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Kim Kardashian West: Kanye drawn more to Donald Trump's personality than his politics

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:24:33 -0500

"I know it’s very confusing because when you see someone wearing a red hat, you would think that they are supporting that," she said of her husband's MAGA hat, "but he’s just fighting for free thought and the freedom to like a person, even if it’s not the popular decision.”


Playlist: Ariana and the Rose celebrates female artists

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:10:46 -0500

Ariana Di Lorenzo curated a playlist of favorite female artists for USA TODAY, ranging from soul legends to her contemporary pop peers.


CMA Awards 2018: Country's brightest stars shine

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 21:23:04 -0500

Country music's biggest stars turned up the fashion heat on the red carpet for the 2018 Country Music Association Awards


2018 Latin Grammys: Everything you need to know

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 07:47:32 -0500

The awards show recognizes the achievements of musicians around the world in 49 categories dedicated to Spanish- or Portuguese-language recordings.


Thomas Rhett jams out with high school band at CMA Awards

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:13:14 -0500

Thomas Rhett performed 'Life Changes' with a Nashville suburb high school band at 52nd CMA Awards.


Sour Patch Kids cereal is coming soon and kids everywhere are going to freak

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:08:59 -0500

The candy known for being sour then sweet is going to be a Post breakfast cereal sold exclusively at Walmart.


The best moments at the CMA Awards Show 2018

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 23:34:25 -0500

The 52nd Annual Country Music Awards went down Wednesday at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. The three-hour show was filled with performances as well as awards.


Thanksgiving food and dogs: What not to feed your pet from a holiday table

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:01:16 -0500

Fatty foods, turkey bones and inattentiveness can harm pets during the holidays


5 easy ways to keep little ones busy at the Thanksgiving kids table

Fri, 9 Nov 2018 19:19:20 -0500

You don't need to be a craft genius to make these Thanksgiving ideas, which should occupy the kids long enough to let adults finish their meals.


Hear Jennifer Aniston's Southern accent as a former pageant queen in Netflix's 'Dumplin''

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 07:47:57 -0500

In Netflix's 'Dumplin',' Jennifer Aniston stars as the mother to Danielle Macdonald's Willowdean in a small Texas town. The movie is out Dec. 7.


Best turkey recipes from

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 12:34:05 -0500

Looking for the best Thanksgiving turkey recipes to impress your loved ones this year? has you covered.


CMAs honor Thousand Oaks shooting victims

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 02:31:39 -0500

Garth Brooks called for a moment of silence for the Thousand Oaks shooting victims at the 2018 Country Music Association Awards.


Chris Stapleton dedicates CMA win to California wildfire victims

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:44:47 -0500

In his acceptance speech for Single and Song of the Year for 'Broken Halos,' Chris Stapleton dedicated the award to the victims of the California wildfires.


CMAs 2018 winners list: See who took home awards in country music

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:21:48 -0500

Country music celebrated its big night Wednesday. Chris Stapleton racked up awards for 'Broken Halos,' while Kacey Musgraves won album of the year.


Sigrid Nunez's 'The Friend' wins 2018 National Book Award for fiction

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 22:28:07 -0500

The National Book Awards in fiction, nonfiction, young people's literature and poetry were presented Wednesday night in New York City.


The craziest prison escape in decades is now a Showtime miniseries ... from Ben Stiller

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:04:04 -0500

Paul Dano and Benicio del Toro star as murderous escapees from an upstate New York prison, and Patricia Arquette plays the flirtatious tailor-shop worker who helped them.


All of the season's best recipes

Thu, 1 Nov 2018 09:41:17 -0400

Start planning for your Thanksgiving feast ... or a Tuesday night.


Restaurants open on Thanksgiving 2018 in every state (and DC)

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:43:19 -0500

Restaurants around the country will be open on Thanksgiving Day


Duchesses Meghan and Kate help Prince Charles celebrate his 70th birthday with style

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:37:57 -0500

The heir to the British throne celebrated at a glittering bash at Buckingham Palace hosted by the queen with his sons and wives in attendance.


Day in celebrities

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 18:13:15 -0500


Tell me whyyy, Kanye West and Mark Zuckerberg sing Backstreet Boys karaoke together

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 23:22:06 -0500

Kanye West has a new bromance brewing. The "I Love It" rapper took to Twitter Wednesday to share a karaoke session with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.


Best side dish recipes from

Fri, 9 Nov 2018 15:53:13 -0500

Looking for the best Thanksgiving side dish recipes to impress your loved ones this year? has you covered.


Keith Urban wins Entertainer of the Year at CMA's

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:16:05 -0500

Keith Urban won the coveted Entertainer of the Year Award for the second time at the 52nd CMA Awards.


Carrie Underwood reveals the gender of her baby at CMAs

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 20:41:19 -0500

If you were wondering what Carrie Underwood is having, wait no longer.  The singer, 35, revealed during the CMA Awards Wednesday that she is having a boy!


Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood highlight CMAs' family act

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 07:35:13 -0500

The 52nd annual CMAs were highlighted by Brad Paisley's investigation into the name of Carrie Underwood's unborn child and Luke Bryan's attempt at flossing.


