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  • Petition for NBC to cut ties with Trump gets 200,000 signatures

    NEW YORK (AP) — A petition asking NBC to fire Donald Trump has collected more than 200,000 signatures. The petition is posted on the Change.org website. It accuses NBC of choosing business over “ethics, principles…

  • Petition for NBC to cut ties with Trump draws 200,000 names

    NEW YORK (AP) — A petition asking NBC to fire Donald Trump has collected more than 200,000 signatures. Posted on the Change.org website, the petition calls out NBC of choosing business over “ethics, principles and…

  • Haiti’s image explored in photo exhibit at Florida museum

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — When photography was new, wealthy Haitians posed for the camera in fine clothes and formal parlors, as at home in the world’s capitals as any of their European or American…

  • Rodgers and Hammerstein bio coming in 2018

    NEW YORK (AP) — A biography of Rodgers and Hammerstein, written with the cooperation of the late Broadway team’s publishing arm, will be come out in 2018. Henry Holt and Company announced Monday that Todd…

  • Seattle art exhibit puts spotlight on race, identity

    SEATTLE (AP) — Race, identity and the masks people wear are the themes explored in a new exhibit of contemporary, multimedia art at the Seattle Art Museum. The themes feel especially relevant with the recent…

  • AP PHOTOS: Cairo’s dervishes spin for their supper

    CAIRO (AP) — Many visitors to Cairo are familiar with the whirling dervishes — the stylized spinning dancers who perform across the city at cultural centers, cruise ships, hotels and weddings. The art form draws…

  • Gary Oldman, Pierce Brosnan sons model for Saint Laurent

    PARIS (AP) — Pierce Brosnan and Gary Oldman attended the Saint Laurent Paris show — not as celebrity actors but as proud and genuinely nervous parents. Their sons, Dylan Brosnan and Charlie Oldman made their…

  • Anthony Doerr wins Carnegie Medal for fiction

    NEW YORK (AP) — Readers and critics love Anthony Doerr’s “All the Light We Cannot See.” And so do librarians. Doerr’s World War II novel, a best-seller awarded the Pulitzer Prize in April, has won…

  • Luke Bryan, Paisley, Bentley headline 1st NYC country fest

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Big Apple has a country music radio station, and country music stars of all sizes regularly perform and sell out New York City: Shania Twain is headlining Madison Square Garden…

  • Flowers, color at Paris menswear, as Balmain makes debuts

    PARIS (AP) — Summer was in the air in Paris menswear collections with white roses and lashings of colors. Meanwhile, fashion-conscious NBA player Amar’e Stoudemire spoke to The Associated Press on the trend to fuse…

  • Correction: France-Paris Fashion Week-Watch story

    PARIS (AP) — In a story June 26 about Paris Fashion Week, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Berluti house branched out into making clothes last year. Berluti ready-to-wear was created in 2011, not…

  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Greece to hold July 5 referendum on bailout deal, ministers call on voters to reject it ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s prime minister on Friday called a surprise referendum for July 5 on the financially…

  • Teed off at Univision, Trump drives dispute off course

    NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump to Univision: Get off my lawn. Firing back at Univision for its refusal to air his Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants, the outspoken mogul and GOP presidential candidate…

  • 5 concerts chronicle the story of the Grateful Dead

    Let the countdown begin: The Grateful Dead’s final five shows have arrived. With shows Saturday and Sunday in Santa Clara, California, and another three at Chicago’s Soldier Field on July 3-5, the five shows cap…

  • The Who’s Townshend to present ‘Classic Quadrophenia’

    NEW YORK (AP) — On a rare day off from the first leg of The Who’s 50th anniversary tour, Pete Townshend punctually enters the room with longtime partner Rachel Fuller to discuss “Classic Quadrophenia.” The…