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Gospel Star Bishop Rance Allen Dead at 71


Created: Sat, Oct 31 2020 10:46:19 PM

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Gospel star Rance Allen, whose Rance Allen Group drew upon contemporary sounds for such 1970s hits as “Ain’t No Need of Crying” and “I Belong to You” and anticipated such crossover gospel performers as the Winans and Amy Grant, has died at age 71

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Actor Sean Connery, the ‘Original' James Bond, Dies at 90


Created: Sat, Oct 31 2020 01:17:09 PM

Author: Hillel Italie and Jill Lawless

Scottish actor Sean Connery, the first actor to play James Bond on film and for many fans the best, has died. He was 90.

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‘Borat' Star Gives Church $100K After Member Appears in Film


Created: Sat, Oct 31 2020 05:37:29 AM

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Actor Sacha Baron Cohen, who stars in “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,” donated $100,000 to the church of a woman who believed she was taking part in a documentary but instead was being featured in the mockumentary comedy film

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Netflix Raising U.S. Streaming Prices Amid Booming Growth


Created: Sat, Oct 31 2020 12:29:46 AM

Author: Michael Liedtke

Netflix is raising most of its U.S. prices by 8% to 13% as its video streaming service rides a wave of rising popularity spurred by government-imposed lockdowns that corralled people at home during the fight against the pandemic.

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TODAY Show's Halloween 2020 Costume Reveal Showcases the Best of Broadway


Created: Fri, Oct 30 2020 08:31:29 PM

Author: Scott Stump

Watch the TODAY anchors take the stage for Halloween as they channel Broadway stars.

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McRib Returns to McDonald's Menus Nationwide For the First Time Since 2012


Created: Fri, Oct 30 2020 06:58:13 PM

Author: Becca Wood

McDonald's announced Friday the McRib will return to menus across the country this December for the first time since 2012.

Read more: McRib Returns to McDonald's Menus Nationwide For the First Time Since 2012


Paris Jackson Mines Her Heartache for Solo Debut Album


Created: Fri, Oct 30 2020 05:04:04 PM

Author: Brooke Lefferts

Paris Jackson has turned coping with the heartache of a recent breakup into her debut solo album.

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Lori Loughlin Reports to Prison to Serve Time in College Admissions Scandal


Created: Fri, Oct 30 2020 05:01:51 PM

Author: Staff and wire reports

“Full House” star Lori Loughlin has reported to a California federal prison to serve her two-month sentence for her part in the “Operation Varsity Blues” college admissions scam, an official at the facility told NBC News. Loughlin and and her fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli were required to begin serving their prison sentences by Nov. 19. They admitted to paying...

Read more: Lori Loughlin Reports to Prison to Serve Time in College Admissions Scandal


Kanye West Got Kim Kardashian a Hologram of Her Late Dad for Her 40th Birthday


Created: Fri, Oct 30 2020 04:58:57 PM

Author: Samantha Kubota

Kim Kardashian West's very un-relatable 40th birthday experience continued on Thursday when her husband of six years, Kanye West, gave her a hologram of her late father as a gift.

Read more: Kanye West Got Kim Kardashian a Hologram of Her Late Dad for Her 40th Birthday


Judge Judy to Move Her Gavel to Streaming Service IMDb TV


Created: Fri, Oct 30 2020 03:57:32 PM

Author: Lynn Elber

Everyone’s going to streaming, including Judge Judy.

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Curious About Going to a Movie Theater? 7 Things to Know


Created: Fri, Oct 30 2020 03:15:04 PM

Author: Lindsey Bahr

It’s been two months since movie theaters started reopening in the U.S., but there is still a fair amount of consumer confusion about moviegoing in the COVID-19 era.

Read more: Curious About Going to a Movie Theater? 7 Things to Know


Artist Formerly Known as Grimes Has a New Name and It's Only 1 Letter


Created: Fri, Oct 30 2020 07:00:20 AM

Author: Alexander Kacala | TODAY

Formerly known as Grimes, the 32-year-old singer (whose government name is Claire Boucher) just revealed in a new interview that she now goes by “c.”

