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Toys R Us pulls drug-dealer action figures from shelves

By Caroline Leal
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Culture | It’s a tug-of-war over toys. And it’s not the kids who are spatting—it’s the adults. Early last week, a Florida mom successfully petitioned Toys R Us…

Gotham

By Samuel James
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Television | Batman fans bemoaning the current gap between Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy and the upcoming Ben Affleck–powered Superman v Batman film will take…

Gracepoint

Gracepoint

By Megan Basham
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Television | The primary difference between the brilliant British series Broadchurch that aired on BBC America last year and the Americanized remake Gracepoint that premiered on…

Say goodbye to Saturday morning cartoons

By Caroline Leal
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Television | “That’s all, folks.” The trademark closing line from Porky Pig, the lovable cartoon character from Loony Tunes , might be ringing especially loudly in the…

The Cosby Show’s life lessons live on

By Caroline Leal
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Culture | The revolutionary sitcom that brought Americans together turns 30

Scorpion

Scorpion

By Sophia Lee
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Television | Team up a computer prodigy, a mechanical whiz, a Sherlock Holmes–like shrink, and a human calculator with the combined IQ of nearly 700—and you get a…

Joan Rivers and me

By Cal Thomas
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Obituary | We met by accident. How else could it have been with two people who are so different? Or are we? It was the early 1980s when a tabloid called me. They were…

A television program that promotes healing

By Cal Thomas
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Television | From 1948 to 1961, there was a show called This Is Your Life , hosted by Ralph Edwards. In it, an unsuspecting celebrity was lured to a place by a friend or…

Midday Roundup: Did a Utah judge just legalize polygamy?

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Cohabitation compromise. A Utah judge handed a resounding legal victory to the polyamorous family that stars in the TLC reality show Sister Wives . The Brown…

In with the old, out with the new at the Emmy’s

By Megan Basham
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Television | Recent research into U.S. television viewing habits has shown a growing enthusiasm for the medium. Younger viewers in particular say that fresh subject-matter…

Robin Williams remembered for manic comedy, insightful acting

By Lynde Langdon
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Obituary | Actor Robin Williams, whose blazing comic star exploded into Hollywood in the 1970s and burned bright for more than 35 years, died Monday in an apparent…

Chasing a spider with a blowtorch is not a good idea

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | A roundup of wacky news

 
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