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"The Snowman" children's author Raymond Briggs dies at 88

"The Snowman" children's author Raymond Briggs dies at 88

British children’s author and illustrator Raymond Briggs, whose creations include “The Snowman” and “Fungus the Bogeyman,” has died.

1 hr 1 min ago
Pioneering art collection returns to Zimbabwe after 70 years

Pioneering art collection returns to Zimbabwe after 70 years

A compelling art exhibit, “The Stars Are Bright,” has opened at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe of paintings done in the 1940s and 1950s by young Black students at Cyrene Mission School, the first to teach art to Black students in what was then white minority-ruled Rhodesia.

2 hrs 31 mins ago
As Spider-Man turns 60, fans reflect on diverse appeal

As Spider-Man turns 60, fans reflect on diverse appeal

There are legions of fans of Spider-Man, who this month marks 60 years in the vast, imaginative world of comic books, movies and merch.

8 hrs 51 mins ago
Prime-time network, cable viewership for the week of Aug. 1

Prime-time network, cable viewership for the week of Aug. 1

The NFL's Hall of Fame Game was among last week's top-rated shows.

10 hrs 36 mins ago
Anne Heche in critical condition, on ventilator after crash

Anne Heche in critical condition, on ventilator after crash

Actor Anne Heche remains hospitalized and on a ventilator to help her breathe, four days after she was injured in a fiery car crash.

13 hrs 6 mins ago
Kenan Thompson Of 'SNL' To Host Sept. 12 Emmy Awards

Kenan Thompson Of 'SNL' To Host Sept. 12 Emmy Awards

Veteran “Saturday Night Live” cast member Kenan Thompson will host next month’s Emmy Awards.

17 hrs 24 mins ago
New York Film Festival sets lineup for 60th edition

New York Film Festival sets lineup for 60th edition

The New York Film Festival will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a robust 32-film main slate and a number of hometown tales, including James Gray’s Queens coming-of-age drama “Armageddon Time” and Laura Poitras’ documentary “All the Beauty and the Bloodshed,” about artist Nan Goldin’s battle against the Sackler family.

17 hrs 51 mins ago
Motown songwriter-producer Lamont Dozier dead at 81

Motown songwriter-producer Lamont Dozier dead at 81

Motown songwriter-producer Lamont Dozier has died at age 81.

18 hrs 1 min ago
'P-Valley' explores Black strip club culture, gay acceptance

'P-Valley' explores Black strip club culture, gay acceptance

Katori Hall felt her popular play about Black strip club culture could easily become a television series.

18 hrs 16 mins ago
Jennette McCurdy rises above childhood trauma with new book

Jennette McCurdy rises above childhood trauma with new book

Jennette McCurdy, who co-starred in Nickelodeon shows “iCarly” and its spin-off “Sam & Cat” opposite Miranda Cosgrove and Ariana Grande, has written a book called “I'm Glad My Mom Died.”.

August 8th, 3:29 PM EDT
Jill Biden helps National Geographic promote national parks

Jill Biden helps National Geographic promote national parks

Jill Biden is helping National Geographic promote its upcoming documentary series on U.S. national parks.

19 hrs 52 mins ago
Ezra Miller Charged With Felony Burglary In Vermont

Ezra Miller Charged With Felony Burglary In Vermont

Actor Ezra Miller has been charged with felony burglary in Vermont, the latest in a string of incidents involving the embattled star of “The Flash.”.

22 hrs 25 mins ago
Motown Stars Celebrate Completion Of Museum Expansion Phases

Motown Stars Celebrate Completion Of Museum Expansion Phases

Motown legends Smokey Robinson, Otis Williams and Martha Reeves were among those who celebrated the completion of the first two phases of the Motown Museum's expansion.

22 hrs 43 mins ago
Famed Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake dies at 84

Famed Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake dies at 84

Issey Miyake, who built one of Japan’s biggest fashion brands and was known for his boldly sculpted, signature pleated pieces, has died.

August 9th, 6:23 AM EDT
Rapper Fetty Wap jailed after alleged FaceTime death threat

Rapper Fetty Wap jailed after alleged FaceTime death threat

Rapper Fetty Wap has been jailed after, prosecutors say, he threatened to kill a man during a FaceTime call in 2021, violating the terms of his pretrial release in a pending federal drug conspiracy case.

August 9th, 12:10 AM EDT

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