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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's newborn baby duty has put him on 'Team No-Sleep'
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:03:14 -0400
Dwayne Johnson's baby girl Tiana is keeping him awake at night for "baby duty" and forced the star to miss promoting his "Skyscraper" at CinemaCon.
5 returning shows to watch this spring, from 'Roseanne' to 'Handmaid's Tale'
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 12:36:48 -0400
From the final season of 'The Americans' to 'Roseanne's big revival, here are five shows worth checking out when they come back this spring.
Get to know the cast of 'Avengers: Infinity War'
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:36:37 -0400
“Avengers: Infinity War” castmates Chadwick Boseman, Letitia Wright and Sebastian Stan talk man buns, “Black Panther” sequels and “Saturday Night Live.”
Time magazine honors its '100 most influential' people
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:57:55 -0400
Jennifer Lopez, Nicole Kidman and Mia Farrow were among those on the red carpet at the New York gala. Saskia O'Donoghue reports.
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She wanted a Hollywood career. Her agent wanted sex.
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 15:00:29 -0400
The Hollywood structure creates a Catch-22 for women who say gatekeepers exploit power imbalances to demand sex, and prevent reports of sexual assault.
LGBT group rescinds Joy-Ann Reid's award
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 20:05:55 -0400
LGBT advocacy group PFLAG rescinded MSNBC host Joy Reid’s award after old homophobic blog posts resurfaced, multiple news outlets report. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story.
Bradley Cooper gushes over Lady Gaga, says she's a 'revelation' in 'A Star Is Born'
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:58:47 -0400
Director Bradley Cooper gives a first look of his "A Star Is Born" with Lady Gaga at CinemaCon. The raves followed.
Kanye West may have confirmed he might be running for president
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:19:35 -0400
Kanye West may have confirmed a presidential run! In 2015, he announced a 2020 run for the White House.
Fleetwood Mac explains Lindsey Buckingham's dramatic exit, announce tour dates
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:44:02 -0400
Lindsey Buckingham won't join Fleetwood Mac on its world tour. In a 'Rolling Stone' interview, Fleetwood disputed the idea that Buckingham was fired, though he said the decision was contentious.
'Mamma Mia!': Cher singing ABBA's 'Fernando' brings balloon-drop celebration to CinemaCon
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 20:14:24 -0400
'Mamma Mia 2' star Cher brought the house down when she sang ABBA ('Fernando') at Universal's CinemaCon presentation Wednesday in Las Vegas.
Fans gather for the arrival of the third royal baby
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:14:08 -0400
How Michelle McNamara's book renewed interest in the Golden State Killer: Review
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:36:17 -0400
Michelle McNamara died in 2016 before finishing 'I'll Be Gone in the Dark,' her book on the Golden State Killer case. Husband Patton Oswalt got it published this February. Two months later, police have made an arrest.
'Miss Peregrine' book series kicks off new trilogy with 'A Map of Days': Exclusive
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:43:50 -0400
Out Oct. 2, 'A Map of Days' kicks off a new trilogy in Ransom Riggs' 'Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children' series and brings the characters to America.
'Avengers: Infinity War’ drops friends, foes and Bucky into Black Panther's Wakanda
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 01:19:44 -0400
Black Panther Chadwick Boseman, Letitia Wright and Winter Soldier Sebastian Stan discuss the coming together of two worlds in 'Avengers: Infinity War.'
How Meghan Markle leaves 'Suits': A new job and a (non-royal) wedding
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 23:05:07 -0400
Before she steps up as the newest member of the British royal family, Meghan Markle says goodbye to 'Suits,' the USA TV show that put her on the map. Here's how the drama wrote off her character, Rachel Zane.
5 new shows you need to watch this spring (hint: Bill Hader and Sandra Oh)
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 12:50:04 -0400
Henry Winkler, Donald Sutherland and Hilary Swank are among the other big names top-lining dark comedies and prestige dramas this season.
'Avengers: Infinity War': Everything you need to know about the 'epic' Marvel throwdown
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:57:17 -0400
Thanos is coming, Captain America has gone rogue and there are a slew of new superhero meet-ups in Marvel's massive 'Avengers: Infinity War.'
Bill Cosby retrial, Day 13: Jury adjourns for night after seeking definition of consent
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 22:22:39 -0400
Jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault retrial were sent to their hotel before 10 p.m. after hours of listening to recordings and discussing the meaning of "consent."
'The Handmaid's Tale' Episode 2 recap: Colonial times, and Alexis Bledel
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:48:51 -0400
Alexis Bledel's Emily/Ofglen returns in a harrowing and moving episode of "The Handmaid's Tale," which moves the focus away from Offred, in a good way.
Marvel team at 'Avengers: Infinity War' Hollywood premiere
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:11:23 -0400
Marvel team at "Avengers: Infinity War' Hollywood premiere
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11 burning questions about the Prince Harry, Meghan Markle royal wedding
Tue, 2 Jan 2018 18:39:58 -0500
What will she wear? Who will be there? Who will be her 'Pippa' bridesmaid? Prince Harry/Meghan Markle royal wedding questions abound.
'The Handmaid's Tale' Season 2 premiere recap: An exercise in self-flagellation
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:46:17 -0400
In 'The Handmaid's Tale' Season 2 premiere, the violence on the notoriously dark Hulu show gets exploitative and gratuitous, but there's a little glimmer of hope.
'Back to the Future' lawsuit: Missing DeLorean royalties?
