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Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died....

Redford to college graduates: World needs you; be fearless

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) -- Two-time Academy Award winner Robert Redford is encouraging college graduates to be fearless in a world of challenges and to become collaborators with others and the environment to overcome life's daunting difficulties....

David Letterman drives into retirement with Indy 500 tribute

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- David Letterman has a new No. 1 on his personal Top Ten list of reasons he loves the Indianapolis 500....

Actress Anne Meara, wife of Jerry Stiller, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Actress and comedian Anne Meara, whose comic work with husband Jerry Stiller helped launch a 60-year career in film and TV, has died. She was 85....

John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994, but not without a struggle with mental illness that would make him a household name even more so than his achievements in mathematics....

Famed Detroit jazz trumpeter Marcus Belgrave dies at 78

DETROIT (AP) -- Marcus Belgrave, a jazz trumpeter who graced stages and studios with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Cocker and Motown artists galore, died Sunday. He was 78....

YouTube's 1st decade shows sharing free content pays off

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- YouTube's legacy extends beyond its pioneering role in the Internet's video revolution. The 10-year-old site provided a stage for exhibitionists, narcissists and activists to broadcast their opinions, show off their talents, expose abuses or just pass along their favorite clips of movies, TV shows, music, cute kittens and other interests....

Iconic filmmaker John Waters to receive honorary degree

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- When the Rhode Island School of Design offered iconic filmmaker John Waters an honorary degree, he was surprised. After all, he got thrown out of every school he ever went to....

After a decade online, YouTube is redefining celebrity

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It's a meet-and-greet worthy of an A-list star....

Q&A: Boston Pops maestro Keith Lockhart on music, tech

BOSTON (AP) -- Keith Lockhart was just 35 and a musical wunderkind when he took over as conductor of the Boston Pops in 1995....

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