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Musical diplomacy rules the day at a jazz festival in Cuba

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| This year's International Jazz Plaza Festival in Havana included some U.S. musicians visiting for the first time, and even performances by expatriates.

Fantasy movie leagues are a betting haven for film buffs

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Just as with fantasy sports leagues, hardcore movie fans get to pretend what it's like to wield some power in the industry.

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Academy Award nominees hear from protesters on Latino representation

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The National Hispanic Media Coalition organized the protest to call attention to the lack of representation for Latinos in Hollywood.

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'Black Lightning' creator on the masks black people often must wear

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Set in the fictional town of Freeland, Salim Akil's new CW series touches on gang violence, social justice and police brutality.

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John Mahoney, who played cranky dad on 'Frasier,' dies at 77

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Mahoney played Martin Crane, father of Kelsey Grammer's Frasier and David Hyde Pierce's Niles. The series, a hit spinoff of "Cheers," aired from 1993 to 2004.

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Filmmakers in the news: Del Toro poised for an Oscar and Tarantino under fire

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Actress Uma Thurman leveled accusations against both Harvey Weinstein and Quentin Tarantino in a bombshell interview with the New York Times.

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Super Bowl 2018's 10 best ads

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Don't be left out at the water cooler. Here's a cheat sheet on the commercials that really stood out at Super Bowl LII.

Pink, Leslie Odom rule the Super Bowl pre-game

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Justin Timberlake is the headliner at the halftime show but he has two tough acts to follow.

How did salt and pepper become the soulmates of Western cuisine?

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The spices are mainstays on dining tables but their dominance was far from inevitable. In fact, it happened because of a "weird accident of history."