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New Wynn Resorts CEO denies knowing of claims against mogul

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The new CEO of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts says he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced in a news report last month. More>>

Stephen King in tweet slams congressman as "NRA sweetheart"

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Author Stephen King is calling a Maine congressman an "NRA sweetheart" for receiving thousands of dollars from the gun rights advocacy group. More>>

Q&A: Yance Ford on race, justice and making Oscar history

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Yance Ford discusses his Oscar-nominated documentary 'Strong Island' and making history as the first trans filmmaker ever nominated. More>>

NBC's Lindsey Vonn Show takes home Olympic bronze

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NBC says an estimated 18.6 million people watched the Olympics Monday evening on either NBC, the cable network NBCSN or streaming services. More>>

California law that blocked posting actors' ages struck down

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A federal judge has struck down a California law that restricts a popular Hollywood website from posting the ages of actors. More>>

Box Office Top 20: 'Black Panther' scores record Monday

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With largest Monday ever, 'Black Panther' zooms higher in the record books with $242 million gross in four days. More>>

Stars, educators lead effort for kids to see 'Black Panther'

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As "Black Panther" sells out in U.S. theaters, educators, philanthropist, celebrities, business owners and athletes are bringing children of color to see the film which features a black superhero in a fictional, un-colonized African nation. More>>

Rhode Island marks 15 years since 100 killed in club fire

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Rhode Island is marking the 15th anniversary of a nightclub fire that killed 100 people and injured more than 200 others. More>>

Ursula K. Le Guin wins posthumous prize for essay writing

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Late Ursula K. Le Guin among recipients of literary honors presented at New York ceremony by PEN America. More>>

George and Amal Clooney donate $500k to march against guns

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Actor George Clooney and his wife, Amal Clooney, are donating $500,000 to students organizing nationwide marches against gun violence, and they say they'll also attend next month's planned protests. More>>

'SNL' alum Quinn recovering from heart attack with humor

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'Saturday Night Live' alum Colin Quinn exercises his wit days after heart attack interrupted his busy touring schedule, tweets he's starting list of those friends and foes who haven't checked in on him yet. More>>

Stylish Queen Elizabeth II makes first Fashion Week visit

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Queen Elizabeth II has made her first visit to London Fashion Week to present an award design recognizing British excellence. More>>

The Latest: Stoneman Douglas students greeted in Tallahassee

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Two buses are preparing to take about 100 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students to Tallahassee so that they can pressure state lawmakers to pass more restrictive gun laws. More>>

Costume designers celebrate top work at 20th awards show

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The president of the Costume Designers Guild says there's so much to the art form, it can't be contained in one award. More>>

Seattle launches season-ticket campaign for new NHL team

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Fans longing for a professional hockey team in Seattle will soon be able to put down some money for season tickets. More>>

Yiannopoulos dropping lawsuit against former publisher

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Milo Yiannopoulos is dropping his lawsuit against Simon & Schuster. More>>

Serena Williams champions issues on _ and off _ tennis court

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Serena Williams, other black women athletes stand up on the issues, but often struggle to be heard. More>>

Fergie says 'tried my best' after national anthem blowback

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Fergie tried something a little different with her national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game, and not everybody was cheering. More>>

Eugenides, Chernow voted into arts academy

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Historian Ron Chernow, playwright Lynn Nottage and artist Jenny Holzer are among this year's inductees in the American Academy of Arts and Letters. More>>

Bears DB pleads guilty in northeast Iowa bar fracas

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A Chicago Bears defensive back has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges stemming from a fracas outside a bar in northeast Iowa. More>>

Mayfield rejects Manziel comparisons with NFL combine near

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Baker Mayfield says he and Johnny Manziel are "two completely different people". More>>

Picasso, Monet works up for auction in Rockefeller art trove

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An art collection amassed by billionaire David Rockefeller could raise more than $500 million for charity when it is auctioned this spring. More>>

Jesse Jackson: LeBron's 'slam dunk for justice is needed'

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Rev. Jesse Jackson says he's deeply insulted by Fox News host's 'attack' on Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James, says James' 'slam dunk for justice is needed'. More>>

