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Longtime National Spelling Bee director steps down

Longtime National Spelling Bee director steps down

The longtime executive director of the Scripps National Spelling Bee has stepped down. Scripps announced Paige Kimble's departure on Monday, effective immediately, after 22 years in charge of the world's preeminent spelling competition.
'The Undoing' creator lured back to network TV for 'Big Sky'

'The Undoing' creator lured back to network TV for 'Big Sky'

LOS ANGELES — Writer-producer David E. Kelley gifted network TV with three decades of hits, including “Ally McBeal,” “The Practice” and “Boston Legal.” Then he switched to a new canvas, premium cable, to make HBO’s “Big Little Lies” and “The Undoing.
Cardi B, Post Malone, Foo Fighters to headline Montreal's 2021 Osheaga festival

Cardi B, Post Malone, Foo Fighters to headline Montreal's 2021 Osheaga festival

Montreal's Osheaga Music and Arts Festival has announced headliners for next summer's event, saying while times are uncertain, organizers need to plan for the future. A media release says the festival will run July 30 through Aug.
2020 indelible TV moments: Trebek, debate bluster and Floyd

2020 indelible TV moments: Trebek, debate bluster and Floyd

When the coronavirus pushed people out of the world and into homebound isolation, the small-screen's role grew bigger than ever.
Bob Woodward to take on final days of Trump's presidency

Bob Woodward to take on final days of Trump's presidency

NEW YORK — Bob Woodward's next book finds him in the familiar world of documenting a presidency's ending.

Top publisher teams with top maker of bilingual materials

NEW YORK — One of the country's top book publishers is partnering with an award-winning education technology company that specializes in bilingual materials for kids.
Audible enlists Waithe, Gladwell to help find new talent

Audible enlists Waithe, Gladwell to help find new talent

LOS ANGELES — Lena Waithe and Malcolm Gladwell will join several influencers on an advisory board for Audible to help discover new talent. The online audiobook and podcast platform announced Monday the formation of the Emerging Voices Advisory Board.
The Dylan catalogue, a 60-year rock 'n' roll odyssey, is sold

The Dylan catalogue, a 60-year rock 'n' roll odyssey, is sold

NEW YORK — Bob Dylan’s entire catalogue of songs, one of the great treasures in music history, has been acquired by Universal Music Publishing Group for an undisclosed sum.
With traditional venues shut, Berlin artists take to streets

With traditional venues shut, Berlin artists take to streets

BERLIN — With theatres and concert halls shuttered to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, some Berlin artists are taking their performances to the streets of the German capital in an effort to keep their edge during the pandemic and entertain a po

Arrest after break-in at Tom Brady-Gisele Bundchen mansion

BROOKLINE, Mass. — Police arrested a man Monday they say broke into a mansion owned by former New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and model Gisele Bundchen and made himself comfortable on a couch while no one else was in the home.