The pop megastar deleted all of her social-media accounts and her website Friday, sparking a frenzy.

FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2015 file photo, Taylor Swift performs during the "1989" world tour at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Swift earned six American Music Awards nominations announced Tuesday, Oct. 13, and if she wins everything she's up for the singer will become the most-honored female artist in the show's history. Swift was one of 10 nominees for artist of the year, and her “Blank Space” was nominated for song of the year. She was also nominated for collaboration of the year for her work on “Bad Blood” with Kendrick Lamar and her blockbuster “1989” is competing for album of the year. The awards show will be held from Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 22 at 8 p.m. EST on ABC. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

The production’s music director has kept Signature Theatre shows sharp since 1991.

Progressive buildings in a conservative Midwestern town

A couple of them even include Trump.

From the wires

French designer in costly dispute over Pitt-Jolie chateau

A French lighting designer has won a $600,000 court ruling in a dispute with Brad Pitt over a grandiose re-design of the chateau in Provence that he and Angelina Jolie shared.

Prize-winning Polish-US playwright Janusz Glowacki dies

Renowned Polish-U.S. playwright and screenwriter Janusz Glowacki, who won top prizes for his bitter, ironic analysis of the difficult lives of immigrants, died Saturday at 78.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Trump ousted the White House chief strategist, who has been a gift to political cartoonists.

August 19, 2017 | Oxygen investigates “The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway.”

Vladimir Voinovich’s novel “Monumental Propaganda” anticipated today’s debate.

Museum interactive devices could breed bacterial culture.

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Hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che were joined by Tina Fey for commentary on the violence in Charlottesville, as well as founding fathers George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.

Current events are suddenly a common theme in many exhibitions.

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Actress Tina Fey slammed President Trump for his reaction to violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville. This is not the first time Fey got political.

With “A Little Night Music,” Holly Twyford must sing “Send in the Clowns.”

For his first New Yorker cover ("Blowhard"), Baltimore-based artist David Plunkert delivers Trump satire after Charlottesville.

Captain America's creators debuted their new hero delivering a punch to Hitler in 1941.

Friday, August 18, 2017| Tiffany Haddish’s stand-up special airs on Showtime.

Choose up to 25 words to fill in as you like and define them; plus fake word origins

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A new generation of filmmakers is looking to its peers to bring unique sounds to the screen.

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Emil Ferris's debut “My Favorite Thing Is Monsters” and Rep. John Lewis's “March: Book 3" garner multiple Ignatz nominations.

The comedian’s rise from grim childhood to stage would make you cry — if she wasn’t so funny.

  • Perspective

President Trump shredded the last reasonable argument to preserve the Lee statue.

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