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Factual Error Opens CNN Star Sanjay Gupta To Scrutiny Over Dual Roles

Media critics are questioning Gupta's position as both a reporter and a doctor after he misidentified a surgery patient while in Nepal to cover April's deadly earthquake.
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Excellent: Harry Shearer To Return To 'The Simpsons' Cast

The man who provides the voice of Mr. Burns and many other characters had threatened to leave the show, which is heading into its 27th season.
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Cosby Admitted Giving Woman Quaaludes

The comedian testified in 2005 he got the sedative with the intent of giving it to women with whom he wanted to have sex.
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After Sketchy Science, Shark Week Promises To Turn Over A New Fin

Shark Week is here, and scientists are afraid. Not of the toothy swimmers — but of inaccuracies, bad science and the demonization of animals that aren't as ferocious as Discovery Channel has made out.
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REELZ TV Network Will Air Miss USA Pageant

After two TV networks, Univision and NBC, dropped broadcasts of Miss USA and Miss Universe – pageants which Trump co-owns – a different network will broadcast the programming, according to The AP
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Maria Leaves Sesame Street After 44 Years On The Block

Sonia Manzano's acting career began when she was in the original cast of Godspell – a musical which began as a student production on campus, according to the Associated Press.
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Sonia Manzano, Who Played Maria On 'Sesame Street,' To Retire

Maria from Sesame Street — aka actress Sonia Manzano — is retiring after more than 40 years. NPR reports on the Hispanic pioneer's impact on generations of children.
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NBC News Chief Anchor Lester Holt Wants To Make Each Story Count

After a scandal knocked out his predecessor Brian Williams, last week Lester Holt become the network's chief news anchor — the first African-American to do so at a broadcast network.
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From SCOTUS To The Confederate Flag, Cable Comedians Keep Tabs On The News

Critic David Bianculli says the commentary, questioning and ridicule of Jon Stewart, Larry Wilmore, John Oliver and Bill Maher help keep news outlets — and news-makers — honest.
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USA's 'Mr. Robot,' HBO's 'Ballers' Among Picks For Best Summer TV Series

A flood of some 120 series, both new and returning, are coming to TV sets this summer. So, how to choose which ones to binge-watch by the pool? Our TV critic picks his four favorite new shows.

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