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Past articles by Amanda:

McGregor says ‘Star Wars’ TV series still on despite reports

Ewan McGregor says any delay in completing work on in his new Obi-Wan Kenobi “Star Wars” series will be brief and is aimed at making the show better → Read More

McGregor says ‘Star Wars’ TV series still on despite reports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ewan McGregor says any delay in completing work on in his new Obi-Wan Kenobi “Star Wars” streaming series will be brief and is aimed at making it better. McGregor addressed trade reports that the Disney Plus series had been placed on hold at an event Thursday promoting his latest film “Birds […] → Read More

McGregor says 'Star Wars' TV series still on despite reports

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ewan McGregor says any delay in completing work on in his new Obi-Wan Kenobi "Star Wars" streaming series will be brief and is aimed at making it better. McGregor addressed trade reports that the Disney Plus series had been placed on hold at an event Thursday promoting his latest film "Birds of Prey." "It's only just slid back a bit," McGregor told The Associated Press. "But… → Read More

McGregor says Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series still on despite reports

Ewan McGregor says any delay in completing work on in his new Obi-Wan Kenobi “Star Wars” streaming series will be brief and is aimed at making it better. McGregor addressed trade reports that the Disney Plus series had been placed on hold at an event Thursday promoting his latest film “Birds of Prey. ”“It’s only just slid back a bit,” McGregor told The Associated Press. “But we’re still shooting… → Read More

Minneapolis man among 6 to make record Antarctica voyage by rowboat

As freezing water thrashed their rowboat in some of the most treacherous waters in the world, a Minneapolis man and five others fought for 13 days to make history, becoming the first people to trav… → Read More

6 men become 1st to cross perilous Drake Passage unassisted

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As freezing water thrashed their rowboat in some of the most treacherous waters in the world, six men fought for 13 days to make history, becoming the first people to traverse the infamous Drake Passage with nothing other than sheer manpower. They dodged icebergs, held their breaths as giant whales breached […] → Read More

Marvel’s first openly trans actor Zach Barack calls for more portrayals

The first openly transgender actor in the Marvel Universe says there needs to be more representation of his experience. → Read More

Marvel's first openly trans actor calls for more portrayals

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first openly transgender actor in the Marvel Universe says there needs to be more representation of his experience. Zach Barack plays a classmate of Peter Parker's in... → Read More

John Legend on abortion law boycotts: 'Money talks'

LOS ANGELES (AP) - John Legend says Hollywood should consider boycotting Georgia, Louisiana, Alabama and other states that pass restrictive abortion laws. Legend admits he's not sure if a boycott would be successful, but says "it's a conversation that needs to be had. "Particularly when these studios are hiring people and bringing people to the state and saying, 'Come work with us here in this… → Read More

John Legend on abortion law boycotts: 'Money talks'

LOS ANGELES (AP) - John Legend says Hollywood should consider boycotting Georgia, Louisiana, Alabama and other states that pass restrictive abortion laws. Legend admits he's not sure if a boycott would be successful, but says "it's a conversation that needs to be had. → Read More

John Legend on abortion law boycotts: 'Money talks'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Legend says Hollywood should consider boycotting Georgia, Louisiana, Alabama and other states that pass restrictive abortion laws. Legend admits he's not sure if a boycott would be successful, but says "it's a conversation that needs to be had. "Particularly when these studios are hiring people and bringing people to the state and saying, 'Come work with us here in this… → Read More

Julianna Margulies suits up for National Geographic Channel's 'The Hot Zone'

Actress Julianna Margulies knew she was claustrophobic. But she didn't realize just how much until she had to wear a sealed, full-body biosafety suit for "The Hot Zone," a limited series airing on National Geographic Channel. → Read More

For 'Hot Zone,' Margulies confronts claustrophobia and Ebola

The biosafety suit Julianna Margulies wore for 'The Hot Zone' taught her just how claustrophobic she is; she hopes the true-life tale of Ebola's arrival in the US drives home importance of science, research → Read More

Prosecutor: Murder suspect was 'boy next door killer'

LOS ANGELES (AP) - An air conditioning repairman charged with murdering a Chicago-area teenager and two California women, one the ex-girlfriend of actor Ashton Kutcher, would watch, shadow, stalk and hunt down his victims before fatally stabbing them for sexual pleasure, a Los Angeles prosecutor said during opening statements Thursday. → Read More

Prosecutor: Murder suspect was 'boy next door killer'

LOS ANGELES (AP) - An air conditioning repairman charged with murdering a Chicago-area teenager and two California women, one the ex-girlfriend of actor Ashton Kutcher, would "watch, shadow, stalk and hunt down" his victims before fatally stabbing them for sexual pleasure, a Los Angeles prosecutor said during opening statements Thursday. Michael Gargiulo's trial began with a prosecutor outlining… → Read More

Prosecutor says murder suspect would 'hunt down' his victims

LOS ANGELES (AP) - An air conditioning repairman charged with murdering a Chicago-area teenager and two California women, one the ex-girlfriend of actor Ashton Kutcher, would "watch, shadow, stalk and hunt down" his victims before fatally stabbing them for sexual pleasure, a Los Angeles prosecutor said during opening statements Thursday. → Read More

Prosecutor says murder suspect would 'hunt down' his victims

LOS ANGELES (AP) - An air conditioning repairman charged with murdering a Chicago-area teenager and two California women, one the ex-girlfriend of actor Ashton Kutcher, would "watch, shadow, stalk and hunt down" his victims before fatally stabbing them for sexual pleasure, a Los Angeles prosecutor said during opening statements Thursday. Michael Gargiulo's trial began with a prosecutor outlining… → Read More

California court is latest to weigh Manson follower's parole

A yearslong saga over whether Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten deserves to be freed from prison took another sharp turn Wednesday as an appeals court questioned its jurisdiction in the case. → Read More

California court is latest to weigh Manson follower's parole

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California appeals court on Wednesday questioned whether it has jurisdiction to decide on parole for Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten or whether the issue becomes moot... → Read More

Manson follower Van Houten gets another chance at parole

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten is getting another chance at freedom following a yearslong saga that has seen a parole board recommend her for release three times but her ultimately being denied the chance to leave prison. Van Houten's case is being heard before California's 2nd District Court of Appeal, which will consider whether to overturn a judge's ruling… → Read More