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Spanish language ‘Sabado Gigante’ ends 53-year run

FILE- In this photo taken on Feb. 3, 2012, Chilean born host of the Univision network variety show "Sabado Gigante," Mario Kreutzberger, popularly known as Don Francisco, poses on the set of his show in Miami. Univision announced Friday, April 17, 2017 that the the beloved  show “Sábado Gigante” will end on Sept. 19, 2015 after 53 years on the air. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

MIAMI (AP) — Television’s longest-running variety show is calling it a wrap after 53 years.

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Kristin Hannah says novel ‘The Nightingale’ is her favorite

This cover image released by St. Martins Press shows "The Nightingale," a novel by Kristin Hannah. (AP Photo/St. Martins Press)

NEW YORK (AP) — Kristin Hannah says her new novel, “The Nightingale,” is her favorite book she’s written.

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Hesitant witness, fuzzy video: Hurdles in ‘Suge’ Knight case

In this March 9, 2015 file photo, Marion "Suge" Knight, center, arrives in court for a hearing about evidence in his murder case, in Los Angeles. Knight will stand trial on murder and attempted-murder charges after the former rap music mogul struck two men with his pickup truck in January, killing one and seriously injuring the other. Superior Court Judge Ronald Coen made the ruling Thursday after concluding a hearing that focused heavily on testimony from Cle "Bone" Sloan, who was hit outside a Compton burger stand. The judge also reduced bail from $25 million to $10 million. (Kevork Djansezian/Pool Photo via AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On paper, the evidence in the murder case against Marion “Suge” Knight looks strong: Prosecutors have a surviving witness, video of the former rap music mogul running over two men and Knight’s history of violence and intimidation.

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Actress Kate Mulgrew breaks with her past in new memoir

In this Sept. 15, 2014 file photo, actress Kate Mulgrew attends the "Netflix" launch party in Paris, France. Mulgrew released "Born with Teeth: A Memoir," on April 14. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The biggest challenge for Kate Mulgrew in writing about giving up her daughter for adoption was getting beyond herself.

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Puppies Attack: Hugo Awards reflect sci-fi/fantasy divide

In this March 18, 2014 file photo, author and co-executive producer George R. R. Martin attends HBO's "Game of Thrones" fourth season premiere in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Call it the invasion of the Sad Puppies.

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