Sundance: ‘Passing’ star Tessa Thompson says her role ‘terrified me every day’

“Passing” premiered Saturday night at Sundance Film Festival. It stars Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga, and marks Rebecca Hall’s directorial debut.

      

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College basketball winners and losers: Duke finds its mettle; Florida gets big win; Kansas nosedives

Texas Tech and Missouri also secured important victories as college basketball teams jockeyed for position to close out the month.

      

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All the best movies we saw at Sundance Film Festival, ranked (including Edgar Wright’s ‘Sparks Brothers’)

The 2021 edition of Sundance Film Festival has gone virtual but isn’t skimping on the cool independent cinema. Here’s the best stuff we saw, ranked.

      

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Kelly Rowland, Gabby Barrett, Stassi Schroeder, more celebrities who welcomed babies in 2021

It’s a new year and there’s a whole new batch of celebrity babies being born. Let’s look at some of the stars who welcomed a new addition.

      

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20 states brace for winter weather as storm blamed for 2 deaths moves across the nation

A storm system that impacted California with heavy rainfall and historic snow is expected to dump 8 or more inches in the northeast.

      

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Rare snowy owl spotted in Central Park

A snowy owl was spotted in Manhattan’s Central Park for the first time in 130 years. Footage of the owl shows the raptor joined by a crow.

      

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Jhené Aiko says Grammy nomination was ‘bittersweet’ after learning uncle died from COVID-19

Jhené Aiko reflected on the exciting news of her Grammy nominations coming at the same time she learned her uncle had died of COVID-19.

      

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All the best movies we saw at Sundance Film Festival, ranked (including ‘Sesame Street’ doc ‘Street Gang’)

The 2021 edition of Sundance Film Festival has gone virtual but isn’t skimping on the cool independent cinema. Here’s the best stuff we saw, ranked.

      

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Fact check: Story about Pharaoh’s passport after death is true, but image of it is fake

The mummy of Ramesses II was required have a passport to be flown to Paris for restoration, but an image of the passport is not publicly available.

      

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Daytona International Speedway President Chip Wile expects 30,000 fans at Daytona 500

Daytona International Speedway President Chip Wile said Saturday he expects around 30,000 fans at next month’s Daytona 500.

      

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