Children's entertainment

March 01, 2018 - 5:52 pm
Children's author Daniel Handler has canceled his commencement speech at Wesleyan University amid allegations of sexual harassment, the school announced Thursday. Instead, the May graduation speech will be given by Anita Hill, who drew attention in 1991 when she testified that then-Supreme Court...
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March 01, 2018 - 5:15 pm
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Recent accusations of sexual harassment against children's author Daniel Handler apparently have cost him the role of commencement speaker at Wesleyan University. Students and alumni had protested Handler's selection, and the private school in Connecticut announced his...
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FILE - In this July 16, 2016 file photo, Karen Pence, background, and her daughter Charlotte arrive for a welcome home rally in Zionsville, Ind. The pair have collaborated on “Marlon Bundo’s Day in the Life of the Vice President.” The book, named for the family’s pet bunny and featuring watercolor illustrations by Karen Pence, will be published March 19 by the children’s imprint of the conservative publisher Regnery. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
March 01, 2018 - 11:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The wife and daughter of Vice President Mike Pence will be touring this month in support of a new children's book. Karen Pence and daughter Charlotte Pence have collaborated on "Marlon Bundo's Day in the Life of the Vice President." The book, named for the family's pet bunny,...
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March 01, 2018 - 10:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The wife and daughter of Vice President Mike Pence will be touring this month in support of a new children's book. Karen Pence and daughter Charlotte Pence have collaborated on "Marlon Bundo's Day in the Life of the Vice President." The book, named for the family's pet bunny,...
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February 25, 2017 - 10:36 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Country singer Willie Nelson, the children of the late reggae icon Bob Marley and comedian Whoopi Goldberg are just a few of the growing number of celebrities publicly jumping into the marijuana industry and eyeing the California pot market. The market is expected to explode...
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FILE - In this file photo dated July 18, 2016, showing tributes left outside the home of children's author Helen Bailey in Royston, England, as police investigations continue at the property. The jury found Ian Stewart, the partner of Helen Bailey, guilty of killing her and dumping her body in a cesspool at her home, in a financially motivated murder. (Chris Radburn/PA FILE via AP)
February 23, 2017 - 6:47 am
LONDON (AP) — The partner of children's author Helen Bailey has been sentenced to at least 34 years in prison for murdering her and dumping her body in a cesspool at their home. Judge Andrew Bright told Ian Stewart it was "difficult to imagine a more heinous crime." The judge said Thursday that...
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In this undated image made available Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017, by Hertfordshire Constabulary, showing Ian Stewart who has been found guilty of the murder of children's author Helen Bailey at St Albans Crown Court, on Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017. The jury found Ian Stewart, the partner of Helen Bailey, guilty of killing her and dumping her body in a cesspool at her home, in a financially motivated murder. (Hertfordshire Constabulary via AP)
February 22, 2017 - 8:39 am
LONDON (AP) — The partner of British children's author Helen Bailey was convicted Wednesday of killing her and dumping her body in a cesspool in a financially motivated murder. A jury at St. Albans Crown Court, north of London, found Ian Stewart guilty of murder, fraud, perverting the course of...
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