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After Nearly 60 Years, the Muscular Dystrophy Association Is Ending Telethons

Long hosted by Jerry Lewis, the annual Labor Day weekend events raised nearly $2 billion and featured acts by Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, John Lennon and many others.
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'Curvy Brides' Debuts Friday On TLC

Sisters Yukia Walker and Yuneisia Harris are co-owners of Curvaceous Couture, an upscale bridal salon in Columbia, Md., that caters to plus-size brides. That clientele is often overlooked.
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Months After Scandal, Will Brian Williams Return To NBC News?

The professional fate of Brian Williams remains up in the air after a scandal led to his six-month suspension as chief anchor of NBC News. What path could lead him back to the anchor's chair?
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Louis C.K. On Life And Stand-Up: 'I Live In Service For My Kids'

The star of the FX series Louie talks about the pain of his first-ever open mic experience and the "massive gift" of taking care of others before himself.
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Successful Superhero TV Shows Go Beyond Superpowers

Superheroes are big on TV, but why do some shows work and others fail? It's not about the costumes or the special effects.
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Jenner: 'For All Intents And Purposes, I Am A Woman'

In an interview with Diane Sawyer on ABC's "20/20", the former gold-medal-winning Olympic decathlete described a struggle with gender identity that began in childhood.
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A Look At 'Blackbird,' The First Film On The New 'Black Netflix'

The Urban Movie Channel, created by BET founder Robert L. Johnson, is being touted as the black Netflix. Its first original movie, Blackbird, is about a gay interracial romance in the Deep South.
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Dr. Oz Responds To Criticism On His Show

Dr. Oz is in the spotlight after a number of doctors signed an open letter to Columbia University asking that it revoke his faculty position. On his show Thursday, Dr. Oz addressed his critics.
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'Last Man' Will Forte On Beards, Comedy And Bruce Dern's Acting Advice

Forte tells Fresh Air about landing a job on Saturday Night Live and learning on the set of Nebraska that acting is "all about commitment."
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In Its Season Finale, 'Fresh Off The Boat' Is Still Wrestling With Authenticity

Its fiercest critic, Eddie Huang, whose memoir inspired the show, says his life isn't recognizable in it. What's "real" or not is up for debate.

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