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AP PHOTOS: In the spirit of perseverance, artists flock to Congo's biggest dance festival

Dancers perform in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, during the Goma Dance Festival, Saturday, June 15, 2024. The annual festival, which sees dancers from all over the world flocking to Goma, has been held in the city for the past seven years despite the ongoing attacks by rebel groups in the region. (AP Photo/Moses Sawasawa)
The Goma dance festival, the largest dance festival in Congo, has taken place each year for the past seven years, despite ongoing attacks by rebel groups. It's in eastern Congo, a region that has …

Former CNN anchor takes on professor in primary aimed at finding Democrat who can win on Long Island

FILE — John Avlon attends The Hollywood Reporter's annual Most Powerful People in Media cocktail reception, at The Pool, April 11, 2019, in New York. Avlon is the incumbent Democrat candidate for Congress in New York's District 1. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
On Long Island, former CNN anchor John Avlon and scientist Nancy Goroff are facing off in a primary election for a congressional seat that Democrats hope will help them take control of the House. The …

Reality TV's Julie Chrisley must be resentenced in bank fraud, tax evasion case, appeals judges rule

FILE - Todd Chrisley, left, and his wife, Julie Chrisley, pose for photos at the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. Reality TV star Julie Chrisley's sentence for bank fraud and tax evasion has been thrown out by federal appeals judges, who have ordered a lower court to redo her punishment, Friday, June 21, 2024.(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
Reality TV star Julie Chrisley's sentence for bank fraud and tax evasion has been thrown out by federal appeals judges, who have ordered a lower court to redo her punishment. The star of the show …
‘Hawaii Five-0’ fan favorite and UFC fighter Taylor Wily dies at 56

Taylor Wily, an actor known for his roles on “Hawaii Five-0” and “Magnum P.I,” has died at 56, his friend and “Hawaii Five-0” producer said Friday. “Hawaii Five-0” executive producer …

Music Review: An uninhibited Gracie Abrams finds energy in the chaos on 'The Secret of Us' Gracie Abrams' sophomore album “The Secret of Us" was introduced with the frenetic lead single, “Risk." That track and its infectious momentum revealed an evolved, but not unfamiliar, …
Musical 'From Here' explores life before and after the Pulse nightclub massacre Playwright Donald Rupe didn’t intend to write a musical about the Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando, Florida. What he wanted to write about was his friends. But the more he dug into it, the more …
Star Wars fans hone their lightsaber dueling skills at a Mexico City Jedi academy A park on the south side of Mexico’s capital lights up with a multicolored glow of lightsabers as a man slashing a white saber through the air shouts: “Check the defense!” Onlookers watch …
How Oliver Platt moonlights on 'The Bear,' while still clocking in at 'Chicago Med' Oliver Platt has been Emmy nominated three times for his guest star appearances. The most recent one came for playing the mysterious Uncle Jimmy in FX's hot kitchen comedy/drama “The Bear" — a …
Donald Sutherland, the towering actor whose career spanned 'M.A.S.H.' to 'Hunger Games,' dies at 88
The film and television actor whose prolific career stretched from “M.A.S.H” to “JFK” to “The Hunger Games,” Donald Sutherland has died at 88. The tall and gaunt Canadian actor was known …
Different versions of 'home' roost at the American Folk Art Museum
What does “home” mean? Different things to all of us, of course. For some, it's a place of love. For others, it's fraught with trouble. For too many, it's an elusive concept. A show at the …
After Drake battle, Kendrick Lamar turns victory lap concert into LA unity celebration
Not content with merely taking a victory lap after winning his battle last month against fellow rap superstar Drake, Kendrick Lamar turned his Juneteenth “Pop Out” concert into a celebration of …
Movie Review: In 'The Bikeriders,' the birth of a subculture on two wheels
In the exhilarating first half of “The Bikeriders,” writer-director Jeff Nichols is less compelled to build a narrative around the 1960s bike gang, the Vandals, than he is to summon an …
Review: June Squibb is delightful as a grandma on a mission in ‘Thelma’
In the new film “Thelma,” June Squibb plays a 90-something who gets scammed out of $10,000 and goes on a mission to get it back. Her family, including a grandson played by Fred Hechinger and …
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Kazuko Shiraishi, a leading name in modern Japanese “beat” poetry, has died. She was 93. Shiraishi was known for her dramatic readings, at times with jazz music. American poet and translator …
Justin Timberlake was arrested early Tuesday and is accused of driving while intoxicated on New York’s Long Island. The Suffolk County district attorney’s office says he was released and his next …
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