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Mandatory Credit: Photo by ALEJANDRO GARCIA/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock (9663496a) Junot Diaz Writer Junot Diaz withdraws from Sydney Writers' Festival after sexual harassment allegations, Barcelona, Spain - 03 May 2013 (FILE) - Dominican-US writer Junot Diaz poses during the presentation of his third book, a short story collection entitled 'This is How You Lose Her' in Barcelona, Spain, 03 May 2013 (reissued 05 May 2018). According to media reports citing a statement, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz withdrew from taking part in the Sydney Writers' Festival (SWF) after sexual harassment allegations.

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Junot Diaz is cleared in MIT investigation

Pulitzer-winning professor Junot Diaz has been cleared to return to teach this fall, a significant development in a contentious #MeToo case that has drawn national attention.

Beyonce performed at a Get Out the Vote concert in Cleveland Saturday.

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When Beyonce called, ‘Jagged Little Pill’ choreographer left Cambridge for Paris

Celebrated choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui missed a few previews of the ART production to work with Queen Bey on her new video.

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Amanda Palmer and Neil Gaiman lead Coney Island’s Mermaid Parade

The Dresden Dolls frontwoman and her author husband brought their 2-year-old son along.

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Provincetown Film Festival honors Molly Shannon, Sean Baker, and Chloë Grace Moretz

Moretz said she loved her first visit to P-Town so much that she was making plans to return in a month. “[Expletive] Hawaii; it’s all about P-Town.”

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In interview with Oprah, Tom Brady praises impact of players kneeling during the anthem

The QB says the protests resulted in “a lot of good, healthy conversations” in the Patriots locker room.

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Natalie Portman calls Harvard pal Jared Kushner ‘a supervillain’

The actress admitted that she was once friendly with Jared Kushner. Key word: “was.”

04heard caption: Boston-based singer and songwriter Sarah Borges has a new album,

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New Fenway music series pairs a baseball game and a band

What’s more American than a ballgame and some live music? How about a good two-for-one bargain?

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Amy Poehler is not interested in your Q&A

The “Parks and Rec” star used a lighthearted Q&A in the “Hollywood Reporter” to draw attention to some heavy political issues.

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 09: Model Gisele Bundchen speaks onstage during David Lynch Foundation Hosts “Women of Vision Awards” at 583 Park Avenue on May 9, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for David Lynch Foundation)

Gisele Bündchen apologizes on Twitter following Vogue statements

Gisele Bündchen apologized Thursday for statements she made during an interview with Vogue magazine.

Alice Marie Johnson (left, with daughter Katina Marie Scales) was freed from federal prison by President Trump after an appeal from Kim Kardashian West.

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Kim Kardashian West and woman Trump freed say they won’t stop now

Kardashian West and Alice Marie Johnson will continue advocating for people serving long sentences for non-violent drug offenses.

Karan Marwah releases “Brown Boy” on streaming platforms Friday.

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Outside-the-box thinking, singing from Northeastern grad Karan Marwah

The R&B/soul artist releases “Brown Boy,” the second half of an ambitious, self-produced duology, on streaming platforms Friday.

Drake got the ‘Degrassi’ crew together for a reunion in his new music video, and millennials are freaking out

What do the cast from ‘‘Degrassi: The Next Generation’’ look like now? Drake, who played Jimmy Brooks on the show, got his former co-workers together in the video for “I’m Upset.”

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New chief curator for Harvard Art Museums

Soyoung Lee, who currently serves as curator in Asian art at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, assumes her Harvard post in September.

Gisele Bundchen.

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Gisele Bundchen reveals how Tom Brady proposed to her

When Tom Brady got down on his knees to propose to Gisele Bundchen, she yelled at him to get back up.

MIT professor Neri Oxman

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MIT professor Neri Oxman may have moved on from Brad Pitt

The architect/designer who teaches at the MIT Media Lab is apparently spending time with a billionaire hedge fund manager.

Cyrus Jones (left) and Malcolm Mitchell at the MFA’s annual Summer Party.

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Patriots players are artfully attired at MFA’s Summer Party

Cyrus Jones and Malcolm Mitchell were among those looking sharp at the soiree.

