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NEW YORK (AP) — Dorothy Carter, a former stage actress who starred in the adaptation of the groundbreaking novel "Strange Fruit" on Broadway and later became an educator and a children's book author, has died after battling bladder cancer. She was 94.
MADRID (AP) — The image appears on T-shirts and cellphone covers, coffee mugs and wine labels. And the 80-year-old pensioner who just weeks ago was mortified by the global stir she created with her botched restoration of a fresco of Christ is now looking to get a piece of the action.
NEW YORK (AP) — It was like a death in the family for Brooklyn baseball fans when their beloved Dodgers left the borough behind in 1957 for the California coast.
NEW YORK (AP) — Yoko Ono and Amnesty International awarded the Russian punk band Pussy Riot this year's LennonOno grant for peace.
NEW YORK (AP) — A painting by German abstract artist Gerhard Richter that's owned by "king of hedge funds" Steven Cohen is going on the auction block in New York City.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — At first glance, the television industry is in the grip of female empowerment so strong that men seem relegated to an afterthought.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Clint Eastwood has taken a lot of barbs over his empty chair routine at the Republican National Convention, but Denzel Washington still holds the film legend in high regard.
PARIS (AP) — Paris fashion week will soon open in style, with an exhibit that puts impressionist art down the runway — literally.
LONDON (AP) — The song remains the same, as Led Zeppelin once observed. But Zeppelin fans can visit the band's music anew thanks to a film of the rock titans' last show together in 2007.
LONDON (AP) — Helen Mirren is returning to the regal role of Queen Elizabeth II in a new play about the monarch's relationship with British prime ministers.