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Prince Harry gets OK to use key evidence in phone hacking case against Daily Mail publisher

Prince Harry has scored a tactical victory in his battles with British tabloids
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FILE - Britain's Prince Harry leaves the Royal Courts Of Justice in London, Thursday, March 30, 2023. Prince Harry scored a tactical victory in his battles with British tabloids Friday, March 1, 2024, when government ministers said he could use confidential documents that show payments by the publisher of the Daily Mail to private investigators who allegedly snooped on him and several celebrities. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
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African American Film Critics group celebrates Black Hollywood and beyond while building its stature

The success of the African American Film Critics Association didn’t happen overnight
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FILE - Sterling K. Brown, from left, Ryan Michelle Bathe and Gil Robertson attend the 15th Annual AAFCA Awards on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
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New Jersey gambling regulator who advised nation on integrity and oversight retires

The man who launched New Jersey to years of national leadership in internet gambling and sports betting is retiring
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Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar
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Grammy-winning Iranian singer, awarded over Mahsa Amini protest anthem, sentenced to prison

An Iranian singer who won a Grammy presented by U.S. first lady Jill Biden has been sentenced to more than three years in prison over his anthem supporting the 2022 protests over the death of Mahsa Amini
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FILE - First lady Jill Biden accepts the award for best song for social change on behalf of Shervin Hajipour for "Baraye" at the 65th annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 5, 2023, in Los Angeles. The Iranian singer who won a Grammy presented by U.S. President Joe Biden's wife said Friday, March 1, 2024, that he had been sentenced to over three years in prison over his anthem supporting the 2022 protests over the death of Mahsa Amini. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
March 01

An Oscars comeback? How the film academy went global and found its footing again

After some rough patches, the Oscars may have finally met the moment with a diverse, global membership and a batch of best picture nominees that reflect global cinema
March 01
President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Janet Yang, left, and CEO of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Bill Kramer poses for a portrait during the 96th Academy Awards Oscar nominees luncheon on Monday, Feb. 12, 2024, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
March 01

Private plane carrying Grammy winner Karol G makes emergency landing in Los Angeles

The aircraft carrying the Grammy winner and others landed at Van Nuys Airport.
March 01
FILE - Karol G performs as part of the "Manana Sera Bonito" tour at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City, on Feb. 8, 2024. A private airplane carrying singer Karol G made an emergency landing at a Los Angeles airport Thursday evening, Feb. 29, 2024, a news report said. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)
March 01

India's richest man bringing Rihanna and 1,200 guests to son's wedding bash

The guest list includes Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg.
March 01
Bollywood actor Rani Mukherjee, center, wearing specs arrives at airport to attend the pre-wedding celebrations of Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant in Jamnagar, India, Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
March 01

Scandinavian Airlines medevac plane lands in Malaysian island where Norwegian king is hospitalized

A Scandinavian Airlines medical evacuation plane has arrived in Malaysia’s northern resort island of Langkawi, where the Norwegian king is being treated at a hospital for an infection
March 01
A Scandinavian Airlines medevac plane arrives at Langkawi, where the Norwegian king is being treated for an infection, in Malaysia, Friday, March 1, 2024. King Harald V, Europe's oldest monarch at 87, was hospitalized after he fell ill during a vacation, the royal palace in Oslo announced Tuesday. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
March 01

A Scandinavian Airlines medical evacuation plane lands on a Malaysian island where the Norwegian king is hospitalized

A Scandinavian Airlines medical evacuation plane lands on a Malaysian island where the Norwegian king is hospitalized
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March 01

Movie Review: The colossal melancholy of Ceylan's 'About Dry Grasses'

Nuri Bilge Ceylan makes long films, by movie standards, but short ones by Russian literature standards
March 01
This image released by Janus and Sideshow Films shows, from left, Merve Dizdarin, Deniz Celiloğlu and Musab Ekici in a scene from "About Dry Grasses." (Sideshow and Janus Films via AP)
March 01
FILE - Jon Stewart, center, poses with the cast and crew, of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," winners of the Emmy award for outstanding variety talk series, at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 20, 2015. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
February 29

Assistant director says armorer handed gun to Alec Baldwin before fatal shooting of cinematographer