Court told actress swore at Geoffrey Rush to leave toilet

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Australian court documents allege that an actress who accused Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush of inappropriately touching her on a Sydney stage later swore at him when he followed her into a toilet at a party after a performance. More>>

French ice dancer doesn't risk another wardrobe malfunction

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Double-digit loss in ratings for NBC's Sunday Olympics telecast from Sochi four years ago. More>>

Guess co-founder steps aside amid misconduct investigation

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Guess Inc. says that co-founder Paul Marciano will give up his day-to-day responsibilities at the clothing company until a sexual misconduct investigation is completed. More>>

New exhibit examines Native American imagery in US culture

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A new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian uses images of Natives to show how the population permeates American culture. More>>

Key mix-up at Met leaves tenor, conductor scrambling

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A key mix-up at the Metropolitan Opera left the tenor and conductor scrambling at one recent performance. More>>

London Fashion: Erdem shows fancy florals; Kane goes for sex

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Highlights from Monday's events at London Fashion Week include Erdem at the National Portrait Gallery. More>>

Actor Michael Keaton to give Kent State commencement address

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Actor Michael Keaton is slated to give the commencement address at Ohio's Kent State University. More>>

Column: NASCAR's youth movement may be good for business

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Column: Daytona shows that NASCAR's youth movement may be good for business. More>>

'Three Billboards' wins, women make waves at UK film awards Video included

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Ferocious female-led tragicomedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" was the big winner at the British Academy Film Awards, at a ceremony dominated by women demanding an end to harassment, abuse and inequality. More>>

French ice dancer undone by wardrobe malfunction on live TV

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Figure skater Adam Rippon accepted an offer to become an NBC correspondent for the duration of the Olympics, but changed his mind overnight. More>>

French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood dies suddenly at 62

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French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood, whose eclectic career spanned more than four decades and the world's most prestigious festivals and concert halls, has died. More>>

'Black Panther' blows away box office with $192M weekend

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Already a much-celebrated pop culture milestone, "Black Panther" is now a record-setting smash at the box office, too. More>>

Team LeBron edges Team Steph 148-145 in NBA All-Star Game

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The NBA's All-Star version of a pickup game is taking center stage in Hollywood. More>>

The Latest: 'Three Billboards' named best picture in Britain

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Stars are starting to arrive for the British Academy Film Awards at London's Royal Albert Hall, where many women are walking the red carpet wearing black. More>>

What will Meghan wear? Royal wedding dress a top UK secret

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With three months to go before Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's May 19 wedding, the fashion and bridal worlds are abuzz with talk of who the bride will pick to design her dress and what kind of look she would go for. More>>

Mets GM says, yes, he thinks Tim Tebow will play in majors

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Tim Tebow has arrived at spring training for the New York Mets, and the attention has quickly turned to whether the quarterback who became an outfielder can reach the big leagues. More>>

Disney says 'Black Panther' is raking it in

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The Walt Disney Co. estimated Saturday that "Black Panther" has earned $75.8 million domestically for its opening Friday, the eighth biggest day in industry history. More>>

Austin Dillon takes No. 3 back to victory lane at Daytona

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The green flag is a few hours away for the Daytona 500. More>>

Weinstein Co. fires president after suit alleges inaction

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The struggling movie studio co-founded by Harvey Weinstein has fired its president, whose continued presence at the company was a source of controversy. More>>

Bubba Watson wins at Riviera for the 3rd time

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Bubba Watson wins for 3rd time at Riviera and ends 2 years without a victory. More>>

Roger Deakins wins 4th ASC award. Is Oscar next?

