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Hello Kitty to Make Her Big Screen Debut

NEW YORK — Hello Kitty might not have a mouth but she's got a movie deal. Warner Bros.' New Line Cinema announced Tuesday that it has acquired film rights to Hello Kitty from the Japanese corporation Sanrio....
Picture of Rep. Ilhan Omar walking through the halls of the Capitol.

Maker of ‘Time for Ilhan’ Will Be at Fresno State on Friday

By virtue of her background and a flair for visual story-telling, Norah Shapiro has emerged as an award-winning (and crowd inspiring) maker of independent documentaries. Valley residents will have the opportunity to hear in Shapiro's own words how “Time For...
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Oscars Producers Say the Show Is in ‘Good Shape’ for Sunday

LOS ANGELES — Academy Awards producers Donna Gigliotti and Glenn Weiss have been hearing the same question a lot recently: Are you OK? It's an understandable query. Producing the Oscars is guaranteed to be a stressful job, but the road to the 91st Academy A...
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It’s a Girl! Berlin Zoo’s Baby Polar Bear Has 1st Checkup

BERLIN — Berlin's Tierpark zoo says its latest baby polar bear is "a perky, strong girl." Keepers and vets were able to separate the 11-week old bear from mother Tonja for the first time to conduct a medical checkup, during which they also determined the cu...