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French author Annie Ernaux leaves her home in Cergy-Pontoise, outside Paris, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. 2022's Nobel Prize in literature has been awarded to French author Annie Ernaux. The 82-year-old was cited for "the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory," the Nobel committee said. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

French writer Annie Ernaux awarded Nobel Prize in literature

- Associated Press

French author Annie Ernaux, who has fearlessly mined her own biography to explore life in France since the 1940s, won this year’s Nobel Prize in literature Thursday for work that illuminates murky corners of memory, family and society.

Marion Cotillard poses for photographers at the photo call for the film "Brother and Sister" at the 75th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 21, 2022. Oscar-winning actresses Marion Cotillard and Juliette Binoche, as well as other French stars of screen and music, filmed themselves chopping off locks of their hair in a video posted Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, in support of protesters in Iran. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File)

Oscar winners chop off their hair for protesters in Iran

Associated Press

Oscar-winning actors Marion Cotillard and Juliette Binoche, as well as other French stars of screen and music, filmed themselves chopping off locks of their hair in a video posted Wednesday in support of protesters in Iran.

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Judd sisters on mom Naomi, redemption, advocacy and grief

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The family of the late country music matriarch Naomi Judd is reflecting on her legacy ahead of an 11-city tour that will give fans a chance to say goodbye and rejoice in the music that became the soundtrack of their lives.