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The American Society of Cinematographers' annual awards show could hint at the eventual Oscar winner in the category: The same five nominees are in contention. More>>

'Three Billboards' wins, women make waves at UK film awards Video included

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Many of Britain's most prominent female entertainment stars have signed an open letter demanding an end to sexual harassment ahead of Britain's major film awards. More>>

Stewart-Haas teammates Almirola, Busch distraught at Daytona

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Distraught at Daytona: Teammates Aric Almirola and Kurt Busch had better-than-decent shots at winning the Daytona 500. More>>

Danica done: Patrick wrecks in final race of NASCAR career

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Danica Patrick was ready to race Sunday for the final time in NASCAR at the Daytona 500. More>>

The Latest: Wallace overcome with emotion after historic run

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The Daytona 500 is sold out for the third straight year. More>>

NBC's ski announcers attempt to explain their blunder

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NBC had its roughest night of the Olympics so far, with prime-time viewership across all of its platforms down 16 percent from Sochi in 2014. More>>

Vince Gill defends Grammys on female representation

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Vince Gill defends the Recording Academy on claims that women were underrepresented at this year's Grammys, says it's impossible not to leave someone off the list, and each year, a group feels slighted. More>>

Jeep in hot water over ad with SUV romping in wild waters

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The head of one of the nation's largest fish conservation groups says Fiat Chrysler Super Bowl ads "glorified" the destruction of aquatic habitat in an apparent attempt to appeal to off-road thrill seekers. More>>

Tears, exuberance as 'Black Panther' opens across Africa Video included

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'What will #BlackPanther make the world think of Africa now?' Tears, exuberance at premiere. More>>

Drake touts giveaways, urges fans to do something nice, too

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Drake is challenging fans to do something nice for one another in a promotion connected to his new single, "God's Plan". More>>

Kendrick Lamar performs solo set ahead of NBA All-Star game

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Kendrick Lamar added to the excitement around Sunday's NBA All-Star game with a searing 45-minute set Friday night. More>>

The Latest: Jazz rookie Mitchell wins slam dunk contest

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Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash and fellow star point guard Jason Kidd, Grant Hill and Ray Allen are among the 13 finalists for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. More>>

Nash, Kidd, Hill among finalists for basketball Hall of Fame

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Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash and fellow star point guard Jason Kidd, Grant Hill and Ray Allen are among the 13 finalists for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. More>>

Stars to wear black at UK film awards: Will Kate join them?

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The red carpet will be a sea of black as the movement against sexual misconduct takes center stage at the British Academy Film Awards. More>>

Magazine obtains ex-playmate's notes on alleged Trump affair

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The New Yorker has obtained an eight-page, hand-written account written by a former Playboy Playmate who said she had a nine-month extramarital affair with Donald Trump beginning in 2006. More>>

Christopher Bailey's Burberry farewell tops London shows

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London Fashion Week was dominated Saturday by the final show of outgoing Burberry creative director Christopher Bailey, who is leaving the popular brand after a long stint that helped it regain its prominence as a global brand. More>>

UK party sacks leader in fallout from racist Markle texts

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The troubled U.K. Independence Party has ousted its leader after a scandal over racist messages sent by his girlfriend. More>>

'Black Panther' scores mighty $25.2 million Thursday debut

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"Black Panther" is well on its way to a record-making weekend at the North American box office. More>>

The Latest: Hanyu, Yarnold, Ledeska win gold at Olympics

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Japanese sensation Yuzuru Hanyu is aiming to become the first men's figure skater to defend his Olympic title since Dick Button in 1952 in the free skate at Gangneung Ice Arena. More>>

'We've arrived:' South Africans cheer 'Black Panther' launch

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South Africans cheer 'Black Panther' premiere, local stars: 'Africa ... We've arrived.'. More>>

Blackface in Chinese Lunar New Year sketch draws criticism

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A comedy sketch that featured a Chinese woman in blackface has drawn accusations of racism after being broadcast on Chinese state television's Lunar New Year variety show, although some people were left wondering why it would be considered offensive. More>>

The Latest: Trump visits hospital, meets shooting survivors Video included

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Sen. Bill Nelson says he's inspired by the students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School who are demanding changes to make gun violence less likely. More>>

Danes start to bid farewell to late Denmark prince

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Thousands of Danes have bid farewell to Denmark's late Prince Henrik, husband of Queen Margrethe, whose casket is on public display as of Saturday in a downtown Copenhagen chapel until a private funeral next week. More>>

ESPN radio station to take over broadcasts of UConn games

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An ESPN radio station will take over broadcasts of University of Connecticut sports games next fall in a multimillion dollar deal that will dump another station that has been the voice of the Huskies for 26 years. More>>

