Big move for Big Bird: Sesame Street is entering classrooms

Big move for Big Bird: Sesame Street is entering classrooms

SEATTLE — Sesame Street is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroo...

July 20th, 2018 |  


Ted Williams’ Mexican-American heritage explored in PBS film

Ted Williams’ Mexican-American heritage explored in PBS film

ALBQUERQUE, N.M. — Ted Williams is the last major league baseball player to hit over .400. The Boston Red Sox slugger captivated millions with h...

July 19th, 2018 |  


Robin Williams speaks for himself in new HBO documentary

Robin Williams speaks for himself in new HBO documentary

NEW YORK (AP) — When filmmaker Marina Zenovich sought to make a documentary about Robin Williams, she found that she could do it largely in the ...

July 18th, 2018 |  



Author Irving wins literary peace award

Author Irving wins literary peace award

CINCINNATI — The author of novels such as “The World According to Garp” and “The Cider House Rules” that examine the com...

July 17th, 2018 |  


1st Comic-Con of the MeToo era grapples with harassment

1st Comic-Con of the MeToo era grapples with harassment

LOS ANGELES — Comic-Con, the annual gathering of more than 130,000 fans, artists, collectors and geek culture savants, has already been changed ...

July 16th, 2018 |  


Emmy nominations snub latest reboots

Emmy nominations snub latest reboots

NEW YORK — Television executives and many viewers love the idea of reviving series and ideas from the past. Emmy voters? Not so much. “Ros...

July 13th, 2018 |  


‘Game of Thrones’ leads Emmy nominations with 22

‘Game of Thrones’ leads Emmy nominations with 22

LOS ANGELES — “Game of Thrones” roared back onto the Emmy battlefield, topping Thursday’s nominations with 22 bids but facing ...

July 12th, 2018 |  


Judge approves revised Weinstein Co. bankruptcy sale plan

Judge approves revised Weinstein Co. bankruptcy sale plan

WILMINGTON, Del. — A Delaware judge on Wednesday approved a revised plan for the sale of the Weinstein Co., the studio forced into bankruptcy by...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Coach of England wins the nation’s heart by being a nice guy

Coach of England wins the nation’s heart by being a nice guy

LONDON (AP) — In an age of tattoos, tongue piercings and tensions over Brexit, a soft-spoken man in a dark blue waistcoat and striped tie is uni...

July 10th, 2018 |  


Filmmaker to open World War II education center in Rhode Island

Filmmaker to open World War II education center in Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A filmmaker who shares the stories of World War II veterans is opening an education center in Rhode Island so students can le...

July 9th, 2018 |