Courtroom testimony from an assistant director in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin is providing new details about a final safety check on a revolver and exactly who handed the gun to the actor
February 29
Bryan Carpenter, an expert witness in firearms safety, testifies during Hannah Gutierrez-Reed's trial on involuntary manslaughter and tampering with evidence charges in state district court in Santa Fe, N.M., on Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024. (Gabriela Campos/Santa Fe New Mexican via AP, Pool)
February 29

Judge holds veteran journalist Catherine Herridge in civil contempt for refusing to divulge source

A federal judge has held veteran investigative reporter Catherine Herridge in civil contempt for refusing to divulge her source for a series of Fox News stories about a Chinese American scientist who was investigated by the FBI but never charged
February 29
FILE - People take photos of the FBI building headquarters in Washington, Aug. 13, 2022. A federal judge has held veteran investigative reporter Catherine Herridge in civil contempt for refusing to divulge her source for a series of Fox News stories about a Chinese American scientist who was investigated by the FBI but never charged. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
February 29

Judge holds ex-CBS and Fox News reporter Catherine Herridge in civil contempt for refusing to divulge source of stories

Judge holds ex-CBS and Fox News reporter Catherine Herridge in civil contempt for refusing to divulge source of stories
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Music Review: Faye Webster's indie 'Underdressed at the Symphony' journeys through a lifetime

Faye Webster, known for her thoughtful blend of indie rock, folk and country, has a new full-length album out: “Underdressed at the Symphony."
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FILE - Faye Webster performs at the Innings Festival on Sunday, March 19, 2023, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. Webster's latest album "Underdressed at the Symphony," releases Friday. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
February 29

French actor urges lawmakers to investigate sex crimes and sexism in the film industry

French actor Judith Godrèche is urging lawmakers to establish a commission to investigate sex crimes and sexism in France’s cinema industry
February 29
Standing ovation after the speech of French actress Judith Godreche during the 49th Cesar Award ceremony in Paris, Friday, Feb. 23, 2024. French actress Judith Godreche has called on France's film industry to "face the truth" on sexual violence and physical abuse during a live broadcast Friday of the Cesar Awards ceremony, France's version of the Oscars. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
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Winfrey leaving WeightWatchers board, donating all of her interest in the company to a museum

Former talk show host Oprah Winfrey is leaving WeightWatchers board of directors and donating all of her interest in the company to a museum
February 29
FILE - In this March 6, 2018 file photo, Oprah Winfrey attends The Museum of Modern Art's David Rockefeller Award Luncheon honoring Oprah Winfrey at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York. Winfrey is leaving WeightWatchers board of directors and donating all of her interest in the company to a museum. Shares of WW International Inc. tumbled more than 23% in Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024 trading. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
February 29

Once doomed to cult status, the animated satire 'Clone High' finds a new life on Max

In one of the weirdest high schools in history, Cleopatra is dating class president Frida Kahlo and John F. Kennedy’s best friend is Abraham Lincoln
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This image released by Max shows animated characters Abe Lincoln, voiced by Will Forte, right, and JFK, voiced by Christopher Miller, in a scene from "Clone High." (Max via AP)
February 29

Prince William condemns antisemitism during visit to London synagogue

Prince William has condemned antisemitism during a visit to a London synagogue, the first time he appeared in public after he unexpectedly pulled out of a royal event earlier in the week
February 29
Britain's Prince William, the Prince of Wales, right, speaks with Renee Salt, 94, a Holocaust survivor, during a visit to the Western Marble Arch Synagogue in London, Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024. (Toby Melville/Pool Photo via AP)
February 29

New designer Chemena Kamali reboots Chloe with a 1970s-tinged debut at Paris Fashion Week

Chloe has revisited its vibrant 1970s essence, infused with Karl Lagerfeld’s indelible influence, propelling the brand into a new era while honoring its pioneering ready-to-wear legacy under new designer Chemena Kamali
February 29
Georgia May Jagger attends the Chloe Fall/Winter 2024-2025 ready-to-wear collection presented Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024 in Paris. (Photo by Scott A Garfitt/Invision/AP)
February 29

What will win at the Oscars? AP's film writers set their predictions

It's been a stellar year in film, and not just because of the convergence of “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer” and their release dates
February 29
This image released by Apple TV+ shows Lily Gladstone, left, and director Martin Scorsese on the set of "Killers of the Flower Moon." (Melinda Sue Gordon/Apple TV+ via AP)
February 29

