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Louis Vuitton stages Virgil Abloh swansong in Paris

Louis Vuitton stages Virgil Abloh swansong in Paris

PARIS (AP) — Louis Vuitton pulled out the stops Thursday to present the final collection of Virgil Abloh, the house’s first African-American creative director who died in November after a two-year battle with cancer.
After 2-year hiatus caused by COVID-19, Jazz Fest returns

After 2-year hiatus caused by COVID-19, Jazz Fest returns

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — After a two-year hiatus brought on by the coronavirus pandemic , the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival returns this spring with headliners The Who, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Lionel Richie, Erykah Badu, Ludacris, Nelly and
R. Dean Taylor, who gave Motown one of its top hits by a white artist, dies at 82

R. Dean Taylor, who gave Motown one of its top hits by a white artist, dies at 82

TORONTO — Standing in the shadows of Motown legends, late Canadian singer-songwriter R. Dean Taylor was the outlier. He was shy, leaned into unusual melodies and offbeat storylines, and was one of the few white performers on the Black-owned label.
Former Dutch talent show producer apologizes amid scandal

Former Dutch talent show producer apologizes amid scandal

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The former producer of Dutch talent show “The Voice of Holland” apologized Thursday after allegations of sexually inappropriate conduct linked to the ratings blockbuster were aired.
US researchers test pig-to-human transplant in donated body

US researchers test pig-to-human transplant in donated body

Researchers on Thursday reported the latest in a surprising string of experiments in the quest to save human lives with organs from genetically modified pigs.
Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard to face sex assault trial in May

Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard to face sex assault trial in May

TORONTO — The sex assault trial of Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard is set to begin in May after it was postponed multiple times due to COVID-19 restrictions.

'Peril' co-author Robert Costa moves from Post to CBS News

NEW YORK (AP) — Political reporter Robert Costa is jumping from The Washington Post to CBS News, where he was named Thursday as the network's chief election and campaign correspondent.
Tina Turner, husband snap up vast $76M estate on Lake Zurich

Tina Turner, husband snap up vast $76M estate on Lake Zurich

GENEVA (AP) — Rock ‘n’ roll icon Tina Turner and her husband have reportedly bought a 70-million-Swiss-franc ($76 million) estate with 10 buildings, pond, stream, swimming pool and boat dock on Lake Zurich.
Review: ‘Delta Man’ spotlights Allison-Spehar partnership

Review: ‘Delta Man’ spotlights Allison-Spehar partnership

“Delta Man,” Bobby Allison and Gerry Spehar (Independent) The new album by longtime songwriting collaborators Bobby Allison and Gerry Spehar includes an exuberant self-assessment on “Bubba Billy Boom Boom & Me,” a tune as entertaining as its titl

Aiming to make CDC nimble, agency director has rankled many

NEW YORK (AP) — From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the top U.S. public health agency has been criticized as too slow to collect and act on new information.