‘Top Gun: Maverick’ to land on Paramount+ in December

Seven months after it first arrived in theaters, “Top Gun: Maverick,” the year’s top film, will finally land on a streaming service

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La Scala says Russian opera is not propaganda for Putin

Italy’s premier opera house has defended its decision to stage the Russian opera “Boris Godunov’’ for its gala Dec. 7 season opener

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World Cup opener watched by 7.2 million viewers in US

Ecuador’s 2-0 win over Qatar in this year’s World Cup opener was seen by 7.2 million television viewers in the United States

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‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ leads Spirit Award noms

The multiverse-hopping adventure film “Everything Everywhere All At Once” leads the nominations for the Film Independent Spirit Awards

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Artist’s hand-painted dress to match her work goes viral

Louisiana artist Mandy Poche needed something to wear to her exhibit opening the next day

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Gladys Knight’s Christmas: big family gathering, TV movie

Gladys Knight recalls Christmas as more than a family affair when she was growing up in Atlanta

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Over half of Mississippi’s rural hospitals risk closing

JACKSON, Miss. — Over half of Mississippi’s rural hospitals are at risk of closing immediately or in the near future, according to the state’s leading public health official. Dr. Daniel…

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Hard-working Colombian beetles clean garbage, retire as pets

A Colombian company is using beetles to transform food waste into fertilizer— and then sends some off to retirement as pets in Japan

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US renews push for COVID boosters as data show they protect

Americans who got the updated COVID-19 booster shots are better protected against symptomatic infection than those who haven’t — at least for now, U.S. health officials said Tuesday. Updated boosters…

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Thai marijuana boosters rally to keep drug decriminalized

BANGKOK — Wearing T-shirts emblazoned with marijuana motifs and handling out samples, around 200 backers of Thailand’s liberalized marijuana regulations rallied Tuesday at Government House in Bangkok to protest the…

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