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Obama 'Embarrassed' For Republicans Who Wrote Iran Letter

In two interviews, the president weighs in on controversies over the letter 47 Republicans wrote to the leaders of Iran and Hillary Clinton's use of a private email account.
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'Breaking Bad' Homeowner Tired Of Pizzas On The Roof

Walter White's house on Breaking Bad is a real home in Albuquerque, N.M. But it's having a problem that comes straight out of the television series — tourists have been throwing pizzas on the roof to replicate a popular scene in the show.
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3 French Athletes Die In Helicopter Crash While Filming Reality TV Show

France is mourning the loss of three athletes in a TV reality show — the second deadly incident in as many years. Many are left wondering if such shows go too far in their effort to boost ratings.
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New HBO Now Streaming Service Shows Consumer's Will Is King

HBO on Monday announced a new service presenting its shows online without a cable subscription. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says it also shows the power of consumers to bring change in a digital world.
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Apple's Partnership With HBO May Redefine Cable TV

Consumers will have to have an Apple device to subscribe to HBO Now, but then they can watch new and old HBO content on that device or their PC. It will cost $14.99 a month.
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Sam Simon, Co-Creator Of 'The Simpsons,' Dies At 59

Simon's previous experience as a writer and producer helped make the show a success. And the money Simon made from the animated sitcom allowed him to live much of his adult life as a philanthropist.
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'Better Call Saul' Breathes New Life Into 'Breaking Bad' Characters

The new show's co-creator says it became a writers' room joke on Breaking Bad that if something didn't fit it would go on the Saul Goodman show, or what is now AMC's Better Call Saul.
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Cyberpsychologist: Online, 'Every Contact Leaves A Trace'

Mary Aiken, who examines digital fingerprints to help solve crimes, is the real-life inspiration for the lead investigator on CSI: Cyber. She says she works where "humans and technology collide."
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'Kimmy Schmidt' Finds Optimism (And Jokes) In Dark Premise

The new Netflix comedy series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, co-created by Tina Fey and starring Ellie Kemper, offers a harrowing twist on the "small-town woman moves to the big city" story.
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BBC's 'Line Of Duty' Stars Play The Cops That Other Cops Detest

Line of Duty is the BBC's hit police drama about an anti-corruption unit. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with two of the stars, Vicky McClure and Martin Compston.

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