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'Wonder Woman' director finds herself in rare summer role

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Director Patty Jenkins first expressed interest in making a "Wonder Woman" movie over 10 years ago. She'd just made "Monster," which won Charlize Theron an Oscar, and was doing the rounds at various studios talking about what she'd like to do next. Richard Donner's "Superman" was a film that changed her life, and it occurred to her that there still hadn't been a "Wonder Woman" movie....
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'Yep, I'm Gay': Happy 20th out anniversary, Ellen DeGeneres

NEW YORK (AP) -- With a headline of "Yep, I'm Gay" on the cover of Time magazine and the same declaration on her sitcom, Ellen DeGeneres made history 20 years ago as the first prime-time lead on network TV to come out, capturing the hearts of supporters gay and straight amid a swirl of hate mail, death threats and, ultimately, dark times on and off the screen....
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Ellen DeGeneres recalls pain, liberation of coming-out show

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ellen DeGeneres can measure her career and personal success by several impressive yardsticks, including a popular daytime talk show and eight-year marriage to Portia de Rossi....
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Tom Hanks going on 'NFL moratorium' over Raiders move

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Tom Hanks says he's going on a "moratorium" for two years after his hometown Oakland Raiders leave for Las Vegas, but he didn't explain what that entails....
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'Sgt. Pepper' sketch to be auctioned May 20 in New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- An old sketch up for auction May 20 at the Hard Rock Cafe in Manhattan is a crude, ink-on-paper drawing of the iconic "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club" album cover. The artist is almost surely John Lennon. The significance is another story....
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Kardashian West: Gunpoint heist 'meant to happen to me'

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kim Kardashian West says that being held at gunpoint during a Paris jewelry heist last year "was meant to happen."...
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James Patterson plans true crime book on Aaron Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) -- Aaron Hernandez, the former NFL player and convicted murderer found hanging by a bedsheet in prison last week, will be the subject of an upcoming true crime book by best-selling author James Patterson....
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Surprise! Johnny Depp appears as Jack Sparrow on Disney ride

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Some visitors to the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at California's Disneyland got a surprise: Captain Jack Sparrow himself....
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Latvia grants citizenship to dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov


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D'oh! 'Simpsons' needle Trump ahead of 100-day milestone

"The Simpsons" is taking on President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office in a short animation released online....
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Yesterday's Poll

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Do you agree with the removal of Confederate memorials from Southern Statehouse grounds?

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Total Votes: 23,070