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Miranda talks about Bruno, and the 'Encanto' phenomenon

NEW YORK (AP) — A month after “Encanto” debuted in theaters, Lin-Manuel Miranda, who wrote the movie's Colombia-inflected songs, took a long vacation.
Next 'Mission: Impossible' movies delayed to 2023, 2024

Next 'Mission: Impossible' movies delayed to 2023, 2024

NEW YORK (AP) — It will be another year before a new “Mission: Impossible” movie hits theaters. Paramount Pictures and Skydance announced Friday that the release of “Mission: Impossible 7” will be pushed from Sept. 20 to July 14, 2023.
Dior reconstructs Paris in spectacular Fashion Week show

Dior reconstructs Paris in spectacular Fashion Week show

PARIS (AP) — Dior took over Paris’ iconic Place de la Concorde for a menswear show Friday whose theme was none other than the city of Paris itself.
Liberals tout rapid-housing program as MPs delve anew into probe of home prices

Liberals tout rapid-housing program as MPs delve anew into probe of home prices

OTTAWA — The federal government finished the week by touting the popularity of a program designed to quickly build or buy affordable housing for the nation's most vulnerable — one piece of a larger home-price puzzle.
Louie Anderson, comic, Emmy winner for 'Baskets,' dies at 68

Louie Anderson, comic, Emmy winner for 'Baskets,' dies at 68

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Louie Anderson, whose four-decade career as a comedian and actor included his unlikely, Emmy-winning performance as mom to twin adult sons in the TV series “Baskets,” died Friday. He was 68.
'SNL' comics Jost, Davidson buy Staten Island Ferry boat

'SNL' comics Jost, Davidson buy Staten Island Ferry boat

NEW YORK (AP) — “Saturday Night Live” comics Colin Jost and Pete Davidson have purchased a decommissioned Staten Island Ferry boat for $280,100 with plans to turn it into New York's hottest club.
Review: Penny and Sparrow push past Americana in 'Olly Olly'

Review: Penny and Sparrow push past Americana in 'Olly Olly'

“Olly Olly,” Penny and Sparrow (I Love You / Thirty Tigers) In the first few unassuming bars of Penny and Sparrow’s new album, “Olly Olly,” it is not immediately apparent that this collection of songs signifies a shift for duo Andy Baxter and Kyle Ja
Booster shots needed against omicron, CDC studies show

Booster shots needed against omicron, CDC studies show

NEW YORK (AP) — Three studies released Friday offered more evidence that COVID-19 vaccines are standing up to the omicron variant, at least among people who received booster shots. They are the first large U.S.
Giuliani associate gets year in prison in foreign donor case

Giuliani associate gets year in prison in foreign donor case

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man who helped Rudy Giuliani seek damaging information against Joe Biden in Ukraine faced was sentenced to a year and a day in prison and fined $10,000 Friday in an unrelated campaign finance case.
Waves of nostalgia for Canadians taught to swim by Red Cross as program winds down

Waves of nostalgia for Canadians taught to swim by Red Cross as program winds down

Jaime Gonek doesn't remember what happened to the yellow jacket she had as a kid, the one adorned with sewed-on swimming badges she'd earned from years of lessons with the Canadian Red Cross.