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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Netflix says it's signed "black-ish" creator Kenya Barris to an exclusive production agreement
The multi-year deal announced Thursday makes Barris the latest prominent TV creator to jump from broadcast and cable to the streaming platform
Barris' Peabody-winning "black-ish" aired on ABC, and he produced the spinoff "grown-ish" for the network's Disney Co. sibling, Freeform.
He ended his ABC Studios contract early after…

Queen Elizabeth II has not announced that she will pass the crown directly to her grandson Prince William, despite what articles circulating online claim
The popularity of the younger royals - Prince William, Prince Harry and their wives Kate and Meghan - has spurred speculation that the 92-year-old monarch might make William king rather than her 69-year-old son and heir, Prince Charles. Charles' image is sullied…

DETROIT (AP) - To the rest of the world, she was the "Queen of Soul" - a woman whose strong and soulful voice could effortlessly jump multiple octaves whether belting out tear-jerking ballads or jump-and-shout gospel
To residents in her hometown of Detroit who followed her more than 50-year career, she was simply "Aretha" or more personally "Ree-Ree" - the city's favorite daughter, often singing at…

Her rendition of “Natural Woman” in December 2015 was unforgettable. Performers, guests and others who were there talk about the soaring performance.

The CEO in charge of one of the largest enterprise blockchain solutions explains the rationale behind the business decision.

The fight between Walmart and Amazon — one of the hottest stories in the retail industry — is only getting hotter, and Walmart’s Q2 results offer proof.

It may be the era of e-commerce. But the Waltons are still richer than Jeff Bezos thanks to Walmart.

This could be the first season in major league history to feature more strikeouts than hits, a slowdown that worries many league officials.

The size of Franklin's paychecks generally lagged the depth of her cultural footprint--she never appeared on any Forbes ranking of the highest-paid celebrities, and we estimate that her income sat in the low seven figures annually over the last few decades of her life.

Madonna turns 60 today, and what better time to take a deeper look at some other numbers — the ones that have helped define her life and career to date. Here are a few facts in honor of the completion of her sixth decade.