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Divisive? Not for moviegoers. ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office.

Divisive? Not for moviegoers. ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office.

Alex Garland’s provocative “ Civil War ” didn’t only ignite the discourse . The film also inspired audiences to go to the cinemas this weekend where it surpassed expectations and earned $25.
AI-generated fashion models could bring more diversity to the industry - or leave it with less

AI-generated fashion models could bring more diversity to the industry - or leave it with less

CHICAGO (AP) — London-based model Alexsandrah has a twin, but not in the way you’d expect: Her counterpart is made of pixels instead of flesh and blood.
Sarah Jessica Parker, Sarah Snook, Andrew Scott vie for prizes at London's Olivier theater awards

Sarah Jessica Parker, Sarah Snook, Andrew Scott vie for prizes at London's Olivier theater awards

LONDON (AP) — Sarah Jessica Parker, Andrew Scott and Sarah Snook are among the stars battling for accolades Sunday at the Olivier Awards recognizing work on the London stage.
News organizations urge Biden and Trump to commit to presidential debates during the 2024 campaign

News organizations urge Biden and Trump to commit to presidential debates during the 2024 campaign

NEW YORK (AP) — Twelve news organizations on Sunday urged presumptive presidential nominees Joe Biden and Donald Trump to agree to debates , saying they were a “rich tradition” that have been part of every general election campaign since 1976.
Quebec zoo examined animal behaviour during last week's total solar eclipse

Quebec zoo examined animal behaviour during last week's total solar eclipse

MONTREAL — As darkness settled during last week's total solar eclipse, Japanese macaques turned their backs to the sun and red crowned cranes went uncharacteristically quiet. But the Himalayan black bears just slept as if nothing was happening.
Can homeless people be fined for sleeping outside? A rural Oregon city asks the US Supreme Court

Can homeless people be fined for sleeping outside? A rural Oregon city asks the US Supreme Court

GRANTS PASS, Oregon (AP) — A pickleball game in this leafy Oregon community was suddenly interrupted one rainy weekend morning by the arrival of an ambulance.
How to get rid of NYC rats without brutality? Birth control is one idea

How to get rid of NYC rats without brutality? Birth control is one idea

New York lawmakers are proposing rules to humanely drive down the population of rats and other rodents, eyeing contraception and a ban on glue traps as alternatives to poison or a slow, brutal death.
Faith Ringgold, pioneering Black quilt artist and author, dies at 93

Faith Ringgold, pioneering Black quilt artist and author, dies at 93

NEW YORK (AP) — Faith Ringgold, an award-winning author and artist who broke down barriers for Black female artists and became famous for her richly colored and detailed quilts combining painting, textiles and storytelling, has died. She was 93.
Small earthquake shakes Southern California desert near site of Coachella music festival

Small earthquake shakes Southern California desert near site of Coachella music festival

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A small earthquake shook the Southern California desert Saturday near Coachella, where the famous music festival is being held this weekend. No damage or injuries were reported. The quake, with a preliminary magnitude of 3.
Oldest living conjoined twins, Lori and George Schappell, die at 62

Oldest living conjoined twins, Lori and George Schappell, die at 62

READING, Pa. (AP) — Conjoined twins Lori and George Schappell, who pursued separate careers, interests and relationships during lives that defied medical expectations, died this month in Pennsylvania, according to funeral home officials.
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