel that explores the lives of William Shakespeare’s often-maligned wife and lost son.
Review: A breakthrough in 'Broken Hearts Gallery'

Review: A breakthrough in 'Broken Hearts Gallery'

The 25-year-old Australian actress Geraldine Viswanathan, having already stolen movies left and right, more straightforwardly owns “Broken Hearts Gallery,” a glossy but spirited Gen-Y romantic comedy imbued with the wit and spunk of its young star.
Virus delays filming of 2 seasons of 'Atlanta' until 2021

Virus delays filming of 2 seasons of 'Atlanta' until 2021

LOS ANGELES — Earn and Paper Boi were last seen flying to Europe on "Atlanta,” but they won't touch down until sometime next year.
Oscars diversity criteria 'not about exclusion' say leaders

Oscars diversity criteria 'not about exclusion' say leaders

Any change to the Oscars is going get people talking, so the leaders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences were not exactly surprised that the new best picture inclusion standards became a trending topic on social media as soon as they w
Anthony Rapp sues Kevin Spacey on sex assault allegation

Anthony Rapp sues Kevin Spacey on sex assault allegation

NEW YORK — Actor Anthony Rapp and another man filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against actor Kevin Spacey, accusing him of sexual assaults in the 1980s when they were teens.
With election interest keen, Fox's Carlson strong in ratings

With election interest keen, Fox's Carlson strong in ratings

NEW YORK — Tucker Carlson drew the television equivalent of a royal flush on the week before Labor Day.
US wholesale prices rise 0.3% in August as food costs drop

US wholesale prices rise 0.3% in August as food costs drop

WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale prices rose 0.3% in August, just half the July gain, as food and energy prices decline.
Official claims pressure to alter Homeland Security intel

Official claims pressure to alter Homeland Security intel

WASHINGTON — A Department of Homeland Security official said in a whistleblower complaint that he was pressured by more senior officials to suppress facts in intelligence reports that President Donald Trump might find objectionable, including informa
Asian stocks gain after Wall Street rebounds from tech slump

Asian stocks gain after Wall Street rebounds from tech slump

BEIJING — Asian stock markets gained Thursday after Wall Street rebounded from a three-day slump for tech stocks. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul and Sydney advanced.