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Auction of Whitney Houston memorabilia earns $500,000
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- An auction of Whitney Houston's memorabilia has earned more than $500,000 despite a judge blocking the sale of an Emmy Award won by the late singer....

CNN's Lewandowski joins stable of former operatives on news
NEW YORK (AP) -- Corey Lewandowski, who debuted as a CNN contributor three days after being fired as Donald Trump's campaign manager, is hardly the only political operative that a cable news network is paying to talk about politics....

Lucas abandons plan to build museum in Chicago after lawsuit
CHICAGO (AP) -- "Star Wars" creator George Lucas announced Friday that he has abandoned plans to build his art museum in Chicago, blaming delays over a lawsuit from a parks group opposed to development along the city's prized lakefront....

Bernie Worrell, masterful P-Funk keyboardist, dead at 72
NEW YORK (AP) -- Bernie Worrell, the ingenious "Wizard of Woo" whose amazing array of keyboard sounds and textures helped define the Parliament-Funkadelic musical empire and influenced performers of funk, rock, hip-hop and other genres, has died....

'Black-ish' crowd-pleaser Deon Cole solos with TV special
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Deon Cole, a crowd-pleaser as unpredictable Charlie on ABC's sitcom "black-ish," is flying solo with his first stand-up special....

Playing bad on 'Animal Kingdom' is good for Scott Speedman
NEW YORK (AP) -- Viewers might be unsure about his character on TNT's "Animal Kingdom," but Scott Speedman says he's OK with that....

Michael Herr, author of the Vietnam-era 'Dispatches,' dies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Michael Herr, the author and Oscar-nominated screenplay writer who viscerally documented the ravages of the Vietnam War through his classic nonfiction novel "Dispatches" and through such films as "Apocalypse Now" and "Full Metal Jacket," died Thursday after a long illness. He was 76....

Oscar-nominated documentarian Liz Garbus makes a music video
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- What does it take to get an Oscar-nominated documentarian to direct a music video?...

Judge blocks planned sale of Whitney Houston's Emmy Award
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A federal judge blocked the sale of an Emmy Award that Whitney Houston won 30 years ago after it was put on the auction block by the late singer's family....

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