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Averse to Trump, America’s poets fight back with words

BOSTON (AP) — America's leading poets are averse to Donald Trump, and they're not about to go gentle into that good night….

China overtakes US in screens but cinemas sit empty

ZHUOLU TOWN, China (AP) — The brightly-decorated 3-D cinema in this town outside Beijing is showing the latest Chinese and Hollywood films, to row after row of empty red seats. So few people come to watch films here that the theater manager rents out the halls to travelling...

Guitarist who avoided Buddy Holly plane crash dies at 85

HOUSTON (AP) — Tommy Allsup, a guitarist best known for losing a coin toss that kept him off a plane that later crashed and killed rock 'n' roll stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "Big Bopper" Richardson, has died. He was 85….

Film historian and author Betty Lasky dies at 94

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Film historian and author Betty Lasky has died. She was 94….

CNN at war with Trump over what reporting unleashed

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A week before the inauguration, CNN is at war with an incoming president, not necessarily for what it reported but for what its reporting unleashed….

Country singer Tanya Tucker hospitalized after a fall

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tanya Tucker is postponing tour dates after fracturing a vertebra and injuring a rib during a fall while on tour….

FX signs production deal with ‘Atlanta’ creator Glover

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The FX television network has locked up Golden Globe winner Donald Glover, but there will be a wait for new episodes of his comedy "Atlanta."…

Josh Holloway: The stakes get higher on season 2 of ‘Colony’

NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Holloway says he's terrible at keeping secrets, which is ironic because the actor has starred in two TV shows where it's key to keep plot points quiet: ABC's "Lost" and now USA's...

Directors Guild announces nominees for film achievement

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "La La Land" director Damien Chazelle, "Moonlight" helmer Barry Jenkins and Kenneth Lonergan of "Manchester by the Sea" all scored their first nomination for a Directors Guild Award and further...

Benefit to fight pulmonary fibrosis draws Stephanie J. Block

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephanie J. Block, Mandy Gonzalez, Mario Cantone, Robert Creighton and Randy Graff will lend their voices to the fight against the lung-scarring disease pulmonary fibrosis….