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FREEPORT, Maine (AP) — A former teacher who travels the country to document the final resting places of poets is looking forward to calling attention to African-American poets on a tour of the South and elsewhere. Black poets have been writing about injustice and hardship since...
LONDON (AP) — Paul McCartney says he has given up marijuana after many years of indulgence and now prefers wine or "a nice margarita." The former Beatle told the Daily Mirror he doesn't want to set a bad example for his children and grandchildren by using marijuana. He said...
LONDON (AP) — Paul McCartney says he has given up marijuana after many years of indulgence and now prefers wine or "a nice margarita." The former Beatle told the Daily Mirror he doesn't want to set a bad example for his children and grandchildren by using marijuana. He said...
HAVANA (AP) — Pop star Rihanna drew a crowd Friday while cruising down Havana's Malecon shore boulevard in a classic American convertible from the 1950s. Children and young people swarmed around the car, using their cellphones to snap pictures of the singer while security guards...
DETROIT (AP) — Aretha Franklin is planning a memorial to her father and brother at a Detroit church that will include gospel music and a soul food buffet. The event called "Aretha Franklin Presents a Memorial for Rev. C.L. Franklin & Rev. Cecil Franklin" is set to take place...
NEW YORK (AP) — James Patterson, already one of the book world's most popular authors, is now becoming a publisher. Little Brown & Company announced Friday that Patterson has launched the "jimmy patterson" imprint for children's books. The imprint will feature books by...
NEW YORK (AP) — "UnREAL" might be TV's most fully realized reality series. Why shouldn't it be? It's scripted, then performed by professional actors. Premiering Monday at 10 p.m. EDT on Lifetime, "UnREAL" arrives with what just might be perfect timing. The reality genre is...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joseph Gordon-Levitt has big expectations for the impact of "Snowden." The 34-year-old actor wrapped filming earlier this month on the Oliver Stone thriller about former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, whose 2013 leaks to the media revealed...
DETROIT (AP) — Aretha Franklin is planning a memorial to her father and brother at a Detroit church that will include gospel music and a soul food buffet. The event called "Aretha Franklin Presents a Memorial for Rev. C.L. Franklin & Rev. Cecil Franklin" is set to take place...
PARIS (AP) — France's most powerful female politician laments persistent sexism in politics but says things have...
NEW YORK (AP) — What would happen if Sepp Blatter hosts a World Cup and most of Europe, several South American...
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Rockford police say more than half of their officers are specially trained to deal with the...
Hemp industry enters 2nd year with hazy market potential
PARIS (AP) — Climate change is a threat to international security, France's influential Environment Minister...
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson needs a mammoth man cave at home for all of his Dover trophies. Known as the...