ABC, Maddie Poppe, left, reacts with Ryan Seacrest after being announced the winner of “American Idol” in Los Angeles. The singer-songwriter bested Caleb Lee Hutchinson and Gabby Barrett in the two-hour finale on ABC. (Mitch Haaseth/ABC via AP)

Iowa native Maddie Poppe wins 'American Idol'

Iowa native Maddie Poppe has won "American Idol." The singer-songwriter bested Caleb Lee Hutchinson and Gabby Barrett in Monday night's two-hour finale on ABC.

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The Miss Universe Organization, Sarah Rose Summers, Miss Nebraska USA 2018, is crowned Miss USA and congratulated by fellow contestants at the conclusion of the event, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Shreveport, La. (Brittany Elizabeth Strickland/The Miss Univer

Miss Nebraska winner of Miss USA competition

Sarah Rose Summers from Nebraska has beaten 50 other women to win the crown at this year's Miss USA competition. Summers, a 23-year-old contestant from Omaha, graduated from Texas Christian University with two degrees and is working on becoming a certified child life specialist.

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Meghan Markle listens during her wedding ceremony with Britain's Prince Harry at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, May 19, 2018.  (UK Pool/Sky News via AP)

Meghan offers insight into her new role as Duchess of Sussex

Meghan Markle has offered a glimpse of how she sees her new role as the Duchess of Sussex in two new pages posted on the royal website hours after the former actress married Britain's Prince Harry.

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FILE - This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows Ryan Reynolds in a scene from

'Deadpool 2' ends Avengers' box-office reign, rakes in $125M

Deadpool and his foul-mouthed crew of misfits and malcontents have taken down the Avengers. Fox's "Deadpool 2" brought in $125 million this weekend, giving it the second-highest opening ever for an R-rated movie and ending the three-week reign of Disney's "Avengers: Infinity War" at the top of the North American box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.

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Director Spike Lee, centre, poses with actress Laura Harrier, left, and editor Barry Alexander Brown after winning the Grand Prix award for the film 'BlackKklansman' following the awards ceremony at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern F

'Shoplifters' wins Palme d'Or, grand prize to Spike Lee

A tumultuous Cannes Film Festival concluded Saturday with the Palme d'Or awarded to Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's "Shoplifters," a tender portrait of a poor, impoverished family, while Harvey Weinstein accuser Asia Argento vowed justice will come to all sexual predators.

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Actress Michelle Rodriguez poses for photographers upon arrival at the amfAR, Cinema Against AIDS, benefit at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, during the 71st international Cannes film festival, in Cap d'Antibes, southern France, Thursday, May 17, 2018. (Photo

Stars raise millions at Cannes edition of AIDS charity gala

After a shaky start and a wave of negative press, the AIDS relief charity amfAR attempted Thursday to focus the spotlight on its work instead of the stain left by one of its biggest benefactors Harvey Weinstein.

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Actor Woody Harrelson, from left, director Ron Howard, actress Emilia Clarke and actor Alden Ehrenreich pose for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern Fra

In 'Solo,' a battle for the soul, and tone, of 'Star Wars'

When J.J. Abrams was a "Star Wars" novice, Lawrence Kasdan, the writer of "The Empire Strikes Back" and "The Return of the Jedi," had some advice for him: "Star Wars" is not important.

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T.I. attends the Roc Nation pre-Grammy brunch in New York.

Lawyer says Rapper T.I. 'wrongfully arrested' near his home

The rapper T.I. was arrested early Wednesday as he tried to enter his gated community outside Atlanta and was charged with disorderly conduct, public drunkenness and simple assault — but the artist's lawyer called it a wrongful arrest.

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Floral designer Philippa Craddock, and Keeper of the Gardens John Anderson are photographed in the Savill Garden, in Windsor Great Park.

For a prince's wedding, even the greenery has royal roots

Even the foliage in the flower arrangements will have royal roots.

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American author and journalist Tom Wolfe, Jr. appears in his living room during an interview about his latest book,

Tom Wolfe, pioneering 'New Journalist,' dead at 88

Tom Wolfe, the white-suited wizard of "New Journalism" who exuberantly chronicled American culture from the Merry Pranksters through the space race before turning his satiric wit to such novels as "The Bonfire of the Vanities" and "A Man in Full," has died. He was 88.

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Drake will be joined by “Walk It Talk It” collaborators Migos and special guests on the North American leg through the summer and fall. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Drake announces 41-date tour with Migos

Drake is going on tour. The 31-year-old announced the "Aubrey and The Three Amigos Tour" on Monday.

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Khloe Kardashian.

Happy 1 month, True: Khloe Kardashian debuts her baby

Khloe Kardashian has debuted baby True on Instagram with a video snippet wishing her chubby-cheeked daughter a happy first month.

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They became friends in the 2016 musical “Spring Awakening.” Michele announced her engagement to 35-year-old clothing company president Zandy Reich last month. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Lea Michele taps 'Glee' co-star to be maid of honor

There will be plenty of glee at Lea Michele's wedding. The 31-year-old actress announced on Instagram Thursday that she has chosen former "Glee" co-star and Tony nominee Jonathan Groff to be her maid of honor.

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This April 30, 2018 image taken from video of body camera footage released by the Rialto Police Department and provided by KABC-TV, shows two women in a car pulled over by police in Rialto, Calif. New video released by police Tuesday, May 8, 2018, shows o

Marley's granddaughter wants accountability for police stop

Bob Marley's granddaughter said Thursday that she felt like her life was put in danger when a woman saw her and three friends leaving an Airbnb rental in California, got suspicious and called the police.

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Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle are on display as wax figures at Madame Tussauds in London, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. As the world eyes are on the upcoming royal wedding, Madame Tussauds London unveils Meghan Markle's figure, standing a

Meghan Markle waxwork unveiled at Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds London has unveiled a waxwork of Meghan Markle as it prepares for events marking her May 19 marriage to Prince Harry.

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Actors Penelope Cruz, left, and Javier Bardem pose for photographers upon arrival at the opening ceremony of the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, May 8, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)

Arm in arm, Scorsese and Blanchett open 71st Cannes

A Cannes Film Festival grappling with issues of gender equality and other winds of change was declared open Tuesday by Martin Scorsese and Cate Blanchett, arm in arm, before the premiere of Asghar Farhadi's "Everybody Knows."

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Netflix dystopian series 'The Rain' told through youth eyes

Post-apocalyptic productions have proliferated in recent years just like the cliches around them. A human-made disaster occurs, survivors turn on each other and audiences go on dark journeys with little hope.

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NBC shows adult film actress Stormy Daniels during an appearance on

Stormy Daniels to Baldwin's Trump: 'Storm's a coming, baby'

Stormy Daniels made a surprise appearance on "Saturday Night Live" to deliver a message to President Donald Trump: "A storm's a coming, baby."

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In a Snapchat video, Hart said it “fishtailed like crazy.” The 38-year-old said “I got real angels on my back.”(Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File

Kevin Hart's jet blows tire landing in Boston; no one hurt

It was a rough landing during a rough week for Kevin Hart. The comedian's private jet blew a tire landing at Boston's Logan Airport on Thursday.

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Sandra Bullock arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles. A man who killed himself during a standoff with Los Angeles police was convicted last year of breaking into Sandra Bullock's home and stalking the Oscar-winning actress, his lawyer said Thursday. Joshua

Sandra Bullock's stalker kills self in LA standoff

A man who killed himself during a standoff with Los Angeles police was convicted last year of breaking into Sandra Bullock's home and stalking the Oscar-winning actress, his lawyer said Thursday.

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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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