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Royal pay gap? 'The Crown''s Queen Elizabeth paid less than her prince


LOS ANGELES Even royals, it seems, may suffer from the gender pay gap. | Video

Five more Cosby accusers to testify at sex assault retrial: judge

STROUDSBURG, Pa. A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday ruled that five other women who have accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault over the years could testify at his retrial on charges of drugging and assaulting a former friend, giving prosecutors an early win.

Mar 15 2018

U.S. farm group targets Trump with free-trade ads

WASHINGTON A farm lobbying group is spending $500,000 to air television ads on channels near U.S. President Donald Trump's home in Florida to encourage free trade, with the group worried recent metal tariffs could result in retaliation against U.S. agricultural goods.

U.S., Politics, Election 2016 Mar 13 2018

NBC News plans online streaming service to attract younger viewers

NEW YORK Comcast Corp's NBC News plans to launch an online streaming service this year as part of its effort to reach younger viewers who prefer to watch their favorite shows online, executives said on Wednesday.

Tech, Mar 14 2018

O.J. Simpson gets tongues wagging, but 'American Idol' wins on TV

(This March 12 story corrects fourth paragraph to show Judith Regan was publisher, not author.)

Mar 14 2018

Oscars draw smallest-ever U.S. television audience

The Academy Awards attracted its smallest U.S. television audience ever on Sunday, according to Nielsen data reported by Walt Disney Co's ABC network, tracking a similar slide for other recent award shows and sports events.

Mar 05 2018

TV special to show 'charismatic' but 'manic' O.J. Simpson

LOS ANGELES The O.J. Simpson double murder case returns to U.S. television on Sunday with a 2006 interview that producers say will give viewers an unprecedented glimpse into the mind of the former football star.

People Mar 08 2018

Saudi-owned private broadcaster pulls the plug on Turkish dramas

DUBAI The Arab world's largest private broadcaster has stopped showing Turkish television programs, it said on Monday, as tensions rise between Ankara and some Arab states.

World, Mar 05 2018

Outrage at apparent bid to shame popular Afghan comedian

KABUL A video showing a well-known Afghan comedian, apparently under the influence of drink or drugs and being vilified by men, at least one in military-style uniform, has sparked outrage about what appeared to be a bid to shame a critic of the powerful.

Tech, Mar 06 2018

Mexico's Televisa hires new executive as part of content overhaul

MEXICO CITY Televisa, Mexico's largest broadcaster, has hired a new executive to lead content production as part of an ongoing effort to overhaul its programs and series, the company said on Monday.

Mar 05 2018