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Jon Stewart: Authoritarian governments a threat, not comedy

Jon Stewart: Authoritarian governments a threat, not comedy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jon Stewart, accepting the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, warned Sunday night that speculation about the future of comedy amid increased audience cultural sensitivity was ignoring a true and enduring threat: a
Review: Broadway's 'Funny Girl' a Beanie Feldstein triumph

Review: Broadway's 'Funny Girl' a Beanie Feldstein triumph

NEW YORK (AP) — When Broadway's revival of “Funny Girl” begins, star Beanie Feldstein sits in a Broadway dressing room, getting ready to go on.
DeSantis tests limits of his combative style in Disney feud

DeSantis tests limits of his combative style in Disney feud

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov.
'Bad Guys' bests 'The Northman,' Nick Cage at the box office

'Bad Guys' bests 'The Northman,' Nick Cage at the box office

NEW YORK (AP) — On an unusually crowded weekend at movie theaters that featured a pricey Viking epic and Nicolas Cage playing himself , DreamWorks Animation's “The Bad Guys” bested the field, signaling a continued resurgence for family moviegoing aft
'Don’t goof up my meat:' Unwanted substitutions deter online grocery shoppers

'Don’t goof up my meat:' Unwanted substitutions deter online grocery shoppers

HALIFAX — Anjali Rego doesn’t mind some online grocery order substitutions. Swap out regular tomatoes for cherry tomatoes? No problem. But other changes irk her. Switch regular meat for a plant-based substitute? No way.
Stoney Nakoda Nation says traditional knowledge key to success for Banff bison

Stoney Nakoda Nation says traditional knowledge key to success for Banff bison

An Indigenous-led report says relying on traditional knowledge could help to ensure the success of bison that have been reintroduced in Banff National Park.
Korean American female pastors push back against patriarchy

Korean American female pastors push back against patriarchy

When the Rev. Kyunglim Shin Lee was ordained in 1988, it angered her in-laws for contravening long-held Korean cultural values subordinating women’s roles in society.
For Ukrainian Orthodox in US, war news casts pall on Easter

For Ukrainian Orthodox in US, war news casts pall on Easter

The rituals leading up to Easter are the same. The solemn Good Friday processions. The Holy Saturday blessings of foods that were avoided during Lent. The liturgies accompanied by processions, bells and chants.
Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Yevheniya Kravchuk, a member of the Ukrainian parliament; Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Sens.
Rio's Carnival parade returns after long pandemic hiatus

Rio's Carnival parade returns after long pandemic hiatus

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Colorful floats and flamboyant dancers are delighting tens of thousands jammed into Rio de Janeiro's iconic Sambadrome, putting on a delayed Carnival celebration after the pandemic halted the dazzling displays.
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