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Brad Pitt narrates new Biden campaign ad airing during World Series

Actor Brad Pitt narrated an ad for Joe Biden's presidential campaign that's airing Saturday night during the fourth game of the World Series.The 60-second spot during Major League Baseball's highly watched annual championship series, first viewed by CNN, makes the…

Independent filmmaker, Lynn Shelton, dies at 54

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lynn Shelton, an independent filmmaker who directed “Humpday” and “Little Fires Everywhere,” has died. She was 54. Shelton’s publicist, Adam Kersh, said in a statement Saturday that she died Friday in Los Angeles from an unidentified…

Rock 'n' Roll pioneer, Little Richard, dead at 87

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Little Richard, the self-proclaimed “architect of rock ‘n’ roll” whose piercing wail, pounding piano and towering pompadour irrevocably altered popular music while introducing black R&B to white America, died Saturday. He was 87. Pastor Bill Minson,…

Brad Pitt portrays Dr. Fauci on Saturday Night Live

NEW YORK (AP) — Brad Pitt portrayed Dr. Anthony Fauci in the second at-home episode of “Saturday Night Live,” that featured musical guest Miley Cyrus, an Adam Sandler cameo and plenty of disinfectant jokes. A bespectacled Pitt, speaking in Fauci’s…

Tom Hanks discusses COVID-19 symptoms

Tom Hanks is ready to talk coronavirus. The Academy Award-winning actor was featured on Thursday’s episode of the National Defense Radio Show and discussed his experience fighting off the virus will wife Rita Wilson, who also tested positive. “Rita went through a tougher time…

Former 'Love Island' host Caroline Flack dead at 40

Caroline Flack, the former host of the hit British reality show "Love Island," has died, her family confirmed on Saturday.Flack died by suicide and her body was found in her east London flat Saturday, a lawyer for the family told…

Author Mary Higgins Clark dies at 92

CNN -- Mary Higgins Clark, the bestselling "Queen of Suspense" who wrote dozens of suspense novels sold worldwide, has died. Clark's publisher, Simon & Schuster, confirmed her death in a tweet Friday night. "She passed away peacefully this evening at…

Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby arrested on battery charge

MIAMI (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby was arrested on a battery charge Thursday night in Miami after arguing with a music promoter over payment for a performance, Miami police said in an arrest warrant.

'Jeopardy!' titans compete for $1 million, 'Greatest' title

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Super Bowl is weeks away, but for “Jeopardy!” addicts the big game is here: All-time top money winners Brad Rutter, Ken Jennings and James Holzhauer are facing off for ultimate bragging rights.

Study finds 2019 was a ‘banner year’ for female filmmakers

NEW YORK (AP) — Lulu Wang, Lorene Scafaria, Melina Matsoukas and Greta Gerwig led Hollywood to a record year for women in the director’s chair. In 2019, women directed more of the most popular movies than any year before.