Tom Brady and Oprah Winfrey

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Tom Brady’s interview with Oprah airs this weekend

What did he say during their sit-down for “SuperSoul Sunday”?

Rudy Giuliani

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Rudy Giuliani accused of affair with married N.H. hospital administrator

A report says the former New York mayor’s relationship with Maria Rose Ryan began before Giuliani’s third wife filed for divorce in April.

Kyrie Irving

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Kyrie Irving ‘had a great time’ his first year in Boston

The Celtics guard is hyping his upcoming movie, “Uncle Drew,” but took time to talk about the trade that brought him to Boston, and the city’s reputation.

From left: Erin Bradley, BHCHP patient William Conley, Shannon Wright, Lakyn Holt, and Kelli Pedroia.

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Sox spouses go to bat for Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

They stopped by BHCHP on Albany Street to take a tour and prep for the “Sox for Socks” event at Fenway June 22-24.

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NBC10 hires news director

Ben Dobson is not unfamiliar with Boston.

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John Krasinski flexes his CIA muscles in ‘Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan’ trailer

The Newton native will take on the iconic role.

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 22: Actor Matt Damon arrives at the premiere of Paramount Pictures'

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‘Ocean’s 8’ director explains why Matt Damon’s cameo was cut

Gary Ross says the Cambridge native wasn’t the only “Ocean’s” star whose appearance was left on the cutting room floor.

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 09: Author Eddie Muller speaks onstage at the screening of ‘The Unfaithful’ during the 2017 TCM Classic Film Festival on April 9, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. 26657_004 (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for TCM)

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‘Noir City’ festival is a hit at the Brattle

The weekend’s sold-out screenings attracted Brattle regulars and devoted TCM viewers from far and wide.

Amy Schumer and her husband, Chris Fischer, on the red carpet Sunday at the 2018 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York.

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Local faces abound at Tony Awards

Walking the red carpet at Radio City Music Hall was Martha’s Vineyard chef Chris Fischer, who accompanied his wife, Amy Schumer, nominated for her role in “Meteor Shower.”

Director John Waters at the Provincetown International Film Festival Saturday, June 21, 2014. (Vincent DeWitt for the Boston Globe)

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How the Globe ruined a John Waters party tradition in P-Town

In discussing the Provincetown International Film Festival the director said that a Globe story led to him cancelling a private celebration.

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Are Danny Amendola and Olivia Culpo back together?

TMZ published photos of the pair looking cozy, reportedly from a wedding this past weekend.

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Fuller Craft Museum picks new director

Jonathan Fairbanks’s successor comes from within.

Tony Goldwyn and Anita Hill at Brandeis University.

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Anita Hill and Tony Goldwyn talk activism in Hollywood at Brandeis University

“I didn’t have a hashtag,” Hill said, when comparing her highly public experience with workplace harassment to today’s #MeToo and Time’s Up movements.

Actor, writer, and comedian Mindy Kaling spoke Sunday during Dartmouth College’s commencement.

Mindy Kaling jokes about Trump, toilet plungers at Dartmouth

In her commencement address, Kaling suggested the president may have ‘‘tweeted us into war’’ with Wakanda, the fictional country from ‘‘Black Panther.’’

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: Actors Michael Polish and Kate Bosworth attend GUESS Celebrates New York Fashion Week: On the Road to Nashville at Center 548 on February 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for GUESS)

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Kate Bosworth’s new project? Launching an arts school

And the Montana Institute of the Arts is already accepting applications.

Former heavyweight champ Evander Holyfield and guests Kate Sherrer (left) and Jen Tutak at the David Yurman jewelry boutique at Copley Place.

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For Evander Holyfield, it’s a ring of a different kind at fund-raiser

The former heavyweight champion looked in fighting trim at the David Yurman jewelry boutique at Copley Place for a shopping event benefiting the Holyfield Foundation.

Boston, MA -- 9/3/2017 - Actress and Medford native Maria Menounos throws out the first pitch before the start of the game between the Red Sox and Blue Jays during the first inning at Fenway Park. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: Red Sox-Blue Jays Reporter:

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Medford native Maria Menounos turns 40, exactly one year after brain surgery

“Today, one year later I know I not only survived, I thrived,” she wrote on Instagram.

