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What headline? 'Gaslighting' Merriam-Webster's word of 2022

What headline? 'Gaslighting' Merriam-Webster's word of 2022

NEW YORK (AP) — “Gaslighting” — mind manipulating, grossly misleading, downright deceitful — is Merriam-Webster's word of the year. Lookups for the word on merriam-webster.com increased 1,740% in 2022 over the year before.
'Fame' and 'Flashdance' singer-actor Irene Cara dies at 63

'Fame' and 'Flashdance' singer-actor Irene Cara dies at 63

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar, Golden Globe and two-time Grammy winning singer-actress Irene Cara, who starred and sang the title cut from the 1980 hit movie “Fame” and then belted out the era-defining hit “Flashdance ...
Borscht Belt comedian Freddie Roman dies at age 85

Borscht Belt comedian Freddie Roman dies at age 85

Comedian Freddie Roman, the former dean of The Friars Club and a staple of the Catskills comedy scene, has died. He was 85.
Jon Batiste to sing for Macron at Biden's 1st state dinner

Jon Batiste to sing for Macron at Biden's 1st state dinner

NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — Musician Jon Batiste is on tap to perform at President Joe Biden's first White House state dinner on Thursday that will highlight long-standing ties between the United States and France and honor President Emmanuel Macron .
Disgraced former UK minister seeks reality TV redemption

Disgraced former UK minister seeks reality TV redemption

LONDON (AP) — Matt Hancock, the U.K’s scandal-prone former health secretary, sought an unlikely form of redemption Sunday: attempting to win “I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here” — a grueling, often gruesome reality show set in the Australian jungle.
Exploring a memory: Designer re-creates a dress for Diana

Exploring a memory: Designer re-creates a dress for Diana

LONDON (AP) — This is a dress with a story, and Elizabeth Emanuel wants to tell it.
Feast and famine for Disney at Thanksgiving box office

Feast and famine for Disney at Thanksgiving box office

Thanksgiving often serves up a feast of new family movies at the box office, but the Walt Disney Co.’s animated offering “ Strange World ” fizzled with audiences out of the gates.
Review: A portrait of an artist in Venice-winning doc

Review: A portrait of an artist in Venice-winning doc

Nan Goldin, the subject of Laura Poitras’ Venice Film Festival-winning documentary “ All the Beauty and the Bloodshed ,” is a name you probably either know well or not at all. In the art world, she is unequivocally famous.
Justin Trudeau talks allyship during appearance on 'Canada's Drag Race' spinoff

Justin Trudeau talks allyship during appearance on 'Canada's Drag Race' spinoff

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made an appearance on Friday's episode of “Canada’s Drag Race: Canada vs. the World” to offer the contestants words of inspiration before the main challenge.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Reps. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, and Mike Turner, R-Ohio; Dr. Ashish Jha, White House COVID-19 response coordinator. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Gov. Jared Polis, D-Colo.; Rep. James Comer, R-Ky.; Dr.