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Actress Debbie Reynolds Dies 1 Day After Daughter Carrie Fisher's Death

AP | Dec. 28, 2016 5:20 p.m.

Her son, Todd Fisher, said Reynolds died Wednesday, a day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher, who was 60.

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Zsa Zsa Gabor, An Icon Of Camp, Glitz And Glam, Dies At 99

NPR | Dec. 19, 2016 4:19 p.m.

The screen siren was probably most responsible for the notion of "famous for being famous." NPR's Neda Ulaby looks back at Gabor's contributions to pop culture and to our ideas about celebrity.

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Not My Job: We Quiz Sen. Bernie Sanders On KFC's Colonel Sanders

NPR | Dec. 11, 2016 9:07 a.m.

This week, we welcome the world's foremost Larry David impersonator (and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate) onto the show.

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Long Unseen By Readers, H.G. Wells Ghost Story Finally Debuts In Print

NPR | Nov. 27, 2016 6:38 a.m.

The Strand Magazine is publishing the story, which languished unread for decades. The magazine's managing editor says it was Wells' "indecipherable" handwriting that gave the story away.

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On His Latest Album, Common's Political Commentary Gets Personal

NPR | Nov. 4, 2016 4:41 a.m.

"I want my life to be fulfilled in a way where people will say, 'This dude inspired people. He was a good father. He just was a nice person,'" the rapper says. Black America Again is out today.

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'Good Girls Revolt' Takes On Gender Bias In The Newsroom

NPR | Oct. 27, 2016 4:25 a.m.

Amazon's new series Good Girls Revolt, set in 1969, was inspired by a landmark gender bias case at Newsweek. Showrunners also hired women at every level of the cast and crew — a Hollywood rarity.

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Run The Jewels Announces New Album, Shares 'Talk To Me'

NPR | Oct. 24, 2016 8:02 a.m.

The hip-hop duo announces RTJ3 with a single from Adult Swim.

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Hear Neil Young's New Anti-Pipeline Protest Song

NPR | Sept. 20, 2016 6:38 a.m.

Young's latest single, "Indian Givers," takes on the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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Playwright Edward Albee, Who Changed And Challenged Audiences, Dies At 88

NPR | Sept. 17, 2016 6:38 a.m.

"All art should be useful," Albee said. "If it's merely decorative, it's a waste of time." The Pulitzer-winning playwright of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? died Friday following a short illness.

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Listen: 'The Four Top' Presented By OPB

OPB | Sept. 12, 2016 4:45 p.m.

Savor the conversation. Every other Monday, a roundtable of culinary media insiders discuss today’s hot-button topics in food and beverage culture. Hosted by Katherine Cole.