Ceremony to mark deadly nightclub fire postponed due to snow

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Ceremony to mark 15th anniversary of nightclub fire that killed 100 people postponed because expected snowstorm. More>>

The bad, the good and the none _ a look at Oscar hosts

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The bad, the good and the none _ a look at memorable Oscar hosts like Whoopi Goldberg, Bob Hope, Chris Rock and Ellen DeGeneres, as well as some notorious shows that bombed. More>>

Harry Connick Jr.'s daytime show to end after 2 seasons

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Harry Connick Jr.'s daytime show is coming to an end later this year. More>>

Miami-Dade County sues seeking money from sale of Marlins

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Miami-Dade County is suing former Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria and the new ownership group led by Derek Jeter seeking money from the $1.2 billion sale of the team. More>>

Romance, bold colors, a protest: London Fashion Week begins

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London Fashion Week is set to begin Friday with a number of catwalk shows including exhibits by Bora Aksu and Mulberry. More>>

Jimmy Kimmel blames Trump, Congress for school shooting

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Jimmy Kimmel opened his late night show by accusing President Donald Trump and congressional leaders of doing "worse than nothing" to stop mass shootings like the killings of 17 people by a teenager with an AR-15 assault weapon at a Florida high school. More>>

Activists delay rebuild of Hawaii hotel with Elvis ties

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Developers rebuilding a Hawaii hotel with a Hollywood connection were looking forward to the rebirth of the Coco Palms Resort when two men showed up claiming to own the property. More>>

African fashion on display at early 'Black Panther' shows Video included

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'Black Panther' brings new meaning to dressing up for a superhero film. More>>

Janelle Monae's album trailer to air before 'Black Panther'

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Janelle Monae's trailer for her new album and film will get a boost when it airs in theaters ahead of 'Black Panther' on Friday. More>>

June 30 opening, Slinky Dog ride at Disney's Toy Story Land

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Disney World's Toy Story Land got a press preview in New York Friday. More>>

Investigation clears former NYC Ballet leader Peter Martins

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A two-month investigation has found no verifiable sexual harassment or physical abuse by former New York City Ballet leader Peter Martins. More>>

Restored 'Porgy and Bess' gets key test on road to Met Opera

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A restored edition of an enduring American opera emerges at a time when its racial and social themes are as relevant as the era in which it premiered. More>>

Black athletes in 1980s, 90s not outspoken, but not silent

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Public activism from black superstar athletes became muted as their popularity, salaries rose in the 80s and 90s. More>>

Man convicted in death of Saints star Will Smith appeals

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Lawyers have filed an appeal for the man sentenced to 25 years in prison for killing retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith. More>>

Solange Knowles named Harvard Foundation artist of the year

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The Harvard Foundation has named Solange Knowles as its artist of the year. More>>

Minnie Driver, Stephen Fry to read letters live

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The theatrical event in which famous actors and musicians read out memorable real letters from history is coming to America with such celebrities as Benedict Cumberbatch, Minnie Driver, Stephen Fry, Jake Gyllenhaal and Mark Hamill. More>>

Boseman, Haddish, Gerwig, Nanjiani among Oscars presenters

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'Black Panther' star Chadwick Boseman, 'Girls Trip' breakout Tiffany Haddish, 'Lady Bird' author Greta Gerwig and 'The Big Sick' co-writer and actor Kumail Nanjiani are set to appear at the 90th annual Academy Awards. More>>

The Latest: Gun safety groups aim to oust pro-NRA lawmakers

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Jimmy Kimmel opened his late night show by accusing President Donald Trump and congressional leaders of doing "worse than nothing" to stop mass shootings like the killings of 17 people by a teenager with an AR-15 assault weapon at a Florida high school. More>>

The Latest: Jeffrey Tambor decries ouster from 'Transparent'

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The Latest: Jeffrey Tambor says false allegations led to his removal from 'Transparent'; Emmy-winning actor expresses disappointment in Amazon Studios and series creator Jill Soloway. More>>

