Celebrity causes

FILE - In this June 27, 2018, file photo, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a winner of a Democratic Congressional primary in New York speaks to a reporter. Ocasio-Cortez, a rising liberal star who toppled 10-term Democratic Rep. Joe Crowley in a primary, is scheduled to speak at a fundraiser in downtown Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer,File)
August 02, 2018 - 12:10 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — a rising liberal star who is challenging the Democratic Party establishment — was scheduled to appear Thursday in Los Angeles as part of West Coast fundraising swing. The 28-year-old startled the party when she defeated...
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Kurt Busch walks out from the garage area after practice for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)
July 28, 2018 - 2:19 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Kurt Busch found another sport that suits him: The former NASCAR champion traveled to England to watch his wife play polo with a prince. The 2004 NASCAR Cup champ hit the sights in London and cheered on wife Ashley during a charity polo match with Prince Harry. Ashley Busch is...
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Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift (Photo credit: Mert & Marcus)
July 27, 2018 - 5:23 am
WEYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Taylor Swift is helping ease the pain of a Massachusetts city mourning the recent loss of a police officer. Weymouth Mayor Robert Hedlund tells The Patriot Ledger that Swift donated "a significant number of tickets" to the town for her shows this weekend in Foxborough, which...
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FILE - This Feb. 9, 2005 file photo shows actors Ian McShane, who portrays Al Swearengen, left, and Paula Malcomson, who portrays Trixie, center, on the set with David Milch, creator of the HBO series "Deadwood," in Santa Clarita, Calif. HBO says it's greenlighted a long-discussed movie based on the Western drama that ended a dozen years ago. The critically acclaimed, award-winning series was set in the rough-and-tumble South Dakota mining town of the title. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)
July 25, 2018 - 9:53 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs. BACK TO THE BLACK HILLS "Deadwood" fans can exhale. HBO says it's greenlighted a long-discussed movie based...
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July 25, 2018 - 6:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kem Monovithya, a Cambodian political activist, was visiting Switzerland in September when she got a phone call from her father. Kem Sokha, the leader of Cambodia's main opposition party, told his daughter that government agents were raiding their family's home in Phnom Penh. "He...
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Jane Fonda speaks during the "Jane Fonda in Five Acts" panel during the HBO Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton hotel on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
July 25, 2018 - 12:49 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jane Fonda said she's still confronted by Vietnam War veterans over her 1970s anti-war activism and welcomes the encounters. Such moments provide an opportunity to talk, she said, which needs to be done with what Fonda called "an open mind and a soft heart." The actress...
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