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New AMC drama 'Turn': a Revolutionary War spy ring

In real life, George Washington didn't know he was going down in history any more than do the characters of "Turn," a new AMC drama about four young Americans who find themselves part of an espionage network destined to help the Continentals beat their British oppressors.

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'Parenthood' star Burkholder sheds light on autism

Max Burkholder strives to be a normal teen while working on the NBC drama "Parenthood." Burkholder's character, also named Max, isn't your typical teen. He has Asperger syndrome, a mild form of autism.

New Mexico clears way for Atari games dig

New Mexico environmental regulators said Thursday that they have granted approval for three companies to dig up an Alamogordo landfill in search of a rumored cache of what some deem the worst Atari video game of all time.

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Hasbro picks 5 'house rules' for new Monopoly set

No rent collection while in jail, double the dough for landing on Go and clean out Free Parking if your luck takes you there are among five made-up Monopoly rules Facebook fans voted in for future editions of the board game.

Dutch doubt where to return Crimean gold

A Dutch historical museum got more than the bronze swords, golden helmets and precious gems it bargained for when it organized an exhibition on ancient treasures from Ukraine: it also inherited a diplomatic mess.

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Hogan's return adds muscle to WrestleMania 30

Hulk Hogan will be hosting Sunday's WrestleMania 30 in New Orleans. However, Hogan might have a few hard fists left in the red-and-yellow tank.

Jennifer Lopez-backed company buys Fuse

The Jennifer Lopez-backed company that owns NUVOtv, an English-language cable entertainment network aimed at Latinos, has bought the Fuse music network.

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James Franco apologies for Instagram flirtation

James Franco has apologized for his Instagram flirtation with a 17-year-old.

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Letterman 'wrapping things up,' to retire in 2015

David Letterman's departure from the late-night realm won't just end an unmatched run on television. It also will close the book on an era reaching almost to the birth of TV.

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Movie Review: Johansson invites us into a baffling dream

To say that a movie feels like a dream is not automatically a positive statement. It all depends on the dream.

Book Review: New novel explores unsolved murder from 1876

"Frog Music" (Little, Brown and Co.), by Emma Donoghue

In 1876 in San Francisco, amid a heat wave and smallpox epidemic, an idiosyncratic frog-catching, pants-wearing, bicycle-riding woman is fatally shot through the window of a railroad boarding house.

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Movie Review: Aronofsky's 'Noah' is everything - except boring

What to make of Darren Aronofsky's "Noah"? Perhaps that's the wrong question. Indeed, what NOT to make of "Noah"? Because it is so many things.

Book Review: 'Love & War' is unlikely story of love and politics

"Love & War" (Blue Rider Press), by Mary Matalin and James Carville

"Love & War" is the unlikely love story of one of America's best-known power couples and how their marriage has survived despite their sharply different political views.

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Home Educators club offers ‘Gone with the Breeze’

The annual spring show for JC Home Educators Teen Club is “Gone with the Breeze.” This is the 14th year the group has performed a show.

A new year of series, specials for Animal Planet

On Thursday, Animal Planet will officially unleash for advertisers the channel's programming for the coming year. Its stable of stars will range from puppies and kitties to killer whales, endangered rhinos and a family of snow wolves.









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