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Sunday's virtual Emmy Awards set bar high with live telecast

LOS ANGELES — The glitch at the virtual creative arts Emmy telecast was minor, but it may have provoked flashbacks for the host of Sunday's more ambitious main TV awards ceremony.
Hong Kong’s first CBD cafe opens its doors to customers

Hong Kong’s first CBD cafe opens its doors to customers

HONG KONG — Cannabis may be illegal in Hong Kong, but a new cafe is offering a range of food and drinks that contain parts of the cannabis plant without breaking any local laws.
First Native American racer blazes trail at Tour de France

First Native American racer blazes trail at Tour de France

LE PECQ, France — A late draft to the Tour de France, Neilson Powless didn’t have time to scramble together a turtle necklace, the spirit animal of his Native American tribe, or paint one of their wampum bead belts on the frame of the bike that he's
8 of 10 Premier League matches this weekend streamed in US

8 of 10 Premier League matches this weekend streamed in US

NEW YORK — NBC moved eight of this weekend’s 10 Premier League matches to its online streaming service Peacock behind a pay wall because it wanted to broadcast golf's U.S. Open and the Tour de France on its television networks.
Last studio recording of jazz trumpeter Woody Shaw released

Last studio recording of jazz trumpeter Woody Shaw released

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — A forgotten studio recording of the late jazz trumpeter Woody Shaw has been released as part of an effort to preserve jazz history.
Actor Masterson's lawyer denies and denounces rape charges

Actor Masterson's lawyer denies and denounces rape charges

LOS ANGELES — “That ’70s Show” actor Danny Masterson, charged with raping three women, made his first appearance Friday in a Los Angeles courtroom, where his attorney declared his innocence and denounced the charges against him as “politicized.
CDC drops controversial testing advice that caused backlash

CDC drops controversial testing advice that caused backlash

NEW YORK — U.S. health officials on Friday dropped a controversial piece of coronavirus guidance and said anyone who has been in close contact with an infected person should get tested.
Film, TV productions can't get COVID-19 insurance, want Ottawa to intervene

Film, TV productions can't get COVID-19 insurance, want Ottawa to intervene

Hundreds of productions and thousands of entertainment jobs are on hold because the federal government has yet to intervene and help them get COVID-19 insurance, say two Canadian film and television organizations.
Jude Law, Carrie Coon on the moody marital drama ‘The Nest’

Jude Law, Carrie Coon on the moody marital drama ‘The Nest’

Carrie Coon so badly wanted the slow-burn familial drama “The Nest” to be made, she told its director that she’d step aside so that he could cast “someone more famous” in her role.

'The Vanishing Half' nominated for National Book Award

NEW YORK — Two of the summer's most talked about novels, Brit Bennett's “The Vanishing Half” and Megha Majumdar's “A Burning,” are on the National Book Awards fiction longlist.