Charlamagne Tha God offers straight talk in next book, 'Get Honest Or Die Lying'

Charlamagne Tha God’s next book is an ode to hard truths and getting to the point
February 29
This image released by Atria Books/Black Privilege Publishing shows "Get Honest or Die Lying" by Charlamagne Tha God. (Atria Books/Black Privilege Publishing via AP)
February 29

Oscar winner John Williams among 19 new members of American Academy of Arts and Letters

Oscar-winning composer John Williams has joined a new academy: the American Academy of Arts and Letters
February 29
This combination of photos shows some of the inductees and honorees for the American Academy of Arts and Letters, from left, jazz musician and film composer Terence Blanchard, singer Rosanne Cash, author Alice McDermott, Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk and composer John Williams. (AP Photo)
February 29

Looking for a leap year lift? Check out this silly French newspaper that only publishes on Feb. 29

Satirical French newspaper La Bougie du Sapeur only comes out on Feb. 29, once every four years
February 29
The satirical French newspaper 'La Bougie du Sapeur' is photographed at a newspaper shop in Paris, Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024. Satirical French newspaper La Bougie du Sapeur only comes out on Feb. 29, once every four years. Some friends started the leap year newspaper as a joke in 1980, so the one published Thursday was just its 12th edition. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
February 29

Dave Myers, TV chef known as one half of the "Hairy Bikers" duo, has died at 66

Dave Myers, best known as one half of Britain’s adored “Hairy Bikers” TV chef duo, has died after a battle with cancer
February 29
FILE - Dave Myers attends the TV Choice Awards 2017 at the Dorchester Hotel, London, Sept. 4, 2017. Myers, best known as one half of Britain’s adored “Hairy Bikers” TV chef duo, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 66. His co-star and long-time friend Si King said in a post on social media that Myers died peacefully at home Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024. Myers and King found fame in the U.K. and beyond with their “Hairy Bikers” TV series, an unlikely combination of motorbike travel show, humor and cookery program. (Ian West/PA via AP, File)
February 29

Shohei Ohtani stuns Dodgers -- and many around the world -- with marriage announcement

Shohei Ohtani stunned the Los Angeles Dodgers — and many around the world — with his marriage announcement, so manager Dave Roberts said any gift the team gives the two-time MVP would be like most of the money in his contract: deferred
February 29
Los Angeles Dodgers designated hitter Shohei Ohtani waves at fans yelling his name as he walks to the dugout before a spring training baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)
February 28

Cyndi Lauper inks deal with firm behind ABBA Voyage for new immersive performance project

Legendary pop icon Cyndi Lauper, who rose to fame in the 1980s with hits such as “Time After Time” and “Girls Just Want To Have Fun,” has entered a partnership with the Swedish masterminds behind the immersive virtual concert ABBA Voyage
February 28
Cyndi Lauper arrives at the 74th annual Tony Awards in New York on Sept. 26, 2021, left, and Bjorn Ulvaeus appears at the premiere of "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again" in London on July 16, 2018. (AP Photo)
February 28

Production manager testifies about gun oversight in fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin in 2021 rehearsal

Jurors in a trial over the fatal movie-set shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin have heard in courtroom testimony that a manager increased oversight of firearm safety but was only partially aware of misfires in the days leading up to it
February 28
District Judge Mary Marlowe Sommer listens to Dr. Heather Jarell, chief medical investigator for the Office of the Medical Investigator, testify at District Court in Santa Fe, N.M., on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024, during Hannah Gutierrez-Reed's trial. Luis Sánchez Saturno/Santa Fe New Mexican via AP, Pool)
February 28

Sally Rooney has a new novel, 'Intermezzo,' coming out in the fall

Sally Rooney will have a new novel out this fall, “Intermezzo,” a story of love, family and grief centered around two brothers
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How Chinese science fiction went from underground magazines to Netflix extravaganza

For a few days in October 2023, the capital of the science fiction world was Chengdu, China
February 28
People pass artworks outside the World Science Fiction Convention in Chengdu, Sichuan province on Friday, Oct. 20, 2023. The series that began with "The Three-Body Problem," written by former engineer Liu Cixin, helped Chinese science fiction break through internationally, winning awards and making it onto the reading lists of the likes of former U.S. President Barack Obama and Mark Zuckerberg. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
February 28

Movie Review: It’s lonely out in space for Adam Sandler in pensive sci-fi psychodrama ‘Spaceman’

