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Ted Robbins

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'Fawlty Towers' Actor Andrew Sachs Dies At 86

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.

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Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen Dies At 82

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."

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David Huddleston, The Real Big Lebowski, Dies At 85

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.

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#NPRreads: These 3 Stories Are A Real Catch

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.

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Hollywood Legend Garry Marshall Dies At 81

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.

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Dallas Has Been Called A Leader In Police Training, Transparency

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.

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#NPRreads: 3 Stories To Crack Open This Weekend

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.

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Maurice White, Founder Of Earth, Wind & Fire, Dies At 74

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."

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Co-Founder Of The Eagles Glenn Frey Dies At 67

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.

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#NPRreads: Middle East Air Quality, Lead Poisoning, And Jell-O

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 ...

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Arizona's Boot Hill Cemetery Filled With Victims Of The Wild West

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.)

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How To Hack Béarnaise, A Mother Of A French Sauce

Sunday, July 12, 2015

This summer, NPR is getting crafty in the kitchen. As part of Weekend Edition's Do Try This At Home series, chefs are sharing their cleverest hacks and tips — taking expensive, exhausting or intimidating recipes and tweaking them to work in any home kitchen.

This week: A stress-free way ...

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#NPRreads: Wisconsin's First Lady And Syria's Dueling 'Godfathers'

Friday, July 10, 2015

#NPRreads is a weekly feature on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers throughout our newsroom share pieces that have kept them reading. They share tidbits using the #NPRreads hashtag — and on Fridays, we highlight some of the best stories.

This week, ...

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Do Try This At Home: Hacking Chicken Sous Vide

Sunday, June 21, 2015

This summer, NPR is getting crafty in the kitchen. As part of Weekend Edition's Do Try This At Home series, top chefs are sharing their cleverest hacks and tips — taking expensive, exhausting or intimidating recipes and tweaking them to work in any home kitchen.

First up: making magically moist ...

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Stan Freberg, A Genius Of American Advertising, Dies

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Mad Men had nothing on Stan Freberg, a genius of American advertising. In the 1950s and '60s, he created countless memorable ads using pointed humor.

Freberg was one of the first to inject satire into commercials.

Here he appears off-screen, trying to persuade a snob to eat a prune:

"Has ...

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Some Deportees Return To Mexico But Their Stuff Stays In The U.S.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

A new report says thousands of people are being deported without their belongings, money or ID. And that's creating even more hardship for Mexican migrants when they return home.

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Terrible Video Game, Great Fundraiser: Meet Desert Bus For Hope

Saturday, November 22, 2014

What would you give to watch someone else play what's arguably the world's worst video game — for nearly a week?

It turns out, people have given millions, as part of a fundraiser called Desert Bus for Hope.

Desert Bus is the game in question. Sitting in a ...

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Gabby Giffords' SuperPAC Fights For Her Old House Seat

Sunday, October 05, 2014

Of all the issues in all the congressional races this fall, none may be more personal than gun violence in Arizona's 2nd District.

That's the seat Democrat Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords held until she resigned after being shot in the head three years ago.

Her then-district director, Ron Barber, was also ...

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Hope For Ebola Treatment Found In Survivors

Sunday, October 05, 2014

France's health ministry confirmed on Saturday the full recovery of a nurse who was treated for Ebola in a military hospital outside Paris. The patient was a volunteer nurse who traveled to Liberia to work with the charitable organization Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders).

"She received several experimental ...

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Dogged By Controversy, A Jewish Sect Is On The Move Again

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Members of Lev Tahor left Canada with trail of allegations of child abuse. Then leaders of the Guatemalan village where they settled asked them to leave. The sect is again looking for a new home.

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