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Not so fast: Phelps participating in Shark Week this summer

Not so fast: Phelps participating in Shark Week this summer

NEW YORK — Olympic champ Michael Phelps is participating in Discovery network's Shark Week this summer, although he won't be asked to outswim one.
Documentarian Ken Burns making film on Muhammad Ali

Documentarian Ken Burns making film on Muhammad Ali

NEW YORK — The late Muhammad Ali is getting the Ken Burns treatment. The PBS documentarian announced Tuesday that he and two partners will make a two-part, four-hour film about the former heavyweight champ, who died last June.
Emma Donoghue makes first foray into children's lit with 'The Lotterys Plus One'

Emma Donoghue makes first foray into children's lit with 'The Lotterys Plus One'

TORONTO — Celebrated Irish-Canadian novelist Emma Donoghue turned to a pair of trusted advisers for her first foray into children's literature: her kids.

Syrian poet Adonis wins $50,000 lifetime achievement prize

NEW YORK — Syrian poet and translator Adonis has won a $50,000 prize from PEN America for lifetime achievement. The literary and human rights organization also has handed out prizes for best book of 2016 and best debut fiction.
Alec Baldwin 'stunned' at popularity of Trump impression

Alec Baldwin 'stunned' at popularity of Trump impression

NEW YORK — Alec Baldwin says he's "stunned" at the popularity of his impression of President Donald Trump on "Saturday Night Live.
Bronfman memoir among finalists for $30,000 National Business Book Award

Bronfman memoir among finalists for $30,000 National Business Book Award

TORONTO — A memoir by business magnate and philanthropist Charles Bronfman and a guide to spotting "fake news" online are among the finalists for this year's National Business Book Award.
Abby Lee Miller quits 'Dance Moms' before fraud sentencing

Abby Lee Miller quits 'Dance Moms' before fraud sentencing

"Dance Moms" star Abby Lee Miller says she has quit the Lifetime reality series ahead of her scheduled May sentencing on federal bankruptcy fraud charges. Miller posted on Instagram on Sunday that she will no longer take part in the show.
From the studio to Lilith Fair: Sarah McLachlan's 'Surfacing' turns 20

From the studio to Lilith Fair: Sarah McLachlan's 'Surfacing' turns 20

TORONTO — Sarah McLachlan will never forget how sick she was of hearing songs off her 1997 smash album "Surfacing" — and that was before it was even released.
From the studio to Lilith Fair: Sarah McLachlan's 'Surfacing' turns 20

From the studio to Lilith Fair: Sarah McLachlan's 'Surfacing' turns 20

TORONTO — Sarah McLachlan will never forget how sick she was of hearing songs off her 1997 smash album "Surfacing" — and that was before it was even released.

Henry Moore sculpture is returning to London's east end

LONDON — Old Flo is on her way home. The London borough of Tower Hamlets says in a statement Tuesday that the Henry Moore bronze that was the centre of a heated legal dispute will be returning to the east London this fall.