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March 23, 2017 10:56 PM Disney chief addresses Carrie Fisher’s death as it pertains to ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

Disney CEO Bob Iger dropped not one, not two, but three huge spoilers about the "Star Wars" universe today, speaking at a conference that took place on campus at University of Southern California. First, Iger spoke about the late Carrie Fisher, who died this past December, and how "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" would handle the loss of the actress who played 14

March 23, 2017 7:23 PM Democrats Plan to Filibuster to Thwart Gorsuch Nomination

Judge Gorsuch must earn the support of at least eight Democrats to break a filibuster — a threshold he is not on track to meet, at least so far, according to interviews and internal party discussions. If Democrats band together, the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, has threatened to pursue the so-called nuclear option 10

March 22, 2017 12:00 PM Chely Wright On Mountain Stage

Nashville country star Chely Wright makes her debut on Mountain Stage, recorded live on the campus of Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. Wright's musical road has been full of highs and lows. After being named Top New Female Vocalist by the Academy of Country Music in 1995, Wright went on to release a string of top-40 country hits like "Shut Up And Drive" 12

March 19, 2017 7:19 PM Chuck Berry, Fiery and Flinty Rock ’n’ Roll Innovator

With songs like “Roll Over Beethoven” and “Johnny B. Goode,” Mr. Berry, who died on Saturday, created a sound and style that made him the genre’s first true superstar. Mr. Berry, who died on Saturday at his home near St. Louis, was the first true rock ’n’ roll superstar. When in his late 20s he emerged from St. Louis onto the national scene, the genre 22

March 19, 2017 3:42 PM Political dogfight over Supreme Court finally reaches Senate

WASHINGTON — One of the most convoluted Supreme Court confirmation battles in history finally reaches the U.S. Senate Monday, 401 days after the death of legendary Justice Antonin Scalia left a vacancy that spanned two presidencies and spawned two nominees. Federal appeals court Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump's choice to be the nation's 113th Supreme 17

March 19, 2017 7:07 AM No Repeat: Villanova fails down stretch while carrying crown

Saddled with huge expectations and external pressure to repeat as NCAA champions, the Wildcats wilted down the stretch on Saturday and were knocked out of the tournament 65-62 by eighth-seeded Wisconsin, a team with an even richer March resume. The end came quickly, but not necessarily unexpectedly for Villanova, which struggled in its opening-round 23

March 19, 2017 6:26 AM Gennady Golovkin edges Daniel Jacobs via unpopular decision to retain middleweight titles

NEW YORK — Gennady Golovkin's streak of 18 consecutive middleweight title defenses rolls on as he approaches Bernard Hopkins' record of 20. But his streak of 23 consecutive knockouts? Gone. His aura of invincibility? Vanquished with every massive punch Daniel Jacobs was able to absorb Saturday yet keep marching forward. Jacobs (32-2, 29 KOs) rose from a fourth-round 16

March 19, 2017 4:41 AM How Wisconsin won, Villanova lost and the NCAA failed

The issue at hand was the officiating controversy of the day: Zach Collins' goaltending violation in No. 1 Gonzaga's 79-73 win over No. 8 Northwestern. The Wildcats had made an extended second-half run to cut the Zags' lead to five, and should have cut it to three, when Collins reached through the rim to block Dererk Pardon's shot. Which is, um, not legal 15

March 19, 2017 12:03 AM Chuck Berry’s music helped define the modern teenager

Rock n’ roll was more than a new kind of music, but a new story to tell, one for kids with transistor radios in their hands and money in their pockets, beginning to raise questions their parents never had the luxury to ask. Along with James Dean and J.D. Salinger and a handful of others in the 1950s, Chuck Berry, who was 90 when he died Saturday at his suburban 21

March 18, 2017 10:18 PM Chuck Berry, a Founding Father of Rock 'n' Roll, Dies at 90

Chuck Berry, the singer, songwriter and guitar great who practically defined rock music with his impeccably twangy hits “Maybellene,” “Roll Over Beethoven,” “Memphis,” “My Ding-a-Ling” and “Sweet Little Sixteen,” has died. He was 90. The singer/songwriter, whose classic “Johnny B. Goode” was chosen by Carl Sagan to be included on the golden record of Earth 26