Amanda Lee Myers, The Associated Press

Amanda Lee Myers

The Associated Press

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Past articles by Amanda:

AP Breakthrough Entertainer: Sydney Sweeney is taking charge

At 24, Sydney Sweeney has starred in hit shows including “Euphoria,” “Sharp Objects” and “Handmaid’s Tale.” → Read More

Charlotte man pleads guilty to wire fraud scheme involving Amazon

A Charlotte man pleaded guilty to wire fraud for a return scheme that cost Amazon more than $290,000. → Read More

Woman hospitalized for brown recluse spider bite after kayaking down Virginia river

At first, doctors struggled to treat it. Now, Sherri Maddox says she's just glad she lived to warn others about what's out there. → Read More

Friends, neighbors remember NC teen killed in Virginia fairgrounds shooting

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — On Saturday night, a teenage boy from North Carolina was shot and killed during the Danville-Pittsylvania County Fair in the parking lot of the fairgrounds. Neighbors and friends confirm this young man was 16-year-old Josh Rone. He was well-known for playing football for Bartlett Yancey High School in North Carolina. […] → Read More

Kit Harington shifts from Jon Snow to 'Modern Love'

In "Game of Thrones," Kit Harington famously played the brooding Jon Snow through eight seasons. Now Harington has hung up his bulky black fur coat for a lighter role in the new season of Amazon Prime Video's "Modern Love," based on The New York Times column about real-life love stories. → Read More

Kit Harington shifts from Jon Snow to 'Modern Love'

In “Game of Thrones,” Kit Harington famously played the brooding Jon Snow through eight seasons, stalking icy landscapes and dark castles, trying to figure out how to save humanity. Now Harington has hung up his bulky black fur coat for a lighter role in the new season of “Modern Love,” based on The New York Times column about real-life love stories. Each episode tells a different story with… → Read More

Kit Harington shifts from Jon Snow to 'Modern Love'

In “Game of Thrones,” Kit Harington famously played the brooding Jon Snow through eight seasons, stalking icy landscapes and dark castles, trying to figure out how to save humanity. Now Harington has hung up his bulky black fur coat for a lighter role in the new season of “Modern Love,” based on The New York Times column about real-life love stories. Each episode tells a different story with… → Read More

Barry Jenkins on his unflinching epic ‘Underground Railroad’

Director Barry Jenkins won an Oscar in 2017 for “Moonlight” and was nominated again the next year for “If Beale Street Could Talk.” → Read More

Man falls to his death, marking 21st ‘close call or fatality’ on Virginia bridge

The view from the Riverside Park train trestle is great, but history shows folks have been risking their lives for it. → Read More

As ‘Kimye’ become Kim and Kanye, will it stay peaceful?

As “Kimye” becomes just Kim and Kanye with Kardashian filing for divorce Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court, they do so with a prenuptial agreement in place, independent fortunes and a desire to share time with their four young children. → Read More

AP Exclusive: Selena Gomez: Big Tech 'cashing in from evil'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hours after an angry mob of Trump supporters took control of the... → Read More

Selena Gomez: Big Tech “cashing in from evil”

Hours after an angry mob of Trump supporters took control of the U.S. Capitol in a violent insurrection, Selena Gomez laid much of the blame at the feet of Big Tech. → Read More

AP Breakthrough Entertainer Sarah Cooper: TikTok to Netflix

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The video couldn’t have been simpler: A woman in her apartment, lip-syncing audio of President Donald Trump as he expounded on possible coronavirus treatments. → Read More

AP Breakthrough Entertainer Anya Taylor-Joy living in Narnia

In a span of seven months this year alone, Anya Taylor-Joy played a meddling British brat in “Emma,” a Russian mutant with teleportation powers in the latest “X-Men” film, and an American orphan who turns out to be a chess phenom who can checkmate grown men by the time she’s 8 in “The Queen’s Gambit.” → Read More

Advice for "Emily in Paris" season 2: Drop the Americanized fantasy and get to know the real city

Working- and middle-class Parisians, the city's diverse multi-cultural residents, are all but erased in season 1 → Read More

Advice for "Emily in Paris" season 2: Drop the Americanized fantasy and get to know the real city

Working- and middle-class Parisians, the city's diverse multi-cultural residents, are all but erased in season 1 → Read More

UPDATE: Suspect in Altoona stabbing on the run

Altoona Police are now searching for the man who attacked the woman on Broad Avenue Sunday evening before being stabbed by her and then driving himself to UPMC Altoona. → Read More

Added Force: Baby Yoda a boost on Western wildfire lines

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beleaguered firefighters in the western United States have a new force on their side: Baby Yoda. → Read More

Added Force: Baby Yoda a boost on Western wildfire lines

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beleaguered firefighters in the western United States have a new force on their side: Baby Yoda. → Read More

Added Force: Baby Yoda a boost on Western wildfire lines

LOS ANGELES - Beleaguered firefighters in the western United States have a new force on their side: Baby Yoda. A 5-year-old Oregon boy and his grandmother delivered a toy version of the pointy-eared Force user to a donation centre for firefighters on Sept. → Read More