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A$AP Rocky performs in front of a crowd of thousands at the Trillectro Music Festival, which was held at the Half Street Fairgrounds in Southeast D.C.

Using social media, Trillectro fest expects turnout of 10 grand

The Trillectro began as a delicately orchestrated social experiment by three young entrepreneurs, who primarily used social media and music to deliver the X factor. The daylong hip-hop meets electronic dance music (EDM) experience in D.C. has become one of the most talked-about music festivals on the East Coast.

** FILE ** Garth Brooks and his wife, Trisha Yearwood, greet fans outside the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tenn., before his induction into the hall in this 2012 file photo. (Invision via Associated Press)

Trisha Yearwood re-emerges twice as busy

- Associated Press

Once intent on scaling back her career to focus on family, country singer Trisha Yearwood now finds herself with two — platinum-selling musician with a new album on the way and emerging kitchen mogul.

** FILE ** This 2013 photo released by CBS shows Drew Carey, host of "The Price is Right," on the set in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/CBS, Cliff Lipson)

Longtime ‘SNL’ announcer Don Pardo dies at 96

- Associated Press

Few would recognize his face, but most would know his voice: that booming baritone that for nearly four decades would introduce the lineups on “Saturday Night Live.”

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India blocks film on Indira Gandhi assassination

Associated Press

India has blocked the release of a film on the assassination of former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, saying it glorifies her killers and could trigger violent protests.

Pittsburgh Steelers' LeGarrette Blount (27) is tackled by Philadelphia Eagles' Trent Cole (58) and others during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

Bell, Blount play after arrest, Steelers lose

- Associated Press

Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount played in a preseason game one day after they were arrested for marijuana possession.

Kansas told to turn over 'In Cold Blood' files

- Associated Press

A Kansas judge ordered the state Thursday to release more documents to people trying to write a book about the 1959 "In Cold Blood" murders.

This image released by The Weinstein Company shows Josh Brolin in a scene from, "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For." (AP Photo/The Weinstein Company)

Review: 'Sin City' dives back into a noir abyss

- Associated Press

After being clonked over the head in 1944's "Murder, My Sweet," Raymond Chandler's immortal private eye Philip Marlowe wryly narrated the experience of being knocked out: "A black pool opened up at my feet. I jumped in."

Nebraska State Fair opens Friday with new exhibits

- Associated Press

The Nebraska State Fair is going into its fifth year in Grand Island with a new exhibit hall featuring a 6,500-gallon aquarium, a shooting gallery and a hands-on exhibit about farming.

Evan Reed, center, stands with his attorneys Ben Goneck, left, and David Gorcyca during a preliminary hearing on a sexual assault charge Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Detroit. Reed, a Detroit Tigers minor league pitcher, is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a downtown Detroit hotel. He's charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Judge drops rape charge against ex-Tigers pitcher

- Associated Press

A judge on Thursday dismissed rape charges against former Detroit Tigers pitcher Evan Reed, saying the testimony of the woman who accused him wasn't credible and prosecutors failed to show that force or coercion took place.

SC film history on new Film Commission app

- Associated Press

The feature films "The Patriot," ''Forrest Gump" and "Cold Mountain" all have something in common - they were filmed in whole or in part in South Carolina. The same is true of lesser-known flicks such as "Swamp Thing," ''The Valley of Hate" and "Chain Gang."

This undated photo provided by the Philadelphia Police Department shows 21-year-old Christina Regusters. The trial of Regusters,  charged with abducting a kindergartner from her Philadelphia classroom and sexually assaulting her, is being delayed amid jury problems. (AP Photo/Philadelphia Police Department, File)

Torture anime banned at woman's kidnap-rape trial

- Associated Press

A young woman charged with abducting a 5-year-old Philadelphia girl from school and raping her had frequently viewed Japanese anime depicting sexual torture, prosecutors disclosed Thursday.

FILE - This March 14, 2013 file photo shows Rostam Batmanglij, of the band Vampire Weekend, in Austin, Texas. Batmanglij is making his Broadway debut alongside Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin and Tavi Gevinson. He has written five classical pieces for the play. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP, File)

Vampire Weekend member makes a Broadway play sing

- Associated Press

The music playing when you first file into the Cort Theatre to see "This Is Our Youth" is no mere canned, off-the-shelf tune. It's an original by a Grammy Award winner.

FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, file photo, actress Julianne Hough looks back for photographers at the premiere of the film "Let's Be Cops," in Los Angeles. "Dancing With the Stars" says two-time champion Hough is returning to the ballroom as a judge this season. She will preside alongside Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli. The new season launches Sept. 15 on ABC. (Photo by Chris PizzelloInvision/AP, File)

Julianne Hough dances back to 'Dancing' as judge

Associated Press

"Dancing With the Stars" says two-time champion Julianne Hough is returning to the ballroom as a judge this season. She will preside alongside Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli.