Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed Grace Cavalier Maryland’s 10th poet laureate. The 86-year-old has published 24 books and chapbooks, produced 26 plays and hosted around 2,000 episodes of her radio show “The Poet and the Poem” over more than four decades.
BANGKOK (AP) — The Philippines’ Catriona Gray was named Miss Universe 2018 in a competition held in Bangkok on Monday, besting contestants from 93 other countries and delighting her home nation. Gray wore a sparkling…
Scrooge sees the light in Ford’s Theatre’s annual holiday production of “A Christmas Carol,” now through Dec. 30.
Racial justice. Obstruction of justice. Social justice. The Justice Department. Merriam-Webster has chosen “justice” as its 2018 word of the year, driven by the churning news cycle over months and months.
‘Tonight Show’ to air episode in Puerto Rico with ‘Hamilton’ CBS denies former CEO Les Moonves $120 million severance ‘Burning,’ ‘Cold War’ top AP’s best films of 2018 ‘Roma,’ ‘Burning’ among foreign language Oscar contenders…
Cardi B is asking the public to not bash Offset, who became the target of internet outrage after he interrupted her set at the Rolling Loud Festival in Los Angeles Saturday night and asked her to get back together with him.
Colin Kroll, a tech executive who co-founded the HQ Trivia app, has died. He was 35.
“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” swung to the top of the domestic box office in its first weekend in theaters, proving that there is widespread audience interest in big screen animated versions of Marvel’s marquee superheroes.
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Richard Gunderman, Indiana University (THE CONVERSATION) At the beginning of Dr. Seuss’ “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” the green,…
Children who frequent a Vatican pediatric dispensary have given Pope Francis a birthday cake, a day before he turns 82. See photos.
A more than 4,000-year-old private tomb containing “exceptionally well-preserved” drawings has been discovered south of Cairo, according to Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities.
New York City police were concerned about Pete Davidson after he wrote “I don’t want to be on this earth anymore” on Instagram. And they visited the “Saturday Night Live” star to make sure he was OK.
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Offset interruption of Cardi B at Rolling Loud spurs outrage Police visit ‘Saturday Night Live’ star after Instagram post ‘Spider-Verse’ swings to the top; ‘Mortal Engines’ tanks Philippines contestant Catriona Gray named Miss Universe Toni…
Disney Channel actor Stoney Westmoreland has been fired after he was arrested in Salt Lake City for allegedly attempting to have a sexual relationship with an online acquaintance he believed was 13 years old.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.
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