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Trump budget clouds 50th year for Public Broadcasting network

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The federal act that created public broadcasting is marking its 50th year, but if President Donald Trump has his way it could be a hollow celebration.

March 19, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Joni Sledge, member of Sister Sledge, dies at 60

NEW YORK (AP) - Joni Sledge, who with her sisters recorded the enduring dance anthem "We Are Family," has died, the band's representative said Saturday.

March 12, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Blue is the color of the season at Paris shows

PARIS (AP) - It's no secret that politics infuses fashion - and some critics are interpreting the mania for blue at Paris Fashion Week as a statement of "the blues" about the perceived rise of nationalism across Europe and America.

March 05, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Film spotlights human trafficking as Trump promises action

BOSTON (AP) - A new documentary is spotlighting human trafficking across the globe, with a focus on the grassroots activists trying to end the scourge.

March 05, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake shine at iHeartRadio Awards

INGLEWOOD (AP) - The 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards started with Justin Timberlake speaking about inclusion and dedicating his award to children who feel different, and ended with a rousing performance by Bruno Mars that included crowd participation from Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett, Ty Dolla $ign, Heidi Klum and more.

March 05, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Ex-Stockton mayor arrested at airport

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Former Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva was arrested Sunday at the San Francisco International Airport, where he arrived from a vacation in South America, his attorney said.

March 05, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


MJC screening of documentary ‘13th’

MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project (CEP) invites the community to a screening of the documentary film "13th"on Thursday, March 9, at 7 p.m. in Forum 110 on East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto.

March 05, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


MJC presents guitar faculty recital is set

MODESTO – Modesto Junior College presents a Guitar Faculty Recital on Wednesday, March 15 at 7 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall on East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto. Parking in campus lots is available for $2.

March 05, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Rhythmic Circus coming to Bankhead

LIVERMORE – Minneapolis-based music and dance group Rhythmic Circus brings their off-Broadway hit show "Feet Don't Fail Me Now!" to the Bankhead Theater at the end of March.

March 05, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


‘Moonlight’ wins best picture at botched Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Oscar winner, take two.

February 26, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Grammys offer fashion moments

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Though unusually staid, fashion-wise, the Grammys had a few memorable moments.

February 12, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


ADELE SWEEPS GRAMMYS

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Even though Adele flubbed one of her live performances at the Grammys, she walked away the belle of the ball: She took home all five awards she was nominated for Sunday night, including album, record and song of the year.

February 12, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Paper apologizes for using Baldwin photo for Trump

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) - Alec Baldwin does a pretty convincing Donald Trump impersonation - just ask a newspaper in the Dominican Republic.

February 12, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Host Alec Baldwin, ‘SNL’ cast skewer White House

NEW YORK (AP) - In tune with the new administration of alternative facts, viewers are embracing a comic alternative president.

February 12, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Grammy-winning jazz singer Al Jarreau dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Grammy-winning jazz singer Al Jarreau, who transcended genres over a 50-year career, died at a Los Angeles hospital Sunday, just days after announcing his retirement from touring because of exhaustion, his manager Joe Gordon confirmed.

February 12, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


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Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of ...

August 20, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Jerry Lewis, comedy icon host dies at 91

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to ...

August 20, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


No ‘Game of Thrones’ in latest HBO hack leak

NEW YORK (AP) - Hackers continue to pester HBO, but didn't release any material related to the network's hit show "Game of Thrones" in ...

August 14, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Pratt drops in at Teen Choice Awards but Cyrus a no-show

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Teen Choice Awards, always a bubble of teenage celebration, took time out during Sunday night's ceremony to consider the world ...

August 13, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Pioneering researcher on the brain’s ‘plasticity’ dies

OAKLAND (AP) - Marian Diamond, a neuroscientist who studied Albert Einstein's brain and was the first to show that the brain's anatomy can change ...

July 30, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Angelina Jolie says child casting story is false, upsetting

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Angelina Jolie says accounts of her casting process for children to appear in her film "First They Killed My Father" are false ...

July 30, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Burns sees Vietnam War as virus

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) - Filmmaker Ken Burns views the Vietnam War as a virus that infected Americans with an array of chronic illnesses - alienation, a ...

July 16, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Only woman to win math equivalent of Nobel Prize dies

STANFORD (AP) - Maryam Mirzakhani, a Stanford University professor who was the first and only woman to win the prestigious Fields Medal in mathematics, has died ...

July 16, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Surfers paddle out to honor wetsuit pioneer Jack O’Neill

SANTA CRUZ (AP) - Thousands of surfers have taken to the waters off California in tribute to wetsuit pioneer Jack O'Neill.

July 10, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Utah man marks 100th birthday by hitting slopes

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump said Sunday that "it is time to move forward in working constructively with Russia" after his lengthy meeting with Russian ...

July 09, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Utah man marks 100th birthday by hitting slopes

SNOWBIRD, Utah (AP) - A Utah man celebrated his 100th birthday by doing what he loves most: Skiing.

July 09, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


July Fourth celebration in DC includes reminders of violence

WASHINGTON (AP) - The festive, star-spangled crowd that gathered for the annual July Fourth concert and fireworks on the National Mall couldn't avoid being reminded ...

July 04, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Remy Ma beats Nicki Minaj at BET Awards

NEW YORK (AP) - Remy Ma has ended rival Nicki Minaj's seven-year winning streak at the 2017 BET Awards, a show highlighted by '90s R ...

June 26, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


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