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Comedy Central’s ‘Too Many Stars’ means plenty of laughs

In this Feb. 28, 2015 file photo, Jon Stewart hosts Comedy Central's "Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs" at the Beacon Theatre in New York. The telethon airing Sunday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. EDT, will raise money for autism educational programs. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — You’re a bit late to bid on the chance to join John Oliver in robbing a wine store.

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Actor known for role as dim-witted boss on ‘Seinfeld’ dies

CINCINNATI (AP) — Daniel von Bargen, who played George Costanza’s dim-witted boss Mr. Kruger on “Seinfeld,” has died. He was 64.

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Prosecutors: No charges for NASCAR driver Kurt Busch

DOVER, Del. (AP) — NASCAR driver Kurt Busch will not face criminal charges over claims by his ex-girlfriend that he smashed her head into a bedroom wall and choked her, Delaware prosecutors said Thursday.

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Miles O’Brien’s life lesson cost his left arm

This March 7, 2014 file photo released by PBS shows PBS science correspondent Miles O'Brien during the taping of an interview for "PBS Newshour," A documentary, "Miles O'Brien: A Life Lost and Found," narrated by his friend, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, premieres on CNN next Tuesday, March 10, 2015.  The documentary covers O'Brien's emotional experience in recovering from arm amputation.  (AP Photo/PBS)

NEW YORK (AP) — For television science correspondent Miles O’Brien, seeing on film the aftermath of the fluke injury that resulted in the amputation of his left arm above the elbow proved more difficult than he had anticipated.

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Facebook exec, NBA team up to get men to ‘lean in’ for women

In this Dec. 16, 2014, file photo, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry goes in for a shot during an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies in Memphis, Tenn. Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg has enlisted NBA stars LeBron James, Curry and some of the basketball league's other top players to convince more men to join the fight for women's rights at home and at work. The players will deliver the message in public service announcements that will appear during NBA games shown on major TV networks over the next few months. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg has enlisted NBA stars LeBron James, Stephen Curry and some of the basketball league’s other top players to convince more men to join the fight for women’s rights at home and at work.

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