Anthony Fauci’s life, work during COVID are PBS film’s focus

FILE - Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Dec. 1, 2021. Fauci, the government’s top infectious disease expert, says he plans to
Dr. Anthony Fauci and his tumultuous experience during the COVID-19 pandemic are the focus of a PBS documentary “American Masters.” The film follows Fauci at home and at work over a 14-month period beginning with President Joe Biden’s inauguration in... Read more

Foundation returns Indigenous items to Mexican officials

Foundation returns Indigenous items to Mexican officials
Small antique sculptures that have been collecting dust in an Albuquerque storage box are coming home to Mexico where they are intertwined with the identity of indigenous communities. The Albuquerque Museum Foundation celebrated the repatriation of the dozen sculptures at... Read more

Argentines yearn for Evita, 70 years after her death

A candle stands near a picture of Argentina's late former first lady Maria Eva Duarte de Peron, better known as "Evita" at "El Santa Evita" restaurant in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, July 24, 2022. Argentines commemorate the 70th anniversary of t
María Eva Noble says she is carrying on the legacy of her namesake while working at a soup kitchen in a working-class neighborhood in Buenos Aires. It was named after the iconic former Argentine first lady María Eva Duarte de... Read more

Mayim Bialik, Ken Jennings to split ‘Jeopardy!’ host job

FILE - In this combination of images shows Ken Jennings, left, as he appears at the 2020 ABC Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif., Jan. 8, 2020, and actress Mayim Bialik as she appears at the 23rd annual Critics' Choic
“Danger!” Two answers are being given to the question of who will host the quiz show: Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings. Bialik and Jennings have served as rotating hosts since Mike Richards left the show amid controversy after a brief... Read more

Tony Dow, big brother Wally on ‘Leave it to Beaver,’ dies

FILE - Tony Dow, actor, director and artist, poses with some of his works at his home and studio in the Topanga area of Los Angeles, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2012. “Leave It to Beaver” actor Dow has died at age 77. Frank Bilotta, who represented Dow in hi
Tony Dow, who as Wally Cleaver in the comedy “Leave It to Beaver” helped create the popular and enduring image of the American teenager of the 1950s and 1960s, died Wednesday. He was 77 years old. Frank Bilotta, who represented... Read more

Coleen Rooney victorious in ‘Wagatha Christie’ court battle

In a legal confrontation between the spouses of soccer players that mixed celebrities, social networks and amateur investigation, a judge ruled who was not guilty. Judge Karen Steyn on Friday acquitted Coleen Rooney of defaming Rebekah Vardy when she alleged... Read more

Wounded Knee artifacts highlight slow pace of repatriations

Leola One Feather, left, of the Oglala Sioux Tribe in South Dakota, observes as John Willis photographs Native American artifacts on July 19, 2022, at the Founders Museum in Barre, Massachusetts. The private museum, which is housed in the town librar
One by one, items purportedly taken from the massacred Native Americans at Wounded Knee Creek emerged from the dark, cluttered display cases where they have sat for more than a century at a museum in rural Massachusetts. Moccasins, necklaces, clothing,... Read more

Spain: Prosecutors to seek 8-year prison term for Shakira

FILE - Performer Shakira answers questions at a news conference on Jan. 30, 2020, in Miami. Spanish prosecutors are seeking a prison sentence of eight years for Colombian-born pop star Shakira in her expected trial for alleged tax fraud. Shakira is c
Prosecutors in Spain said on Friday that he would ask a court to sentence Colombian pop star Shakira to eight years and two months in prison if she is found guilty at her scheduled trial for alleged tax fraud. Shakira,... Read more

Søndergård hired as music director of Minnesota Orchestra

Danish conductor Thomas Søndergård was hired Thursday as music director of the Minnesota Orchestra and given a five-year contract beginning with the 2023-24 season. Søndergård, 52, will hold the title of Music Director Designate for the 2022-23 season. He will... Read more

Hong Kong authorities to investigate concert accident

HONGKONG– Hong Kong officials said on Friday they would open an investigation into an accident at a concert in which a giant video screen fell onto the stage, injuring two dancers. Videos from the group Cantopop Mirror’s concert on Thursday... Read more