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'A Strange Loop’ makes history at Tonys; ‘Company’ wins 5

“A Strange Loop,” an irreverent, sexually frank work about Blackness and queerness took home the best new musical crown at the Tony Awards on Sunday, as voters celebrated Broadway’s most racially diverse season by choosing an envelope-pushing Black voice. Michael R. Jackson’s 2020 Pulitzer Prize drama winner is a theater meta-journey and also won for best book. Many of the night’s Tonys were spread over several productions. “A Strange Loop” beat “MJ,” a bio musical of the King of Pop’s biggest hits for the top prize, although that Jackson musical nabbed four Tony Awards

CBS News' Richard Schlesinger of '48 Hours' is retiring

Longtime CBS News correspondent Richard Schlesinger is retiring after nearly four decades at the network. He's a fixture on the newsmagazine “48 Hours” and also does stories for “CBS Sunday Morning.” The New York-based Schlesinger joined the network in 1984 in the Miami bureau and moved north three years later. He has covered a wide range of stories, including the fall of the Berlin wall. The amateur pilot went into cardiac arrest last year while walking near his home in Connecticut and has recovered. CBS News President Neeraj Khemlani praised Schlesinger for his writing and interviewing skills.

'Shine the light': Ariana DeBose talks hosting Tony Awards

Tony Award host and theater veteran Ariana DeBose says this year’s telecast will spread its arms wider to celebrate both Broadway’s stars and the unsung heroes like understudies and swings who kept shows open during the pandemic restart. The Oscar-winning and Tony-nominated actress was once an ensemble member and understudy on Broadway. DeBose will host the three-hour awards show Sunday, helping hand out the 26 competitive Tonys. She vows to “have a lot of fun.” DeBose is quite familiar with the massive Radio City Music Hall stage. She’s performed during three previous telecasts, including in “Summer,” “Motown the Musical” and “Bring It On: The Musical.”

WATCH: Summer and fall 2022 TV outlook

MADISON, Wis. -- TV premieres aren't just for the fall. There are more than 50 new and returning cable and streaming series to keep track of this summer. Jonathan…

Shakira and soccer star Gerard Piqué confirm split

Colombian pop star Shakira and her partner, Spanish soccer star Gerard Piqué, are splitting up. Shakira's public relations firm said Saturday in a statement quoting the pair that “we regret to confirm that we are separating. For the well-being of our children, who are our highest priority, we ask that you respect our privacy. Thank you for your understanding." The 45-year-old Shakira met the Barcelona defender while she was promoting her 2010 World Cup anthem “Waka Waka – Time for Africa.” The couple have two children. Rumors of the demise of the couple’s 11-year relationship have gripped Spanish media. Some reports said the 35-year-old Piqué had left the family’s home in Barcelona and was living by himself in the city.