10 winners announced for $50,000 writing awardsA Philadelphia-based actor-playwright and a former border patrol agent are among this year's 10 winners of $50,000 Whiting Awards for emerging artists
The Associated Press4 hours ago
CNN anchor Chris Cuomo arrives for the funeral for journalist Jimmy Breslin, at the Church of the Blessed Sacrament in New York, Wednesday, March 22, 2017.   Breslin died Sunday, at age 88 after decades of battling corrupt politicians and championing the downtrodden in columns for the Daily News and other New York newspapers. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Breslin celebrated for bringing 'honor' to his press passNew York political leaders from the last 50 years have joined Jimmy Breslin's family in celebrating the life of the pugnacious journalist
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2015 file photo, Vincent Asaro leaves Brooklyn federal court in New York after beating charges that he helped plan the legendary 1978 Lufthansa heist retold in the hit film "Goodfellas." Asaro was rearrested Wednesday, March 22, 2017, for the alleged torching of a car that cut him off in traffic. Also charged in the arson and in an unrelated bank robbery was John J. Gotti, 23, the namesake grandson of the notorious Gambino crime family boss John "Dapper Don" Gotti. (AP Photo/Bryan R. Smith, File)
Onetime defendant in legendary Lufthansa heist is rearrestedAn aging mobster who two years ago beat charges in a legendary heist retold in the film "Goodfellas" has been rearrested
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Box office reaches new record, but international sales flatThe Motion Picture Association of America said Wednesday that worldwide box-office reached a record $38.6 billion in 2016, though international revenues _ a growth engine in recent years _ were essentially stagnant
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Subject of film 'Bernie' appeals lengthy sentence for murderA former Texas mortician whose legal issues were the subject of the 2011 film "Bernie" is appealing his sentence of 99 years to life in prison in the killing of a wealthy widow
The Associated Press6 hours ago
The Federal Communications Commission recently approved a request by Australians Richard and Sharon Burns to increase their interest in a number of radio stations, including those that broadcast from this site shown in Juneau, Alaska, Sunday, March 19, 2017, to a full 100 percent. It's the first time the agency has permitted this and comes after the agency clarified rules that some broadcasters viewed as too severely restricting outside investment. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer)
Australia pair are first foreigners to own US radio stationsAn Australian couple with roots in Alaska has bought radio stations in three states, marking the first time federal regulators have allowed full foreign ownership of U.S. radio stations
The Associated Press7 hours ago


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