Being there helps at Olympics, even if you don't want to be

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Shiffrin's gold medal is perfect timing for NBC's West Coast viewers, given policy of simultaneous feeds. More>>

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux announce separation

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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux announce separation, say decision was "mutual and lovingly made". More>>

National Geographic launches imprint for children's fiction

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National Geographic is entering the land of make-believe: After focusing for years on nonfiction, National Geographic Kids Books is starting an imprint for children's fiction. More>>

Booker Prize to mark 50th birthday by naming overall champ

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Organizers of the Man Booker Prize for fiction are marking the award's 50th anniversary by choosing an overall champion from past winners. More>>

Amy Schumer ties knot with chef Chris Fischer

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Amy Schumer has married chef Chris Fischer in a small ceremony in Malibu, California. More>>

Tate Britain exhibition to explore van Gogh's UK years

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London's Tate Britain has announced an exhibition exploring how a formative period in Britain inspired Vincent Van Gogh. More>>

Q&A: Chadwick Boseman on his own personal Wakanda Video included

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Q&A: Chadwick Boseman on the 'Black Panther' excitement, his string of iconic roles and his own personal Wakanda. More>>

Broadcaster Wolf, 80, sues Imus, alleging age discrimination

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The sportscaster who popularized the phrase "Let's go to the videotape!" has filed an age discrimination over his firing from shock jock Don Imus' radio show. More>>

Amazon: 'Transparent' star Jeffrey Tambor out of series

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Amazon Studios says "Transparent" star Jeffrey Tambor won't be on the series when it returns for its fifth season. More>>

Nezet-Seguin becomes Met Opera's music director next season

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Yannick Nezet-Seguin will become the Metropolitan Opera's music director next season, two years earlier than planned, providing a leader to an orchestra fighting drift and defections for more than a decade. More>>

Full statement from Aniston, Justin Theroux on separation

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Full statement from Jennifer Aniston, Justin Theroux on separation. More>>

Oscar funnyman says play up envelope mess, not harassers

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Comedy writer Bruce Vilanch has made nearly two-dozen Oscar ceremonies funny and memorable, and he's got some advice for this year's show. More>>

'3 Billboards' protest in London for high-rise fire victims

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Activists for victims of a deadly London high-rise fire have taken inspiration from an Academy Award-nominated film to press for more action by police. More>>

'Maze Runner' publisher parts ways with James Dashner

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"Maze Runner" author James Dashner, facing allegations of sexual harassment, says he is "deeply sorry" to those "affected.". More>>

Raisman feels empowered by posing for SI swimsuit issue Video included

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Aly Raisman says posing for the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue wearing nothing but words on her body was an empowering experience and shows women don't have to be modest to be respected. More>>

Man from 'Meet the Putmans' charged with gun crimes

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A Michigan man who appeared with his family on the TLC show 'Meet the Putmans' has been charged with gun crimes. More>>

Grammys defends itself about women representation

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After a few missteps, The Recording Academy is reassuring its members that they are not lagging behind the music industry when it comes to female representation. More>>

Police: 'Survivor' champ bit cop after revival with Narcan

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A woman who won $1 million on the reality TV show "Survivor" is under investigation after police in Pennsylvania say she was unconscious in the driver's seat of a running car and had to be revived with an opioid overdose antidote. More>>

A talkative Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reflects on becoming himself

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has been a best-selling author, actor, dedicated civil-rights activist, historian and legendary basketball player but never a big talker _ until now. More>>

Man pleads guilty in scheme to sell paintings from art heist

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A West Virginia man has pleaded guilty to pretending he had access to paintings stolen in the largest art heist in U.S. history and trying to sell them on the internet for millions of dollars. More>>

Even in crisis, Venezuela a factory for classical maestros

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Even in the throes of crisis, Venezuela keeps churning out one export prized the world over: classical music maestros. More>>

Afrojack, Diplo to play at Electric Daisy Carnival in May

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Alison Wonderland, Diplo, Jauz, Marshmello, Tiesto and Martin Garrix will perform at the 21st edition of the annual Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas in June. More>>