Read more: Artist Formerly Known as Grimes Has a New Name and It's Only 1 Letter


Paul Rudd Makes Civic Duty Sweeter for Rain-Soaked Voters by Passing Out Cookies


Created: Fri, Oct 30 2020 04:23:36 AM

Author: Elyse Pham | TODAY

While you may be used to seeing him save the world as Ant-Man, Paul Rudd embodied a different kind of superhero on Thursday — one who encourages people to do their civic duty.

Read more: Paul Rudd Makes Civic Duty Sweeter for Rain-Soaked Voters by Passing Out Cookies


Scarlett Johansson, Colin Jost Marry in Private Ceremony


Created: Thu, Oct 29 2020 09:01:19 PM

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Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost have tied the knot a year after engagement.

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US Vetted Stars' Politics to Showcase Trump Virus Response


Created: Thu, Oct 29 2020 04:17:39 PM

Author: Mary Clare Jalonick

Public relations firms hired by the Department of Health and Human Services vetted political views of hundreds of celebrities for a planned $250 million ad blitz aimed at portraying President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus outbreak in a positive light.

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Eric Church, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris to Play CMAs


Created: Thu, Oct 29 2020 04:09:10 PM

Author: The Associated Press

Eric Church, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Luke Combs and more are set to take the stage at the CMA Awards in November.

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Outlaw Country Artist Billy Joe Shaver Dead at 81


Created: Thu, Oct 29 2020 05:52:35 AM

Author: Kristin M. Hall

Outlaw country singer songwriter Billy Joe Shaver, who penned songs for Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Bobby Bare, has died.

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Former Miss America Leanza Cornett Dead at 49


Created: Thu, Oct 29 2020 04:22:52 AM

Author: Alyssa Morin

On Wednesday, the Miss America Organization confirmed the tragic news that former Miss America Leanza Cornett had passed away. She was 49 years old.

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Movie Producer David Guillod Arrested on Suspicion of Sex Assault


Created: Thu, Oct 29 2020 03:54:31 AM

Author: Associated Press

“Extraction" and “Atomic Blonde" producer David Guillod was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of sexual assault only months after being charged with drugging and assaulting women in Santa Barbara, authorities said.

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Khloe Kardashian Confirms She Had Coronavirus With Symptoms


Created: Thu, Oct 29 2020 03:17:19 AM

Author: Associated Press

Khloe Kardashian says she had tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Wendy's Is Giving Away Its New Chicken Sandwich for Free — Here's How to Get It


Created: Wed, Oct 28 2020 06:40:16 PM

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Wendy’s wants to give your wallet a break. The restaurant chain, which introduced its new Classic Chicken Sandwich last week, is now letting customers order the item at no cost. The offer ends Nov. 8, at which time you’ll be out of cluck. “From Oct. 26 through Nov. 8, Wendy’s fans can get their hands on a FREE Classic Chicken...

Read more: Wendy's Is Giving Away Its New Chicken Sandwich for Free — Here's How to Get It


'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills': Crystal Kung Minkoff Is Cast's 1st Asian American


Created: Wed, Oct 28 2020 06:24:41 PM

Author: Maura Hohman

Break out your diamonds! Crystal Kung Minkoff will star in the upcoming 11th season of Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” TODAY has confirmed. Kung Minkoff, 35, the wife of filmmaker Robert Minkoff, will be the show’s first Asian American housewife. She will join Kyle Richards, Erika Girardi, Lisa Rinna, Garcelle Beauvais and Dorit Kemsley, following the departures of Denise Richards and Teddi Mellencamp after the...

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This Absurd ‘Office' Takes Social Distance to the Extreme


Created: Wed, Oct 28 2020 05:23:21 PM

Author: Kerry Breen | TODAY

Offices around the country have been trying to come up with new ways to cope during the coronavirus pandemic.

