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New Live Organ Harvesting Documentary Awarded


The crime is appalling and beggars belief—prisoners of conscience in China are being cut up for their organs while still alive in a massive state-run...

  • This file image released by Lucasfilm Ltd. shows Felicity Jones as Jyn Erso in a scene from, "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." The “Star Wars” spinoff “Rogue One” has led the box office for the third straight week, taking in an estimated $64.3 million over the four-day New Year’s weekend. (Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm Ltd. via AP, File)

    ‘Rogue One’ Tops Box Office for Third Straight Weekend

    NEW YORK—The new year at the box office is starting where 2016 left off: with Disney on top. The “Star Wars” spinoff “Rogue One” led... Read more

  • This image released by Lucasfilm Ltd. shows Felicity Jones as Jyn Erso in a scene from, "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." (Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm Ltd. via AP)

    ‘Rogue One’ Soars to Second-Best December Debut With $155M

    LOS ANGELES—”Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” soared to the top of the weekend box office as expected, scoring the second-best December opening ever with... Read more

  • First lady Michelle Obama speaks after the screening for the movie 'Hidden Figures,' in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington on Dec. 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    First Lady: White House Needs a ‘Grown-Up’ to Calm in Crisis

    WASHINGTON—Michelle Obama says the White House needs a “grown-up,” and that the nation will come to appreciate President Barack Obama. In an interview with Oprah... Read more

  • Alan Thicke poses in the pressroom at the 42nd annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, CA., On Dec. 13, 2016. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

    ‘Growing Pains’ Star and TV Host Alan Thicke Dies at Age 69

    LOS ANGELES—Alan Thicke’s 1980s TV dad credentials were neatly in order on “Growing Pains.” His Dr. Jason Seaver was an open-hearted parent and an enlightened... Read more

  • Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger attends the Spanish promotional photocall for 'Terminator 3' at Villamagna Hotel in Madrid, Spain on July 16, 2003. (Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

    Schwarzenegger: OK Trump Is Still ‘Apprentice’ Producer

    UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif.—Arnold Schwarzenegger, star of the new version of “Celebrity Apprentice,” is unfazed that President-elect Donald Trump has retained a producer’s stake in the... Read more

  • Director Martin Scorsese at the American Cinematheque conversation with Director Martin Scorsese and Producer Irwin Winkler at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. on Dec. 3.  (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures)

    In ‘Silence,’ Renowned Director Martin Scorsese Explores Freedom of Belief

    What is it like to face the ultimate test of your most fundamental beliefs? Director Martin Scorsese explores this question in his latest film, based... Read more

  • Actress  Joanna Lumley (L) and actor Peter Vaughan, pose for a photo, in London, in this file photo. (Fiona Hanson/PA via AP)

    ‘Game of Thrones’ Actor Peter Vaughan Dies at 93

    LONDON—Veteran British character actor Peter Vaughan, who played the enigmatic Maester Aemon in “Game of Thrones,” has died aged 93. Vaughan’s agent Sally Long-Innes says... Read more

  • Saroo Brierley, Sunny Pawar and Dev Patel attend the "LION" LA Special Screening in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Nov. 22.  (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for TWC - Dimension Films)

    ‘Lion’ Film Based on Harrowing Real-Life Story of Lost Indian Boy

    It was the sight of a small, fried Indian dessert called jalebi at a friend’s house in Australia just a few years ago that shook... Read more

  • CNN news anchor Jake Tapper attends the Turner Network 2016 Upfronts in New York, in this file photo. (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

    CNN and Jake Tapper Apologize for ‘Unacceptable’ Banner Text

    NEW YORK—CNN and host Jake Tapper have both apologized for an on-screen banner that Tapper said was “unacceptable” and “horrified” him when it appeared during... Read more

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    Film Review: ‘Fire at Sea’

    NEW YORK—Gianfranco Rosi had wanted to make a film about the migrant crisis, something to bring attention to the thousands and thousands who flee to Europe via a... Read more

  • Robert Redford as Dan Rather. (Lisa Tomasetti/Sony Pictures Classics)

    Redford Says He’s Retiring From Acting to Focus on Directing

    Film star Robert Redford says he’s retiring soon from acting to focus on directing. In an online interview with his grandson Dylan Redford, the 80-year-old... Read more

  • Fernando Martin Diez-Cabeza with his unfinished painting “The Gentleman With the Red Bow Tie," at his apartment in New York on Aug. 28, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Artist Fernando Martin Diez-Cabeza Unveils ‘The Gentleman With the Red Bow Tie’

    NEW YORK—A painting is not just something to be hung on a wall once finished. It is a creative feat to be celebrated for Fernando... Read more

  • Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Negan appears in a scene from 'The Walking Dead.' ‘The Walking Dead’ returned with a bloody bang for its seventh season as the victim of bat-wielding bad guy Negan was revealed in the Oct. 23, 2016 premiere. (Gene Page/AMC via AP)

    Negan’s Victim Revealed in ‘Walking Dead’ Premiere

    ‘The Walking Dead’ has returned with a bloody bang as the victim of bat-wielding bad guy Negan was revealed in the seventh season’s premiere. The... Read more

  • Leonardo DiCaprio arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in LA., on Feb. 28, 2016. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

    DiCaprio Says He’s Cooperating With Justice Department in Malaysian Scandal

    LOS ANGELES—Leonardo DiCaprio says he’s awaiting direction from the U.S. Justice Department regarding any ill-gotten funds that may have supported his environmental foundation or 2013... Read more

  • Host Drew Carey on the set of "The Price is Right." On the episode airing on Oct. 17, 2016. (Monty Brinton/CBS via AP)

    ‘Price Is Right’ Contestants Make History With 3-way Tie

    LOS ANGELES—”Price is Right” history was made on Monday’s episode when a trio of contestants spun different combinations of $1 on the game show’s colorful... Read more

  • Ben Affleck appears in a scene from "The Accountant." (Chuck Zlotnick/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)

    Affleck’s ‘The Accountant’ Tops Charts With $24.7 Million

    LOS ANGELES—Ben Affleck is still a box office draw outside of the bat suit. His new thriller “The Accountant” opened to a chart-topping $24.7 million... Read more

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