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Wise Words From Robin Roberts' Mom: 'Honey, Everybody's Got Something'

In her new memoir, Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts describes her "somethings" — being diagnosed with breast cancer and a rare blood disorder.
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Where Jokes Go To Die, And Other Observations From Comic John Oliver

According to Oliver, the White House Correspondents' Dinner is not a good room for comedy — but that wouldn't stop him from hosting. His new show, Last Week Tonight, premiers Sunday on HBO.
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Debbie Allen On 'Fame,' Stage And Men In Tights

Debbie Allen won Fame for playing an iconic dance teacher in film and television. Now, she's getting new fans for roles on shows like Grey's Anatomy. She talks about the highs and lows of her career.
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Snoopy, Garfield And Friends Go Bald For Kids With Cancer

Kids don't want to look different, especially if the reason they look different is because they've lost their hair to chemotherapy. If Hello Kitty's gone bald, too, maybe it won't feel so bad.
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On Television, More Transgender Characters Come Into Focus

Now that it's more common to see gay characters on TV, is the medium turning to transgender people for fresh stories? NPR's Neda Ulaby looks at TV's crop of transgender and "gender fluid" characters.
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Seth Meyers' 'Late Night' Challenge: What To Do With His Hands

Meyers left a dream job hosting Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update to take over Late Night from Jimmy Fallon. Meyers says not having a mic in hand — like he did in standup — took some adjusting.
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Networks Tell Supreme Court Aereo Steals Their Content

Broadcasters say the TV streaming company is violating copyright laws. The ruling will influence the future of television, and also affect technologies such as cloud computing.
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'Inside Amy Schumer,' Some Surprising Commentary

NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says Amy Schumer stands out by using her own sex appeal to challenge double standards about women — and, of course, she's funny.
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Supreme Court Case Could Change How You Watch TV

Aereo offers consumers in 11 cities a cheap way to watch local stations that deliver network TV shows. The networks contend that Aereo uses a gimmick to thwart the economic vitality of their business.
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High Court To Consider Political Lies, Future Of Broadcasting

The Supreme Court on Tuesday hears arguments in two high-profile cases that could affect video sharing on the Internet, and the telling of untruths in the political marketplace.

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