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NPR adopts new measures after sex harassment investigation

National Public Radio has adopted a series of measures to improve its workplace culture, following an independent investigation into sex harassment issues stemming from the ouster of a top executive.


Spanish body apologizes over art exhibit censorship spat

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish government-funded body has apologized after it caused an outcry by asking an art gallery to yank a photo exhibit on political prisoners from a prestigious international fair in Madrid.


'Fortune Teller' anchors Caravaggio installation in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The celebrated painting "The Fortune Teller" by Caravaggio is going on display in Mexico City in what curators describe as a multi-sensory exhibit that brings the public into the Italian baroque master's world.


Madrid art fair yanks photo exhibit amid political spat

MADRID (AP) — Madrid's International Contemporary Art Fair on Wednesday yanked a photo exhibition called "Political Prisoners in Contemporary Spain," prompting charges of censorship against the government-funded body which operates the event venue.


New book by Sen. Bernie Sanders coming in November

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders is planning his next move.


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Mitch Albom plans sequel to 'Five People You Meet in Heaven'

NEW YORK (AP) — Mitch Albom is giving heaven a sequel.


Ursula K. Le Guin wins posthumous prize for essay writing

NEW YORK (AP) — The late Ursula K. Le Guin was among the recipients of literary honors presented Tuesday night by PEN America.


Rhode Island marks 15 years since 100 killed in club fire

WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island is marking the 15th anniversary of a nightclub fire that killed 100 people and injured more than 200 others.


The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending February 16:


The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

iBook charts for week ending February 18, 2018: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher :


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The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

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The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

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New Wynn Resorts CEO denies knowing of claims against mogul

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The new CEO of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts said he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced last month.


Tina Alexis Allen's storytelling proves riveting in memoir

"Hiding Out: a Memoir of Drugs, Deception, and Double Lives" (Dey Street Books), by Tina Alexis Allen


Review: Lexie Elliott's 'The French Girl' is tangled mystery

"The French Girl" (Berkley), by Lexie Elliott


Spanish court rejects rapper's freedom of speech argument

MADRID (AP) — Spain's Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a rapper who argued that his lyrics praising terror groups were protected by freedom of expression laws.


Yiannopoulos dropping lawsuit against former publisher

NEW YORK (AP) — Milo Yiannopoulos is dropping his lawsuit against his former publisher.


Walter Mosley examines issues of race in 'Down the River'

"Down the River Unto the Sea" (Mulholland Books), by Walter Mosley


Love proves graceful, profound in 'Rosie Colored Glasses'

"Rosie Colored Glasses: a Novel" (Mira), by Brianna Wolfson


Picasso, Monet works up for auction in Rockefeller art trove

LONDON (AP) — An art collection amassed by billionaire David Rockefeller could raise more than $500 million for charity when it is auctioned this spring.


Janney thought film acclaim eluded her _ then came 'I Tonya'

Allison Janney

Tiffany Haddish to host MTV Movie & TV Awards in June

Tiffany Haddish

New study finds female protagonists decreased in 2017 films

Gal Gadot, Patty Jenkins

Oscars fashion through the years: The great and the puzzling

Lupita Nyong'o

Actor and writer Tracy Letts 'having the time of my life'

Tracy Letts

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