New this week: Lena Dunham, Mila Kunis and Charlie Puth

This week’s new entertainment releases include albums from Charlie Puth and The Cult, Mila Kunis starring in the Netflix thriller “Luckiest Girl Alive,” and “30 Rock” star Jack McBrayer leading the second season of “Hello, Jack

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Review: ‘Our Missing Hearts’ conjures up dystopian future

Acclaimed author Celeste Ng takes us into a dystopian future where people are judged on their embrace of American “customs and traditions” and people of Asian descent are viewed with suspicion, even hate

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Kim Kardashian fined $1 million by SEC over crypto promotion

The long list of celebrities promoting cryptocurrencies just got shorter

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Ringo Starr cancels Canadian shows after catching COVID-19

Ringo Starr has cancelled shows in North America after the former Beatles drummer tested positive for COVID-19

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Acclaimed Native American flute player, hoop dancer has died

Kevin Locke, an acclaimed Native American flute player, hoop dancer, recording artist, cultural ambassador and educator, has died in South Dakota at age 68

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Apple to release ‘Emancipation,’ with Will Smith, in Dec.

After holding it in limbo following Will Smith’s slap of Chris Rock at the Academy Awards in March, Apple will release the actor’s next big project, “Emancipation,” in December

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Ringo Starr tour on hold as he recovers from COVID-19

Ringo Starr has tested positive for COVID-19, forcing the former Beatle to cancel several scheduled concerts in Canada with his All Starr Band

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Mitko, Russian Arctic expert, dies at 81 under house arrest

Valery Mitko, a renowned Russian polar scientist has died while being under house arrest on charges of treason

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Review: A novel becomes a metaphor for race and class hatred

When Liz Rocher was a Black child growing up in a fading industrial town, one of her childhood friends was kidnapped and murdered

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