HBO Producing Documentary About George H.W. Bush

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NEW YORK (AP) — HBO is producing a documentary on the first President George Bush to debut two days after his 88th birthday in June. Titled “41,” the film about the 41st president is being produced by Jerry Weintraub, a friend of the Bush family and himself the subject of “My Way,” another HBO documentary. [...]

‘Dateline NBC’ Series Puts Parental Maxims to Test


NEW YORK (AP) — Correspondent Natalie Morales ended up in tears when she put herself and her 8-year-old son through the same parenting test that “Dateline NBC” is subjecting others to for a series that starts Sunday. Using hidden cameras and actors, the network set up scenarios to see if kids really follow their parents’ [...]

Phish Founder Leads Cowbell Cacophony in Vt

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BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The founder of the rock band Phish led roughly 1,600 cowbell-clanging participants in a challenge to the world record for the largest musical ensemble. Drummer Jon Fishman of the Vermont-based group led what was billed as the “World Record Breaking Event Band” Saturday afternoon. The Burlington Free Press says Fishman and [...]

RI to cheer actress Viola Davis at Oscar party

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island residents are set to celebrate Oscar’s Best Actress nomination of Viola Davis, who grew up in the state and is a graduate of Rhode Island College. Rhode Island International Film Festival officials say attendees at Sunday night’s party at The Vets downtown will sign a card of congratulations for [...]

Bundchen causes stir at Super Bowl from afar; Her leaked email

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Glamour Boy is here and ready to play in Sunday’s Super Bowl. Glamour wife is out of sight — so far — unless you count the front page of the New York Post. Super model Gisele Bundchen landed the one cover she probably wasn’t after, gracing the tabloid with her “Tommy” after [...]

Tyler, of Idol and Aerosmith, sings anthem at AFC

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — What would Steven Tyler, the American Idol judge, think of Steven Tyler, who sang the national anthem at the AFC championship game on Sunday? Let’s just say the rendition probably wouldn’t get him to Hollywood. The 63-year-old frontman for the Boston-based rock group Aerosmith warbled “The Star-Spangled Banner” before the New [...]

Real Housewives of South Boston Are Back with a Christmas Special


These funny Boston ladies are back at it again. Ho Ho Ho! The Real Housewives of South Boston’s Christmas special includes shoplifting at the Liberty Tree Mall and a Tom Brady Crucifix.

Foxborough to Allow Wynn to Present Casino Plan

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — A divided Foxborough Board of Selectmen has voted to allow Las Vegas gambling mogul Steve Wynn to directly pitch his billion-dollar casino proposal to the town. The board voted 3-2 at a boisterous and sometimes contentious meeting attended by about 500 people on Tuesday to allow Wynn to present his plan [...]

Lady Gaga Discusses Anti-Bullying at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lady Gaga visited the White House on Tuesday to discuss bullying prevention. The pop singer met with Obama administration staffers on the issue and afterward, Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett praised the star as “a source of strength for many young people who feel isolated and scared at their schools.” “Lady Gaga [...]

Providence to Honor 375th Birthday with Fireworks


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence, the capital city of economically struggling Rhode Island, is putting its woes aside for a night and celebrating its 375th birthday with fireworks, music and cake for more than 1,000 people. The city honors its birthday Tuesday with a celebration at the Providence Performance Arts Center. It will feature a [...]

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