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California Made in America show tunes up for day 2

Afrojack performs on stage during the Made In America Festival at Grand Park on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Los Angeles, Calif. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The second day of downtown Los Angeles’ inaugural outdoor music festival sizzled on Sunday as more than 37,000 concertgoers grooved to an eclectic mix of rock, hip-hop and electronic music under the blazing sun.

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Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

Concert goers leave the Made in America Festival after the grounds are evacuated due to thunderstorms on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Philadelphia. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning.

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Made in America music festival rocks Los Angeles

Big Daddy Kane performs on day one of the Budweiser Made in America Festival on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Philadelphia. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A group of sexy dancers backed Iggy Azalea as Rita Ora joined her on stage. Kendrick Lamar shared the spotlight with label-mate Schoolboy Q during his set. Afrojack got the crowd jumping, and Imagine Dragons closed out the evening.

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Springsteen picture book out in November

In this Thursday, May 8, 2014, file photo, Bruce Springsteen performs during the USC Shoah Foundation’s 20th anniversary Ambassadors for Humanity gala in Los Angeles. Springsteen is getting into the picture book business. “Outlaw Pete,” based on a ballad from Springsteen’s “Working on a Dream” album, will be published by Simon & Schuster on Nov. 4, 2014. The book will feature Springsteen’s lyrics and illustrations by Frank Caruso, Simon & Schuster announced Thursday, Aug. 28. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Boss is getting into the picture book business.

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B’way season features Sting, Jackman and Peter Pan

This photo provided by Sam Rudy Media Relations shows Michael Esper in a scene from the play, "The Last Ship," in Chicago. Sting, a 16-time Grammy Award winner and former lead singer of The Police, has written the music for “The Last Ship,” with a story by both "Red" playwright John Logan and "Next to Normal" writer Brian Yorkey. The musical is inspired by Sting's memories of growing up in a shipbuilding community in northeast England. (AP Photo/Sam Rudy Media Relations, Joan Marcus)

NEW YORK (AP) — The coming Broadway season has something for everyone — a musical by Sting, a magician-filled SUV, the incomparable Hugh Jackman, the equally regal Helen Mirren, a musical set in a funeral parlor and not one, but two Gyllenhaals. Here’s a look at some highlights of the 2014-15 season:

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