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Veering from Mad Max, George Miller debuts '3,000 Years'

Veering from Mad Max, George Miller debuts '3,000 Years'

CANNES, France (AP) — It's taken a lot of time and a good deal of yearning for Australian director George Miller to make “Three Thousand Years of Longing, " his long-awaited follow-up to “Mad Max: Fury Road.
Adoptions another facet of life halted by war in Ukraine

Adoptions another facet of life halted by war in Ukraine

LEEDS, Maine (AP) — The ripple effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have been devastating for families of all kinds — including those who have seen their prospective adoptions put on hold. Ukraine was once one of the U.S.
Ethan Coen on his Jerry Lee Lewis doc and filmmaking return

Ethan Coen on his Jerry Lee Lewis doc and filmmaking return

CANNES, France (AP) — Most in the film industry thought Ethan Coen was done with making movies. Ethan did, too.
'Breaking Character' is breaking boundaries in the world of disability representation

'Breaking Character' is breaking boundaries in the world of disability representation

TORONTO — As the first disabled person in Canada to produce a broadcast docu-series, Michelle Asgarali is making history with her new show "Breaking Character." In fact, that was the whole point.
COVID-19, shootings: Is mass death now tolerated in America?

COVID-19, shootings: Is mass death now tolerated in America?

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — After mass shootings killed and wounded people grocery shopping, going to church and simply living their lives last weekend, the nation marked a milestone of 1 million deaths from COVID-19.
COVID-19, shootings: Is mass death now tolerated in America?

COVID-19, shootings: Is mass death now tolerated in America?

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — After mass shootings killed and wounded people grocery shopping, going to church and simply living their lives last weekend, the nation marked a milestone of 1 million deaths from COVID-19.
'Armageddon Time,' portrait of white privilege, stirs Cannes

'Armageddon Time,' portrait of white privilege, stirs Cannes

CANNES, France (AP) — When the Cannes Film Festival audience stood to applaud James Gray's richly observed autobiographical drama “Armageddon Time," about the director's own 1980s childhood in Queens, Gray's voice quivered as he addressed the crowd.
Russia claims to have taken full control of Mariupol

Russia claims to have taken full control of Mariupol

POKROVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russia claimed to have captured Mariupol on Friday in what would be its biggest victory yet in its war with Ukraine, after a nearly three-month siege that reduced much of the strategic port city to a smoking ruin, with over 2
Final-hour rally yanks Wall Street from maw of bear market

Final-hour rally yanks Wall Street from maw of bear market

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street rumbled to the edge of a bear market Friday after another drop for stocks briefly sent the S&P 500 more than 20% below its peak set early this year.
Ozzy Osbourne's daughter Aimee escapes Hollywood studio fire

Ozzy Osbourne's daughter Aimee escapes Hollywood studio fire

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne’s daughter Aimee was among those who escaped a Hollywood recording studio fire that killed a 26-year-old music producer, Sharon Osbourne and others who work in the space said.