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PULITZERS — Colson Whitehead has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for “The Underground Railroad.” SENT: 10 words. Will be updated.


MUSIC-BILLBOARD AWARDS— Rapper Drake and EDM duo The Chainsmokers are the top contenders at the Billboard Music Awards with 22 nominations each. SENT: 125 words, photos.

CHALLENGED BOOKS — A celebrity once beloved among young people now finds himself on a list of books parents and other community members most wish to see removed from libraries: Bill Cosby. By National Writer Hillel Italie. SENT: 520 words, photos.

TV-TRUMP TALK — The unquenchable thirst for chatter about President Donald Trump has changed the dynamics of a fierce daytime television competition in much the same way as it has for late-night TV. “The View” has emphasized political conversation and halted the momentum of its rivals at “The Talk.” By Television Writer David Bauder. SENT: 750 words, photos.

PRINCE-MAYTE’S STORY — Mayte Garcia is stepping out of the shadows and back into the purple light in a new memoir covering her 11 years with the late music icon Prince. By Leanne Italie. SENT: 1,100 words, photos, video.

TV-HARLOTS — If there’s any doubt that Jessica Brown Findlay has left Lady Sybil of “Downton Abbey” far behind, consider a recent interview with her by phone from London about her latest roles, including Hulu’s “Harlots.” By Television Writer Lynn Elber. SENT: 720 words, photos.

COLOMBIA-CHAPO SHOW — While the real Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is locked up in a cold, tiny cell in New York, his career as a drug lord apparently over, his fictional counterpart is free and in top form in Colombia, where the Univision network and Netflix are filming a television series about his life. By Alba Tobella. SENT: 885 words, photos.

MUSIC-INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY — Herbie Hancock and his Cuban counterpart Chucho Valdes will be serving as artistic directors for the sixth International Jazz Day. By Charles J. Gans. SENT: 650 words, photos.

ISRAEL-ART CLAIM — The grandchildren of a prominent Jewish victim of the Nazis are renewing their fight for title to the world’s oldest illustrated Passover manuscript, hoping newly-unearthed archival documents will boost their claim to a jewel of Israel’s leading museum. SENT: 1,000 words, photos.

MUSIC-ABEL PINTOS — Argentine singer has debuted in Mexican stages with the songs of his latest album “11.” By Berenice Bautista. UPCOMING: 350 words, photos.

TV-WACO — A six-part television series covering the deadly standoff between the federal government and the Branch Davidians spiritual sect more than two decades ago will be filmed in New Mexico. By Susan Montoya Bryan. SENT: 400 words.

BRITAIN-PIPPA’S WEDDING — Prince George and Princess Charlotte to be in Pippa Middleton’s wedding ceremony. SENT: 115 words, photos.

PEOPLE-KYLIE JENNER — Kylie Jenner is getting an E! reality series of her own. SENT: 100 words, photos.

MUSIC-ALAN SILVESTRI —Emmy- and Grammy-winning composer Alan Silvestri will be honored with the BMI Icon Award next month in Beverly Hills, California. SENT: 130 words, photos.

BOOKS-HIDDEN FIGURES AUTHOR — The author of “Hidden Figures” is setting her next book around two prominent African-American households in mid-20th century Baltimore. By National Writer Hillel Italie. SENT: 195 words, photos.

PEOPLE-ASHTON KUTCHER — Ashton Kutcher has offered emotional praise for his wife Mila Kunis, his twin brother and the rest of his family while accepting an award for character in his native Iowa. SENT: 125 words, photo.

BRITAIN-VOGUE EDITOR — British Vogue’s search for a new leader has come to an end with the naming of Edward Enninful as the magazine’s new chief editor. SENT: 125 words.

OHIO TREE-SHAWSHANK — What remained of a 200-year-old oak tree made famous by the movie “Shawshank Redemption” has been cut up and hauled away by an owner of the north-central Ohio property. SENT: 130 words, photos.






FILM-FATE OF THE FURIOUS-F. GARY GRAY — Straight off the success of “Straight Outta Compton,” director F. Gary Gray decided to step into the world of “The Fast and the Furious,” helming the eighth installment in the series “The Fate of the Furious.” Gray talks about the challenging shoot, reuniting with many actors he’s previously worked with and the impact of “Compton.” By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. UPCOMING Tuesday: 800 words by 2 p.m., photos.

MUSIC-SHERYL CROW — Rocker Sheryl Crow says the way people connect, or fail to connect, to each other became a central theme of her new album, “Be Myself,” which brings her back to her roots after brief stints exploring country music and soul music on her last two albums. By Kristin M. Hall. UPCOMING Tuesday: 450 words, photos.



FILM REVIEW-THE LOST CITY OF Z. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. UPCOMING Tuesday: 650 words, photos.

FILM REVIEW-A QUIET PASSION. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. UPCOMING Tuesday: 650 words, photos.

FILM REVIEW-THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS. By Entertainment Writer Sandy Cohen. UPCOMING Wednesday: 650 words, photos, by 2 p.m.

UPCOMING FILM REVIEWS: “The Promise,” ”Unforgettable,” ”Sand Castle.”

MUSIC REVIEW-MICHELLE BRANCH. By Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. SENT Monday: 250 words, photo.

MUSIC REVIEW-FATHER JOHN MISTY. By Pablo Gorondi. SENT Monday: 285 words, photos.

MUSIC REVIEW-THE CHAINSMOKERS. By Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. SENT: 275 words, photo.

MUSIC REVIEW-DEEP PURPLE. By Wayne Parry. SENT Monday: 200 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-THE WIDOW OF WALL STREET, BY RANDY SUSAN MEYERS. Reviewed by Samantha Critchell. SENT: 375 words, photos.



TABIO— Mexican drug lord El Chapo gets his own miniseries, made in Colombia.

TBC— Country stars light up the Tortuga Music Festival.

LAS VEGAS— Rosario Dawson and Katherine Heigl discuss what makes “Unforgettable” different.

BERLIN— Blanca Suarez, Maggie Civantos, Ana Fernandez and Nadia De Santiago talk about Netflix’s new Spanish-speaking drama, “Las Chicas Del Cable.”

LONDON— Jim Broadbent and Harriet Walker talk about “The Sense of an Ending.”

TOKYO— Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista and James Gunn meet fans for “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2.”

LONDON— Cast members of “The Sense of an Ending” talk about the film’s sense of memory.

NASHVILLE— Sheryl Crow talks about failing to communicate in the Trump era.

LOS ANGELES— Charlie Hunnam, Sienna Miller and Tom Holland bring a real-life explorer tale to the big screen in “The Lost City of Z.”


LONDON— Stars at a Roll-Royce event reveal their driving playlists.

NASHVILLE— Country singer Steve Moakler explains Pittsburgh traditions.


HONG KONG— Thriller “Trivisa” wins big at the Hong Kong Film Awards.

DUBLIN— Colm Meaney, “Vikings” are among the winners at the Irish Film and Television Awards.