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Friday, September 15, 2017
Stanton's weather-beaten face was a fixture on TV and in movies for more than a half-century. He became a cult hero in Repo Man and Paris, Texas — and he had a pretty good singing voice, too.
Monday, August 07, 2017
Wonder Woman continues to make progress at the box office in a summer dotted with hits and misses. While most movies stay in theaters for two weeks, Wonder Woman is still playing in more than 1,000 theaters after 10 weeks.
Thursday, July 27, 2017
June Foray voiced many cartoon characters but she was best known as the voice of Rocky the flying squirrel and Natasha Fatale in Rocky and His Friends, a TV series that ran from 1959 through 1964.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
The last TV and movie strike a decade ago cost Hollywood hundreds of millions of dollars and left a hole in viewers' schedules.
Thursday, April 06, 2017
The famed insult comic and showbiz veteran worked well into his 80s. In his prime, Hollywood elites like his friend Frank Sinatra considered it an honor to be roasted by Rickles.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Harward was offered the job to replace Michael Flynn, who was fired Monday by Trump. But Harward said no, reportedly because the job was too demanding to bring him out of retirement.
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Neil Gorsuch, the president's nominee to the Supreme Court, told Sen. Richard Blumenthal that Trump's put-downs of judges were "disheartening."
Saturday, February 04, 2017
Judge James L. Robart is an appointee of President George W. Bush who also noted last year that "black lives matter."
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
The star of Singin' in the Rain — as well as more than 50 other films — died just one day after her 60-year-old daughter, Carrie Fisher. Reynolds starred on Broadway, TV and even had a No. 1 single.
Friday, December 02, 2016
British character actor Andrew Sachs has died at age 86. He was best known as the waiter Manuel on the cult TV series, Fawlty Towers.
Friday, November 11, 2016
Cohen's songs are beloved by fellow musicians and by fans for whom the songs resonate with big themes: love, loss, isolation and sexuality. His best-known song may be "Hallelujah."
Saturday, August 06, 2016
We remember David Huddleston, the actor best known for his role as The Big Lebowski. He died this past week at the age of 85.
Saturday, July 30, 2016
Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Hollywood legend Garry Marshall died Tuesday at the age of 81. He was responsible for some of the biggest TV hits of the 1970s including The Odd Couple, Laverne & Shirley and Happy Days. He also made Julia Roberts a superstar with Pretty Woman.
Friday, July 08, 2016
"This police department trained in de-escalation far before cities across America did it," Mayor Mike Rawlings said on Friday after a deadly attack on the city's police officers.
Saturday, March 26, 2016
Read about the gender biases of your cell phone assistant, the ways politicians supported the Malheur militants, and how Europe's jihadists are different from their predecessors.
Thursday, February 04, 2016
Maurice White, the founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, has died at age 74. The horn-driven band was known for 1970s hits such as "Shining Star" and "September."
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
The Rock and Roll community has lost another musician. Glenn Frey, who was a founding member of The Eagles, died Monday in New York of complications from arthritis, colitis and pneumonia. He was 67.
Friday, August 28, 2015
#NPRreads is a weekly feature on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. On Fridays, we highlight some of the best stories.
This week, we bring you three ...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Boot Hill in Tombstone, Ariz., is the name given to an early frontier cemetery because many of the residents "died with their boots on." (This piece first aired on August 14, 2012 on Morning Edition.)