Putin says rap should be controlled in Russia, not banned

Artie Lange

Comedian Lange avoids jail time despite positive drug test

From Trump to #MeToo, publishing made headlines in 2018

Half of iconic Bert & I duo dies 60 years after recording

Doo doo doo doo doo doo: 'Baby Shark' bites into the culture
Russian parliament runs rap song contest amid crackdown
Robert Caro reflects on his career in upcoming book
4 journalists and a newspaper are Time's Person of the Year
4 journalists and a newspaper are Time's Person of the Year

Michelle Obama surprises Detroit students at Motown Museum

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The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Memoirist who wrote about priest dad wins Thurber prize

'Pandemic' rings warning bell about gene-editing technology

Family portraits by artists stand out as different, lasting

Big plans in store for Dav Pilkey's 'Dog Man' series

Study: Social media surpasses newspapers as news source

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 16-22


Police visit 'Saturday Night Live' star after Instagram post

Toni Braxton is in the holiday spirit with Lifetime movie
Scandal-plagued CBS grants $20M to 18 women's rights groups
Apple strikes deal to produce new 'Peanuts' content
2018 Breakthrough: Hannah Gadsby may change stand-up game


'Spider-Verse' swings to the top; 'Mortal Engines' tanks

2018 Breakthrough: Awkwafina of 'Crazy Rich Asians'
With blockbuster effects, Peter Jackson brings WWI to life
Oscar-nominated actress Sondra Locke dies at 74
In 'Beale Street,' a radiant portrait of young black love


Offset interruption of Cardi B at Rolling Loud spurs outrage

Spanish prosecutors file tax evasion charges against Shakira
Nancy Wilson, Grammy winning jazz singer, dies at 81
Kanye reignites Drake feud on Twitter, alleges threats
Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, Nicks join Rock Hall of Fame


Talks adopt 'rulebook' to put Paris climate deal into action

Next-generation of GPS satellites are headed to space
Executive's arrest, security worries stymie Huawei's reach
Climate talks extended as island nations demand action
Bug may have exposed photos from 7M Facebook users