Oprah Winfrey reflects on President-elect Donald Trump
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Oprah Winfrey reflects on President-elect Donald Trump

ATLANTA (AP) — As Oprah Winfrey reflected Thursday on this week’s election, she said she was initially in disbelief after learned Donald Trump was elected president of the United States. But the media mogul, who was vocal in her support for Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton, found some comfort in watching President Barack Obama and president-elect … Continue reading

Massive celebrity backing failed to lift Clinton campaign
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Massive celebrity backing failed to lift Clinton campaign

NEW YORK (AP) — One lesson from the 2016 campaign: Celebrities guarantee attention, but they don’t ensure votes. Few presidential candidates attracted as much A-list support as did former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. But rallies in Ohio with LeBron James, Beyonce and Jay Z did not prevent Republican rival and President-elect … Continue reading

Review: New ‘Call of Duty’ a spacey but conservative sequel
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Review: New ‘Call of Duty’ a spacey but conservative sequel

Sticking with tradition despite a planet-hopping sci-fi setting, the latest “Call of Duty” is a conservative iteration of the annual first-person shooter franchise with safe, market-tested upgrades: a wisecracking robot, spaceship dogfights, ray guns and a scarred Kit Harington. While “Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare” (Activision, for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, $59.95) includes … Continue reading

The 13 women who could show Bill Cosby had a pattern
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The 13 women who could show Bill Cosby had a pattern

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Did Bill Cosby drug and molest young women as part of a “signature” crime spree spanning five decades? Prosecutors preparing for his sexual-assault trial hope to call 13 of about 60 accusers to show just that. The defense will question their relevance and attack their credibility in high-stakes pretrial hearings that start … Continue reading

US, Cuba assessing efforts to save Hemingway artifacts
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US, Cuba assessing efforts to save Hemingway artifacts

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. and Cuban officials and scholars are meeting in Boston to discuss joint efforts to preserve artifacts at Ernest Hemingway’s former Cuban estate. The forum at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum is focusing on a U.S.-Cuban collaboration to ensure the literary icon’s legacy lives on in both countries. Wednesday … Continue reading

“Revolution Radio” is Green Day back on straight and narrow
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“Revolution Radio” is Green Day back on straight and narrow

  Green Day, “Revolution Radio” (Reprise Records) “Revolution Radio” sees Green Day back on the straight and narrow, a dozen potent tunes encasing the punk attitude with plenty of pop hooks. The band shakes off a few years in the wilderness, including personal crises and artistic diversions, with a no-frills collection in which they work … Continue reading