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Weinstein accusers endorse Manhattan DA candidate Lucy Lang

Weinstein accusers endorse Manhattan DA candidate Lucy Lang

NEW YORK — A group of women who say they were victimized by Harvey Weinstein, including one who testified at his trial, have endorsed former prosecutor Lucy Lang to replace the Manhattan district attorney who put the movie mogul behind bars.
McBride, Rankine among nominees for Carnegie literary medals

McBride, Rankine among nominees for Carnegie literary medals

NEW YORK — James McBride's latest novel and nonfiction by poets Claudia Rankine and Natasha Trethewey are among the finalists for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for fiction and nonfiction.

Rapper Benny the Butcher shot in robbery attempt in Houston

HOUSTON — New York rapper Benny the Butcher was shot during a robbery attempt outside of a store in Houston, authorities said Sunday.
Mexican border drama wins Greece's top film prize

Mexican border drama wins Greece's top film prize

THESSALONIKI, Greece — “Identifying Features,” a drama about a mother’s harrowing journey through Mexico to find her teenage son who went missing while trying to reach the United States, won the top prize at Greece’s Thessaloniki Film Festival on Mon
Universal and Cinemark agree to shorten theatrical window

Universal and Cinemark agree to shorten theatrical window

Universal Pictures has struck another deal with a major theatre chain to shorten the theatrical window from three months to as little as 17 days in an effort to adapt to the new business realities of moviegoing.

Beloved arts facility Poets House suspends operations

NEW YORK — One of the leading literary community and educational centres in the United States , Poets House, is suspending operations because of “challenges presented” by the coronavirus pandemic.
Shawn Mendes teams up with Justin Bieber on upcoming single 'Monster'

Shawn Mendes teams up with Justin Bieber on upcoming single 'Monster'

TORONTO — Two quintessential heartthrobs of Canadian pop music are joining forces for their first duet. Shawn Mendes and Justin Bieber took to social media with plans to unleash their song collaboration "Monster" on Friday.