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Review: ‘The Visit’ on Broadway is chillingly good

This image released by The O and M Company shows Chita Rivera, left, during a performance of "The Visit," in New York.  (Thom Kaine/The O and M Company via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Trust a John Kander-Fred Ebb musical to make the sunny color of vitality and youth positively menacing.

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American Indian actors walk off set of Adam Sandler movie

In this Sept. 6, 2014 file photo, actor Adam Sander smiles during a news conference for "Men, Women, and Children" at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. A group of American Indian actors have walked off the set of an Adam Sandler movie production following complaints over stereotypes and offensive names. Actor Loren Anthony told The Associated Press on Thursday, April 23, 2015, that he and eight others quit the production of the satirical western "The Ridiculous Six" after producers ignored their concerns about its portrayal of Apache culture.  (Hannah Yoon/The Canadian Press via AP, File)   MANDATORY CREDIT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A group of American Indian actors walked off the set of an Adam Sandler movie this week over complaints about stereotypes, offensive names and scenes they say disrespected Native American religious practices.

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Reports say Comcast plans to drop $45B Time Warner Cable bid

This Feb. 11, 2011 file photo shows the Comcast logo on one of the company's vehicles, in Pittsburgh. Wall Street appears increasingly convinced Comcast’s $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable is dead.  telling indicator is the gap between the value Comcast’s all-stock bid assigned to each Time Warner Cable share and Time Warner Cable stock’s current price. That was at its widest point yet Thursday, April 23, 2015, a signal that investors are giving just 20 to 30 percent odds that the deal will go through, said Nomura analyst Adam Ilkowitz. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is abandoning its $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable, according to media reports.

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Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans set the stage for a Civil War

In this April 11, 2015 photo, Chris Evans, left, and Robert Downey Jr. pose during a portrait session for "Avengers: Age of Ultron" at Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, Calif . (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — There’s a conflict brewing in “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” and it doesn’t involve megalomaniac robots. After reaching a peace with their structure and roles on the superhero fighting team, Tony Stark/Iron Man and Steve Rogers/Captain America have begun to clash ideologically.

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Edie Falco embraces uncertainty after ‘Nurse Jackie’

In this April 21, 2015 photo, actress Edie Falco poses for a portrait on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 in Los Angeles. Falco stars in "Nurse Jackie," as Jackie Peyton, an ER nurse addicted to prescription drugs, on the Showtime series (Sunday, 9 p.m. EDT). The final season finds Jackie attempting to piece her career and family back together after a relapse and DUI arrest. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In 2007, Edie Falco said goodbye to her critically acclaimed series “The Sopranos” in one of the most divisive, talked-about finales on television. As she prepares to bid farewell to her addiction dramedy “Nurse Jackie,” Falco isn’t feeling any pressure to deliver another controversial ending.

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