Ted Robbins

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Harry Dean Stanton, A Supporting Actor Who Became A Star, Dies At 91

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.

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'Wonder Woman' Continues Hot Streak In Mediocre Summer For Hollywood

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.

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June Foray, Voice Of Rocky From 'The Bullwinkle Show,' Dies At 99

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.

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New TV Shows And Movies? They'll Stay In The Writer's Mind If There's A Strike

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.

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Comedian Don Rickles, Merciless 'Merchant Of Venom,' Dies At 90

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.

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Robert Harward Turns Down Job As National Security Adviser

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.

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Trump Slams Senator Who Revealed Gorsuch's Criticism Of Remarks On Judges

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."

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Who Is Judge James L. Robart And Why Did He Block Trump's Immigration Order?

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."

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Debbie Reynolds, Iconic Actress And Singer, Dies At 84

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.

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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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