NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Black culture, in all its glory, will be on display over the 4th of July holiday weekend in New Orleans as thousands converge on the city for the in-person return of the Essence Festival of Culture.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Critically acclaimed debut albums by Wu-Tang Clan and Alicia Keys, Ricky Martin's Latin pop megahit “Livin' La Vida Loca,” and Queen's “Bohemian Rhapsody” are among the recordings being inducted this year into the National Recording Registry.
Actress Jane Powell ("Seven Brides for Seven Brothers") is 91. Actor Don Hastings ("As The World Turns") is 86. Actress Ali MacGraw is 81. Singer Rudolph Isley (Isley Brothers) is 81. Reggae singer Jimmy Cliff is 72.