Berlin Film Fest kicks off in the shadow of #MeToo

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The annual Berlin International Film Festival kicks off with the world premiere of Wes Anderson's new animated film "Isle of Dogs". More>>

Podcast host-former Obama aide Dan Pfeiffer has book deal

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Podcast host and former Obama aide Dan Pfeiffer has a book deal. More>>

Radio host loses job after sexual comments on teen Olympian

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A San Francisco Bay Area radio station has fired one of its hosts after he made sexual comments about 17-year-old Olympic snowboarder Chloe Kim on another station. More>>

With an emphasis on big, Marc Jacobs closes out Fashion Week

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Michael Kors evoked his inner theater geek with a collection at Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theater. More>>

The Latest: Shiffrin finally gets her gold on Olympics Day 6

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The women's Alpine racing program at the Pyeongchang Olympics has finally begun with Manuela Moelgg of Italy starting the first run of the giant slalom. More>>

Witness: Luke Wilson a 'hero' in deadly Los Angeles crash

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Officials say professional golfer Bill Haas was hospitalized but escaped serious injuries following a rollover crash in Los Angeles that killed the driver of the Ferrari he was riding in and injured the driver of a BMW. More>>

The Latest: Man says Luke Wilson was hero in deadly crash

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A witness says actor Luke Wilson was a hero for pulling an injured woman from a car in a Los Angeles crash that killed a 71-year-old man who was in a Ferrari with professional golfer Bill Haas. More>>

As Gaza deteriorates, Israel turns to world for help

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Israel appeals to the world to help rebuild Gaza's heavily damaged infrastructure, 4 years after war with Hamas. More>>

Porn star says she feels free to discuss Trump encounter

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Porn star who alleges she had a sexual encounter with Donald Trump in 2006 says she feels free to discuss her past with the man who would become president now that Trump's personal attorney has acknowledged paying her $130,000 just before Election Day. More>>

NBC's Miller sorry for suggesting marriage is bad for skiers

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The sexual misconduct allegations against gold medalist Shaun White became a story, and it had to be uncomfortable for NBC. White was asked about it by Savannah Guthrie of 'Today,' whose former partner Matt Lauer was fired in November. More>>

Hearse with Denmark prince leaves for Copenhagen chapel

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A casket carrying Denmark's Prince Henrik, who died Tuesday, has left a palace in the country's north for a downtown Copenhagen chapel where it will be on display until a private funeral next week. More>>

"Maze Runner" author James Dashner dropped by literary agent

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"Maze Runner" author James Dashner has been dropped by his literary agent. More>>

The Latest: Spokesman: Baio denies sexual misconduct claims

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A spokesman for Scott Baio says the actor denies "each and every one" of the allegations of sexual misconduct brought against him by two of his former co-stars on the TV show "Charles in Charge.". More>>

Spokesman: Scott Baio denies sexual misconduct claims

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A former "Charles in Charge" actor says Scott Baio assaulted and "mentally tortured" him during their time together on the show in the 1980s. More>>

Producer Ryan Murphy signs exclusive Netflix deal

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TV and movie producer Ryan Murphy is expanding his empire to Netflix. The streaming service says Murphy signed a deal to produce new series and films exclusively for it starting in July. More>>

Ex-All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza denies dealing cocaine

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Ex-All Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza to face charges of drug dealing involving 44 pounds of suspected cocaine found. More>>

Lena Dunham pens essay about undergoing hysterectomy at 31

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Lena Dunham has written an incredibly personal essay about coming to terms with permanent infertility at age 31 after undergoing a hysterectomy. More>>

Porn star who alleged Trump affair: I can now tell my story

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The porn star whom President Donald Trump's longtime personal attorney acknowledged paying $130,000 just before Election Day believes she is now free to discuss her alleged sexual encounter with the president. More>>

For Greenwood and Anderson, a crescendo in 'Phantom Thread'

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Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood discusses 'Phantom Thread,' going to the Oscars and how composing has become his greatest addiction. More>>

Travel writer Rick Steves pushing for marijuana legalization

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Travel writer and public TV host Rick Steves is heading to New Jersey to advocate for marijuana legalization. More>>

