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'Hamilton' leads Tony nods, sets record with 16 nominations
NEW YORK (AP) -- The megahit musical "Hamilton" has grabbed a record-breaking 16 Tony Award nominations, the biggest haul in Broadway history and another notch in the show's march into theatrical history....

Select list of nominees for 2016 Tony Awards
NEW YORK (AP) -- Select nominations for the 2016 Tony Awards, announced Tuesday....

Afeni Shakur, mother of rap legend Tupac Shakur, dies at 69
Afeni Shakur, mother of the late rap star Tupac Shakur, has died. She was 69 years old....

Light-up gowns and gladiators: Met Gala fashion was fierce
NEW YORK (AP) -- They came as robots and gladiators, light-up princesses and high-haired goddesses shimmering in green, copper and silver....

Bassist: Prince found 'real happiness' as Jehovah's Witness
MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) -- Music megastar Prince was known for throwing parties that stretched into the wee hours of the morning, but his faith and the Bible could also keep him gabbing until sunrise, according to his longtime friend and "spiritual brother," bassist Larry Graham....

MTV: 'Catfish' participant Ashley Sawyer dies at 23
NEW YORK (AP) -- MTV says Ashley Sawyer, who appeared in a 2013 episode of the network's reality show, "Catfish," has died at 23....

White House: Obama not offended by comedian's language
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House said Monday that President Barack Obama wasn't offended by comedian Larry Wilmore's use of a racial slur at Saturday night's White House Correspondents' Association dinner....

Kate Upton announces engagement to Tigers' Justin Verlander
NEW YORK (AP) -- Kate Upton has announced her engagement to baseball star Justin Verlander....

'Chappaquiddick' film to examine Kennedy's infamous crash
BOSTON (AP) -- During a week in which the eyes of the nation were focused on NASA's first moon landing, a tragic drama played out on a tiny Massachusetts island that would have political ramifications for decades to follow....

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