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Cokie Roberts, Longtime Political Journalist, Dies at 75

NEW YORK — Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians who grew up to cover the family business in Washington for ABC News and NPR over several decades, died Tuesday in Washington of complications from breast cancer. She was 75. "Cokie Roberts was a trailbla...
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Rocker Ric Ocasek, Frontman of the Cars, Dead at 75

NEW YORK — Ric Ocasek, The Cars frontman whose deadpan vocal delivery and lanky, sunglassed look defined a rock era with chart-topping hits like "Just What I Needed," was discovered dead Sunday afternoon in his...
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Lawyer: John Hinckley Interested in Music Industry Job

WASHINGTON — The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan is interested in getting a job in the music industry, possibly in California, his lawyer said at a court hearing in Washington on Tuesday. Hinckley lives under a set of 30 conditions Frie...
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New ‘It’ Film Portrays Painful True Chapter of LGBT History

BANGOR, Maine — Moviegoers from Maine who watch the film "It: Chapter Two" this weekend might recognize a scene that draws on a painful event from the state's history. "At the time I started writing 'It,' the Howard murder had just happened. It was fresh in...
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Valerie Harper, TV’s Rhoda, 80, Has Died

LOS ANGELES — Valerie Harper, who scored guffaws and stole hearts as Rhoda Morgenstern on back-to-back hit sitcoms in the 1970s, has died. She was 80. Longtime family friend Dan Watt confirmed Harper died Fr...
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In New Hulu Series, RZA Dives Deep Into the Wu-Tang ‘Saga’

BEVERLY HILLS — RZA could have created a Wu-Tang Clan biopic like the NWA-based "Straight Outta Compton" film, but felt the nine-member rap group needed more room to tell their story. That meant heading to television and finding the right actors to reenact the...
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