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Gregory Allen Howard, who wrote 'Remember the Titans,' dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Screenwriter Gregory Allen Howard, who skillfully adapted stories of historical Black figures in “Remember the Titans” starring Denzel Washington, “Ali” with Will Smith and “Harriet” with Cynthia Erivo, has died. He was 70.
'Avatar 2' tops box office for 7th weekend

'Avatar 2' tops box office for 7th weekend

“Avatar: The Way of Water” claimed the No. 1 spot on the domestic box office charts for the seventh weekend in a row with an additional $15.7 million, according to studio estimates on Sunday.
'Make peoples' jaws drop:' Inuvialuk sculptor shaped by cultural stories

'Make peoples' jaws drop:' Inuvialuk sculptor shaped by cultural stories

When veteran Inuvialuk sculptor David Ruben Piqtoukun hears stories from his culture, they sprout images in his mind. Remembering these stories, and combining them with modern elements, has influenced his work for decades.
Actress and former senator Viola Léger, best known as La Sagouine, dies at 92

Actress and former senator Viola Léger, best known as La Sagouine, dies at 92

Actress, teacher and former senator Viola Léger has died at the age of 92. A release from management company Le Grenier musique says Léger died Saturday in Dieppe, New Brunswick.

Guitarist Tom Verlaine, co-founder of Television, dies at 73

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Verlaine, guitarist and co-founder of the seminal proto-punk band Television who influenced many bands while playing at ultra-cool downtown New York music venue CBGB alongside the Ramones, Patti Smith and Talking Heads, has died.

TV anchors T.J. Holmes, Amy Robach leave ABC amid romance

NEW YORK (AP) — T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach, anchors at the afternoon extension of ABC's “Good Morning America,” are leaving the network after their romance was reported in November.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Ben Crump, who represents the family of Tyre Nichols; Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.; Rep. Mike Turner, R-Ohio. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio; former Defense Secretary Robert Gates.
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra gets new music director

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra gets new music director

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For 17 seasons the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra has been under the musical direction of Carlos Miguel Prieto. That changes this summer when conductor Matthew Kraemer takes the reigns.
Vinyl fans eager for first pick at 98-year-old Newfoundland radio station's sale

Vinyl fans eager for first pick at 98-year-old Newfoundland radio station's sale

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Record collectors in Newfoundland will have a chance Saturday to paw through selections from the vast vinyl library belonging to 98-year-old radio station VOWR.
3 dead, 1 missing as rain pounds New Zealand's largest city

3 dead, 1 missing as rain pounds New Zealand's largest city

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Authorities said Saturday that three people had died and at least one was missing after record levels of rainfall pounded New Zealand's largest city, causing widespread disruption.