The Latest: Centrist leader says Netanyahu should resign

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The Latest: Israeli opposition politicians call on PM Netanyahu to resign after police recommended corruption charges. More>>

AP source: Fox to air NFL draft along with ESPN, NFL Network

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Fox Sports will broadcast the NFL draft this season, along with the NFL's usual television partners of ESPN and NFL Network. More>>

The Latest: Patrick slips up, reveals Indianapolis 500 ride

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Kevin Harvick has high expectations for budding star Chase Elliott. More>>

Portland Museum of Art expands its Winslow Homer collection

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The Portland Museum of Art is expanding its Winslow Homer collection thanks to the donation of a dozen paintings from the Berger Collection Educational Trust. More>>

'Scorpion' actress Katharine McPhee heading to Broadway

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Actress Katharine McPhee is stepping into the hit musical 'Waitress,' marking the Broadway debut for the former cast member of 'Smash'. More>>

Metallica, Afghan ensemble win 2018 Polar Music Prize

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American heavy metal band Metallica and Afghanistan's National Institute of Music have won the 2018 Polar Music Prizes. More>>

Federer begins bid for No. 1 spot with easy win

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At the age of 36, Roger Federer is now two wins away from reclaiming the top ranking for the first time in six years. More>>

UK film industry promises action on harassment, bullying

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Stars including Emma Watson and Gemma Arterton are backing a British film industry plan to tackle bullying and sexual harassment. More>>

Host of NPR's 'On Point' fired over workplace abuse claims

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The host of one of National Public Radio's most successful programs has been fired over allegations of workplace abuse. More>>

Museum: Michelangelo exhibition makes 'most attended' list

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New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art says its recently concluded Michelangelo exhibit is the tenth most visited exhibition in the museum's history. More>>

The Latest: Shaun White's Olympic gold a highlight of Day 5

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Katie Couric has apologized for saying that the Dutch are so successful in speed skating because skates have been used as a form of transportation when canals freeze in the Netherlands. More>>

Bill Paxton family sues hospital, doctor for wrongful death

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The family of Bill Paxton has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a Los Angeles hospital and the surgeon who performed the actor's heart surgery shortly before he died. More>>

Ellsworth Kelly's 'Austin': A building that's a work of art

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A work of art that's a free-standing building designed by the late abstract artist Ellsworth Kelly is coming to the outskirts of the University of Texas. More>>

What to watch from Pyeongchang - Day 5

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Valentine's Day at the Olympics brings pairs skating and lots of curling. More>>

Tom Daley, Dustin Lance Black announce impending fatherhood

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British diver Tom Daley and screenwriter husband Dustin Lance Black have announced that they are to become parents. More>>

Prince Henrik, husband of Danish monarch, dies at age 83

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Denmark's palace says Prince Henrik, the French-born husband of Danish monarch Queen Margrethe, has died. More>>

Portugal. The Man tour bus catches fire before Iowa show

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Authorities say a tour bus for the rock band Portugal. The Man caught fire before eastern Iowa show. More>>

NBC exceeding expectations 5 days into Olympics

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It's still early, but NBC says it is exceeding viewership expectations five days into the Pyeongchang Olympics. More>>

Olympics, 'This Is Us' give NBC golden ratings victory

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Olympic thrills and the aftermath of a patriarch's death on "This Is Us" combined to give NBC a golden ratings victory. More>>

Sexual assault reports against Wynn filed with Vegas police

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Two women have come forward saying casino mogul Steve Wynn sexually assaulted them in the 1970s. More>>

Minnie Driver quits Oxfam after sex in crisis zone scandal

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Minnie Driver has become the first celebrity ambassador of Oxfam to resign following the sex misconduct scandal. More>>

Doris Kearns Goodwin's 'Leadership' coming in September

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Doris Kearns Goodwin's "Leadership" will be published in September, Simon & Schuster told The Associated Press on Tuesday. More>>

Danielle Herrington covers Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue

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Danielle Herrington is the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover model for 2018, becoming the third black woman to cover the annual issue. More>>

