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'Dear Evan Hansen' Filmmakers Refine a Hit Broadway Musical

By Mark Kennedy | Tuesday Sep 21, 2021
Millions of people will get a chance to get to know the shy, teenager Evan Hansen this month, but Ben Platt is waving farewell.

Sarah Dash Who Sang on 'Lady Marmalade' with Labelle, Dies

By Mark Kennedy | Tuesday Sep 21, 2021
Singer Sarah Dash, who co-founded the all-female group Labelle — best known for the raucous 1974 hit "Lady Marmalade" — has died. She was 76.

America's New COVID-19 Rules for International Travel

By Zeke Miller, David Koenig | Tuesday Sep 21, 2021
The across-the-board rules, which will take effect in November, will replace a hodgepodge of confusing restrictions. Here's what to expect.

Thailand Urged Not to Deport Trans Woman Charged in Malaysia

Tuesday Sep 21, 2021
A human rights group urged Thailand not to deport a transgender businesswoman to her home country of Malaysia, where she is charged under Islamic laws for insulting Islam by cross-dressing.

Chenoweth, Miranda, Rivera and More to Celebrate Broadway

By Mark Kennedy | Tuesday Sep 21, 2021
Many of Broadway's biggest lights — including Kristin Chenoweth, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Chita Rivera and Idina Menzel — will make appearances at Sunday's TV celebration of Broadway's return.

Emmy Ratings Up to 7.4 Million Viewers this Year

Tuesday Sep 21, 2021
The Emmys accomplished what is becoming a rarity for awards shows these days, by actually increasing its viewership over the previous years.

Emmys: Jean Smart Pays Tribute to Late Husband In Speech

Monday Sep 20, 2021
Jean Smart held back tears while accepting the best actress in a comedy series Emmy for her role in "Hacks," which she dedicated to her late husband.

Kamala Harris to Face Panelists on 'The View' Friday

Monday Sep 20, 2021
Vice President Kamala Harris will visit "The View" studio on Friday for her sixth appearance on the daytime chat show — but her first as vice president. She'll answer questions about the pandemic, Afghanistan and other topics.

Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Works in Kids Ages 5-11

By Lauran Neergaard | Monday Sep 20, 2021
Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon -- a key step toward beginning vaccinations for youngsters.

Emmy Moments: Not the Pandemmys — but Hardly Normal, Either

By Jocelyn Noveck | Monday Sep 20, 2021
OK, it definitely wasn't the Pandemmys, or the Zoomemmys, or whatever you want to call last year's virtual Emmy ceremony — with everyone at home, and visitors in hazmat suits showing up to bestow awards.

'The Crown,' 'Ted Lasso,' 'Queen's Gambit' Top Emmy Awards

By Lynn Elber | Monday Sep 20, 2021
Netflix's "The Crown" and "The Queen's Gambit" combined with Apple TV+'s "Ted Lasso" to win top series honors at the Sunday's Emmy Awards, a first for streaming services that cemented their rise to prominence in the television industry.

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Won't Be Overtaken, Wins 4th Emmy

Sunday Sep 19, 2021
"RuPaul's Drag Race" is making it a marathon. And a rout. The VH1 show won the Emmy for top reality-competition show for the fourth straight year on Sunday night.

Our 25 Favorite Emmy Fashion Moments

By AP Photos/Chris Pizzello | Sunday Sep 19, 2021
Michaela Jaé "Mj" Rodriguez in vintage Versace Atelier and Billy Porter wearing large wings were just the beginning of the Emmy Awards red carpet.

Emmy Latest: Jean Smart the Smart Choice for Comedy Actress

Sunday Sep 19, 2021
Jean Smart has an Emmy to mark a remarkable career renaissance. Smart won best actress in a comedy series Sunday night for her role in HBO Max's "Hacks."

Both Supporting 'Mare of Easttown' Actors Win Emmys

Sunday Sep 19, 2021
The sidekick and best friend of Easttown have each won an Emmy. Evan Peters won best supporting actor in a limited series or TV movie for HBO's "Mare of Easttown" on Sunday night, and Julianne Nicholson won best supporting actress for the show.

First Look: Stars Begin Arriving for Emmy Awards

By Leanne Italie | Sunday Sep 19, 2021
Billy Porter, host Cedric the Entertainer and Nicole Byer were among the first to arrive at the 73rd annual Emmy Awards.

Chris Rock Says He Has COVID-19, Urges Vaccination

Sunday Sep 19, 2021
Chris Rock on Sunday said he has been diagnosed with COVID-19 and sent a message to anyone still on the fence: "Get vaccinated."

Thousands March in Ukraine for LGBTQ+ Rights

Sunday Sep 19, 2021
Some 7,000 people gathered in Ukrainian capital on Sunday for the annual March for Equality to support the rights of the country's LGBTQ+ community.

Democrats Push to Retool Health Care Programs for Millions

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Lisa Mascaro | Sunday Sep 19, 2021
The $3.5 trillion "Build Back Better" domestic agenda bill touches almost all aspects of American life, from taxes to climate change, but the health care components are a cornerstone for Democrats.

Emmy's Vow a 'Good Time' After Bleak Year, 'Crown' May Rule

By Lynn Elber | Sunday Sep 19, 2021
Emmy Awards host Cedric the Entertainer and the show's producers promise it will be a celebration for all. But it could be much more rewarding, even historic, for some.

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