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‘Normal People’ star Daisy Edgar-Jones lands lead in ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’

‘Normal People’ star Daisy Edgar-Jones lands lead in ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’

David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Normal People breakout star Daisy Edgar-Jones is taking on the role of another beloved book character. Variety reports that the British actress is set to play the lead in Where the Crawdads Sing, the Reese Witherspoon-produced film adaption of the best-selling novel by Delia Owens. She’ll star as…

Something to wine about: Real Housewives launches wine brand

Something to wine about: Real Housewives launches wine brand

Chad Kirkland/Bravo(LOS ANGELES) — The Real Housewives franchise is expanding into red, white and rosé territory.  In collaboration with Washington state wine brand Nocking Point Wines, the Bravo series has launched The Real House Wine Collection that features bottles of red, white and rosé. The new venture comes in celebration of the debut of The Real Housewives of Salt Lake…

‘Happiest Season’ to debut on Hulu next month

‘Happiest Season’ to debut on Hulu next month

© 2020 CTMG, Inc. All Rights Reserved. (LOS ANGELES) — The Happiest Season is heading straight to Hulu.  Falling in line with several other studio films that are being immediately serviced to streaming sites as opposed to major theaters in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, TriStar Pictures and Entertainment One have announced that Happiest Season will hit Hulu…

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Watch new video for Keith Richards’ 1992 solo tune “Hate It When You Leave,” directed by his son-in-law

Watch new video for Keith Richards’ 1992 solo tune “Hate It When You Leave,” directed by his son-in-law

Courtesy of Keith RichardsA brand-new music video for Keith Richards’ 1992 solo song “Hate It When You Leave” premiered today at RollingStone.com. The clip, also streaming on Richards’ official YouTube channel, features footage of people enjoying their daily lives in rural and and small-town America, including scenes of young people riding bikes, playing basketball and…

Steve Winwood pays tribute to “influential” late former band mate Spencer Davis

Steve Winwood pays tribute to “influential” late former band mate Spencer Davis

Steve Granitz/WireImageSteve Winwood has penned a tribute to his former Spencer Davis Group band mate Spencer Davis, who died Monday at the age of 81 while being treated for pneumonia. Winwood was just 14 when he joined The Spencer Davis Group in 1963, and he served as the band’s lead singer, keyboardist and sometimes guitarist…

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3 people, including child, critically hurt in New York state school bus crash

3 people, including child, critically hurt in New York state school bus crash

wsfurlan/iStockBy BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News(NEW WINDSOR, N.Y.) — A yellow school bus collided with a work truck Wednesday morning on a two-lane New York state road, critically injuring three people, including a child, officials said.The crash occurred in New Windsor, Orange County, about 66 miles northeast of New York City, and authorities said at least…

University of Arizona students asked to minimize holiday travel to stem COVID spread

University of Arizona students asked to minimize holiday travel to stem COVID spread

wellesenterprises/iStockBy ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(The University of Arizona has reported at least 2,433 COVID-19 infections among students and staff as of Oct. 20, according to university tracking data.U of A said it is testing on-campus students every week in order to identify and quarantine asymptomatic cases. While the high number of infections is concerning, the…

Boston Public Schools suspend all in-person learning amid rising COVID-19 positivity rate

Boston Public Schools suspend all in-person learning amid rising COVID-19 positivity rate

pinkomelet/iStockBy BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News(BOSTON) — All in-person learning for Boston Public School students has been suspended after health officials found that the citywide COVID-19 positivity rate jumped significantly in the past week.Boston Public Schools Superintendent Brenda Cassellius said in a letter sent on Wednesday to school district employees that all in-person learning activities are…

Trump accuser E. Jean Carroll appears in court in defamation lawsuit

Trump accuser E. Jean Carroll appears in court in defamation lawsuit

Marilyn Nieves/iStockBy AARON KATERSKY and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — The Department of Justice opted to forego oral arguments at a hearing Wednesday afternoon on whether the United States will be allowed to take over for President Donald Trump as a defendant in E. Jean Carroll’s defamation lawsuit, after its lawyer was not able…

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International Pronouns Day: What to know about using pronouns

International Pronouns Day: What to know about using pronouns

ABC News Photo IllustrationBy GMA TEAM, ABC News(NEW YORK) — She, he, they, ze, her, him, them, zir.They’re little words that are a part of our everyday language. But to many, the way these words — known as pronouns — are used can make a big difference in acknowledging identity.”Using the correct pronouns not only…

Pregnant woman ran a mile in less than 6 minutes a week before her due date

Pregnant woman ran a mile in less than 6 minutes a week before her due date

jbk_photography/iStockBy KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) — A 28-year-old pregnant woman who ran a mile in less than six minutes is showing that pregnancy has no limits.Makenna Myler, who runs with the Valor Track Club in Orange County, California, ran one mile last week in 5 minutes and 25 seconds, and she did it…

In the face of rising infections, Texas funeral home directors prepare for the worst

In the face of rising infections, Texas funeral home directors prepare for the worst

sshepard/iStockBy ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(NEW YORK) — In El Paso, Texas, funeral directors are preparing for a worst-case scenario.Over the past two weeks, COVID-19 infections have risen 500%, according Angela Mora, the city’s health director. While El Paso is doing more testing, rising hospitalizations and a 12.7% positivity rate for COVID-19 tests suggest that El…

Jeff Bridges has been diagnosed with cancer

Jeff Bridges has been diagnosed with cancer

Tibrina Hobson/Getty ImagesBy MEGAN STONE, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Actor Jeff Bridges announced on Monday that he has been diagnosed with cancer.In an announcement on social media, the Big Lebowski actor didn’t mince words about the seriousness of his diagnosis.With a nod to one of his signature characters, Bridges began his statement by writing,…

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