Adam Sandler in a spacesuit as an anxious astronaut headed toward Jupiter
February 28
This image released by Netflix shows Adam Sandler, left, and and Carey Mulligan in a scene from "Spaceman." (Netflix via AP)
February 28

Don Henley wraps up testimony in Eagles lyric sheets case, saying they were his property

Don Henley has finished telling a court why he contends that drafts of lyrics to “Hotel California” and other classic Eagles songs should never have shown up at auctions
February 28
Musician Don Henley, center, arrives to court in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024. Three collectibles-world professionals are on trial in the criminal case involving roughly 100 legal-pad sheets from the development of the Eagles’ 1976 “Hotel California” album. They are charged with scheming to conceal the pages' disputed ownership and sell them despite knowing that Henley claimed they had no right to do so.. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
February 28

Larry David, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ben Stiller pay tribute to comedian Richard Lewis after death at 76

Fellow comedians, famous fans, co-stars and friends are paying tribute to Richard Lewis after his death at age 76
February 28
This image released by HBO shows Richard Lewis, left, with Larry David in a scene from Season 10 of "Curb Your Enthusiasm." Lewis, an acclaimed comedian known for exploring his neuroses in frantic, stream-of-consciousness diatribes while dressed in all-black, leading to his nickname “The Prince of Pain,” has died. He was 76. He died at his home in Los Angeles on Tuesday night after suffering a heart attack, according to his publicist Jeff Abraham. (John P. Johnson/HBO via AP)
February 28

'Naked Gun' reboot set for 2025, with Liam Neeson to star

Lt. Frank Drebin is back on the case
February 28
FILE - Actor Liam Neeson appears at the premiere of the film "Hunt For The Wilderpeople" in London. Paramount Pictures is moving ahead with a long-gestating remake of “Naked Gun,” the studio announced Wednesday. Liam Neeson will star as the bumbling police detective Debin in the role made famous by Leslie Nielsen. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, file)
February 28

Movie Review: An Iranian woman and her daughter flee abuse in moving indie ‘Shayda’

Noora Niasari’s delicately moving “Shayda” puts the viewer in the shoes of an Iranian woman in Australia living in a women’s shelter with her 6-year-old daughter
February 28
This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Zar Amir Ebrahimi, left, and Selina Zahednia in a scene from "Shayda." (Jane Zhang/Sony Pictures Classics via AP)
February 28

Humorously morose comedian Richard Lewis, who recently starred on 'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' dies at 76

Richard Lewis, an acclaimed comedian known for exploring his neuroses in frantic, stream-of-consciousness diatribes while dressed in all-black, leading to his nickname “The Prince of Pain,” has died
February 28
FILE - Comedian Richard Lewis, left, and Joyce Lapinsky arrive at the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year event in Los Angeles on Feb. 6, 2015. Lewis, an acclaimed comedian known for exploring his neuroses in frantic, stream-of-consciousness diatribes while dressed in all-black, leading to his nickname “The Prince of Pain,” has died. He was 76. He died at his home in Los Angeles on Tuesday night after suffering a heart attack, according to his publicist Jeff Abraham. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
February 28

Richard Lewis, comedian known for his neurotic, stream-of-consciousness act and ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ role, dies at 76

Richard Lewis, comedian known for his neurotic, stream-of-consciousness act and ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ role, dies at 76
February 28
February 28

Key events in the life of pioneering contralto Marian Anderson

Singer Marian Anderson is getting new recognition 30 years after her death
February 28
FILE - Singer Marian Anderson appears at the Ladies' Home Journal's "Women of the Decade Awards in New York on Nov. 28, 1979. The pioneering Black contralto's name will now replace Verizon's on the Philadelphia Orchestra hall, a key cultural institution in the city she was born in in 1897. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm, File)
February 28

We may be living in the golden age of older filmmakers. This year's Oscars are evidence

Old age may be debated as a liability on the presidential campaign trail, but it's not at this year’s Oscars
February 28
U.S. director Martin Scorsese, left, and Wim Wenders attend the presentation of the Honorary Golden Bear at this year's Berlinale, in Berlin, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024. Scorsese received the award for his life's work. The 74th Berlin International Film Festival runs through Feb. 25. (Britta Pedersen/dpa via AP)
February 28

