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2020 indelible TV moments: Trebek, debate bluster and Floyd

2020 indelible TV moments: Trebek, debate bluster and Floyd

When the coronavirus pushed people out of the world and into homebound isolation, the small-screen's role grew bigger than ever.
Bob Woodward to take on final days of Trump's presidency

Bob Woodward to take on final days of Trump's presidency

NEW YORK — Bob Woodward's next book finds him in the familiar world of documenting a presidency's ending.

Top publisher teams with top maker of bilingual materials

NEW YORK — One of the country's top book publishers is partnering with an award-winning education technology company that specializes in bilingual materials for kids.
Audible enlists Waithe, Gladwell to help find new talent

Audible enlists Waithe, Gladwell to help find new talent

LOS ANGELES — Lena Waithe and Malcolm Gladwell will join several influencers on an advisory board for Audible to help discover new talent. The online audiobook and podcast platform announced Monday the formation of the Emerging Voices Advisory Board.
The Dylan catalogue, a 60-year rock 'n' roll odyssey, is sold

The Dylan catalogue, a 60-year rock 'n' roll odyssey, is sold

NEW YORK — Bob Dylan’s entire catalogue of songs, one of the great treasures in music history, has been acquired by Universal Music Publishing Group for an undisclosed sum.
With traditional venues shut, Berlin artists take to streets

With traditional venues shut, Berlin artists take to streets

BERLIN — With theatres and concert halls shuttered to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, some Berlin artists are taking their performances to the streets of the German capital in an effort to keep their edge during the pandemic and entertain a po

Arrest after break-in at Tom Brady-Gisele Bundchen mansion

BROOKLINE, Mass. — Police arrested a man Monday they say broke into a mansion owned by former New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and model Gisele Bundchen and made himself comfortable on a couch while no one else was in the home.
NY Philharmonic musicians agree to 4 years of wage cuts

NY Philharmonic musicians agree to 4 years of wage cuts

NEW YORK — The New York Philharmonic, silenced from performances at Lincoln Center since March by the coronavirus pandemic, has agreed to a four-year labour contract with its musicians through Sept.

America's biggest dog show moves to ABC under AKC-ESPN deal

NEW YORK — The biggest dog show in the country is about to bark at a much bigger audience. The AKC National Championship will be presented on ABC for the next three years under an agreement between the American Kennel Club and ESPN announced Monday.

Review: 'Blind Vigil' a tense, fast-paced and hardboiled

“Blind Vigil,” by Matt Coyle (Ocean View Publishing) It seems unlikely that a sightless private detective could be of much use, but in “Blind Vigil,” the seventh book in Matt Coyle’s series featuring San Diego gumshoe Rick Cahill, the protagonist is