Use of blackface in Brazil Carnival parade sparks debate

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A top samba school's use of blackface in a Carnival parade is sparking debate about depictions of race in Brazil, which is still grappling with a fraught racial legacy. More>>

On a massive bed of popcorn, Raf Simons re-examines America

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At New York Fashion Week, Rosie Assoulin evoked a luscious layer cake embedded with crystals, and served some real cake too. More>>

Seizing the moment with Shaun White on NBC

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NBC's strong ratings for the Pyeongchang Olympics continue to exceed the network's expectations. More>>

Olympic figure skating unveils new, modern soundtrack

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There is a decidedly different soundtrack to figure skating at the Pyeongchang Olympics now that all programs are allowed lyrics in their music. More>>

Netflix plans no changes in airing '13 Reasons Why'

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A planned second season of "13 Reasons Why" on Netflix will be unaffected by the recent allegations of sexual harassment against author Jay Asher. More>>

Couric tweets apology to Dutch for Olympic comment

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Katie Couric tweeted an apology to the Netherlands for her comment on NBC's coverage of the Olympic opening ceremony that skates are a common form of transportation on that country's frozen canals. More>>

Egypt orders ban on SNL Arabia over 'sexual expressions'

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Egypt orders ban on the Arabic version of US satirical show Saturday Night Live for allegedly using "sexual expressions.". More>>

'LOVE' returns: Philadelphia park gets its sculpture back

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Robert Indiana's "LOVE" sculpture is returning to its home Tuesday in Philadelphia after undergoing a year of repairs. More>>

2 journalists jailed in Myanmar will receive PEN award

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Two reporters imprisoned in Myanmar are receiving an award from PEN America. More>>

Oscar nominee Daniel Kaluuya is having a good year

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Bookended by "Get Out" and "Black Panther," Oscar-nominee Daniel Kaluuya (kah-LOO-ya) is having a very good year. More>>

Comedian Marty Allen dies in Las Vegas at 95

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Comedian and actor Marty Allen has died in Las Vegas at age 95. More>>

On TV, Olympic halfpipe is a spectacular mystery

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In a television atmosphere where it is hard to draw a big crowd, NBC is seeing early success from the Pyeongchang Olympics. More>>

Kitchen was closed, but Robert Plant got a whole lotta love

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Robert Plant and his backing band get a whole lotta love in North Carolina, despite the closed kitchen at a top eatery. More>>

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle visit Scotland ahead of wedding

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are continuing their pre-wedding tour of Britain with a quick trip to Scotland. More>>

Rep: Smashing Pumpkins tried to include bassist in reunion

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A spokesperson for The Smashing Pumpkins says the band has tried to include ex-bassist D'arcy Wretzky in its upcoming reunion though she claims she has been excluded. More>>

Carolina Herrera bids her line adieu with elegant flourish

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Carolina Herrera's farewell, Ralph Lauren's nautical nod NY Fashion Week highlights. More>>

Smith, Thompson headline Women's hoops Hall of Fame class

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Katie Smith, Tina Thompson and Chamique Holdsclaw headline the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame class for 2018. More>>

Obama jokes he failed to get artist to give him smaller ears

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The National Portrait Gallery is unveiling portraits of former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama. More>>

Broadway star, 5-time Tony nominee Jan Maxwell dies at 61

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Broadway star and five-time Tony Award nominee Jan Maxwell has died. More>>

China to select theaters nationwide to show propaganda films

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China plans to select 5,000 movie theaters to screen propaganda films and boost the box office with group sales, discounted tickets, subsidies and other types of financial backing. More>>

A prize for thrillers without female victims divides opinion

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It's a chilling cliche of thrillers that women often end up abducted, abused or dead. More>>

Jay Asher expelled from writer organization over harassment

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Best-selling children's author Jay Asher has been expelled from a prominent writers organization because of allegations about sexual harassment. More>>

Daughter: Popular crooner Vic Damone dies in Florida at 89

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Family members say crooner Vic Damone has died in Florida at the age of 89. More>>

Olympic swimmer says she wants to save others from sex abuse Video included

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Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors says her former coach "stole so much" from her in the decade she alleges he sexually abused her starting when she was a minor. More>>

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