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New this week: Shania, 'Princess Power' and Pamela Anderson

New this week: Shania, 'Princess Power' and Pamela Anderson

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music and video game platforms this week.
'24,' 'Runaways' actor Annie Wersching has died at 45

'24,' 'Runaways' actor Annie Wersching has died at 45

Actor Annie Wersching, best known for playing FBI agent Renee Walker in the series “24" and providing the voice for Tess in the video game “The Last of Us,” has died. She was 45.
Jesse Ray Ernster on how his first Grammy win led him to Doja Cat

Jesse Ray Ernster on how his first Grammy win led him to Doja Cat

TORONTO — Jesse Ray Ernster was hot off his first Grammy win the night Doja Cat swooped into his life.
Children of asylum seekers experience Quebec cultural ritual: French welcome classes

Children of asylum seekers experience Quebec cultural ritual: French welcome classes

MONTREAL — Victor Manuel, a young asylum seeker from Mexico, arrived at Montreal's St-Donat school on a frigid morning last week with his seven-year-old son and baby boy, whose bootless feet were covered only in socks.
Barrett Strong, Motown artist known for ‘Money,’ dies at 81

Barrett Strong, Motown artist known for ‘Money,’ dies at 81

NEW YORK (AP) — Barrett Strong, one of Motown’s founding artists and most gifted songwriters who sang lead on the company’s breakthrough single “Money (That’s What I Want)” and later collaborated with Norman Whitfield on such classics as “I Heard It
'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.

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.