FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2018 file photo, actor Denzel Washington, right, and Malachi Haynes appear at an interview with Fox News Anchor Chris Wallace at the National Press Club in Washington. The Boys & Girls Clubs of America named Haynes the Southwest Y

Denzel Washington looks back fondly on some crucial advice

Denzel Washington joined the Boys & Girls Club of America when he was 5. He's never really left. The 63-year old Oscar-winning actor says the lessons he learned from the youth organization became the foundation of his success.

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82 film industry professionals stand on the steps of the Palais des Festivals to represent, what they describe as pervasive gender inequality in the film industry, at the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France.

A year after Weinstein, Hollywood is still soul-searching

 After Rashida Jones exited Pixar's "Toy Story 4" in 2017 she noted that the studio, after 25 years in business, had not made a single feature film directed by a woman, calling it "a culture where women and people of color do not have an equal creative voice."

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This undated photo provided by the Ryan family shows Ryan, center, with his family.

7-year-old toy reviewer on YouTube becomes a toy himself

Seven-year-old Ryan drew millions of views reviewing toys on YouTube. Now, he's become a toy himself.

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Box office Top 20: 'Night School' is No. 1

Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish's "Night School" opened with $27.3 million in North American ticket sales, making it the first straight-up comedy to debut No. 1 at the box office since Melissa McCarthy's "The Boss" in April 2016.

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Rapper Cardi B is assisted by security guards as she leaves a police precinct.

Cardi B gets assault summons but lawyer say she did no harm

Cardi B was given a summons on Monday for misdemeanor reckless endangerment and assault in connection with a melee at a New York strip club.

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This image released by Universal Pictures shows Kevin Hart, from left, Tiffany Haddish and Taran Killam in a scene from the film,

Haddish and Hart lead 'Night School' to No. 1 with $28M

For the first time in more than two years, a straight-up comedy is No. 1 at the box office. Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish's "Night School" debuted with $28 million in ticket sales, according to estimates Sunday.

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Actor Kevin Spacey arrives at the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.

Post-Kevin Spacey, Old Vic 'guardians' fight workplace abuse

A year after it became an unwilling focus for Britain's #MeToo movement, the Old Vic Theatre says it is trying to stamp out abuses of power in all workplaces.

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NBC Los Angeles reports that 23-year-old Donovan Ruiz was arrested by Ventura County sheriff’s investigators. Authorities say he is the child of someone who works at the home.(AP Photo/John Locher)

Cher admits wanting to get Kennedy honor during Obama years

The phone call telling Cher she was a Kennedy Center honoree was certainly welcome — but she admits she wanted to get it earlier.

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In this undated photo provided by Dear Evan Hansen, the national touring cast of “Dear Evan Hansen” performs. In addition to selling out each night on Broadway, the show is launching a 50-city national tour from Denver. The first international production

Award-winning 'Dear Evan Hansen' musical spreads its wings

The stage musical "Dear Evan Hansen" is about a lonely young man desperate to be liked. Mission accomplished, we'd say. In addition to selling out each night on Broadway, the show is launching a 50-city national tour from Denver.

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Barbra Streisand to Trump in new song: Don't lie to me!

When Barbra Streisand started writing lyrics for her new political song, "Don't Lie to Me," she initially aimed for "very subtle" references to President Donald Trump. But she couldn't help herself.

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File - In this Dec. 13, 2017, file photo, Will Smith arrives at the U.S. premiere of

Will Smith marks 50th birthday with a leap near Grand Canyon

Like a scene out of a high-octane action movie that he would star in, Will Smith celebrated his 50th birthday Tuesday by successfully bungee jumping from a helicopter near the Grand Canyon.

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NBC shows host Tyra Banks, left, with Shin Lim, winner of this season's

'America's Got Talent' finale gives boost to NBC

"America's Got Talent" ended its summer run last week with the most-watched entertainment programs on television since May, although its popularity dipped this summer.

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Bill Cosby returns to the courtroom after a break at the Montgomery County Courthouse, during his sentencing hearing in Norristown, Pa., Sept. 24, 2018. (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, Pool)

Cosby prosecutor asks for 5 to 10 years in prison

Declaring Bill Cosby doesn't deserve a free pass because of his advanced age, prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to sentence the comedian to five to 10 years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman, while the defense argued that he is too old and helpless to do time behind bars.

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Chelan Lasha, a Bill Cosby accuser, right, embraces with her Attorney, Gloria Allred minutes before a press conference at the Le Meridien Hotel in Philadelphia Pa.

Cosby accusers say they hope he is sentenced to jail time

Two of the women who have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault decades ago said Sunday they hope he will be sentenced to prison time this week.

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Actor James Woods poses at the premiere of the film

Actor James Woods bashes Twitter after getting locked out

Actor James Woods has been locked out of his Twitter account over a tweet he sent out months ago that was found to be in violation of Twitter's rules.

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In this Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, photo The Huntington's senior paintings conservator, Christina O'Connell, examines

Art's iconic 'Blue Boy' gets major 250th birthday makeover

"Blue Boy" is getting a long-awaited makeover, and the public can watch as one of the world's most recognizable paintings gets a little nip here, a nice tuck there and some splashes of fresh paint (blue presumably) just in time for the eternally youthful adolescent to mark his 250th birthday.

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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2018 file photo, Black Eyed Peas, from left, Taboo, will.i.am and apl.de.ap, appear at the premiere of the film

Black Eyed Peas tackle gun violence, immigration in videos

The Black Eyed Peas tackle gun violence at schools and immigration in two new music videos for their song, "Big Love."

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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2016, file photo, stuntman Eddie Braun answers questions during a news conference in Twin Falls, Idaho, about his upcoming attempt to jump the Snake River Canyon in a steam-powered replica of Evel Knievel's rocket. The new documen

Dwayne Johnson backs stuntman's film honoring Knievel jump

Before climbing into the cockpit of his steam-powered rocket and blasting off across the Snake River Canyon, daredevil Eddie Braun scribbled two things on his bare chest in marker.

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FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2004 file photo, Arthur Mitchell, co-founder of the Dance Theatre of Harlem appears in New York. Mitchell, who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s as a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet and who would go on t

Arthur Mitchell, pioneering black ballet dancer, dies at 84

Arthur Mitchell, who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s as a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet and who would go on to become a driving force in the creation of the Dance Theatre of Harlem, has died. He was 84.

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Hosts Colin Jost, left, and Michael Che speak at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Record-low viewership for Emmy Awards

Television's biggest night wasn't that big. The Emmy Awards drew a record-low audience of just over 10.2 million people, down 11 percent from the past two years.

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Movies

Lav Diaz, director of 'Hele Sa Hiwagang Hapis' addresses the audience after receiving the Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize for a feature film that opens new perspectives.

Migrant island documentary "Fire at Sea" wins at Berlin fest

BERLIN (AP) — "Fire at Sea," a documentary about the Italian island of Lampedusa — many migrants' first destination on risky journeys toward safety and a better life in Europe

TV

Bill Cosby enters the Montgomery County Courthouse for a court appearance in Norristown, Pa.

Cosby loses appeal; case appears headed to evidence hearing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's criminal sexual-assault case appears to be headed toward an evidence hearing after a judge denied his latest effort to throw the charges out.

Music

Ex-ABBA members make rare joint appearance at grand opening

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The four former members of iconic Swedish pop group ABBA have made a rare joint appearance for the opening of a Stockholm restaurant inspired by the "Mamma Mia!" musical.

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