Read more: This Absurd ‘Office' Takes Social Distance to the Extreme


‘This Is Us' Season 5 Premieres With a Brand New Twist for Randall Pearson


Created: Wed, Oct 28 2020 04:33:35 AM

Author: Lauren Piester

We did not know how much we missed "This Is Us" until we had it in our arms again.

Read more: ‘This Is Us' Season 5 Premieres With a Brand New Twist for Randall Pearson


Jon Stewart Will Be Back in the Host's Chair for Apple TV+


Created: Wed, Oct 28 2020 02:15:26 AM

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Jon Stewart is returning to TV with a new home more than five years after bowing out as host of “The Daily Show.”

Read more: Jon Stewart Will Be Back in the Host's Chair for Apple TV+


Kim Kardashian Private Island Bash Amid Pandemic Draws Fierce Backlash


Created: Wed, Oct 28 2020 01:32:02 AM

Author: Doha Madani

Kim Kardashian West’s birthday photos didn’t receive the reaction she likely expected on Tuesday, with Twitter users calling the reality star “cruel” and “insensitive” for posting about her private island bash as people continue to suffer from the coronavirus pandemic, NBC News reports.

Read more: Kim Kardashian Private Island Bash Amid Pandemic Draws Fierce Backlash


Ask a Finance Whiz: Should I Pay Off My Student Loans or Save for the Future?


Created: Tue, Oct 27 2020 11:32:45 PM

Author: Emily Pandise

Emily Pandise has covered business, tech and media for NBC News since 2017. In her early 20s, she realized she had no idea how to manage her money, so she set out to change her financial habits and learned a lot along the way. Now, she wants to help others do the same with this column, “Ask a Finance Whiz.” You can...

Read more: Ask a Finance Whiz: Should I Pay Off My Student Loans or Save for the Future?


If Trump Wanted People to Avoid '60 Minutes,' It Didn't Work


Created: Tue, Oct 27 2020 10:58:32 PM

Author: David Bauder

Angry about his interview with Lesley Stahl of “60 Minutes,” President Donald Trump released an unedited version of the talk on Facebook three days before the broadcast

Read more: If Trump Wanted People to Avoid '60 Minutes,' It Didn't Work


'It Was Time to Say Goodbye': Chrissy Teigen Writes About Pregnancy Loss, Public Grief


Created: Tue, Oct 27 2020 09:16:03 PM

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Model Chrissy Teigen penned an article on Tuesday detailing the loss of her third child with husband John Legend, her first in-depth public statement since announcing the news weeks ago. Teigen and her husband announced the loss of their son, Jack, with a series of photos posted to Instagram and Twitter on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 that described “the kind of pain we’ve...

Read more: 'It Was Time to Say Goodbye': Chrissy Teigen Writes About Pregnancy Loss, Public Grief


Kathy Hilton Is Joining ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' for Season 11


Created: Tue, Oct 27 2020 07:34:47 PM

Author: Alyssa Ray

A familiar face is joining “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.” On Tuesday, Oct. 27, E! News learned that Kathy Hilton will be joining the season 11 cast as a “friend of the Housewives.” However, Hilton is certainly more than a friend as she’s Kyle Richards‘ sister. As fans of the show surely know, Kathy is Kyle and Kim Richards‘...

Read more: Kathy Hilton Is Joining ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' for Season 11


Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton Are Engaged


Created: Tue, Oct 27 2020 05:42:50 PM

Author: Lily Harrison and Jess Cohen

Five years after the musical couple first started dating, The Voice coaches are officially engaged. On Tuesday, Oct. 27, Gwen took to her Instagram to share the exciting news.

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Emily Ratajkowski Is Pregnant, Expecting First Baby With Sebastian Bear-McClard


Created: Tue, Oct 27 2020 05:18:10 AM

Author: Alyssa Morin

The supermodel shared the exciting news that she's pregnant and expecting her first child with Sebastian Bear-McClard. The baby announcement comes two years after the couple tied the knot in February 2018.

