New animated 'Spider-Man' mirrors star's New York childhood

New animated 'Spider-Man' mirrors star's New York childhood

"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" is an animated reflection of actress Lauren Luna Velez's childhood in New York -- with a few more superheroes in the mix.
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On This Day: 17 February 2007

On This Day: 17 February 2007

The Cordão da Bola Preta – or Black Ball parade – was declared a part of Rio de Janeiro’s cultural heritage.
ShowBiz Minute: John, Bong Joon-ho, US Box Office

ShowBiz Minute: John, Bong Joon-ho, US Box Office

He's still standing: Elton John to finish Down Under tour; "Parasite" director Bong greeted by applause in South Korea; "Sonic" speeds to $57M debut; "Parasite" sees big Oscar bump at North America box office.
Hilfiger and Hamilton collaborate on new collection

Hilfiger and Hamilton collaborate on new collection

Tommy Hilfiger and Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton present their first joint collection at London Fashion Week with a little help from models Naomi Campbell, Winnie Harlow and Jourdan Dunn.
Bong Joon-ho arrives home

Bong Joon-ho arrives home

South Korean director Bong Joon-ho - the man behind Oscar-winning movie "Parasite" - returns home to cheering at Incheon Airport where he held a brief press conference.
AP Top Stories February 17

AP Top Stories February 17

Here's the latest for Monday, February 17th: Quarantined cruise ship passengers return to US; Democrats campaign in Nevada; GM pulling out of Australia, New Zealand, Thailand; Flooding in Jackson, Mississippi.
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Floodwaters rising around Mississippi's capital

Floodwaters rising around Mississippi's capital

With the waters in the Pearl River continuing to rise in and around Mississippi's capital city and more rain on the way this week, the governor warned residents that it would be days before flood waters start to recede.
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Americans from quarantined cruise ship land in US

Americans from quarantined cruise ship land in US

A chartered flight carrying Americans from cruise ship quarantined in Japan during the coronavirus crisis has landed in California. A second plane is going to Texas. More than 300 Americans will need to remain quarantined for two weeks.
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Trump serves as grand marshal for Daytona 500

Trump serves as grand marshal for Daytona 500

President Trump served as the grand marshal for the Daytona 500 auto race and gave the command for drivers to start their engines in Daytona Beach, Florida on Sunday.
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Today in History for February 17th

Today in History for February 17th

Highlights of this day in history: Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer gets life in prison; House lawmakers pick a president; Garry Kasparov beats IBM's Deep Blue at chess; NBA star Michael Jordan born; The Eagles release their greatest hits.
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AP Top Stories February 16

AP Top Stories February 16

Here are the top stories for Sunday, February 16th: President Trump leads Daytona 500; US couple escapes cruise with virus patients; Mississippi deals with major flooding; A building implosion doesn't go as planned.
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Today in History for February 16th

Today in History for February 16th

Highlights of this day in history: The Civil War's Battle of Fort Donelson; the Georgia crematory case; John Demjanjuk goes on trial; America's first 911 call; and the NHL scraps the rest of its season.
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AP Top Stories February 15

AP Top Stories February 15

Here's the latest for Saturday, February 15th: Virus death in France; US to fly home Americans stuck on quarantined ship in Japan; UK troops help as residents brace for Storm Dennis; Historic craft of lacquer painting survives in village factory.
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Sanders campaigns in Texas, as he heads to Nevada

Sanders campaigns in Texas, as he heads to Nevada

US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was on the campaign trail in Mesquite, Texas, on Friday and took aim at billionaires and the 1% of wealthy Americans.
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Today in History for February 15th

Today in History for February 15th

Highlights of this day in history: The U.S. battleship Maine explodes in Havana harbor, bringing America closer to war with Spain; The Soviet Union's last troops leave Afghanistan; Astronomer Galileo and suffragist Susan B. Anthony born.
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Bernie Sanders campaigns in Charlotte

Bernie Sanders campaigns in Charlotte

Coming off a victory in New Hampshire, Senator Bernie Sanders makes a campaign stop in Charlotte to speak in front of a packed crowd.
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AP Top Stories February 14

AP Top Stories February 14

Here's the latest for Friday, February 14th: US, Taliban reach truce agreement; Trump ignores AG's request to stop tweeting while DOJ won't charge McCabe; Michael Avenatti is convicted of extortion; Couple wins Valentine's dinner at Grand Central.
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Tory Burch merges pretty and powerful

Tory Burch merges pretty and powerful

Tory Burch blurred the lines between masculine and feminine at her NY Fashion Week show, proving that dressing pretty can still exude power and strength.
Sanders focuses on NC ahead of Super Tuesday

Sanders focuses on NC ahead of Super Tuesday

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders returned to North Carolina Friday to build support in a Super Tuesday state.
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Lizzo talks self-confidence: 'I am curvy and I am perfect. I'm beautiful'

Lizzo talks self-confidence: 'I am curvy and I am perfect. I'm beautiful'

Grammy award-winner Lizzo says lack of diversity at the Grammy Awards is not an isolated incident, and she hopes to use her platform to create change. She also discusses loving the skin she's in.
Michael Kors reminds that staying in can be chic

Michael Kors reminds that staying in can be chic

Michael Kors is so over leggings and sports bras. He used his NY Fashion Week show as a reminder that staying in and cozying up by the fire can still be chic and glamorous.
Obama makes surprise appearance at NBA event

Obama makes surprise appearance at NBA event

Former President Barack Obama made an unannounced appearance Friday at an NBA Cares event during All-Star weekend in his hometown of Chicago with several of the league's top rookies, second-year players and coaches.
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Nationals Address Astros Cheating

Nationals Address Astros Cheating

Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg talks about the Astros’ cheating scandal overshadowing his team’s World Series victory over Houston.
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Widow of Parkland shooting victim discusses loss

Widow of Parkland shooting victim discusses loss

Chris Hixon and 16 others were killed on Valentine’s Day 2018 when a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The athletic director died running into the school, trying to help students.
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Flood forces Mississippi residents to flee homes

Flood forces Mississippi residents to flee homes

Residents along a rain-swollen river in Mississippi are packing up belongings and fleeing to higher ground to escape what authorities warn could be devastating weekend flooding.
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