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 21:31:24 -0400
It's all over who owns rights to the DeLorean, which grew to fame when it shuttled Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd in 'Back to the Future.'
'The Handmaid's Tale': What you need to know before watching Season 2
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:42:44 -0400
Before the Emmy-winning 'The Handmaid's Tale' returns for Season 2, catch up with what was going on in the dystopian Gilead at the end of Season 1.
'Simpsons' star Hank Azaria says he's willing to step aside from Apu
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 11:21:26 -0400
Hank Azaria is speaking out about the Apu controversy — and he’s even willing to lose his voice over it.
Brad Pitt and Leo DiCaprio to star in Quentin Tarantino's new film
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:39:04 -0400
Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio will be featured together for the first time in Quentin Tarantino's next movie, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," based on the Charles Manson murders.
10 movies you absolutely must see this summer, from 'Avengers' to young Han Solo
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 10:38:57 -0400
Break out the popcorn, because the summer of 2018 brings the return of the Avengers, Deadpool, the Incredibles and an island full of dinos.
Kanye West angers fans with pro-Trump tweets, is defended by Chance the Rapper
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 21:28:36 -0400
Kanye West earned backlash Wednesday after tweeting a picture of himself wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat signed by President Trump.
Every Marvel superhero movie, definitively ranked (including 'Avengers: Infinity War')
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 18:51:08 -0400
We're now 19 movies deep into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. So how does 'Avengers: Infinity War' rank compared to 'Black Panther' and 'Guardians of the Galaxy'?
Why Patton Oswalt hopes he'll get a chance to visit Golden State Killer suspect in jail
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 18:16:35 -0400
The comedian and actor reacted to the news of an arrest in the Golden State Killer case, which his late wife profiled in her book, 'I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer.'
Netflix in April: What's coming and going
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:46:45 -0400
Streaming service Netflix is reviving "Lost in Space" and premiering a new Adam Sandler and Chris Rock movie in April.
Beychella 2: Coachella just can't get enough of Beyoncé
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 12:07:34 -0400
Essential oil guide: What oils to use, how to use them and safety tips
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:37:17 -0400
Essential oils have made a big slash in the wellness market this year — but for newcomers, the lightweight, aromatic oils can be overwhelming. We break it down.
George R.R. Martin to publish 'Fire & Blood,' a 'Game of Thrones' early history, on Nov. 20
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 18:33:30 -0400
'Fire & Blood,' a history of the Targaryens, will be published on Nov. 20. It's not, George R.R. Martin stresses, the next 'Game of Thrones' novel.
Passages 2018: Those we’ve lost through the year
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:36:46 -0400
Nickelodeon's '90s game show 'Double Dare' is coming back this summer
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:26:23 -0400
Good news for '90s kids: Long-running Nickelodeon game show "Double Dare" will have new episodes this summer.
Rapper Meek Mill granted bail
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:20:35 -0400
Rapper Meek Mill will be out of prison on bail, a lot sooner than expected, according to multiple news reports. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story.
Madame Tussauds reveals its Melania Trump wax figure
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:57:43 -0400
Former White House Press Secretary, Sean Spicer shared details about the first lady during the event. Rough cut (no reporter narration)
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'Solo: A Star Wars Story': New footage reveals how it went down when Han met Lando
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:45:43 -0400
At CinemaCon, Disney touted a new clip of that epic Han/Lando meeting in 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' and the entire opening scene of 'Incredibles 2.'
Save Our Shows 2018: Vote now to save these endangered TV series
Mon, 9 Apr 2018 10:38:26 -0400
It's time to vote in USA TODAY's 21st annual Save Our Shows poll.
It's time to vote: The ballot for 2018's Save Our Shows poll is here
Mon, 9 Apr 2018 10:37:34 -0400
USA TODAY's 21st Save Our Shows poll asks you to vote which of 30 network series "on the bubble" between renewal and cancellation should get another shot.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding: What we know and what we don't know
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:43:26 -0400
There are new details on the cake, the invitations and the commemorative china, but still no word on her dress.
Cinemacon kicks off in Las Vegas
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:53:43 -0400
Sony Pictures and Warner Bros previewed their latest ventures as stars hit the red carpet. Saskia O'Donoghue reports.
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Why escape rooms have a lock on the U.S.
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 22:12:35 -0400
The escape room trend has grown in huge numbers in the last couple of years. So what is an escape room and what's fueling its rise? We ask experts.
Day in celebrities
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:49:39 -0400
Russell Simmons scores a win, accuser Jennifer Jarosik drops lawsuit
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:55:55 -0400
Jennifer Jarosik alleged Russell Simmons raped her in his Los Angeles home in August 2016. Both sides have agreed that the suit should be dismissed.
Save Our Shows 2018: Which network series are 'on the bubble'?
Mon, 9 Apr 2018 10:30:10 -0400
Yep, 'The Handmaid's Tale' cast needs a drink when they watch, too
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 23:50:19 -0400
The dystopian drama best goes down the hatch with a glass of red wine, or an HGTV chaser. Here are the drinks that the cast turns to when the show gets dark.
Barbie in 2018 and beyond: How the doll is getting more 'inclusive'
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:46:27 -0400
New Hulu documentary 'Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie' shows how the diverse new dolls came to be. We talk to designer Kim Culmone about Barbie's future.
Essential oils, golden milk and moon dust: Natural products are the new must-have wellness trend
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:36:38 -0400
Consumers are increasingly looking to alternatives to manufactured products for everyday maladies — and essential oils, golden milk and moon dust are saturating the market.