Read more: Emily Ratajkowski Is Pregnant, Expecting First Baby With Sebastian Bear-McClard


Jamie Foxx Says His ‘Heart Is Shattered' After Death of Younger Sister DeOndra Dixon


Created: Tue, Oct 27 2020 04:18:48 AM

Author: Mckenna Aiello

Jamie Foxx is mourning the loss of his beloved younger sister, DeOndra Dixon.

Read more: Jamie Foxx Says His ‘Heart Is Shattered' After Death of Younger Sister DeOndra Dixon


‘Babish' Expands as Pandemic Boosts YouTube Cooking Shows


Created: Mon, Oct 26 2020 11:50:40 PM

Author: Sophia Rosenbaum

After the pandemic stopped life in its tracks in mid-March, many people have turned to YouTube food channels to help them learn how to cook, or cook better, and be part of a community. Data provided by YouTube shows the average daily views of videos with “cook with me” in the title have increased by more than 100% since the pandemic started. One popular YouTube channel called “Binging With Babish” has expanded and now calls itself the “Babish Culinary Universe."

Read more: ‘Babish' Expands as Pandemic Boosts YouTube Cooking Shows


‘The Books That See Her Through': Winfrey Suggests Seven


Created: Mon, Oct 26 2020 11:38:41 PM

Author: Hillel Italie

With Election Day approaching and the pandemic ongoing, Oprah Winfrey is setting aside her usual book club recommendations.

Read more: ‘The Books That See Her Through': Winfrey Suggests Seven


Sterling K. Brown Finds His Balance in When to Speak Out


Created: Mon, Oct 26 2020 11:02:28 PM

Author: Alicia Rancilio

Season five of NBC’s “This Is Us,” debuts Tuesday and it addresses both the pandemic and Black Lives Matter movement.

Read more: Sterling K. Brown Finds His Balance in When to Speak Out


Prince Harry Says Ignorance No Excuse for Unconscious Bias


Created: Mon, Oct 26 2020 10:49:18 PM

Author: Danica Kirka

Britain’s Prince Harry says it took him many years and the experience of living with his wife, the former Meghan Markle, to understand how his privileged upbringing shielded him from the reality of unconscious bias.

Read more: Prince Harry Says Ignorance No Excuse for Unconscious Bias


Questlove's Quest: to Find Woman Who Bought Him a Turntable


Created: Mon, Oct 26 2020 09:49:10 PM

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The founder of the hip-hop group The Roots wants to find the woman who bought a turntable and records for him when he was 5.

Read more: Questlove's Quest: to Find Woman Who Bought Him a Turntable


‘Hocus Pocus' Stars Reunite for Voting Video Before Special


Created: Mon, Oct 26 2020 08:17:12 PM

Author: Drew Weisholtz

The Sanderson sisters want you to exercise your civic duty.

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Remembering His Friends, Springsteen Pens ‘Letter to You'


Created: Mon, Oct 26 2020 04:13:55 PM

Author: Mesfin Fekadu

Death and loss are familiar themes on Bruce Springsteen’s new album and the project took off more than a year ago when The Boss wrote a song about his friend and teenage bandmate George Theiss, who died in 2018

Read more: Remembering His Friends, Springsteen Pens ‘Letter to You'


Passenger in Offset's Car Arrested for Concealed Weapon in Beverly Hills


Created: Sun, Oct 25 2020 07:27:08 PM

Author: Associated Press

Police say a passenger in a car driven by Migos rapper Offset was arrested in Beverly Hills, California on charges of carrying a concealed, loaded firearm in public.

