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Royale Rumble: ‘Apex Legends’ Smashing Fortnite’ Records

NEW YORK — For the first time since its meteoric rise, "Fortnite" is no longer a no-doubt victory royale atop the video game industry. Like "Fortnite" and "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds," ''Apex" is free to download and play, making its money by selling out...
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Indictment: Ex-‘American Idol’ Contestant Was Drug Courier

NORFOLK, Va. — A recently unsealed court document says a former contestant on both "American Idol" and "Fear Factor" worked as a courier for a drug ring and was trying to deliver nearly 2 pounds (830 grams) of fentanyl when she was arrested last year. The V...
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Study: More Diverse Movie Leads in 2018 Than Ever

NEW YORK — The top films in 2018 featured more female and people of color in lead roles than ever before, according to a new study from the University of Southern California's Annenberg Inclusion Initiative. ...
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List of Top Winners at the Grammy Awards

A list of top winners at the 61st annual Grammy Awards. Album of the year: "Golden Hour" by Kacey Musgraves Record of the year: "This Is America" by Childish Gambino Song of the year: "This Is America" by Childish Gambino and Ludwig Goransson Best ...
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‘The View’ Host Under Fire for Use of Blackface

NEW YORK — Joy Behar and ABC were silent Thursday after an old photo resurfaced of "The View" co-host using makeup to darken her skin for a Halloween costume, the latest flashpoint in a series of blackface scan...
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Liam Neeson Says He’s Not Racist, Explains Rage After Attack

NEW YORK — Liam Neeson says violence breeds violence and bigotry breeds bigotry. The 66-year-old actor appeared Tuesday on ABC's "Good Morning America," one day after he told an interviewer that he had violent thoughts about killing a black person after lea...