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Top of the Month Guide: March events around town

A preview of must-hit events and activities around town for the month of March.

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  • Pollution documentary attracts huge interest in China

    BEIJING (AP) — A slick new documentary on China’s environmental woes has racked up more than 175 million online views in two days, underscoring growing concern in the country over the impact of air, water…

  • Veronica Roth working on new series; 1st book due in 2017

    NEW YORK (AP) — Veronica Roth fans can start the countdown. “The Divergent” author is set to write a new two-book series, HarperCollins Children’s Books told The Associated Press on Monday. The books currently are…

  • Oscar-winning director: Poles should see ‘Ida” not debate it

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The director of “Ida,” the Polish movie that won this year’s Oscar for best foreign film, says Poles should see it before calling it anti-Polish. “Ida” premiered in Poland in 2013,…

  • Thousands mourn Turkish novelist Yasar Kemal

    ISTANBUL (AP) — Political leaders and fellow writers are among thousands who gathered for the funeral of Yasar Kemal, one of Turkey’s best-known novelists. Kemal, whose focus on social injustices brought him into conflict with…

  • Aaron Hernandez trial delayed again due to snow

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has been delayed again due to snow. Yet another snowstorm hitting New England is expected to dump several inches…

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EST

    Different in style, world view, Obama-Netanyahu relations never promised happily-ever-after WASHINGTON (AP) — This was never happily-ever-after waiting to happen. When President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took office early in 2009,…

  • Top of the Month Guide: March events around town

    Must-hit events and activities around town for the month of March.

  • Update on the latest in business:

    FINANCIAL MARKETS Asia stocks mostly rise as China rate cut offsets US data TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher today as a weekend interest rate cut by the Chinese central bank lifted…

  • Former Washington basketball star Christian Welp dies at 51

    SEATTLE (AP) — Christian Welp, the 7-foot German center who holds the University of Washington’s career scoring record and played three seasons in the NBA, has died. He was 51. The school confirmed the death…

  • Lady Gaga, Vince Vaughn take charity polar plunge in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn plunged into the icy waters of Chicago’s Lake Michigan at a fundraiser for the Special Olympics. Special Olympics Chicago President Casey Hogan said Sunday that Lady Gaga…

  • Theater Review: ‘Abundance’ is a tragicomic look at Old West

    NEW YORK (AP) — In sagas about the American Wild West, pioneers were brave and true-hearted cowboys and homesteaders tamed the savage land while their womenfolk happily tended hearth and family. Playwright Beth Henley provided…

  • Lady Gaga, Vince Vaughn take charity polar plunge in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn made plunges into the icy waters of Chicago’s Lake Michigan at a fundraiser for the Special Olympics. Special Olympics Chicago President Casey Hogan said Sunday that Gaga…

  • Dolce&Gabbana pay sentimental tribute to mothers in Milan

    MILAN (AP) — Model Bianca Balta won applause of approval as she walked down the Dolce&Gabbana runway in an advanced stage of pregnancy. It was part of the designing duo’s early Mother’s Day present to…

  • Broadcasters propose FIFA election debate to Blatter, rivals

    LONDON (AP) — Sepp Blatter and his three FIFA presidential election rivals have been invited to participate in a television debate by the BBC and Sky. The London-based broadcasters have written to the candidates proposing…

  • Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment:

    IRAQ Iraqi premier gives ultimatum ahead of hinted Tikrit attack BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister has called on Sunni tribal fighters to abandon the Islamic State group, ahead of a promised offensive to retake…