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Cannes to honor Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward


The 66th Cannes Film Festival will pay tribute to Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman, who starred in many films together, including ‘‘The Long, Hot Summer,’’ which won Newman a best actor award at the festival 55 years ago. Newman died in 2008. On Thursday, Cannes’ president, Gilles Jacob, announced the plans while standing beneath a photo of the married couple taken during filming of ‘‘A New Kind of Love’’ in 1963.

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“My heart is praying for the community that we call home.” — Willie Nelson, country music legend, on Twitter after a deadly fertilizer plant explosion rocked the town of West, Texas.

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