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  • TV, Broadway’s Conrad Ricamora on a ‘life-changing’ moment

    NEW YORK (AP) — Conrad Ricamora’s acting career is on fire of late. He may want to thank his genes. He’s on ABC’s hot new drama “How To Get Away with Murder” and he’s also…

  • Author to face critics of new book about city’s rape cases

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Author Jon Krakauer doesn’t like to make public appearances, so there will be no book tour to promote his latest work, “Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town.”…

  • Charlie Hebdo receives PEN award at literary gala in NYC

    NEW YORK (AP) — This year’s PEN American Center gala was a defense of free expression, of Charlie Hebdo and of PEN itself. Salman Rushdie, Neil Gaiman and Roz Chast were among hundreds who gathered…

  • Charlie Hebdo receives PEN award at literary gala in NYC

    NEW YORK (AP) — Under armed security and a cloud of conflicted opinions and emotions, the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo was presented a freedom of expression award on Tuesday night from the PEN American…

  • Rio museum opens its doors to Carnival’s anonymous artisans

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Jeff Koons’ “Balloon Dog” and Henry Moore’s “Archer” are among some of the world’s most iconic sculptures competing for space at a new museum exhibition where one of Alberto Giacometti’s…

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    Islamic State group claims responsibility for attack at Texas cartoon-drawing contest PHOENIX (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the assault on a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet…

  • Asheville’s River Arts District: Wander amid art and artists

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Many cities have transformed their old industrial zones into attractive neighborhoods for recreation, shopping and new small businesses. Nowhere has this trend come to life more gloriously than in the River…

  • Asheville’s River Arts District: Wander amid art and artists

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Many cities have transformed their old industrial zones into attractive neighborhoods for recreation, shopping and new small businesses. Nowhere has this trend come to life more gloriously than in the River…

  • 5 paintings missing since WWII returning to Germany

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Five paintings missing since World War II are being returned to collections in Germany at the behest of the heirs of their American acquirers. The paintings, including three won by an American…

  • Team behind Tony Awards to produce Kennedy Center Honors

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Producers who have created the Tony Awards show for the past 12 years will be given a “clean slate” and a mandate to update the “Kennedy Center Honors,” marking a new direction…

  • Tony-nominated revival of ‘On the Town’ to go on tour

    NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway’s “On the Town” is going on the road — and a Tony Award nominee is coming along. Producers of the revival said Tuesday that Tony Yazbeck, who earned a nomination…

  • Challenged by ‘Going Clear,’ another test awaits Tom Cruise

    NEW YORK (AP) — When Janeane Garofalo asked Brad Bird, the director of “Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol,” about Tom Cruise at a recent Tribeca Film Festival event, she peppered Bird with allusions to the…

  • Bobby Jindal book on lessons of history coming in October

    NEW YORK (AP) — Republican Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who may or not be running for president, says he has a publication coming in October but it’s definitely not a campaign book. “I think those…

  • Tony-nominated revival of ‘On the Town’ to go on tour

    NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway’s “On the Town” is going on the road — and a Tony Award nominee is coming along. Producers of the revival said Tuesday that Tony Yazbeck, who earned a nomination…

  • Investigators search top Russian museum in smuggling case

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s top investigative agency says it is conducting a search of Moscow’s Tretyakov Gallery, considered the world’s top collection of Russian fine art, in connection with an art smuggling case. The Investigative…