Read more: Passenger in Offset's Car Arrested for Concealed Weapon in Beverly Hills


‘Brian's Song,' ‘Roots,' ‘Purple Rain' Writer Dies at 83


Created: Sun, Oct 25 2020 02:32:37 PM

Author: Lynn Elber

An award-winning screenwriter for the landmark TV projects “Brian’s Song” and “Roots” has died.

Read more: ‘Brian's Song,' ‘Roots,' ‘Purple Rain' Writer Dies at 83


With Adele as Host, ‘SNL' Covers Final Presidential Debate, HER Performs


Created: Sun, Oct 25 2020 08:08:08 AM

Author: Sophie Reardon

"Saturday Night Live" hammered President Donald Trump for his lack of a clear plan to combat the spread of COVID-19, opening with a spoof of the last presidential debate.

Read more: With Adele as Host, ‘SNL' Covers Final Presidential Debate, HER Performs


Rapper Offset Detained for Questioning in Beverly Hills While on Instagram Live


Created: Sun, Oct 25 2020 01:13:19 AM

Author: Briana Trujillo

Although video shows rapper Offset, née Kiari Kendrell Cephus, being removed from his vehicle by police on Saturday in Beverly Hills, authorities say he was not arrested, reversing course after earlier confirming the arrest. A member of his entourage was arrested.

Read more: Rapper Offset Detained for Questioning in Beverly Hills While on Instagram Live


‘Bachelorette' Star Dale Moss Once Modeled Halloween Costumes for Party City


Created: Sun, Oct 25 2020 12:23:52 AM

Author: Kaitlin Reilly

As the world waits to hear about "Bachelorette" Clare Crawley and contestant Dale Moss' future, it's time to dive into his past.

Read more: ‘Bachelorette' Star Dale Moss Once Modeled Halloween Costumes for Party City


How Kristi Yamaguchi Is Improving Literacy for Pacific Islander and Latino Kids Amid the Pandemic


Created: Sun, Oct 25 2020 12:08:51 AM

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Kristi Yamaguchi has been busy during the pandemic, NBC News reports. The Olympic-figure-skater-turned-philanthropist has been adapting to California’s remote-learning mandate in both her nonprofit work and her personal life. Yamaguchi’s Always Dream Foundation has been working to help increase the time kids spend reading during the coronavirus pandemic. The group provides tablets stocked with digital books, as well as internet access through a...

Read more: How Kristi Yamaguchi Is Improving Literacy for Pacific Islander and Latino Kids Amid the Pandemic


Hilary Duff Is Pregnant, Expecting Baby No. 2 With Matthew Koma


Created: Sat, Oct 24 2020 05:37:10 PM

Author: Kaitlin Reilly

The couple posted matching Boomerangs on Instagram of Matthew rubbing Hilary's pregnant belly to share their announcement.

Read more: Hilary Duff Is Pregnant, Expecting Baby No. 2 With Matthew Koma


Jerry Jeff Walker, Texas Singer and Songwriter, Dies at 78


Created: Sat, Oct 24 2020 04:39:22 PM

Author: The Associated Press

Jerry Jeff Walker, a Texas country singer and songwriter who wrote the pop song "Mr. Bojangles," has died at age 78.

Read more: Jerry Jeff Walker, Texas Singer and Songwriter, Dies at 78


Arnold Schwarzenegger Says He Feels ‘Fantastic' After Undergoing Third Heart Surgery


Created: Sat, Oct 24 2020 12:59:10 AM

Author: Kaitlin Reilly

He'll be back...and stronger than ever!

Read more: Arnold Schwarzenegger Says He Feels ‘Fantastic' After Undergoing Third Heart Surgery


Animals, People Rescue Each Other in Heartfelt Docuseries


Created: Fri, Oct 23 2020 08:04:18 PM

Author: Lynn Elber

In a new docuseries, a child who uses a walker meets a dog with its own version of wheels. Inmates find solace in training canines for adoption, and pigs strut their stuff in a “body positivity" celebration.

Read more: Animals, People Rescue Each Other in Heartfelt Docuseries

 
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