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Ghost Ship Fire Victims To Receive $32.7 Million Settlement From City Of Oakland

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| The deadly fire at the warehouse-turned-arts space killed 36 people.

Fired Over Anti-Semitic Comments, Nick Cannon Wants 'Wild 'N Out' Ownership


The actor and comedian was fired from his long running show Wild 'N Out for anti-Semitic comments he made on his podcast. He demanded full ownership of the brand he helped create.

Regardless Of What You Think, 'Irregardless' Is A Word


Grammarians are up in arms over dictionaries including "irregardless." The Merriam-Webster dictionary responds: "We do not make the English language, we merely record it."


The NEA Announces Its 2020 National Heritage Fellowship Winners


A soul singer from Atlanta, an Iroquois bead artist, West African dancers and an Armenian vocalist are among this year's recipients of National Heritage Fellowship

Oscars Postponed 2 Months Because Of Pandemic


The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences delays the 2021 Oscar ceremony from February to April because of COVID-19.

Cameras Can Roll In Hollywood Again


New guidelines detail how film, television and commercial production can reopen in Los Angeles County.

The Smithsonian Is Collecting Coronavirus 'Artifacts' To Document The Pandemic


As part of the effort, curators at the National Museum of African American History and Culture plan to collect objects that tell the stories of black Americans during the pandemic.

Cease And Desist Order Issued Against 'First Concert' In Arkansas


The Arkansas Department of Health on Tuesday issued a cease and desist order to a Fort Smith promoter who planned to hold an indoor concert on Friday.

Comedy Community Mourns The 'End Of An Era' As UCB Closes New York Locations


Upright Citizens Brigade, the improv mainstay and launchpad for many comics, will no longer have a physical space in New York City. Despite UCB's flaws, "people are grieving," a former UCBer says.