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Duchovny among hosts for ‘Red Nose Day’ charity telecast

This April 2, 2015 photo released by NBC shows actor David Duchovny wearing a red clown nose to promote Red Nose Day, in Pasedena, Calif. NBC said Wednesday, May 20, that Duchovny, Jane Krakowski and Seth Meyers will each host an hour of Thursday's three-hour special. The fundraiser for children living in poverty is the first U.S. version of Britain's "Red Nose Day" event that has raised more than $1 billion in three decades. (Christopher Polk/NBC via AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC has a trio of hosts for its “Red Nose Day” charity telecast.

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New museum in John Wayne’s Iowa hometown celebrates his life

Tourists walk past an Andy Warhol print of John Wayne on display in the John Wayne Museum, Thursday, May 14, 2015, in Winterset, Iowa. Though Wayne moved to California at a young age, it’s a minor footnote for Winterset, a city of about 5,000 people. On Saturday, May 23, 2015, Winterset will help launch the official opening of the newly built museum celebrating Wayne’s life and career. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

WINTERSET, Iowa (AP) — Like many rural communities, the central Iowa city of Winterset has an idyllic town square, variety stores and a historic movie theater. But Winterset also has a unique claim to fame: It’s the birthplace of John Wayne, and a new museum opening here is celebrating the late actor’s life, career and local connections.

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UK Supreme Court approves pianist’s sexual abuse memoir

Concert pianist James Rhodes, right, and actor Benedict Cumberbatch leave the Supreme Court in London, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Britain’s Supreme Court has ruled that a pianist may publish a memoir detailing sexual abuse he suffered as a child, despite his ex-wife’s privacy concerns. His ex-wife had argued that their 12-year-old son suffers from a number of health issues and could be caused serious harm by the publication. Supported by his friend, the actor Benedict Cumberbatch, outside the court, he called the ruling “a victory for freedom of speech.” (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)    UNITED KINGDOM OUT       -     NO SALES     -     NO ARCHIVES

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Supreme Court has ruled that a pianist may publish a memoir detailing sexual abuse he suffered as a child, despite his ex-wife’s privacy concerns.

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If you can make it there: Acts try out for NY subway spots

Rebekah Butler, whose stage name is "Becka Jay," plays solo violin as she auditions for judges in Grand Central Terminal's Vanderbilt Hall in New York, Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Butler was among a group of about 70 potential subway performers seeking official permission to set up their acts on an underground platform or walkway to entertain New York city's commuters. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a rite of spring: performers auditioning for the privilege of doing their thing in grubby, noisy subway stations.

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Review: Morning-after minefield in ‘The Way We Get By’

In this image released by Polk PR, Thomas Sadoski, left, and Amanda Seyfried appear during a performance of Neil LaBute’s new play, "The Way We Get By", in New York. (Joan Marcus/ Polk PR via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Mining the comedy in an awkward morning-after situation between a hung-over young man and woman, who apparently fell into bed together after a wild wedding reception, would seem like a natural for acerbic playwright Neil LaBute.

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