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Joey Chestnut is chomp champ again in July 4 hot dog contest

Jul 5, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Frankfurter-munching phenom Joey “Jaws” Chestnut has gobbled his way to a 15th win at the Nathan’s Famous F...
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‘Minions’ set box office on fire with $108.5 million debut

Jul 4, 2022 / Associated Press

Families went bananas for Minions this weekend at the movie theater. “Minions: The Rise of Gru” brought in an estimated $108.5 million ...
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Song by song, country star Luke Combs grows into stadiums

Jul 3, 2022 / Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With a string of 14 No. 1 hits, country star Luke Combs made the professional leap into stadiums this year on his asc...
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'Elvis' is king, alone, of box office after final tallies

Jun 28, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — “Elvis” has won its box-office dance-off with “Top Gun: Maverick.” After the two films reported the s...
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'Elvis,' 'Top Gun' tie for box-office crown with $30.5M each

Jun 27, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Presley biopic “Elvis” shook up theaters with an estimated $30.5 million in weekend ti...
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NBA Finals viewership up 24 percent over 2021

Jun 23, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — The Nielsen company says the NBA Finals series between two stories franchises reached 24% more viewers than the 2021 Finals. ...
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‘Lightyear’ stays earthbound, ‘Jurassic World’ holds No. 1

Jun 20, 2022 / Associated Press

“Lightyear” did not go to infinity (or beyond) in its first weekend in theaters. Pixar’s first major theatrical release since Mar...
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Dolly Parton gives $1M to infectious disease research, again

Jun 16, 2022 / Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dolly Parton is donating $1 million to pediatric infectious disease research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center ...
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So long, Internet Explorer. The browser retires today

Jun 15, 2022 / Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft has officially sent Internet Explorer into retirement. As of Wednesday, Microsoft will no longer support the o...
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Justin Bieber reveals rare disorder behind facial paralysis

Jun 14, 2022 / Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Bieber says a rare disorder that paralyzed half of the superstar performer’s face is the reason behind his to...
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Carrie Underwood amps up her wattage with new album, tour

Jun 14, 2022 / Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The queen of country glamour Carrie Underwood brought the bling to the CMA Fest as she introduced her latest record, ...
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Country star Toby Keith discloses stomach cancer diagnosis

Jun 13, 2022 / Associated Press

Country music star Toby Keith says he has been undergoing treatment for stomach cancer since last fall. The multi-platinum-selling singer said Sund...
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Brees won't return for NBC's NFL and Notre Dame coverage

Jun 10, 2022 / Associated Press

Drew Brees is officially done at NBC Sports after one year. NBC Sports chairman Pete Bevacqua says in a phone interview with The Associated Press t...
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Paramount sued over ‘Top Gun’ copyright claim

Jun 8, 2022 / Associated Press

The widow and son of the man who wrote the 1983 article that inspired the original “Top Gun” are suing Paramount Pictures over its sequ...
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'Top Gun' stays aloft with $86M in its 2nd weekend

Jun 6, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — The high-flying “Top Gun: Maverick” continued to soar in its second weekend, dropping just 32% from its opening w...
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Jury sides with Depp on lawsuit, Heard on counterclaim

Jun 1, 2022 / Ap

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A jury has awarded Johnny Depp more than $10 million in his libel lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard. It vindicates his ...
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'Top Gun: Maverick' wins Tom Cruise 1st $100 million opening

May 29, 2022 / Associated Press

Tom Cruise got his first $100 million opening weekend with “Top Gun: Maverick.” Paramount Pictures said Sunday that in its first three ...
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Country star Blake Shelton named Indy 500 grand marshal

May 27, 2022 / Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Blake Shelton will lend his voice to the Indianapolis 500 as the grand marshal for Sunday’s race. The country music...
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Golden State-Dallas playoff games score in weekly TV ratings

May 25, 2022 / Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When the NBA playoffs take the TV court even the most popular shows find the competition tough. Last week’s No. 1 pr...
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'Top Gun' and Tom Cruise return to the danger zone

May 23, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — After sitting on the shelf for two years due to the pandemic, “Top Gun: Maverick” is flying full throttle into th...
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Female country stars to join Wynonna Judd on tour this fall

May 19, 2022 / Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country stars Faith Hill, Trisha Yearwood, Brandi Carlile, Little Big Town, Martina McBride and Ashley McBryde will j...
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NBC, Fox offer fall television plans, to a point amid change

May 17, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — During a week in mid-May, broadcast television networks traditionally unveil their fall plans in flashy presentations before ...
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Buck, Aikman excited about 'starting over' with ESPN

May 17, 2022 / Associated Press

Joe Buck and Troy Aikman have met their ESPN co-workers for the first time as they prepare to take over in the “Monday Night Football” ...
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Travis Scott, Morgan Wallen hit Billboard Music Awards stage

May 16, 2022 / Associated Press

Travis Scott and Morgan Wallen made controversial returns on the Billboard Music Awards stage on Sunday, while Mary J. Blige was honored for her mu...
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Tom Brady to join Fox Sports when playing career ends

May 11, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brady will join Fox Sports as a football announcer when his playing career ends. That announcement was made Tuesday by Fo...