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Review: CNN anchor Jake Tapper fails in covering a thriller

Review: CNN anchor Jake Tapper fails in covering a thriller

Devil May Dance,” by Jake Tapper (Little, Brown) As Jake Tapper’s new thriller, “The Devil May Dance,” opens in the year 1960, New York Republican Congressman Charlie Marder is being extorted by none other than the U.S. attorney general.
Review: Witty friends bond in 'People We Meet on Vacation'

Review: Witty friends bond in 'People We Meet on Vacation'

“People We Meet on Vacation,” by Emily Henry (Berkley) A truly good romantic comedy, whether it be a novel or a movie, justifies why two people are drawn to each other. It builds a case for the relationship so it makes sense why they’re together.
'Dear Future Children' takes top audience prize at Hot Docs film festival

'Dear Future Children' takes top audience prize at Hot Docs film festival

TORONTO — A film about three women on the frontlines of social activism in Chile, Hong Kong and Uganda has picked up the top audience prize at Hot Docs.
Bob Dylan artwork to go on display in the U.S. this year

Bob Dylan artwork to go on display in the U.S. this year

The largest collection of Bob Dylan’s artwork ever seen will go on display later this year in the U.S. “Retrospectrum” spans six decades of Dylan’s art, featuring more than 120 of the artist’s paintings, drawings and sculptures.
Day by day: Musical 'Godspell' celebrates 50th anniversary

Day by day: Musical 'Godspell' celebrates 50th anniversary

NEW YORK — It will come as little surprise to its legion of fans that the first professional musical to be mounted in the U.S. during the pandemic was “Godspell.
Elon Musk shows humility and hubris as 'SNL' host

Elon Musk shows humility and hubris as 'SNL' host

Elon Musk showed a combination of humility and hubris as he opened his highly anticipated hosting gig on “Saturday Night Live.
Serbia gives award to 2019 Nobel Literature winner Handke

Serbia gives award to 2019 Nobel Literature winner Handke

BELGRADE, Serbia — Serbia on Sunday honoured 2019 Nobel Literature Prize winner Peter Handke, who is known for his apologist views over Serbia's nationalist policies and Serb war crimes during the 1990s wars in the Balkans.
Queen's cousin accused of willingness to sell Kremlin access

Queen's cousin accused of willingness to sell Kremlin access

LONDON — An investigative report by British media said Sunday that Queen Elizabeth II’s cousin, Prince Michael of Kent, was willing to use his royal status for personal profit and to seek favours from Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Bye, bye, bye: Latin American boy band CNCO loses member

Bye, bye, bye: Latin American boy band CNCO loses member

NEW YORK — The Latin American boy band CNCO is downsizing. The group announced on its official Instagram page Sunday that 22-year-old Joel Pimentel is leaving the band, making the successful quintet a quartet.
Dracula's castle proves an ideal setting for COVID-19 jabs

Dracula's castle proves an ideal setting for COVID-19 jabs

BUCHAREST, Romania — At Dracula’s castle in picturesque Transylvania, Romanian doctors are offering a jab in the arm rather than a stake through the heart.
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