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John Prine, the ingenious singer-songwriter who explored the heartbreaks, indignities and absurdities of everyday life in “Angel from Montgomery,” “Sam Stone,” “Hello in There” and scores of other indelible tunes, died Tuesday at the age of 73. His family announced his death from complications from the coronavirus; he died at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in
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Indian Paintbrush/Kobal/Shutterstock Combat Monday melancholy with some free movie streaming. Beginning today (April 6), Focus Features is launching “Movie Mondays” on its Facebook page. You can catch a movie from the studio’s vault for free at 8 p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST every Monday this April. All four of this month’s livestreams will include exclusive Q&A
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In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gerard Way, frontman of My Chemical Romance (MCR), has surprised fans with the release of four previously unheard solo songs. On Saturday, Way, 42, shared what he calls the “Distraction Or Despair” collection to SoundCloud, which includes the tracks Crate Amp_2, Welcome to the Hotel, Success! and Phoning It In (2)
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Mike MarslandGetty Images Tom Holland and his family friend Olivia Bolton were first romantically linked last July, when photos of the two on a date in London’s Hyde Park were released on the internet. Now, the two have reportedly called it quits, per The Daily Mail. The Spider-Man: Homecoming star and Bolton are said to
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Shirley Douglas, the impassioned Canadian activist and veteran actor who was mother to actor Kiefer Sutherland and daughter of medicare founder Tommy Douglas, has died. She was 86. Sutherland announced his mother’s death on Twitter, saying she succumbed to complications surrounding pneumonia on Sunday morning. “My mother was an extraordinary woman who led an extraordinary
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For only the fourth time in her 68-year reign, Queen Elizabeth addressed the U.K. during a primetime broadcast Sunday, warning of difficult days to come as the coronavirus crisis intensifies across the country. The speech was recorded at Windsor Castle, where she is currently self-isolating along with Prince Philip. In an emerald green crepe dress
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The British do so many things well: cucumber sandwiches, fancy hats, sketch comedy. But perhaps their strongest export to date is their seemingly inexhaustible supply of murder mystery dramas. From Broadchurch to Grantchester to Sherlock to Luther, the Brits have a knack for gripping whodunits jam-packed with excellent actors and dreary scenery. The latest addition
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Getty Images Justin Bieber You could wear a gray sweatsuit. A baseball cap. Maybe some Converse. Alternatively, you could do what Bieber does, and turn the huble sweatsuit into a Miam-at-4am fantasia. Start with the ultra-magenta color. Add a beanie and some chunky skate shoes. Top it off with a pair of ’90s-inspired blades and
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Honestly, he’s doing a great job right now The coronavirus pandemic has produced a lot of unexpected outcomes, from Mitt Romney’s embrace of a universal basic income to Britney Spears calling for a general strike and the redistribution of wealth. But few have been more surprising than Doug Ford’s transformation from a carbon-tax hating, license-plate
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Trump almost certainly has his role backward. Under our system, the federal government is a government of limited powers; the Constitution enumerates its specific responsibilities, and under the 10th Amendment, all other powers are reserved to the states. The most important of these reserved powers is what constitutional scholars call “police power,” which gives state
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