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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 4-10

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 4-10: Read more

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Steve Harvey talks show revival on Facebook Watch, NBC split

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Having his daytime talk show canceled by NBC last year hasn't stopped Steve Harvey. Read more

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Q&A: Copeland looks to her youth in new kids book 'Bunheads'

NEW YORK (AP) — Misty Copeland has long told the story of the childhood ballet teacher who recognized her talent and took the young dancer, then 13, from the cramped motel room she was living in to stay in her own house for three years, so she could continue her training. Read more

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Milan fashion gives small opening to Black Lives Matter

MILAN (AP) — When asked why there aren’t more people of color in the Italian fashion industry, officials have cited a lack of candidates in homogeneous Italy. Five African-born designers in Italy want to put that view to rest with their inclusion on the official Milan Fashion Week calendar Sunday. Read more

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Review: Nick Hornby creates a couple worth cheering for

“Just Like You,” by Nick Hornby (Riverhead Books) Read more

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Slave sale block set to be displayed in museum, with context

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A 176-year-old stone block that was used for slave auctions in Virginia will go on display at the Fredericksburg Area Museum, with signs explaining the context of recent protests against racial injustice that left it covered in graffiti. Read more

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Filmmaker Ava DuVernay, her company honored by MacDowell

NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker Ava DuVernay will be honored next month by MacDowell, which is presenting its inaugural Marian MacDowell Arts Advocacy Award to her media company and arts collective ARRAY. Read more

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Sculptor shapes weapons into memorial of Las Vegas massacre

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Using 600 decommissioned guns from a New Mexico-based group, a Las Vegas artist has created a sculpture to be displayed in downtown Las Vegas on the third remembrance of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Read more

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The only debate moderator to return, Fox's Wallace preps

NEW YORK (AP) — Four years ago when he first moderated a general election presidential debate, Chris Wallace was firm and funny in trying to get Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to stop talking simultaneously. Read more

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Dissident Ai Weiwei protests possible extradition of Assange

LONDON (AP) — The dissident Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei staged a silent protest outside London's Old Bailey court on Monday against the possible extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States, where he is wanted on an array of espionage charges. Read more

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