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Dedicated Tony nominee Audra McDonald wanted more ‘Porgy and Bess’ after winning an Emmy

“I can’t believe this is happening!!” So said seven-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald, probably even walking a mile in her heels. The 44-year-old singer-actress’ show – The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess – was

How Anita Hill’s memoir inspired her to campaign against racism

Long after the bruising sexual harassment hearings which took place 30 years ago, Anita Hill is still as passionate as ever about women’s rights. Her latest book, Fire and Ashes: Sexual Violence, Family and

The Tonys, ‘Hands on a Hardbody’ and “Miss Saigon”

Playbill just announced that Tonys will be awarded this year to "Summer: The Donna Summer Musical" (an astonishing twist, in my book!) and "Hands on a Hardbody" (yes, this film got a stage adaptation).

Report: George W. Bush’s faith adviser called him a ‘racist’ and urged voters to reject him

WASHINGTON — Former President George W. Bush’s faith adviser, David A. Kuo, who ran an independent campaign for Congress against Liz Cheney, the nation’s first female vice president, once called the former president “racist

New Orleans oyster farms at stake after flood

Tide reaching into oyster beds threatens coast as toxic sludge from flood is smeared on their floors The oyster groves at Fort Jackson were set up before the American Civil War, but today, inland

The terrible year that was, by 15-year-old teen victim Daxamay Battle

Gunned down in her car while waiting for a friend to pick her up. A mother left with a bullet in her back. A child who was born months before her killer was born.

Apple is reportedly planning a less expensive iPhone 14

After reporting its most profitable quarter ever in which it sold 61.3 million iPhones, Apple on Tuesday is expected to announce that an even more redesigned phone than the iPhone XS Max will be

Manhunt for killer of woman in North Sarasota area scaled back as body is found

The massive manhunt for convicted murderer Brian Laundrie scaled back after a mother-of-three was buried in Sarasota on Monday. Sarasota Sheriff’s Office issued an alert to patrol boats, dive teams and helicopters, announcing they

A comedian who played Ben Affleck’s dad in ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ is making a new show with Fred Armisen about a marriage...

Many dreams can come true. You can go to college, get a great job and marry your true love. But then there are dreams that pop up every once in a while, and you

How big a problem is the opioid crisis? A question ‘that has little agreement across the country’

How big a problem is the opioid crisis? A question ‘that has little agreement across the country’ A doctor who has repeatedly campaigned against the prescription of addictive opioid painkillers says Americans still have

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