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The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending July 30, 2015:
Live TED talks this fall in New York to be broadcast on PBS
NEW YORK (AP) — PBS and the nonprofit group TED are teaming up to offer a six-night live event in New York this November with speakers including actor Adam Driver, musician Rufus Wainwright and author Sebastian Junger.
Marvel at madness: Things to know about Boston's Comic Con
BOSTON (AP) — Get out your favorite Sailor Moon costume and grab a bottle of water. The Boston Comic Con is this weekend, and it's forecast to be a hot one. From Friday through Sunday, comic and costume fans will gather at the Seaport World Trade Center for a line-up of contests, panels and celebrity appearances.
Auction set for work from ex-auto plant credited to Banksy
DETROIT (AP) — An auction is planned for an artwork that gallery officials say the elusive British graffiti artist Banksy created at a former Detroit auto plant.
Lianne La Havas experiments with her new album, 'Blood'
NEW YORK (AP) — It's hard to describe Lianne La Havas' music in a quick soundbite, and that's by design.
UK grants Ai Weiwei 6-month visa, apologizes for mixup
LONDON (AP) — Britain performed an about-face Friday and granted a six-month visa to dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, apologizing for rejecting his application over an alleged criminal conviction.
Online viewers won't miss Super Bowl ads shown on TV
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Next year, you won't have to worry about missing the buzziest commercials of the Super Bowl if you can't get to a TV.
UK reverses stance on Ai Weiwei visa, grants artist 6-month stay
LONDON (AP) — UK reverses stance on Ai Weiwei visa, grants artist 6-month stay.
Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
Family feud in evidence at Bobbi Kristina funeral
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — The ongoing tensions between the families of the late megastar Whitney Houston and her ex-husband, R&B singer Bobby Brown, erupted Saturday during a memorial service for their daughter, Bobbi Kristina.
Snoop Dogg stopped by Italian customs
MILAN (AP) — Snoop Dogg has had another run-in with European authorities.
Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
Original sound of Japan emperor's war-end speech released
TOKYO (AP) — The 4 ½-minute speech that has reverberated throughout Japan's modern history since it was delivered by Emperor Hirohito at the end of World War II has come back to life in digital form.
'Rose Garden' country singer Lynn Anderson dead at 67
Grammy-winning country legend Lynn Anderson, who sprang to international stardom with her 1970s hit "Rose Garden," has died at the age of 67, news reports said Saturday. Anderson died Thursday of a heart attack at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville after being admitted for pneumonia, publicist Mark Logsdon told CNN. Anderson had a string of other hits to become the biggest singer in country music of her era, before going on to moderate success as an actress...
WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper dies at 61
"Rowdy" Roddy Piper, the kilt wearing trash-talker who headlined the first WrestleMania and later found movie stardom, died Friday. He was 61.
U2 welcomes the Clintons, Springsteen at New York show
NEW YORK (AP) — For its last of eight shows at Madison Square Garden and the finale to its North American tour, U2 welcomed some very famous guests.
New York lawmakers at odds over proposed Billy Joel highway
HICKSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A street through Billy Joel's hometown may someday bear his name but a group of New York lawmakers, for now at least, like the signs for Route 107 just the way they are.
Jolie, Suu Kyi visit Myanmar female factory workers
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Angelina Jolie has joined Myanmar's opposition leader and democracy icon, Aung San Suu Kyi, in sitting down with female workers to learn more about their dire conditions.