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Joanne Rogers, widow of TV's famed Mister Rogers, dies at 92

Joanne Rogers, widow of TV's famed Mister Rogers, dies at 92

Joanne Rogers, an an accomplished concert pianist who celebrated and protected the legacy of her husband, the beloved children's TV host Mister Rogers, has died in Pittsburgh. She was 92. Rogers died Thursday, according to the Fred Rogers Center.
Siegfried Fischbacher, of illusion duo Siegfried & Roy, dies

Siegfried Fischbacher, of illusion duo Siegfried & Roy, dies

LAS VEGAS — Siegfried Fischbacher, namesake partner in the iconic entertainment duo Siegfried & Roy, has died in Las Vegas at age 81.

CNN’s Tapper won’t take back criticism of congressional vet

NEW YORK — CNN’s Jake Tapper, under fire for a comment questioning a Republican congressman and combat veteran’s commitment to democracy, said Thursday the criticism is an attempt to change the subject from the attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Riot? Insurrection? Words matter in describing Capitol siege

Riot? Insurrection? Words matter in describing Capitol siege

NEW YORK — At first, viewed from a distance, it was a rally or protest. Then it became an assault, a riot, an insurrection, domestic terrorism or even a coup attempt.
NFL wild-card games show potential for alternate broadcasts

NFL wild-card games show potential for alternate broadcasts

LOS ANGELES — Brian Robbins directed “Varsity Blues” and was the producer of “Coach Carter,” but both of those might have been eclipsed last Sunday with Nickelodeon's successful kids-oriented broadcast of an NFL playoff game.
Livestream performances delayed or cancelled as Ontario tightens COVID-19 rules

Livestream performances delayed or cancelled as Ontario tightens COVID-19 rules

TORONTO — Organizers behind a number of livestreaming concerts and theatre shows in Ontario say the province’s stricter stay-at-home orders have forced them to sideline an array of upcoming virtual events.
New Uvagut TV to feature all programming made in Inuktut language

New Uvagut TV to feature all programming made in Inuktut language

A new Indigenous television channel featuring programming that's entirely in the Inuktut language is set to launch on Monday.
B.C. tree that inspired award-winning author Joy Kogawa damaged by windstorm

B.C. tree that inspired award-winning author Joy Kogawa damaged by windstorm

VANCOUVER — A cherry tree that inspired award-winning Canadian author Joy Kogawa has been damaged in a fierce windstorm that swept across southern British Columbia.
Brexit hikes costs, hassle for UK musicians touring EU

Brexit hikes costs, hassle for UK musicians touring EU

LONDON — British musicians are demanding that the UK government faces the music after new post-Brexit regulations failed to consider their unique work lives and left them in the lurch. Nearly 260,000 people — including U.K.
'Sex and the City' fans speculate on fate of Kim Cattrall's character, Samantha Jones

'Sex and the City' fans speculate on fate of Kim Cattrall's character, Samantha Jones

TORONTO — With sultry mannerisms and sharp comedic chops, Kim Cattrall fully embodied confident sexpot Samantha Jones on "Sex and the City.