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Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

FILE - This May 18, 2013 file photo shows Hannah Hooper, left, and Christian Zucconi of Grouplove performing as part of Party in the Park at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta. Grouplove's, “Ways to Go,” was the most viral track on Spotify, from Monday, June 10, to Sunday, June 16, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. (Photo by Robb D. Cohen/RobbsPhotos/Invision/AP, file)The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Oct. 20 to Sunday, Oct. 26 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.


Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2012 file photo, musician Robin Thicke performs during Macy's Passport presents Glamorama 2012 at The Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles. Thicke's "Blurred Lines (feat. T.I. & Pharrell)" was the top streamed tracks on Spotify from Monday, June 10, to Sunday, June 16, 2013. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Oct. 20 to Sunday Oct. 26 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.


Suge Knight due in Vegas court on driving warrant

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2003 file photo, rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight walks out of the Los Angeles County jail, in Los Angeles. Los Angeles prosecutors say Knight and comedian Katt Williams were arrested and charged with one count of robbery on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, after a paparazzo reported the men stole her camera in Beverly Hills on Sept. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight is due to face a Las Vegas judge on a traffic warrant following his arrest as a fugitive in a California robbery case.


Tennant: New direction for 'Broadchurch' season 2

FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2014 file photo actor David Tennant attends the Film Independent Screening of Fox's "Gracepoint"in Los Angeles. Tennant plays Det. Emmett Carver in "Gracepoint," Fox’s remake of the BBC crime drama "Broadchurch" that airs on Thursdays. (AP Photo/Todd Williamson/Invision/AP, File)Expect the BBC crime drama "Broadchurch" to go in a "very unexpected direction" in season two, says actor David Tennant.


A second book for Hamilton _ this time, recipes

This undated image provided by Penguin Random House shows Gabrielle Hamilton's new book, “Prune,” named after her famous Manhattan eatery. The recipe book for the home cook was written as if directed to her own line cooks. (AP Photo/Penguin Random House)NEW YORK (AP) — "I can't believe I have to say this," Gabrielle Hamilton admonishes us in an asparagus recipe, "but please arrange with all the tips facing the same direction. Not in a chaotic jumble."


'McCarthys' inspired by creator's modern family

This 2014 photo provided by CBS shows, from left, Jack McGee as Arthur, Tyler Ritter as Ronny and Laurie Metcalf as Marjorie, in a scene from the pilot for the CBS comedy, "The McCarthys," premiering Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS television network. (AP Photo/CBS, Sonja Flemming)LOS ANGELES (AP) — After the sitcom "Happy Endings" was, ironically, abruptly canceled, writer Brian Gallivan looked close to home for his next gig: his own family inspired "The McCarthys," a new CBS comedy about a sports-obsessed brood with one gay son.


Rare Jefferson letters go on display at NYC museum
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'McCarthys' inspired by creator's modern family

This 2014 photo provided by CBS shows, from left, Tyler Ritter as Ronny, Jack McGee as Arthur and Laurie Metcalf as Marjorie, in a scene from the pilot for the CBS comedy, "The McCarthys," premiering Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS television network. (AP Photo/CBS, Robert Voets)LOS ANGELES (AP) — After the sitcom "Happy Endings" was, ironically, abruptly canceled, writer Brian Gallivan looked close to home for his next gig: His own family inspired "The McCarthys," a new CBS comedy about sports-obsessed brood with one gay son.


Review: 'Civilization' shoots for the stars

This video game image released by 2K Games shows a scene from "Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth." (AP Photo/2K Games)Our planet isn't in very good shape. The good news, according to "Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth" (2K Games, for the PC, $49.99), is that we'll be able to hang around for another 500 years or so. The bad news: After that, we'd better start looking for a new home.


Latvian musical on Nazi collaborator stirs anger

In this photo dated Oct. 11, 2014, made available Thursday Oct. 30, 2014, from musical production company, actors perform a scene during a musical play depicting the famous Latvian aviation pioneer Herbert Cukurs, who notoriously joined a Nazi killing squad during World War II, and is being brought to life in a stage musical in Liepaja, Latvia, that has outraged Jews in the Baltic country and beyond. Producer Juris Millers says that because Cukurs never went on trial it remains unclear to what extent he participated in atrocities committed by the notorious Arajs Commando, which is blamed for murdering 30,000 people, mostly Jews, during the 1941-1944 Nazi occupation of Latvia. (AP Photo/Raimonds Birkenfields) NO ARCHIVING - NO LICENSINGRIGA, Latvia (AP) — A famous Latvian aviator who joined a Nazi killing squad during World War II is being brought to life in a musical that has outraged Jews in the Baltic country and beyond.


Winter's wife has blues listening to his new album

This March 30, 2013 photo provided by Kid Logic Media shows Johnny Winter at the Carriage House Recording Studios in Stamford, Conn. Winter died in a hotel room just outside Zurich at age 70 in July 2014. The Texas blues legend had just finished recording “Step Back,” an album of mainly blues standards released posthumously last month, that spent three weeks atop Billboard’s blues albums chart and features Eric Clapton, Dr. John and Joe Perry. (AP Photo/Kid Logic Media, Michael Weintrob)NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Winter's wife says listening to her late husband's newest album is bittersweet because it's one of his best works but was released after his death.


