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'Hamilton' creator issues musical riposte to immigration debate

LOS ANGELES "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda on Wednesday released what he called a "musical counterweight" to the U.S. political debate on immigration, inspired by one of the best-known lines from his award-winning, racially diverse Broadway musical.

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Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist dies after lung cancer battle

Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist, best known for a leading role in "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" Swedish film series, died in Sweden on Tuesday after a year-long battle with lung cancer, his representative said. He was 56.

People Jun 27 2017

Pandora Media's CEO Tim Westergren to step down

Pandora Media Inc's co-founder Tim Westergren stepped down as chief executive and board member, less than a month after Sirius XM agreed to invest in the music streaming company.

Tech, Music, Jun 27 2017

'Melodrama' scores Lorde her first chart-topping Billboard album

LOS ANGELES New Zealand pop singer Lorde landed her first U.S. chart-topping album on Monday as her latest record debuted at the top of the weekly Billboard 200 chart. | Video

Music Jun 26 2017

At platform 9-3/4, Harry Potter fans mark 20 years of magic

LONDON Twenty years to the day after the first book in the Harry Potter series was published, fans gathered online and in the real world to express their enduring love for J.K. Rowling's magical creation. | Video

Jun 26 2017

Mariah Carey's cameo for 'The House' proved no laughing matter

LOS ANGELES Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler take up gambling to pay for their daughter's college education in new comedy "The House," but one person the movie decided not to take a risk on was singer Mariah Carey. | Video

Film, Jun 27 2017

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British author Rowling says Trump has a right to be bigoted

NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video