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In an interview with "60 Minutes," Nate Parker was unapologetic for a 17-year-old rape case that has surrounded his film, "The Birth of a Nation."
NEW YORK (AP) -- In an interview with "60 Minutes," Nate Parker was unapologetic for a 17-year-old rape case that has surrounded his film, "The Birth of a Nation."...

Colombian singer-songwriter Fonseca wrote, recorded and sent a Spanish verse for a new version of Ringo Starr's peace anthem "Now The Time Has Come."
NEW YORK (AP) -- Colombian singer-songwriter Fonseca wrote and recorded a verse in Spanish for a new version of Ringo Starr's peace anthem "Now The Time Has Come," at the request of the ex-Beatle....

Among young men, Scott Van Pelt is a late-night TV star along the lines of Fallon, Kimmel and Colbert
NEW YORK (AP) -- To a certain segment of the population, Scott Van Pelt is a more popular late-night television star than Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert....

HBO's "Westworld" takes viewers to an anything-goes pleasure park that harbors a dark secret
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- The anything-goes getaway called Westworld doesn't really exist, and, if it did, you couldn't hope to afford this top-notch pleasure park....

CNN says its on-air analyst, Corey Lewandowski, has settled his severance agreement with the Trump campaign to avoid being a distraction
NEW YORK (AP) -- CNN said Thursday that its analyst Corey Lewandowski, the former Donald Trump campaign manager, has cut all financial ties to the campaign and is no longer receiving monthly severance payments....

It was a major coup when Amazon announced that it had snagged Woody Allen to write, direct and star in his first TV series
NEW YORK (AP) -- With Woody Allen's "Crisis in Six Scenes," the screenwriter has let down his director - who coincidentally also falls short. And then there's the leading man, who phones in his performance....

Prosecutors in New Jersey say a Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and producer has admitted he intentionally failed to file federal income tax returns for several years
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and producer Mario Winans has admitted he intentionally failed to file federal income tax returns for several years....

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Colombian singer-songwriter Fonseca wrote, recorded and sent a Spanish verse for a new version of Ringo Starr's peace anthem "Now The Time Has Come."

Among young men, Scott Van Pelt is a late-night TV star along the lines of Fallon, Kimmel and Colbert

HBO's "Westworld" takes viewers to an anything-goes pleasure park that harbors a dark secret

Music Review: The liberal-leaning Southern rockers Drive-By Truckers, who have long struggled to both celebrate their roots and recognize its bitter past, have delivered a sober new album with a withering view of today's South

It was a major coup when Amazon announced that it had snagged Woody Allen to write, direct and star in his first TV series

Music Review: When Van Morrison's fiercest critic likes his work it's easy to tell: There's a guttural grunt, an audible murmur of approval _ and it comes from the man himself

Music Review: "For Better, or Worse" pairs John Prine with well-chosen covers and female singing partners as a sequel to his 1999 duets album, "In Spite of Ourselves."

Luke Winslow-King's electric guitar cries on the song "No More Crying Today," and that contradiction sums up the blues

"Saturday Night Live" has made a YUGE decision: It has chosen Alec Baldwin to impersonate GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump when "SNL" returns Saturday for its 42nd season