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Leah Daughtry, left, CEO of the Democratic National Convention Committee, stands on stage with Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, right, Friday, July 22, 2016, at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. The convention is scheduled to convene on Monday. (AP Photo/Dake Kang)

Michelle Obama wears American designer Christian Siriano

- Associated Press

Michelle Obama, who ditched the boxy jackets and dowdy style of so many first ladies before her, addressed the Democratic National Convention in a custom, royal blue dress by designer Christian Siriano.

Mike Reno.  (Dave Kapp)

Loverboy's Mike Reno: 'Still Lovin' Every Minute of It'

Reagan-era rock anthems "Turn Me Loose," "The Kid Is Hot Tonight," "Hot Girls In Love," "Lovin' Every Minute of It," "Almost Paradise" and the megasmash "Workin' for the Weekend" helped Loverboy sell more than 10 million records worldwide. The band's latest midtempo ballad "Hurtin'," is an appropriate theme song for these troubled times. While on the road with fellow '80s rockers The Romantics and Rick Springfield, singer Mike Reno discussed music and his "magic" headband.

Chris Pine, from left, John Cho and Karl Urban arrive at the world premiere of "Star Trek Beyond" at the Embarcadero Marina Park South on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in San Diego. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Comic-Con celebrates 'Star Trek' 50th anniversary

"Star Trek" has lived long and prospered for an impressive half-century, a prime reason for Comic-Con 2016 to celebrate the iconic franchise's golden anniversary.

The chandelier, which plays an important part in the "The Phantom of the Opera," is rigged as part of the touring production at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.  (Cheryl Danehart)

'Phantom of the Opera': A work of heart

- The Washington Times

"I had a 'Phantom of the Opera' beach towel stapled to my ceiling when I was a little kid," the stage manager for the North American tour of "The Phantom of the Opera" said at the Kennedy Center, where the show is running through Aug. 20.

FILE - In this April 27, 2013 file photo, Michael Clemente, Executive Vice President of Fox News, is seen during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel, in Washington. Four days after the ouster of Roger Ailes as Fox News chief, two more executives at the network have been laid off. But the firing of Clemente and his top deputy, Peter Boyer, were not related to the sexual harassment allegations that forced Ailes out at the network that he started two decades ago, two executives said Monday, July 25, 2016, speaking on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to discuss personnel issues. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Fox News ousts 2 more executives

- Associated Press

Four days after the ouster of Roger Ailes as Fox News chief, two more executives at the network have been axed.

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2015 file photo, New York Liberty's Epiphanny Prince steals the ball from Connecticut Sun's Jasmine Thomas, back, during the second half of a WNBA basketball game in Uncasville, Conn. The WNBA and its players union have agreed to amend the collective bargaining agreement on fines for overseas play. According to emails obtained by The Associated Press, players will no longer be fined for missing time for overseas national team commitments if they notify their WNBA teams in advance. About a dozen players, including Epiphanny Prince, Natalie Achonwa, Shavonte Zellous and Allie Quigley, missed games last season and were subsequently fined. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

WNBA president on rescinded fines: We needed to move forward

- Associated Press

WNBA President Lisa Borders says she hopes that rescinding the fines the league imposed over black warmup shirts worn in solidarity for shooting victims will lead to a fresh start on social activism for the players and their union.