Mishael Morgan is 1st Black lead winner at Daytime Emmys

Mishael Morgan is 1st Black lead winner at Daytime Emmys

PASADENA, Calif. — Mishael Morgan of “The Young and the Restless” won as lead drama actress, becoming the first Black actor to win in a lead category at the Daytime Emmys on Friday night. Morgan was previously nominated in the supporting category. The 35-year-old from Trinidad and Tobago plays Amanda Sinclair on the CBS soap. … Read more

Museum task force to protect dresses like Marilyn Monroe’s

Museum task force to protect dresses like Marilyn Monroe’s

After Kim Kardashian allegedly damaged Marilyn Monroe’s 60-year-old dress by squeezing into it for the Met Gala, museums around the world have come together to stop it from happening again. The International Council of Museums (ICOM), whose members include the Smithsonian, The Getty Foundation and UNESCO, has announced the formation of a new committee in … Read more

A Review Of Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis

A Review Of Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis

Austin Butler as Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis.Photo: Warner Bros. There’s undeniably something appealing about artists who cannot be anyone but themselves—especially filmmakers who brings 100 percent of their personality to every project, whether or not it needs that much. Baz Luhrmann is one of those artists, and it should have made him the … Read more

‘Elvis’ and Austin Butler feel the temperature rising: Review

‘Elvis’ and Austin Butler feel the temperature rising: Review

On the day of Austin Butler’s final screen test for “Elvis,” director Baz Luhrmann threw everything at him. Butler had spent five months building up to that moment, workshopping the role with Luhrmann, doing hair and make-up tests, rehearsing the songs. Against the odds, Butler had emerged as the unlikely favorite to land the role … Read more

For K-pop supergroup BTS, questions remain about its future

For K-pop supergroup BTS, questions remain about its future

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The surprise announcement by BTS last week that they were taking a break to focus on members’ solo projects stunned their global fanbase, shaking their label’s stock price and leaving many questions about the K-pop supergroup’s future. HYBE, the company behind the band, denied the group was taking a hiatus … Read more

How much for gas? Around the world, pain is felt at the pump

How much for gas?  Around the world, pain is felt at the pump

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — At a gas station near the Cologne, Germany, airport, Bernd Mueller watches the digits quickly climb on the pump: 22 euros ($23), 23 euros, 24 euros. The numbers showing how much gasoline he’s getting rise, too. But much more slowly. Painfully slowly. “I’m getting rid of my car this October, November,” … Read more