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Director of ‘Verite’ and ‘Hand to God’ discusses his methods

This May 4, 2014 file photo shows theater director Moritz von Stuelpnagel at the 29th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards at the NYU Skirball Center in New York. Von Stuelpnagel, the artistic director of the downtown Studio 42 company, is directing two works: "Verite," a thriller starring Anna Camp currently at Lincoln Center, and "Hand to God," a satire starring a sock puppet that’s coming to Broadway this month. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Not many theater directors have the range to do a play with a foul-mouthed hand puppet and then one with a whiff of film noir. Moritz Von Stuelpnagel can do both — in the same season.

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Brokaw memoir about his battle with cancer coming in May

In this Sept. 22, 2014 file photo, Tom Brokaw speaks at the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry annual dinner in Hershey, Pa. Brokaw, the former NBC anchor has a memoir coming out May 12, Random House announced Monday, March 2, 2015. The book is called “A Lucky Life Interrupted” and will draw upon a journal Brokaw began keeping in 2013 after learning he had multiple myeloma. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brokaw is sharing the news about his battle with cancer.

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Maxee Maxwell, member of girl group Brownstone, dies at 46

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Maxee Maxwell, a member of the 1990s girl group Brownstone — best known for the hit “If You Love Me” — has died after cutting herself in a fall at home, a representative said Monday.

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Pop channel bringing Daytime Emmys ceremony back to TV

In this June 22, 2014 file photo, Sheryl Underwood, left, and Sharon Osbourne present the award for outstanding lead actor in a drama series at the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards  in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Daytime Emmys ceremony is returning to television with a new home on the Pop channel. The National TV academy and Pop, formerly the TV Guide Network, made the announcement Monday, March 2, 2015. The ceremony will air live from a Warner Bros. studio soundstage. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Daytime Emmys ceremony is returning to television with a new home on the Pop channel.

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Veronica Roth working on new series; 1st book due in 2017

In this Saturday, March 8, 2014, file photo, Veronica Roth, author of the book, "Divergent," poses for a portrait in Beverly Hills, Calif. Roth is set to write a new two-book series, HarperCollins Children’s Books told The Associated Press on Monday, March 2, 2015. The books currently are untitled, with the first one expected in 2017. (Photo by Annie I. Bang /Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Veronica Roth fans can start the countdown.

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