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Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 28-Aug. 3

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 28-Aug. 3

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 28-Aug. 3: July 28: Cartoonist Jim Davis (“Garfield”) is 79. Actor Linda Kelsey (“Lou Grant”) is 78. Singer Jonathan Edwards is 78. Actor Sally Struthers is 77. Drummer Simon Kirke of Bad Company is 75.
Adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s ‘Nickel Boys’ to open New York Film Festival this fall

Adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s ‘Nickel Boys’ to open New York Film Festival this fall

“Nickel Boys,” an adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel , will open the 62nd New York Film Festival in September, organizers said Monday.
The biggest of stories came to the small city of Butler. Here's how its newspaper met the moment

The biggest of stories came to the small city of Butler. Here's how its newspaper met the moment

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — When gunshots echoed at the Trump rally where she was working, Butler Eagle reporter Irina Bucur dropped to the ground just like everyone else. She was terrified. She hardly froze, though.
On a summer Sunday, Biden withdrew with a text statement. News outlets struggled for visuals

On a summer Sunday, Biden withdrew with a text statement. News outlets struggled for visuals

In an intensely visual news world, a seismic week of politics was transformed again in an instant on Sunday by something almost old-fashioned: a printed statement.
Ernest Hemingway fans celebrate the author's 125th birthday in his beloved Key West

Ernest Hemingway fans celebrate the author's 125th birthday in his beloved Key West

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‘Twisters’ whips up $80.5 million at box office, while ‘Deadpool & Wolverine’ looms

‘Twisters’ whips up $80.5 million at box office, while ‘Deadpool & Wolverine’ looms

Moviegoers ran toward the tornadoes this weekend, propelling “ Twisters ” to a blockbuster opening. The standalone sequel to the 1996 hit made $80.5 million in ticket sales from 4,151 theaters in North America, according to studio estimates Sunday.
'Back to Saskatch': Taylor Swift fans woo pop star to come back to province

'Back to Saskatch': Taylor Swift fans woo pop star to come back to province

REGINA — Megan Weiland has made a friendship bracelet for every Taylor Swift album. The Regina woman has also crafted one in Saskatchewan Roughriders green and white -- an homage to the mega-pop star's football-playing boyfriend Travis Kelce.
89-year-old comedian recovering after she was randomly punched on New York street

89-year-old comedian recovering after she was randomly punched on New York street

NEW YORK (AP) — An 89-year-old comedian is recovering after being randomly punched and knocked to the ground while waiting to cross a street in New York earlier this month.
Disneyland workers authorize potential strike ahead of ongoing contract negotiations

Disneyland workers authorize potential strike ahead of ongoing contract negotiations

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Thousands of workers at Disney's theme park and resort properties in California voted late Friday to authorize a potential strike, as contract negotiations drag on over wages, sick leave and other benefits.
David Letterman will headline Biden fundraiser with Hawaii governor on July 29

David Letterman will headline Biden fundraiser with Hawaii governor on July 29

HONOLULU (AP) — David Letterman will headline a fundraiser with President Joe Biden in 10 days with Hawaii Gov. Josh Green , a sign that his campaign is forging ahead despite continued calls for the president to bow out of the 2024 race.
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