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Japan's landmark capsules coming down to sit in museums

Japan's landmark capsules coming down to sit in museums

TOKYO (AP) — Nakagin Capsule Tower, a building tucked away in a corner of downtown Tokyo that is made up of boxes stacked on top of each other, is an avant-garde honeycomb of science-fiction-era housing long admired as a masterpiece.
Aguilera, Hanks, De Niro and more light up Cannes amfAR gala

Aguilera, Hanks, De Niro and more light up Cannes amfAR gala

ANTIBES, France (AP) — Robert De Niro was the honored guest at the 28th annual amfAR Gala Cannes, where one lucky guest won an auction to have lunch with the actor and a piece of his family history.
Native students exercise right to wear regalia at graduation

Native students exercise right to wear regalia at graduation

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — She walked up a red carpet and crossed a stage to accept her diploma wearing an eagle feather beaded onto her cap that her mother had gifted her. Amryn Tom graduated this week from southern Utah's Cedar City High School.
'Goodfellas' co-stars, many others pay tribute to Ray Liotta

'Goodfellas' co-stars, many others pay tribute to Ray Liotta

Reactions to the death of “Goodfellas” star Ray Liotta : “I’m absolutely shocked and devastated by the sudden, unexpected death of Ray Liotta. He was so uniquely gifted, so adventurous, so courageous as an actor.
Meghan pays respect to Texas school shooting victims

Meghan pays respect to Texas school shooting victims

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, made a visit to a memorial site for the victims involved in the deadly elementary school shooting in Texas.
Depeche Mode founding keyboardist Andy Fletcher dies at 60

Depeche Mode founding keyboardist Andy Fletcher dies at 60

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andy “Fletch” Fletcher, the unassuming, bespectacled, red-headed keyboardist who for more than 40 years added his synth sounds to Depeche Mode hits like “Just Can’t Get Enough” and “Personal Jesus,” has died at age 60.
Indian novel 'Tomb of Sand' wins International Booker Prize

Indian novel 'Tomb of Sand' wins International Booker Prize

LONDON (AP) — Indian writer Geetanjali Shree and American translator Daisy Rockwell won the International Booker Prize on Thursday for “Tomb of Sand,” a vibrant novel with a boundary-crossing 80-year-old heroine.
Kevin Spacey to face 4 sex assault charges in Britain

Kevin Spacey to face 4 sex assault charges in Britain

LONDON (AP) — British prosecutors said Thursday they had authorized police to charge actor Kevin Spacey with four counts of sexual assault against three men, an announcement that came as the actor was in court in New York testifying in a different ca
Recount cranks up in Pennsylvania's GOP primary for Senate

Recount cranks up in Pennsylvania's GOP primary for Senate

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — With just 910 votes separating the two leading candidates in Pennsylvania’s Republican primary for U.S. Senate, counties were preparing Thursday to start the recount between celebrity heart surgeon Dr.
Banks sound notes of caution as outlook worsens, even as latest results show growth

Banks sound notes of caution as outlook worsens, even as latest results show growth

TORONTO — Canada's Big Five banks all sounded notes of caution in releasing results this week as pressure builds on the economy, though each pointed to somewhat different strategies in preparing for a potential recession.