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KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. â€" The National Park Service says a copper bust of aviation pioneer Orville Wright has been stolen from the Wright Brothers National Memorial in the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

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Dear Annie: I guess my question is more just about the state of my life. I went to great schools, played college sports, got married to a wonderful woman, and we have four terrific children. We live in a nice house.

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Dear Annie: I'm a 62-year-old woman. Twelve months ago, at my check up, my doctor recommended that I eliminate animal products from my diet due to high cholesterol and high blood pressure. It seemed like an insurmountable task, but my will to be healthy as I age is bigger than that! Now a ye…

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LOS ANGELES -- Robert Forster, the handsome and omnipresent character actor who got a career resurgence and Oscar nomination for playing bail bondsman Max Cherry in "Jackie Brown," died Friday. He was 78.

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LOS ANGELES -- A man driving Kevin Hart's vintage muscle car accelerated recklessly on a Southern California highway, causing the accident that left the comedian, driver and another passenger seriously injured, investigators said in a report released Thursday.

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LOS ANGELES -- Aaron Paul's character in the popular series "Breaking Bad" was supposed to get killed off at the end of the first season. But producers had a change of heart after witnessing the strong chemistry between his Jesse Pinkman character and Bryan Cranston's Walter White in a pilot.

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Dear Annie: I've been divorced for a long time. My ex-husband, "Joe," is living with "Sue." She is the one who broke us up. I don't care about that part anymore; she can have him. I'm upset because my granddaughter got married recently, and they gave Sue a corsage, too. When I saw them give …

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NEW YORK -- Two years after Matt Lauer was abruptly fired by NBC News for sexual misconduct, more questions are emerging about the former "Today" show host's behavior and whether bosses looked the other way at problems involving one of the network's biggest stars.

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Dear Annie: My boyfriend broke up with me pretty suddenly and over the phone right after spring semester ended. We haven't talked over the summer, and now that school started this fall, it's been pretty awkward. I still have feelings for him and a lot of questions. Since we haven't talked to…

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The Yeiser Art Center's annual Art Through The Lens photography exhibition returned this past weekend, bringing entries from around the region and world to the downtown gallery.

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NEW YORK -- Long before he was a music icon in skintight jeans, leather jacket and designer stubble, George Michael was something else -- awkward, chubby and insecure. He even went by the very unhip nickname Yog.

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NEW YORK -- Marlon James fantasy novel "Black Leopard, Red Wolf," Laila Lalami's immigrant tale "The Other Americans" and Jason Reynolds' neighborhood story "Look Both Ways" are among this year's finalists for the 70th annual National Book Awards.

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Dear Annie: We received a shocking message on our answering machine a few days ago. A woman called and identified herself as a possible daughter from an affair 35 years ago. Later, a woman left a message saying she was the mother. I have not been in contact with this woman for 31 years! Late…

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LOS ANGELES -- Rip Taylor, the madcap mustached comedian with a fondness for confetti-throwing who became a television game show mainstay in the 1970s, has died. He was 84.

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LOS ANGELES -- The filmmakers and studio behind "Joker" have reason to put on a happy face. Despite concerns over its violent themes and ramped up theater security, audiences flocked to the multiplex to check out the R-rated film this weekend resulting in a record October opening.

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ATLANTA -- Tyler Perry officially christened his massive new film studio Saturday, beaming as his fellow entertainment industry luminaries descended on Atlanta and strode a red carpet to his sprawling complex for an opening gala.

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LONDON -- Ginger Baker, the volatile and propulsive drummer for Cream and other bands who wielded blues power and jazz finesse and helped shatter boundaries of time, tempo and style in popular music, died Sunday at age 80, his family said.

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Dear Annie: My husband loves to talk. He's known for it. Friends who drive past our house and see him outside usually stop to talk to him, often for an hour at a time. He's one of those people who's "never met a stranger." Many times, I have seen him have long conversations with people he's …

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Dear Annie: When I see someone with all four knuckles on top of a fork, I thank my lucky stars for my mother and the many, many lessons she taught me in my 19 years with her. So, Annie, what is the proper way to grasp a fork? -- Thankful in the Bluegrass

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LAS VEGAS -- They may have been united by a love for country music, but the people gunned down two years ago at a Las Vegas concert will not be seen as equals when up to $800 million is paid out from a legal settlement.

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Dear Annie: For a long time now, my wife has had a habit of making our server choose what side dishes she is going to have. If there is a choice of wedding soup or creamy chicken and potato or broccoli or peas, my wife will often say to the server, "Surprise me." I think this puts pressure o…

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PARIS -- The United Nations' cultural agency UNESCO has appointed Mexican actress Yalitza Aparicio as its goodwill ambassador for indigenous peoples.

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Stephen and Tabitha King are ready for the next chapter for their Victorian mansion that stands behind a wrought iron gate festooned with winged creatures and spiderwebs.

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NEW YORK -- Ruby Rose says she went public about sustaining serious injuries while performing stunts on her new CW series "Batwoman" because she hated that by keeping it quiet, she was lying.

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Having played nearly every corner of the Earth in a nearly 50-year career, the rock band Kiss is taking its show to a new place -- under the sea, where they will perform for great white sharks and eight fans separated from them by a small submarine.

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Dear Annie: I'm the mother of six children, three girls and three boys. I've discovered something that is hurtful to me. At my daughters' homes, they have lots of photos of me and their dad and me alone or with them. But at my sons' homes, there are no photos of me or even me with one of the…

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Dear Annie: I have an abusive mother, and for many years I put myself in her path. Any time I opened up to someone about her behavior, I heard, "But she's your mum," or "She means well," or "You only have one mother," much like the letter writer "Chosen Family."

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MILAN -- A Botticelli portrait of a humanist poet that long hung in Madrid's El Prado Museum is being offered this week for sale during London's Frieze Masters art fair for $30 million. But a Spanish law on cultural treasures might create difficulties for a foreign buyer seeking to bring the…

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KYIV, Ukraine -- Ukraine's leader isn't just trying to charm U.S. President Donald Trump -- he's set his sights now on Tom Cruise, too.

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Dear Annie: I would like to tell "Distressed About Departing Dependent" to think about how she can best parent her adult child before caving and giving her money. At age 19, I married a man who spent any money we had and more. My parents didn't want to support his spending habits so they cut…

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For the amount of cursing, vulgarity and nudity in "Dolemite Is My Name," it might come as a surprise that it's actually a rather sweet and heartfelt film. "Dolemite" is not here to shock and scandalize. It's simply a loving, R-rated portrait of Rudy Ray Moore, a nobody who had the guts to b…