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Video app TikTok names top Disney streaming exec as new CEO

Video app TikTok names top Disney streaming exec as new CEO

TikTok, the popular short-video app that has also drawn national-security and privacy concerns, has a new high-profile CEO from Disney, Kevin Mayer.
A homebound Penn & Teller make magic for us during lockdown

A homebound Penn & Teller make magic for us during lockdown

NEW YORK — The magicians Penn & Teller hope to pull off a heck of a trick on Monday — make fears of the coronavirus disappear, at least for an hour.
Review: Dinan's debut novel sounds climate change alarm

Review: Dinan's debut novel sounds climate change alarm

“Things You Would Know if You Grew Up Around Here,” by Nancy Wayson Dinan (Bloomsbury) You’ll find “Things You Would Know if You Grew Up Around Here” in the fiction section, but this debut novel from a doctoral candidate in fiction writing at Texas T
Review: Dinan's debut novel sounds climate change alarm

Review: Dinan's debut novel sounds climate change alarm

“Things You Would Know if You Grew Up Around Here,” by Nancy Wayson Dinan (Bloomsbury) You’ll find “Things You Would Know if You Grew Up Around Here” in the fiction section, but this debut novel from a doctoral candidate in fiction writing at Texas T
Moderna: Early coronavirus vaccine results are encouraging

Moderna: Early coronavirus vaccine results are encouraging

An experimental vaccine against the coronavirus showed encouraging results in very early testing, triggering hoped-for immune responses in eight healthy, middle-aged volunteers, its maker announced Monday.
Hospitals, health care sector reel from COVID-19 damage

Hospitals, health care sector reel from COVID-19 damage

The global coronavirus pandemic has created a huge need for health care in the U.S., but it also is delivering a devastating financial blow to that sector.
'DC's Stargirl' pays tribute to its creator's late sister

'DC's Stargirl' pays tribute to its creator's late sister

LOS ANGELES — Geoff Johns, the former president and chief creative officer of DC Entertainment, considered his sister akin to a superhero, but instead of otherworldly strength or special powers, her special gift involved her generous heart and sense
New this week: Gaga, 1975 music, a last 'Trip,' 'Stargirl'

New this week: Gaga, 1975 music, a last 'Trip,' 'Stargirl'

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.
Review: The 1975 offer one new great song after another

Review: The 1975 offer one new great song after another

The 1975, “Notes on a Conditional Form” (Dirty Hit/Interscope) Do you have time on your hands? Of course you do. Then there’s no excuse but to dive into the hefty new 22-track collection from The 1975.
`This Is Us' stars Moore, Hartley co-host Red Nose special

`This Is Us' stars Moore, Hartley co-host Red Nose special

LOS ANGELES — “This Is Us” stars Mandy Moore and Justin Hartley will co-host NBC's Red Nose Day special to raise money and awareness for children in need. The network's sixth annual event, airing 9-11 p.m.