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Gucci heirs worry over family depiction in Ridley Scott film

Gucci heirs worry over family depiction in Ridley Scott film

MILAN — The great-grandchildren of Guccio Gucci, who founded the luxury fashion house that bears his name a century ago in Florence, are appealing to filmmaker Ridley Scott to respect their family’s legacy in a new film that focuses on a sensational
Disabled nominees hope their Oscar moment becomes a movement

Disabled nominees hope their Oscar moment becomes a movement

LOS ANGELES — Right down to its production design, the Oscars have not always felt like the most welcoming place for people with disabilities.
List of guests attending the funeral of Prince Philip

List of guests attending the funeral of Prince Philip

LONDON — Here is the full list of guests who will attend the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. 1. Queen Elizabeth II 2. Prince Charles 3. Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall 4.

BBC coverage of Philip's death draws record complaints

LONDON — The BBC’s coverage of the death of Prince Philip has drawn almost 110,000 complaints from the public, making it the most complained-about piece of television programming ever in the U.K.

Bestsellers-Books-USAToday

1. “Dog Man: Mothering Heights” by Dav Pilkey (Scholastic) 2. “The Hill We Climb” by Amanda Gorman (Viking) 3. “The Women of the Bible Speak” by Shannon Bream (Broadside Books) 4. “Broken Horses” by Brandi Carlile (Crown) 5.
Coronavirus hug image named World Press Photo of the Year

Coronavirus hug image named World Press Photo of the Year

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A photo symbolizing “love and compassion” of an 85-year-old Brazilian woman getting her first embrace in five months from a nurse through a transparent “hug curtain” was named the World Press Photo of the Year on Thursday.
Kim Godwin named ABC News president, CBS' Zirinsky to exit

Kim Godwin named ABC News president, CBS' Zirinsky to exit

NEW YORK — ABC named Kim Godwin as its news division president on Wednesday, making her the first Black woman to be the top news executive at a broadcast network.
J-Rod are done: Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez have split

J-Rod are done: Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez have split

LOS ANGELES — J-Lo and A-Rod are no longer J-Rod — officially. Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez told the “Today” show Thursday in a joint statement that they are calling off their two-year engagement.
12-time Oscar nominee Diane Warren hopes for 'awesome' win

12-time Oscar nominee Diane Warren hopes for 'awesome' win

LOS ANGELES — For a dozen and more reasons, Diane Warren would be overjoyed to win a best original song Oscar for her work in “The Life Ahead” starring Sophia Loren.
Patience: In a major home project, the joy is in the work

Patience: In a major home project, the joy is in the work

CASTELBUONO, Italy — When my wife and I bought a hectare (about 2.5 acres) of countryside with three buildings on it in the mountains of Sicily four years ago, I didn’t expect – or want – the work to be done quickly.