Japan's Misao Okawa, then 114, poses with the certificate of the world's oldest woman, which was presented to her by Guinness World Records Japan Country Manager Erika Ogawa, unseen, at a nursing home in Osaka, western Japan. (AP)
LOS ANGELES: Mexican filmmaker Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s bid for Oscars glory was boosted Saturday as he took top prize at the Directors Guild of America honors — seen as a bellwether for the Acad
NEW YORK: Beyonce is back with her first new music in more than two years, a hip-hop-heavy track with nods to the Black Lives Matter movement and police brutality.
LOS ANGELES: It was a total knockout for Michael B. Jordan at the NAACP Image Awards in a ceremony that took several jabs at Hollywood for the lack of racial diversity.
NEW YORK: While waiting for Donald Trump to take the stage this week at a campaign rally in Exeter, New Hampshire, fans listened to a few hit songs by Adele, “Skyfall” and “Rolling in the Deep.”
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.: Joseph Gordon-Levitt has gotten a little roast along with his pudding.
CHICAGO: Filmmaker Michael Moore was hospitalized with pneumonia and has canceled plans to promote his upcoming documentary “Where to Invade Next,” even though he said Friday he was doing “much better
GAUHATI, India: The tiny Himalayan nation of Bhutan has a new crown prince.
MIAMI: Scientists scouring the fields of Folsom, California found a new kind of black tarantula which they have named after Johnny Cash, the American music legend who sang of the jailhouse blues.
SAN FRANCISCO: Returning to perform ahead of the Super Bowl is good and (sort of) bad for country trio The Band Perry, who last performed around the 2014 game.
NEW YORK: Grammy-award winning pop star Taylor Swift is making her first foray into the world of mobile gaming by partnering with Glu Mobile Inc. to develop a new game, the company said recently.
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