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'Maverick' Star James Garner Dies

James Garner, the star of the hit TV series "Maverick" and "The Rockford Files," has died at the age of 86, celebrity website TMZ reported Sunday.

No cause of death was given.

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Lionel Ferbos, Oldest New Orleans Jazz Musician, Dies at 103

Legendary jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos, whose prolific career began with society bands that predated the Great Depression, died in New Orleans Saturday at the age of 103, U.S. media reported.

Reports said Ferbos was the oldest active jazz musician in a city where music luminaries of all ages make careers playing the Big Easy's iconic style of traditional jazz.

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UK Court Orders 'Glee' Name Change in Legal Row

Glum news for "Glee" — Britain's High Court ruled Friday that the musical TV show must change its name because it breaches the trademark of a chain of comedy clubs.

A judge told Twentieth Century Fox that it had to re-name the series in Britain, though the order won't take effect until an appeal has been heard.

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'Homeland' has Eye on 4th Year after Emmy Snub

Seeing "Homeland" lose out on an Emmy best-drama nomination after two consecutive nods was painful, series co-creator Alex Gansa said.

So was criticism directed at the spy drama's third season, he told a meeting Friday of TV critics, including some of those detractors.

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'Purge' Sequel Revisits Near-Future Nightmare

The gulf between rich and poor; America's culture of violence; freedom pushed to its extreme limits: "The Purge: Anarchy" may be primarily an action movie, but it broaches some highly political themes.

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Actor Morgan Freeman 'Cried' Seeing 1969 Moon Landing

American actor Morgan Freeman said Friday he became teary-eyed when he watched U.S. astronauts set foot on the Moon for the first time, 45 years ago.

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TV Show Puts 'Fast and Slow Lanes' on DC Sidewalk

Pedestrians along a short stretch of sidewalk in the U.S. capital are being confronted with a choice.

"No cellphones," says lettering on one side.

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Marvel Unveils Black Captain America

The new Captain America will be an African American.

Marvel Comics' chief creative officer Joe Quesada says superhero Sam "The Falcon" Wilson will take over as the patriotic Avenger in an upcoming installment of the long-running comic book series.

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Fincher's 'Gone Girl' to Open New York Film Fest

David Fincher's "Gone Girl" will make its world premiere as the opening night film at the 52nd New York Film Festival.

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced Thursday that the highly anticipated adaption of Gillian Flynn's best-selling novel will kick off the festival on September 26. The 20th Century Fox thriller, which stars Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, will premiere in theaters shortly after on October 3.

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Blues Legend Johnny Winter Dies at 70 in Zurich

Texas blues legend Johnny Winter emblazoned himself into the world's consciousness with his tattooed arms churning out lightning-fast guitar riffs and his striking long white hair flowing from under his cowboy hat.

His contrasting appearance and devotion to the blues pioneers of the 20th century turbo-charged a career in which he emulated and, ultimately, championed, his childhood hero Muddy Waters and other icons. Winters carved out a wide niche — and became an icon himself — starting in the late 1960s and 1970s with a sound that blues and country singer Tracy Nelson, prominent during the same era with her band Mother Earth, described as "Texas second generation."

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