Children's entertainment

In this photo taken on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, actors Owen Wilson, left and Julia Roberts pose for a portrait photograph while promoting the film "Wonder" in London. "Wonder" could have been designed as an antidote to the headlines. It's a thoroughly positive movie about the importance of kindness. Based on R.J. Palacio's best-selling kids' novel, the movie follows Auggie Pullman, a boy with a craniofacial deformity, as he takes his first anxious steps into an intimidating world. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
November 15, 2017 - 5:59 am
LONDON (AP) — "Wonder" could have been designed as an antidote to the headlines. It's a thoroughly positive movie about the importance of kindness. Based on R.J. Palacio's best-selling children's novel, the movie follows Auggie Pullman, a boy with a craniofacial deformity, as he takes his first...
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Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during the joint press conference with U.S. President Donald Trump at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 09, 2017 - 3:40 am
BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Asia (all times local): 3:55 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says a meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin is "still under consideration." Tillerson says the two sides never agreed to hold...
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FILE- In this Sept. 21, 2017, file photo, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks the Newseum in Washington. Sotomayor is working on three books for young people, Penguin Young Readers told The Associated Press on Thursday, Nov. 2. She will be adapting her best-selling memoir “My Beloved World” for middle-graders. She will collaborate with illustrator Lulu Delacre on a picture book autobiography, “Turning Pages.” And she and illustrator Rafael Lopez plan a picture book about “childhood differences.” (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
November 02, 2017 - 10:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has a crowded book publishing schedule. Sotomayor is working on three books for young people, Penguin Random House told The Associated Press on Thursday. She will be adapting her best-selling memoir "My Beloved World" for middle-graders. She...
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October 31, 2017 - 2:03 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A fictional biography of a self-taught Idaho artist whose work appears in museums around the world went on sale Tuesday after a federal judge ruled the award-winning children's book author from Oregon who created it likely didn't violate copyright laws. U.S. District Court Judge...
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October 19, 2017 - 12:01 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A survey finds that children in lower-income families spend more time watching TV or using electronic devices than kids in more affluent homes. The report by the nonprofit group Common Sense Media that was released Thursday examined the viewing habits of more than 1,400 children...
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A member of British Library staff poses for a picture at the "Harry Potter - A History of Magic" exhibition at the British Library, in London, Wednesday Oct. 18, 2017. The exhibition running from Oct. 20, marks the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, showing items from the British Library's collection, and items from author J.K Rowling and the book publisher's collection. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
October 18, 2017 - 12:57 pm
LONDON (AP) — Harry Potter fans owe a debt of gratitude to Alice Newton. Alice was 8 years old when her father, a Bloomsbury Publishing executive, brought home a new manuscript for her to read. "The excitement in this book made me feel warm inside," she scrawled in a note to her dad. "I think it is...
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FILE - In this Sunday, June 25, 2017, file photo, Bruno Mars performs "Perm" at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Mars is extending his support of a scholarship to Grammy Camp. The five-time Grammy winner had started a scholarship to pay for the costs of one student from his native Hawaii in 2014, but now kids nationwide are eligible and he will fund the scholarship for five more years. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
September 27, 2017 - 9:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars is expanding his support of a Grammy scholarship for high school students. The five-time Grammy winner had lent financial support for a student from his native Hawaii to attend the Grammy Museum's Grammy Camp since 2014 to honor his late mother. Now a student nationwide...
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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, file photo, a person displays Netflix on a tablet in North Andover, Mass. The future of TV may well be a mishmash of streaming services that could wind up costing pretty close to a $100 cable bundle, but that are way too difficult to use. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
August 11, 2017 - 10:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The future of TV may well be a mishmash of streaming services that could rival the cost of a $100 cable bundle — but that are way more difficult to use. Disney's plan for two new streaming services (and possibly more) is just the latest sign that everyone is jumping into the...
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In this Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The Walt Disney Co. reports earnings, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
August 08, 2017 - 9:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With new streaming services in the works, Disney is trying to set itself up for a future that's largely been framed by Netflix: Providing the stuff you want to watch, when you want to watch it. The Magic Kingdom is launching its own streaming service for its central Disney and Pixar...
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In this Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The Walt Disney Co. reports earnings, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
August 08, 2017 - 8:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With new streaming services in the works, Disney is trying to set itself up for a future that's so far largely been framed by Netflix: stuff I want to watch, when I want it. The Magic Kingdom is launching its own streaming service for its central Disney and Pixar brands and another...
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