Books

Ibrahim Nasrallah wins Arabic book prize for dystopian novel

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Jordanian-Palestinian writer Ibrahim Nasrallah has won the International Prize for Arabic Fiction with a novel about humanity's capacity for savagery. "The Second War of the Dog" was named winner at a ceremony Tuesday in the Emirates capital, Abu Dhabi. Set in a dystopian future society, the book centers...

Movies

McConaughey fears March for Our Lives will get ‘hijacked’

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A month after speaking at the March for Our Lives in his hometown of Austin, Texas, Matthew McConaughey says he supports some gun control but fears the youth-led movement could be "hijacked" by those hoping to eliminate all guns in the United States. McConaughey spoke about his support for the marchers...

Television

‘Smallville’ actress granted bail in NXIVM case

NEW YORK (AP) — An actress best known for playing a young Superman's friend has been granted bail while fighting charges that she helped recruit women into a cult-like group. A federal judge in Brooklyn agreed Tuesday to release Allison Mack on $5 million bond and place her under home detention in California. She'll be...