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Dr. Dre back home after reported brain aneurysm treatment

Dr. Dre back home after reported brain aneurysm treatment

LOS ANGELES — Dr. Dre was back at home Saturday after being treated at a Los Angeles hospital for a reported brain aneurysm. Peter Paterno, an attorney for the music mogul, said Dre was home but offered no other details in an email exchange Saturday.
Betty White marks 99th birthday Sunday; up late as she wants

Betty White marks 99th birthday Sunday; up late as she wants

LOS ANGELES — True to form, Betty White has something impish to say about her birthday Sunday. “Since I am turning 99, I can stay up as late as I want without asking permission!” she told The Associated Press in an email.
AP Exclusive: Selena Gomez: Big Tech 'cashing in from evil’

AP Exclusive: Selena Gomez: Big Tech 'cashing in from evil’

LOS ANGELES — Hours after an angry mob of Trump supporters took control of the U.S. Capitol in a violent insurrection, Selena Gomez laid much of the blame at the feet of Big Tech.
New this week: 'MLK/FBI,' Why Don’t We and 'Prodigal Son'

New this week: 'MLK/FBI,' Why Don’t We and 'Prodigal Son'

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.

Restaurants, bars scramble for propane amid pandemic winter

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Humane Society: 97 cats survive house fire; some injured

Humane Society: 97 cats survive house fire; some injured

PERINTON, N.Y. — Nearly 100 cats have survived a house fire in a town outside Rochester, New York, according to an animal protection group. The Lollypop Farm shelter had been told as many as 70 cats lived in the Perinton home when it caught fire.
Businessman Frank Giustra's lawsuit against Twitter can proceed in B.C. court: judge

Businessman Frank Giustra's lawsuit against Twitter can proceed in B.C. court: judge

VANCOUVER — A prominent British Columbia businessman and philanthropist's defamation lawsuit against Twitter Inc. can proceed in a court in the province, a judge has ruled.
Skylar Astin finds new notes to hit on ‘Zoey’s Playlist’

Skylar Astin finds new notes to hit on ‘Zoey’s Playlist’

NEW YORK — By page two of the pilot script for NBC's “ Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist,” Skylar Astin knew he wanted the role of Max Richman.
Philip J. Smith, who led Shubert Organization, dies at 89

Philip J. Smith, who led Shubert Organization, dies at 89

NEW YORK — Philip J. Smith, who rose from box office treasurer at the Imperial Theatre on Broadway to chairman and co-CEO of the theatrical giant Shubert Organization, has died from complications from COVID-19, according to his daughters. He was 89.
Study: In pandemic era, older adults isolated but resilient

Study: In pandemic era, older adults isolated but resilient

Since the pandemic’s descent, they have generally been viewed as among those at higher risk — older Americans, some of them medically vulnerable, figuring out how to navigate life in a COVID-saturated, increasingly isolated world.