Ryan Gosling, Billie Eilish, Jon Batiste set to perform at the Oscars

The Oscars just got an infusion of Kenergy
February 28
Billie Eilish, left, and Finneas arrive at the 30th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
February 28

'Euphoria' star Hunter Schafer among protesters arrested during Biden’s appearance on ‘Late Night’

Actor Hunter Schafer was among dozens of war protesters arrested at NBC’s headquarters in Manhattan during President Joe Biden’s appearance on “Late Night with Seth Myers” earlier this week
February 28
FILE - Actor Hunter Schafer poses at the photocall of the film "Cuckoo" (Berlinale Special section) at the Berlinale, Friday, Feb. 16, 2023. The 74th Berlin International Film Festival will take place from February 15 - 25, 2024. Schafer was among dozens of war protesters arrested at NBC's headquarters in Manhattan during President Joe Biden’s appearance on “Late Night with Seth Myers” earlier this week, organizers confirmed Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024. (Christoph Gollnow/dpa via AP, File)
February 28

‘Iron Man’ pilots race in jet suits against a backdrop of Dubai skyscrapers

Pilots lined up on a runway in Dubai and fired up their seven jet engines with an ear-splitting roar
February 28
Jet suit pilots race in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024. Dubai on Wednesday hosted what it called its first-ever jet suit race. Racers zipped along a route with the skyscrapers of Dubai Marina looming behind them, controlling the jet engines on their hands and their backs. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
February 28

Kate Winslet's 'Regime' is not a dictatorship — behind the scenes, at least

Kate Winslet is running things — on and off the set of her new TV show, “The Regime.”
February 28
This image released by HBO shows Kate Winslet, left, and Matthias Schoenaerts in a scene from "The Regime." (HBO via AP)
February 28

New comedy series 'The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin' stands and delivers

Noel Fielding trades pastry for pistols in the new mouthful of a series “The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin,” a swashbuckling romp that’s miles from the genteel tent of “The Great British Bake Off.”
February 28
This image released by Apple TV+ shows Noel Fielding in "The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin," premiering March 1. (Apple TV+ via AP)
February 28

Philadelphia Orchestra's home renamed Marian Anderson Hall as Verizon name comes off

The Philadelphia Orchestra’s home is being renamed Marian Anderson Hall in honor of the pioneering Black American contralto, a rare case of an artist's name replacing a corporation
February 28
Verizon Hall located in the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is shown in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024. The Philadelphia Orchestra's home is being renamed Marian Anderson Hall in honor of the pioneering Black American contralto, a rare case of an artist's name replacing a corporation. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
February 28

Amsterdam police say a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Dutch rapper has been arrested in Paris

Amsterdam police say that a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Dutch rapper has been arrested on a European warrant at an airport in Paris
February 28
February 28

Norway's King Harald, Europe's oldest monarch, in hospital in Malaysia after falling ill on vacation

King Harald V of Norway remains hospitalized in Malaysia in the country’s northern resort island of Langkawi after falling ill while on vacation
February 28
A security officer walks outside the Sultanah Maliha Hospital, where King Harald V of Norway is believed to be admitted with an infection, on the Malaysian resort island of Langkawi, Malaysia, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024. Malaysian national news agency Bernama cited unidentified sources as confirming that Europe's oldest monarch was warded at the hospital’s Royal Suite. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
February 28

Ned Blackhawk’s 'The Rediscovery of America' is a nominee for $10,000 history prize

Ned Blackhawk’s “The Rediscovery of America,” winner last fall of a National Book Award, is a finalist for a history honor presented by the J
February 28
This combination of book cover images shows some of the finalists for the Mark Lynton History and the Lukas Book Prizes, top row from left, "American Gun: The True Story of the AR-15" by Cameron McWhirter and Zusha Elinson, “Anansi’s Gold: The Man Who Looted the West, Outfoxed Washington, and Swindled the World" by Yepoka Yeebo, “Blood Farm: The Explosive Big Pharma Scandal that Altered the AIDS Crisis” by Cara McGoogan, bottom row from left, “Judgment at Tokyo: World War II on Trial and the Making of Modern Asia" by Gary J. Bass, "King: A Life" by Jonathan Eig and "The Lost Sons of Omaha: Two Young Men in an American Tragedy” by Joe Sexton. (FSG/Bloomsbury/Diversion Books/Knopf/FSG/Scribner via AP)