‘Navalny’ aims to make noise for imprisoned Russian leader

NEW YORK – Within hours of Russian authorities officially adding Alexei Navalny to the country’s registry of terrorists and extremists, a new documentary about the imprisoned Russian opposition leader premiered…

Black Currency Podcast created for diverse audience

MADISON, Wis. — A Madison-area group of friends with ties to the hip hop community decided it was time for a podcast geared toward money matters for the Black and…

Picasso heirs launch digital art piece to ride ‘crypto’ wave

GENEVA – Pablo, meet Crypto. Heirs of Pablo Picasso, the famed 20th-century Spanish artist, are vaulting into 21st-century commerce by selling 1,010 digital art pieces of one of his ceramic…

KnockHouse Studios brings affordability to DTLA music scene

LOS ANGELES — The paint has barely dried at KnockHouse Studios in downtown Los Angeles, but for brothers Ralph and John LaGuerre, this isn’t merely a business venture. It’s the culmination of…

Bills-Chiefs is most-watched TV program since Super Bowl

NEW YORK – The epic football playoff game between Buffalo and Kansas City reached nearly 43 million television viewers on Sunday, the most for any event since last year’s Super…

‘Mayor, you have chosen poorly’: Pirates warn Castor

Pirates are looking to take over the City of Tampa, but Mayor Jane Castor refused to give up the key to the city. Tuesday’s events, moved inside the Tampa Convention…

President Biden answers inflation query by calling reporter SOB

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden responded to a question about inflation on Monday by calling a Fox News reporter a vulgarity. The president was in the East Room of the…

5 Things to know about the new Pirate Princess

ORLANDO, Fla. — Gone are the days of a damsel in distress. Pirates Dinner Adventure is relaunching with an all-new character. Sunny Gay is your new pirate princess at Pirates…

Statue toppled in Puerto Rico before Spanish king’s visit

SAN JUAN – Unknown people toppled a statue of Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León in the pre-dawn hours of Monday ahead of a visit of Spain’s King Felipe VI…

Don Wilson, guitarist with The Ventures, dies at 88

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Don Wilson, co-founder and rhythm guitarist of the instrumental guitar band The Ventures, has died. He was 88. Wilson died Saturday in Tacoma of natural causes,…