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LOS ANGELES -- The Western-inspired revenge tale "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" swept the female-focused and led Screen Actors Guild Awards Sunday with wins for best ensemble, best actress for Frances McDormand and best supporting actor for Sam Rockwell.

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NEW YORK -- Hollywood effectively took the weekend off, resulting in one of the most dismal box-office results in 16 years.

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LOS ANGELES — Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the tireless, teary host of the annual muscular dystrophy telet…

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LOS ANGELES — Critics loved "Logan Lucky" and gave a big collective shrug to "The Hitman's Bodyguard," but when it came to the test of the marketplace, audiences went their own way.

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LOS ANGELES -- Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Garrison Keillor is not spending his time in retirement baking Powdermilk Biscuits or drinking coffee down at the Chatterbox Cafe now that he's hung up his microphone as host of his popular public radio show, "A Prairie Home Companion."

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LOS ANGELES — "The Emoji Movie" survived negative reviews but couldn't conquer "Dunkirk," which had enough fight left to conquer the box office for a second weekend in a row.

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Dear Annie: I hope you can stand another letter about roommate problems. I'm a single guy in my late 20s. I live with one roommate, "Larry," and he's getting on my last nerve.

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BOSTON — A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by illustrator Norman Rockwell, has touched off a debate over whether it's ever ethical to sell pieces of the collection to pay the bills.

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Dear Annie: I need advice on how to deal with my husband's friend. This person is a gossip who delves into the details of other people's personal lives. He entertains groups with these unflattering stories and makes himself important by offering his analyses, judging their life choices, misd…

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Dear Annie: Typically, I thrive when I'm in a fast-paced, busy environment. I am getting my master's degree in nutrition, am working a part-time job, have a boyfriend and am training for a marathon. A few weeks ago, I started an unpaid internship at a local hospital to get some more on-the-j…

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LOS ANGELES — It's victory for "Dunkirk" and "Girls Trip" at the box office this weekend. Both original and well-reviewed films smashed expectations and enticed diverse audiences to the theaters, even though cumulatively summer remains down from last year.

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LOS ANGELES — Martin Landau, the chameleon-like actor who gained fame as the crafty master of disguise in the 1960s TV show "Mission: Impossible," then capped a long and versatile career with an Oscar for his poignant portrayal of aging horror movie star Bela Lugosi in 1994's "Ed Wood," has …

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Forty-eight years after he landed on the moon, Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin rolled out a red carpet for the red planet at a star-studded gala at the Kennedy Space Center.

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Dear Annie: I'm a 40-something divorced mother of two and grandmother of five. I have wonderful relationships with my children and grandchildren. Sadly, the same cannot be said of my relationship with my mother.

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Dear Annie: I have many close friends from different groups. My time with each of them is very important, and I don't want to be tied down to one friend. My partner has many wonderful friends he enjoys spending time with, too.

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Dear Annie: Help! I have several friends and a stepdaughter who are lovely, thoughtful and kind people. The problem is that they talk solely about themselves, both on the phone and in person. They rarely, if ever, ask any questions about my life, my activities or my family members. If they d…

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Dear Annie: I was married to a man for 15 years and grew very close to his parents. I developed a particularly close relationship with his mom. After my husband and I divorced, I remained close to her, which I was happy to do, especially because she is my son's grandmother.

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Dear Annie: Shortly, I will shower and prepare to spend the day with my ex-boyfriend. "Pat" is 60, and I am 67. He started drinking when he was 14 and has always been a drinker, but it didn't interfere too much with our lives until last spring, when he started drinking heavily and stayed dru…

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LOS ANGELES -- Lowrider cars these days are far more than tricked-out automobiles with gravity-challenged rear suspensions and ear-rattling exhaust systems that seem to cry out for police to ticket the drivers.

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Dear Annie: I am distraught by my mother-in-law and father-in-law. My husband and I have been happily married for more than 20 years, and we have three great boys. My in-laws make no effort to see our family. My kids' sporting events and accomplishments go unrecognized. What makes it harder …

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LOS ANGELES -- From the murderous Laura in "Logan" to the mysterious Eleven in "Stranger Things" to the audacious determination of Mija in "Okja," opening Wednesday, powerful young girls are starring in mainstream action fare like never before.

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Dear Annie: I am over 70 years old and in failing health. My stepbrother, "Tom," is 58. Although he is still working, I am sure that he will soon have to stop because over the past few years, he has become steadily more obese, and the doctors seem unable to find a cause or remedy, nor do the…

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LOS ANGELES -- The Minions are still a box office force and original stories are scoring big, but not the R-rated comedy -- even with Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler behind it.

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Dear Annie: I never thought that I would find myself writing to you, but I need advice on how to handle a situation with my neighbors' 10-year-old son.

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Dear Annie: On Dec. 13, 1995, my 20-year-old son was killed in an accident at work. I was devastated. I had started putting up Christmas decorations before his death. But after his death, I had no desire to put any more up, so I decided to give the tree away.

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Tomorrow night The Savage Radley celebrates their debut album "Kudzu" -- a significant milestone in a musical partnership spanning almost a decade.

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Dear Annie: Maybe I am overly sensitive, but there are so many commercials with children doing things that they really should not be doing, and it makes me wonder about the younger adults who find this cute. Currently, there is an ad for a travel company featuring a teacher who is ready for …

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NEW YORK -- Matthew Howard Sr. was just leaving a New York amusement park Saturday evening with his family when he heard someone screaming for help.

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Dear Annie: My husband loves to read your advice, but when it comes to my giving him advice, it's a different story. We were married in our early 20s and have somehow stayed married for over 35 years. We don't have very good communication skills.

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Dear Annie: I am one of a group of guys who have been friends and card players for over 30 years. For the past three decades, I have witnessed one of our players, "Charlie," cheat every time we play, but I've said nothing. When it's his time to deal, he shuffles the cards, looks at them and …

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