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The Beach Boys, going into the sunset, look back on years of harmony and heartache in documentary

The Beach Boys, going into the sunset, look back on years of harmony and heartache in documentary

Both the Beach Boys and “The Beach Boys” — the new documentary dropping Friday on Disney+ — are all about blending a range of voices.
Caleb Carr, military historian and author of bestselling novel 'The Alienist,' dies at 68

Caleb Carr, military historian and author of bestselling novel 'The Alienist,' dies at 68

NEW YORK (AP) — Caleb Carr, the scarred and gifted son of founding Beat Lucien Carr who endured a traumatizing childhood and became a bestselling novelist, accomplished military historian and late-life memoirist of his devoted cat, Masha, has died at
Rapper Sean Kingston and his mother stole more than $1 million through fraud, authorities say

Rapper Sean Kingston and his mother stole more than $1 million through fraud, authorities say

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Rapper and singer Sean Kingston and his mother committed more than a million dollars in fraud in recent months, stealing money, jewelry, a Cadillac Escalade and furniture, documents released Friday allege.
The Justice Department is suing Ticketmaster and Live Nation. What does that mean for concertgoers?

The Justice Department is suing Ticketmaster and Live Nation. What does that mean for concertgoers?

Will the Justice Department's lawsuit against Ticketmaster and Live Nation give concertgoers, sports fan and theater patrons some relief from surging ticket prices? The lawsuit could potentially lead to a breakup of Live Nation Entertainment, a compa
Essence Festival adds Usher to 2024 talent headliners

Essence Festival adds Usher to 2024 talent headliners

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — R&B superstar Usher will join the night concert lineup for this summer's 30th anniversary of the Essence Festival of Culture.

NewsNation completes transition to cable news outlet next week

NEW YORK (AP) — By filling out its weekend schedule next week, NewsNation will compete a transition to an all-news cable and satellite network that it began in 2020.
Rapsody's brave new album, 'Please Don't Cry,' displays strength through vulnerability

Rapsody's brave new album, 'Please Don't Cry,' displays strength through vulnerability

NEW YORK (AP) — If truth has the power to set one free, then Rapsody’s new album, “Please Don’t Cry,” has removed her from emotional imprisonment and gifted her immeasurable liberation. “People put up a mirror for me.
Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, who skewered fast food industry, dies at 53

Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, who skewered fast food industry, dies at 53

NEW YORK (AP) — Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, an Oscar nominee whose most famous works skewered America's food industry and who notably ate only at McDonald’s for a month to illustrate the dangers of a fast-food diet, has died. He was 53.
CBC launching 14 new free streaming channels for local news across Canada

CBC launching 14 new free streaming channels for local news across Canada

TORONTO — CBC is launching 14 free ad-supported streaming channels dedicated to local news across Canada in an effort to attract younger audiences who don't have the "traditional habits" of linear news consumers.
Music Review: RM of BTS has a new solo album, ‘Right Place, Wrong Person,’ an elastic experiment

Music Review: RM of BTS has a new solo album, ‘Right Place, Wrong Person,’ an elastic experiment

All seven members of BTS are currently serving South Korea’s compulsory enlistment for men of a certain age — and in what should feel like an absence, the K-pop boy band is keeping their fans occupied with a steady release schedule of eclectic solo m