Chadwick Boseman, left, gives his best hero award for his role in

On a big night for 'Panther,' Boseman honors real-life hero

The MTV Movie & TV Awards gave "Black Panther" its first taste of awards glory, with Marvel's blockbuster taking home four honors including two awards for its star, Chadwick Boseman.

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'Incredibles 2' crushes animation record with $180 million

The combined powers of superheroes, the Pixar brand and a draught of family-friendly films helped "Incredibles 2" become the best animated opening of all time, the biggest PG-rated launch ever and the 8th highest film launch overall.

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The pair released the nine-track album

Jay-Z, Beyonce release surprise album 'Everything Is Love'

Jay-Z and Beyonce are keeping up a family tradition, dropping a surprise album before anyone knew it was coming. The couple released a joint album that touches on the rapper's disgust at this year's Grammy Awards and features a shout out from their daughter Blue Ivy to her siblings.

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The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers said on Friday, June 15, 2018, the trio of Quavo, Offset and Takeoff will earn the honor on June 21 in Los Angeles at its 31st annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards.(Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Rap trio Migos to receive ASCAP Vanguard Award

The streaming juggernauts Migos will receive the ASCAP Vanguard Award for their successful year in music. The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers said on Friday the trio of Quavo, Offset and Takeoff will earn the honor on June 21 in Los Angeles at its 31st annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards.

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Classics like ‘Good Vibrations’ and ‘Wouldn’t It Be Nice’ mix the band’s vocals with orchestral backing in an approach that’s worked earlier for tunes by Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison and Aretha Franklin. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

'Fun, Fun, Fun:' Beach Boys team up with Royal Philharmonic

Summer is coming and the season in Britain is being marked by a return to the airwaves of the Beach Boys' "Fun, Fun, Fun" with a new version featuring the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

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FILE - In this May 2, 2018, file photo, actress Rebel Wilson struts across the stage as she is introduced to speak at College Signing Day, an event honoring Philadelphia students for their pursuit of a college education or career in the military at Temple

Rebel Wilson has Australian defamation payout slashed

An appeals court on Thursday slashed Rebel Wilson's record 4.6 million Australian dollar ($3.5 million) damage award to AU$600,000 ($454,000) after a magazine publisher appealed the amount of its payout in a defamation case.

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This combination of 2004 and 2016 file photos shows fashion designer Kate Spade and chef Anthony Bourdain in New York. The deaths of Spade and  Bourdain last week are causing some journalists to re-evaluate how suicide is reported, in an attempt to be min

Celebrity deaths force media to examine suicide reporting

The deaths of designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain have caused media organizations to look at how they cover suicide and whether more could be done to prevent copycat killings, without neglecting the duty to report news.

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FILE - In this June 10, 2018 file photo, Melissa Benoist introduces a performance by the cast of

'Supergirl' Melissa Benoist is 'coming home' to Broadway

To get ready to play legendary songwriter Carole King on Broadway, Melissa Benoist had to learn her lines and complicated stage directions. Lyrics, not so much.

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Cast and crew of

A theme of tolerance, inclusion at this year's Tony Awards

A small-scale, intimate musical about hard-won cultural understanding was an altogether apt Tony winner on a night where tolerance and inclusion were constant themes.

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Sandra Bullock Sarah Paulson, Rihanna, Cate Blanchett and Awkwafina in a scene from

'Ocean's 8' opens with franchise-best $41.5M to top weekend

"Ocean's 8," the female-fronted overhaul of the starry heist franchise, opened with an estimated $41.5 million at the box office, taking the weekend's top spot from the fast-falling "Solo: A Star Wars Story."

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Anthony Bourdain, the owner and chef of Les Halles restaurant, sitting at one of the tables in New York. On Friday, June 8, 2018, Bourdain was found dead in his hotel room in France, while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions around the world.

For Bourdain, food was a storytelling tool _ and a passport

Many people thought Anthony Bourdain had the most enviable career in existence. He didn't deny it. "I have the best job in the world," the globe-trotting food-taster and culinary storyteller once told the New Yorker magazine, stating the rather obvious. "If I'm unhappy, it's a failure of imagination."

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Executive Producer and narrator chef Anthony Bourdain attends the premiere of

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain found dead in France at 61

Anthony Bourdain, the celebrity chef and citizen of the world who inspired millions to share his delight in food and the bonds it created, was found dead in his hotel room Friday in France while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions. He was 61.

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Lady Gaga, left, at a premiere for

Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper sing in 'A Star Is Born' trailer

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper sing in the first trailer for the upcoming remake of the 1937 film "A Star Is Born."

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FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court in New York. Daniels says her ex-lawyer was a

In new lawsuit, porn star says ex-lawyer was Trump's puppet

Porn actress Stormy Daniels says her ex-lawyer was a "puppet" for President Donald Trump and worked with the president's attorney to get her to appear on Fox News and falsely deny having sex with Trump.

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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2015, file photo, contestants wear swimsuits as they compete in the 2016 Miss America pageant in Atlantic City, N.J. The Miss America Organization is dropping the swimsuit competition from its nationally televised broadcast, sayin

Miss America drops swimsuit portion and won't judge on looks

When the Miss America pageant started in 1921, having young women parade around in bathing suits seemed like a great way to get tourists to come to the Atlantic City Boardwalk after Labor Day.

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Dwayne Johnson poses for photographers at the premiere of the

SpongeBob wants to know how 'The Rock' became 'The Rock'

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has a new friend on social media and he lives under the sea. SpongeBob Squarepants on Friday tagged Johnson in a tweet asking what inspired his nickname. Johnson on Sunday asked did SpongeBob mean "Big Daddy? The Rock? Samoan Thor? Beef Piston? Or the inappropriate one" he earned in college.

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President Bill Clinton, left, and author James Patterson speak during an interview about their new novel,

Bill Clinton, James Patterson new, dramatic novel

The book is officially fiction: the story of a president who disappears as he tries to prevent an apocalyptic cyberattack. The authors, Bill Clinton and James Patterson, swear it could happen.

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Kanye West.

Kanye West holds listening party in Wyoming for new album

Kanye West headed to the mountains to debut his new album, "YE."

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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 30, 2017, file photo, Tom Cruise poses during a photocall for the French premiere of

Tom Cruise tweets as production starts on 'Top Gun' sequel

Tom Cruise is back on the flight line for a sequel to the 1986 film "Top Gun." The actor on Thursday tweeted a photo of himself as Navy pilot Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in a flight suit, looking at a fighter jet.

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Kim Kardashian, center, arrives with her attorney Shawn Chapman Holley at the security entrance of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Kim Kardashian West goes to the White House to talk pardon

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West paid a visit to the White House Wednesday to make a star-powered case to President Donald Trump and his staff on behalf of a woman serving a life sentence for drug offenses.

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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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