Carla Hall hits Kickstarter goal to open eatery

FILE- In this May 5, 2014, file photo, Carla Hall attends the 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards in New York. Hall had two conditions for opening her first restaurant: The menu had to be Nashville hot chicken and the money had to be crowdsourced. The co-host of ABC’s daytime food fest “The Chew” says it took years for friends and family to convince her to open her own eatery “Restaurants are like a money pit,” she says. “There’s nothing glamorous about it.” _ but once she’d committed she knew she’d only be happy doing it in a way that kept her in control.(Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)Carla Hall had two conditions for opening her first restaurant: The menu had to be Nashville hot chicken and the money had to be crowdsourced.


'The View' now under ABC News as further revamping
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC says "The View" is being claimed by the network's news division after 18 seasons under ABC's entertainment side.
Wanted in US, Roman Polanski questioned in Poland

FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2014 file photo Polish-French film director Roman Polanski holds his best director award during the 39th French Cesar Awards Ceremony in Paris, Friday Feb. 28, 2014. Prosecutors in Poland questioned filmmaker Roman Polanski on the request of U.S. prosecutors who are seeking his arrest on charges from 1977 of having sex with a minor, a spokeswoman said Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Spokeswoman for the prosecutors in Krakow, Boguslawa Marcinkowska, said the filmmaker remained free but available for further proceedings. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Prosecutors in Poland questioned filmmaker Roman Polanski at the request of U.S. prosecutors who are seeking his arrest on charges from 1977 of having sex with a minor, a spokeswoman said Thursday.


A distant father-daughter duo in 'Interstellar'

FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 file photo, honoree actor Matthew McConaughey, left, and actress Jessica Chastain arrive at the 28th annual American Cinematheque award ceremony honoring McConaughey at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, in Beverly Hills, Calif. While only a 7-year age difference separates McConaughey and Chastain in the real world, the theory of relativity finds them playing a disconnected father and daughter in the film "Interstellar," writer-director Christopher Nolan's space-time saga, scheduled for release Nov. 5, 2014, about a last-ditch effort to find humans a new home. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jessica Chastain doesn't even feel comfortable saying her character's name.


Polanski freed after Poles question him on US sex case

Polish-French film director Roman Polanski stands on a coffin at the presentation of the musical he directed, "The Vampires' Ball", in Paris earlier this yearFilm director Roman Polanski was questioned by Polish prosecutors Thursday on a US arrest warrant for sex offences, but allowed to walk free. "Roman Polanski said he would comply with all requests made by prosecutors in this case and provided his address. Prosecutors therefore decided not to arrest him in connection with a possible US extradition request," Polish justice ministry spokesman Mateusz Martyniuk told AFP on Thursday. The United States attempted to have him arrested for sex offences when he travelled to Warsaw for the opening of a Jewish museum, the Polish government confirmed Thursday.


Memories make their mark for Nicole Kidman

FILE - In this May 14, 2014 file photo, actress Nicole Kidman poses for photographers during a photo call for "Grace of Monaco" at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, in southern France. Kidman stars in a new thriller “Before I Go To Sleep,” in U.S. theaters on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. The 47-year-old actress plays a woman whose memory is wiped clean every night, and begins questioning her husband and others as she tries to unravel what happened to her. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nicole Kidman didn't land the part she wanted in her first formal acting gig.


Tom Dugan: The man behind the man who hunted Nazis

This image released by Keith Sherman and Associates shows Tom Dugan as Simon Wiesenthal during a performance of his one-man play “Wiesenthal.” (AP Photo/Keith Sherman and Associates, Carol Rosegg)NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Dugan's favorite review of his work wasn't in a newspaper or on TV. It was uttered by a teen after a performance of his one-man play "Wiesenthal."


Suge Knight, Katt Williams charged with robbery

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2003 file photo, rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight walks out of the Los Angeles County jail, in Los Angeles. Los Angeles prosecutors say Knight and comedian Katt Williams were arrested and charged with one count of robbery on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, after a paparazzo reported the men stole her camera in Beverly Hills on Sept. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Suge Knight and comedian Katt Williams were arrested and charged with robbery Wednesday after a celebrity photographer reported the men stole her camera last month.


Wisconsin studies music and memory program

In this photo taken Sept. 4, 2014, in Union Grove, Wis., Mike Knutson, 96, claps his hands as he listens to music on an iPod. He is part of a study through the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee that is looking at whether mood and behavior is altered when dementia and Alzheimer's patients listen to a personalized set of music. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)UNION GROVE, Wis. (AP) — Mike Knutson taught himself to play the harmonica as a child, and the 96-year-old sang with his family for most of his life. Even now, as he suffers from dementia, music is an important part of his life thanks to a study looking at the impact of a nationwide music program aimed at helping dementia patients.