Well-wishers greet UK queen after Harry, Meghan announcement

Queen Elizabeth II and her son Prince Andrew went to church near her palatial rural home in eastern England after a major announcement on the future of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan By JO KEARNEY and GREGORY KATZ Associated Press January 20, 2020, 2:51 AM 3 min read SANDRINGHAM, England — Queen Elizabeth II was all smiles as she …

Impeachment cartoons are more difficult during Trump’s era than Clinton’s. Except when they’re easier.

In the late 1990s, President Bill Clinton “still focused on governing and unlike in the case of Trump, there weren’t daily bombshells of additional wrongdoing,” says Mike Luckovich, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution cartoonist who won his first Pulitzer while satirizing Clinton, who was impeached on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice after his affair with aide Monica Lewinsky was investigated. …

The National Archives censorship of Women’s March photo: Getting history wrong

Now the Archives has foolishly compromised the public’s sense of its independence, so artfully embedded in its landmark building. By blurring out details from protest signs in an image of the 2017 Women’s March, including the name of President Trump and references to the female anatomy — a decision the Archives publicly apologized for on Saturday — it has damaged …

Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film

Oprah Winfrey says Russell Simmons attempted to pressure her about her involvement with a documentary in which several women detail sexual abuse allegations against the rap mogul, but his efforts were not what prompted her to leave the project January 18, 2020, 5:58 AM 4 min read NEW YORK — Oprah Winfrey said Friday that Russell Simmons attempted to pressure …

Hank Azaria will not voice Apu on ‘The Simpsons’ anymore, according to a report

“We all made the decision together,” Azaria added. “We all agreed on it. We all feel like it’s the right thing and good about it.” A representative for “The Simpsons” told The Washington Post on Friday that the show had no comment on Azaria’s remarks. Representatives for Azaria, who voices many characters in the show, did not immediately return The …

Eminem drops surprise album, advocates changes to gun laws

Rapper Eminem has once again dropped a surprise album January 17, 2020, 9:29 AM 2 min read Rapper Eminem once again dropped a surprise album, releasing “Music to Be Murdered By” on Friday — along with a video that calls for changes to gun laws. The follow-up to 2018’s “Kamikaze” — also released without warning — was announced on Twitter …

‘Better Call Saul’ gets renewed for 6th and final season

“Better Call Saul” has been renewed for a sixth and final season consisting of 13 episodes that will air in 2021 January 17, 2020, 1:43 AM 1 min read PASADENA, Calif. — “Better Call Saul” has been renewed for a sixth and final season consisting of 13 episodes that will air in 2021. The upcoming fifth season debuts Feb. 23-24 …

Mariah Carey, the Neptunes in Songwriters Hall’s 2020 class

It’s one sweet day for Mariah Carey By MESFIN FEKADU AP Music Writer January 16, 2020, 2:06 PM 3 min read NEW YORK — It’s one sweet day for Mariah Carey: the pop diva, who has co-written 18 of her 19 No. 1 hit songs, will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Joining Carey for the 2020 class …

‘Birds of Prey,’ ‘Black Widow’ and more: Eight superhero movies to look for in 2020

Marvel Studios is looking to provide a mild Avengers flashback (“Black Widow”) before they move on to bigger out-of-this-world aspirations (“Eternals”). Here’s the upcoming superhero movie slate for 2020. “Birds of Prey” — Feb. 7 Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) gets a new movie and a new team all in one film in this post-Joker-break-up adventure (no Jared Leto in sight, …