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From Sin City to the City of Angels, building starts on high-speed rail line

From Sin City to the City of Angels, building starts on high-speed rail line

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Work is set to begin Monday on a $12 billion high-speed passenger rail line between Las Vegas and the Los Angeles area, with officials projecting millions of ticket-buyers will be boarding trains by 2028.
Yoko Ono to receive Edward MacDowell Medal for lifetime achievement

Yoko Ono to receive Edward MacDowell Medal for lifetime achievement

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the country's leading artist residency programs, MacDowell, has awarded a lifetime achievement prize to Yoko Ono .
Mary J. Blige, Cher, Ozzy Osbourne, A Tribe Called Quest and Foreigner get into Rock Hall

Mary J. Blige, Cher, Ozzy Osbourne, A Tribe Called Quest and Foreigner get into Rock Hall

NEW YORK (AP) — Mary J.
Kevin Bacon dances back to 'Footloose' high school

Kevin Bacon dances back to 'Footloose' high school

PAYSON, Utah (AP) — Actor Kevin Bacon on Saturday returned to the Utah high school where the cult classic movie “Footloose” was filmed more than 40 years.
Conductor Andrew Davis, who headed Lyric Opera of Chicago and orchestras on 3 continents, dies

Conductor Andrew Davis, who headed Lyric Opera of Chicago and orchestras on 3 continents, dies

Andrew Davis, an acclaimed British conductor who was music director of the Lyric Opera of Chicago and orchestras on three continents, has died. He was 80.
15 people injured when tram collides with guardrail at Universal Studios theme park near Los Angeles

15 people injured when tram collides with guardrail at Universal Studios theme park near Los Angeles

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (AP) — More than a dozen people suffered mostly minor injuries when a tram used for tours crashed into a railing at Universal Studios Hollywood near Los Angeles, authorities and the company said.
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1

'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1

NEW YORK (AP) — “Civil War,” Alex Garland’s ominous American dystopia, remained the top film in theaters in its second week of release, according to studio estimates Sunday.
In making new music for a changed world, Sarah McLachlan wonders: ‘Where’s my place?’

In making new music for a changed world, Sarah McLachlan wonders: ‘Where’s my place?’

TORONTO — Sarah McLachlan is searching for her purpose in this fractured world. The Halifax-born singer-songwriter once shattered boundaries with her Lilith Fair tour by empowering a generation of female voices.
Theater Review: Not everyone will be 'Fallin' over Alicia Keys' Broadway musical 'Hell's Kitchen'

Theater Review: Not everyone will be 'Fallin' over Alicia Keys' Broadway musical 'Hell's Kitchen'

If you were to close Alicia Keys ’ big semi-autobiographical musical on Broadway with any of her hit songs, which would it be? Of course, it has to be “Empire State of Mind.
Live video of man who set himself on fire outside court proves challenging for news organizations

Live video of man who set himself on fire outside court proves challenging for news organizations

NEW YORK (AP) — Video cameras stationed outside the Manhattan courthouse where former President Donald Trump is on trial caught the gruesome scene Friday of a man who lit himself on fire and the aftermath as authorities tried to rescue him.
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