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Review: Hanks lends steady, sober hand to taut naval drama

Review: Hanks lends steady, sober hand to taut naval drama

He’s Forrest Gump. He’s Mr. Rogers. He’s Woody.

Lithuania bans Russian television channel RT, follows Latvia

VILNIUS, Lithuania — Lithuania's media watchdog says it has banned the broadcasts of the state-controlled Russian television channel RT, effective Thursday, following a similar decision made in Baltic neighbour Latvia last week.
Comic hero 'Asterix' plans friendly assault on the New World

Comic hero 'Asterix' plans friendly assault on the New World

NEW YORK — Americans have long adored things from France, like its bread, cheese and wine. But they've been stubbornly resistant to one of France's biggest imports: “Asterix.
Sara Bareilles leads 'Little Voice' to small screen

Sara Bareilles leads 'Little Voice' to small screen

NEW YORK — Though it shares a title with her major label debut album, Sara Bareilles isn't exactly telling her own story in the new streaming series “Little Voice.
Writers including Atwood, Gladwell warn in open letter against threat to free speech

Writers including Atwood, Gladwell warn in open letter against threat to free speech

LONDON — Dozens of artists, writers and academics have signed an open letter decrying the weakening of public debate and warning that the free exchange of information and ideas is in jeopardy amid a rise in what they call “illiberalism.” J.K.
NYT columnist Charles Blow writing 'Black Power Manifesto'

NYT columnist Charles Blow writing 'Black Power Manifesto'

New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow is working on a book he had not planned to write. “The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto" will be published in February, Harper announced Wednesday.

Review: ‘First Cow,’ a western fable of unpasteurized poetry

The American West is about as well-trod territory as there is in movies, but Kelly Reichardt keeps unearthing new treasures. Her latest excavation, “First Cow,” is her most sublime yet.
Fox's Carlson criticized for saying Democrats hate America

Fox's Carlson criticized for saying Democrats hate America

NEW YORK — Television's most popular political host, Tucker Carlson, says leaders of the Democratic party should be disqualified from running the country because they “despise” it.
After 35 seasons, MTV's 'The Challenge' still going strong

After 35 seasons, MTV's 'The Challenge' still going strong

NEW YORK — Before “Survivor,” “The Amazing Race” and “American Ninja Warrior,” there was MTV’s “The Challenge.” It’s often brought big ratings and memorable moments for the network, but longtime host T.J.
Mary Trump's book offers scathing portrayal of president

Mary Trump's book offers scathing portrayal of president

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump's niece offers a scathing portrayal of her uncle in a new book, blaming a toxic family for raising a narcissistic, damaged man who poses an immediate danger to the public, according to a copy obtained Tuesday by The