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British singer and TV host Cilla Black dies at 72

08/02/2015 10:52 AM EDT
LONDON (AP) — Big-voiced British singer Cilla Black, a product of Beatles-era Liverpool who became a national treasure over a 50-year music and television career, has died. 
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Bobby Brown's sister vows family feud is just beginning
08/02/2015 06:13 AM EDT - ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — Bobby Brown's sister vowed the family feud was "far from over" between their family and the late Whitney Houston's kin during the memorial service for her niece, Bobbi Kristina Brown. Full Story

'Downton' producer open to possibility of big-screen film
08/02/2015 02:02 AM EDT - BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Here's a roundup of news Saturday from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs: 'DOWNTON ABBEY,' THE MOVIE? Full Story

Rapper arrested after encouraging fans to jump barricades
08/02/2015 12:17 AM EDT - CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago officials say rapper Travis Scott is facing disorderly conduct charges after encouraging fans to jump over security barricades during his performance at Lollapalooza. Full Story

Correction: TV-MSNBC-Shows Canceled story
08/01/2015 10:42 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — In a story July 30 about MSNBC canceling 3 daytime shows, The Associated Press implied that Ari Melber was named the network's chief legal correspondent last week. Full Story

At 93, TV producer Lear seeks to keep pushing boundaries
08/02/2015 01:33 AM EDT - BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Veteran TV producer Norman Lear of "All in the Family" fame is looking ahead to his next groundbreaking series. Full Story

Dr. Dre announces release of first album in 15 years
08/01/2015 09:37 PM EDT - PHOENIX (AP) — Hip hop super-producer Dr. Dre says the wait is finally over — he's going to release his first album in 15 years. Full Story

'Downton' producer doesn't shut door on big-screen film
08/02/2015 12:07 AM EDT - BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — With "Downton Abbey" coming to an end, its executive producer is offering hope that a follow-up movie is at least a possibility. Full Story

Steven Moffat on 'Sherlock' special; how long series can go
08/01/2015 05:17 PM EDT - BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — "Sherlock" fans have grown familiar with the waiting game between TV seasons, but they may be encouraged that show-runner Steven Moffat says he could see it "going on for a long while. Full Story

'Downton Abbey' to get a float in the 2016 Rose Bowl parade
08/01/2015 11:27 PM EDT - BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Maggie Smith's character on "Downton Abbey" might find the pomp and circumstance uncomfortable, but the PBS show is getting its own float in the Rose Parade, two days before the premiere of its sixth and final season on Jan. Full Story

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From Scratch: Just give that 'green spaghetti' a try

Pasta with pesto Genovese may be ubiquitous in the rest of the United States now, but it hadn't yet "arrived" in York County when I tried serving it to my dinner guests. Full Story
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Jolie, Suu Kyi visit Myanmar female factory workers

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Angelina Jolie has joined Myanmar's opposition leader and democracy icon, Aung San Suu Kyi, in sitting down with female workers to learn more about their dire conditions. Full Story