Daniel Theis with students at the Beebe School in Malden.

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School visit works out for C’s Theis and Malden students

The forward was on the DL for the playoffs, but he made it to Malden Wednesday for a pep rally for students at the Beebe School.

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 12: Jeff Glor attends The Hollywood Reporter's Most Powerful People In Media 2018 at The Pool on April 12, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)

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Is CBS about to remove Jeff Glor as ‘Evening News’ anchor?

Just six months after landing in the chair once occupied by Walter Cronkite and Dan Rather (and Katie Couric and Scott Pelley), Glor may be pushed out because of lackluster ratings.

Actor Matt Damon attends the world premiere of

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Matt Damon’s cameo was cut from ‘Ocean’s 8’

The Cambridge native’s promised appearance in the film is nowhere to be found.

Ellie Fund Executive Director Gail Fine (left) with Paula Faris and Matthew Slater.

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Pats’ Matthew Slater suits up for Ellie Fund-Ch. 5 fashion show

The event at the Fairmont Copley Plaza raised over $230,000 to benefit the Ellie Fund’s mission to provide services to breast cancer patients and their families.

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What would you pay for an AFC Championship ring that belonged to a Patriots eighth-round pick?

The AFC Championship ring that Sam Gash received as a member of the 1996 Patriots team that lost to the Green Bay Packers in the Super Bowl is being auctioned off.

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Boston Review editors resigning in protest of decision to retain Junot Diaz

The poetry editors disagreed with the decision to keep the Pulitzer Prize winner on despite sexual misconduct allegations.

This combination of photos shows Lady Gaga, left, at a premiere for “Gaga: Five Foot Two” at the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto on Sept. 8, 2017 and Bradley Cooper at the Warner Bros. presentation at CinemaCon 2018, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on April 24, 2018. Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper sing in the first trailer for the upcoming remake of the 1937 film “A Star Is Born.” (Invision/AP)

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‘A Star Is Born’ trailer is released. Could the third remake be a charm?

The movie stars Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga.

Chantel Jeffries at the Cannes Film Festival in May.

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Kyrie Irving spotted out with DJ Chantel Jeffries

The pair were previously linked in 2016.

Fred Rogers (left) with Francois Clemmons on “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood.”

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‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor’ director talks about Mr. Rogers

Morgan Neville, who won an Oscar for “20 Feet From Stardom,” says the children’s TV host’s “superpower was his penetrating emotional honesty.”

Tonya Mezrich (center) at Party in the Park.

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NESN rolls out ‘Boston’s Red Carpet With Tonya Mezrich’

“Boston’s Red Carpet with Tonya Mezrich,” will be an occasional, half-hour E!-style show whose focus will be on the fancy folks who attend the city’s glamorous charity events.

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Literary journal retains Junot Diaz as fiction editor despite allegations of sexual misconduct

Boston Review says the allegations don’t have “the kind of severity” that spurred the #MeToo movement.

Actress Jennifer Lawrence

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Supporters of Maine’s Question 1 get the endorsement of Jennifer Lawrence

The Oscar winner recorded a video urging passage of the referendum, which would keep ranked-choice voting for state elections.

Shin Lim on “America’s Got Talent”

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Presto! Waltham magician turning heads on ‘America’s Got Talent’

Shin Lim is making a believer of host Tyra Banks.

Gisele Bundchen with a copy of “Drawdown,” a book on reversing global warming.

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With Tom Brady back on the field, Gisele Bundchen heads to Costa Rica

The supermodel is among a few environmentally-conscious VIPs gathering this week for what’s being billed as a sustainable fashion and lifestyle summit.

Sendhil Ramamurthy of “Reverie.”

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Sendhil Ramamurthy talks Tufts, tennis, TV, and ‘Reverie’

The actor stars in the NBC series, which explores what happens when people have the ability to live their dreams.

David Kaplan and TENN Award recipient Amanda Plummer.

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Amanda Plummer feted in Provincetown

The actress received an award from Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival.

Miss America 1948 Bea Waring, who lives in Rockport, and the runners-up.

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Oldest living Miss America endorses decision to drop swimsuit competition

Bea Waring, who lives in Rockport, says the pageant is “evolving.”