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Actor Rip Torn: died aged 88. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Screen and stage star Rip Torn has died at the age of 88. Torn made his reputation in the works of Tennessee Williams and played roles as diverse as (...)

A handcuffed Harvey Weinstein is led into criminal court in lower Manhattan for arraignment on Friday morning, May 25, 2018. Weinstein was arrested by detectives on Friday on charges that he raped one woman and forced another to perform oral sex, capping a lengthy inquiry into the avalanche of accusations against him that spawned a public reckoning, and, with it, the global #MeToo movement. (Hilary Swift/The New York Times) Rape charge: a handcuffed Harvey Weinstein is led into criminal court in lower Manhattan on Friday morning. Photograph: Hilary Swift/New York Times

The disgraced Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein has been charged with rape, a criminal sex act, sex abuse and sexual misconduct for alleged inc(...)

Zoe Kazan’s  abiding cultural memory of Ireland, where she shot What If with Daniel Radcliffe, is the National Wax Museum. Photograph: Tony Cenicola/The New York Times

Nothing can really prepare you for how disarmingly honest Zoe Kazan is. The grand-daughter of Hollywood legend Elia Kazan and, for 11 years and counti(...)

Writer-director-actor Warren Beatty in Los Angeles: “Rather than sit around and mourn the demise of the big screen and an audience of hundreds, we should be waiting for a revival of movies that are not sequels: a revival of the unknown.” Photograph: Emily Berl/New York Times

There’s a photograph of Warren Beatty that I’ve often wondered about. In it, Nancy Reagan is beaming like a star-struck teenager. Warren Beatty is bes(...)

St Elijah’s Monastery, one of the earliest Christian settlements, and the oldest in Iraq, near Mosul, in 2009. Isis has damaged or destroyed scores of historic sites and monuments as part of a campaign to eradicate remnants of cultures it considers anathema to its extremist vision of Islam. Photograph: Eros Hoagland/New York Times

Islamic State destroyed one of the oldest Christian sites in Iraq as part of its campaign against ancient sites in the country, according to satellite(...)