Best celebrity photos from November 2018

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 11:34:15 -0500

November is upon us and your favorite stars are keeping busy with award shows, performances and celebrations. Here's what they've done so far.


CMA Awards 2018: Keith Urban upsets, Chris Stapleton steamrolls

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:42:02 -0500

Keith Urban won his second Entertainer of the Year Award on Wednesday night at the 52nd CMA Awards, 13 years after he picked up his first trophy in the show's most prestigious category.


Luke Bryan and friends open 2018 CMA Awards

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 20:24:30 -0500

Bryan enlisted a few of his pals, including Ashley McBryde, Lindsay Ell and Jon Pardi, to join him.


Zayn Malik on Taylor Swift's influence and that bizarre rumor that she hid in a suitcase

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:35:11 -0500

Gossip sites are back to obsessing over a 2017 rumor that Taylor Swift was carried out of her apartment building in a suitcase to avoid photographers.


Fans defend Demi Lovato from haters in post-rehab paparazzi shots

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:53:25 -0500

"Some serious bullies on here!" one commenter wrote after others fat-shamed the singer and actress for gaining weight following her hospitalization and rehab.


Taron Egerton's bromance with Jamie Foxx

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 14:01:27 -0500

"Robin Hood" actor Taron Egerton says he can shoot arrows but can't ride horses, and chats about his close relationship with co-star Jamie Foxx, who plays Little John. (Nov. 14)


'A Christmas Story': 35 reasons why we still love the holiday classic, 35 years later

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:33:42 -0500

C'mon, who wouldn't want that infamous, iconic leg lamp in their home? Our 35 reasons why 'A Christmas Story' still resonates on its 35th anniversary.


Why Thanksgiving is the best of all holidays: Stories of gratitude

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:15:56 -0500

Here are the reasons why this holiday is the best of all.


We made ALL the Starbucks Holiday Drinks at home

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:32:15 -0500

Addicted to Starbucks' holiday drinks? Well you can make them at home with only 2 gadgets. They will definitely warm you up & save you money!


Why the Thanksgiving TV episode is the very best kind of holiday special

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:04:26 -0500

There’s something about giving thanks that creates the best television. Sorry, Santa.


Comic writers reflect on Stan Lee's take on race

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:41:01 -0500

As fans celebrate Stan Lee's contributions to the pop culture canon, some have also revisited how Lee felt that with his comic books came great responsibility. (Nov. 14)


CMA Awards 2018: Keith Urban's emotional acceptance speech, 6 more standout moments

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:54:34 -0500

There were surprising wins, staggering musical performances, a moment of silence and even a baby gender reveal during the 2018 CMA Awards.


CMA Awards 2018: Mavis Staples steals the show alongside Chris Stapleton, Maren Morris

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:02:25 -0500

The 79-year-old R&B legend just stole the show at the CMA Awards


My first performance: Khalid

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:06:27 -0500

Singer Khalid recalls his first ever live performance in a coffee shop where he was "so nervous" he had to read his lyrics from his phone. (Nov. 14)


Mark David Chapman, the man who shot John Lennon, feels 'more and more shame' every year

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:28:48 -0500

Mark David Chapman, who has been in jail


Style Diary: Michelle Obama's post-White House fashion

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:16:52 -0500


10 movies you must see this holiday season, from 'Fantastic Beasts' to 'Mary Poppins'

Fri, 26 Oct 2018 07:07:17 -0400

Santa's on his way, so map out your holiday viewing to include these 10 movies, from 'Fantastic Beasts' and 'Creed' sequels to the new 'Mary Poppins.'


CMAs worst dressed list: RaeLynn, Jimmie Allen and more

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:00:36 -0500

The 52nd annual CMA Awards brought the biggest names in country music out in Nashville, Tennessee Wednesday and some stars missed the mark.


CMA Awards 2018: Stars salute bluegrass artist Ricky Skaggs

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 22:31:40 -0500

Marty Stuart, Sierra Hull, Justin Moses and more saluted the newest Country Music Hall of Famers.


John Lennon: 35 classic photos

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:18:37 -0500


Carrie Underwood, Kelsea Ballerini and more best-dressed stars at the CMA Awards

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:53:53 -0500

The biggest names in country music are hitting the 52nd annual CMA Awards in Nashville Wednesday and some stars brought their A-game to the red carpet.


Garth Brooks' emotional new song to Trisha Yearwood at CMAs: 'I pray God takes me first'

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 07:48:40 -0500

"If I have a choice, I pray God takes me first, because she’s stronger than me," Garth Brooks sang.


Review: Ben Stiller directs a masterpiece in NY prison-break drama 'Escape at Dannemora'

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:00:04 -0500

Directed by Ben Stiller and starring Patricia Arquette, Benicio del Toro and Paul Dano, Showtime's miniseries about the 2015 New York prison break is as harrowing, thrilling and surprising as the prison break itself.


A look at this year's Oscar race

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:38:11 -0500

From Lady Gaga to Peter Farrelly, reinvention is this season's most sought-after attribute in the competition for an Oscar. (Nov. 14)


Best Thanksgiving movies and TV shows you can stream or rent

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:37:23 -0500

10 turkey-themed movies and TV episodes to stream this Thanksgiving.


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