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US man close running 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco man is one race away from completing seven marathons in seven days on seven continents.

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Jay and Mark Duplass’ ‘Togetherness’ explores brotherly love

This image released by HBO shows brothers Jay Duplass, left, and Mark Duplass on the set of "Togetherness," a series airing Sundays at 9:30 p.m. EST.  (AP Photo/HBO, Prashant Gupta)

NEW YORK (AP) — Steps have been taken to avoid any mix-up distinguishing the voices — Mark’s from Jay’s — when the tape is transcribed. But the Duplass brothers assure their interviewer that, whether they’re discussing their films or anything else, they don’t care which name is attached to a quote.

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Ad by special-effects master pits cats vs. dogs for a cause

In this image produced on Nov. 19, 2014, provided by the Lucy Foundation, cinematographer Sam Nicholson records quarterback Jack the dog in a scene in a fanciful Cats vs. Dogs football game scheduled to appear on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. It won't be part of the game broadcast but will be an alternative show dubbed the "Kitten Bowl" on the Hallmark Channel, three hours before the Super Bowl game on NBC. (AP Photo/Lucy Foundation, Betsy Martin)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From brain-devouring zombies in “The Walking Dead” to crime-scene bloodshed on “CSI,” special-effects wizard Sam Nicholson has delivered gore galore to television viewers. But he says nothing has personally affected him more than the commercial he made for Super Bowl Sunday.

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Tourists get knockout photo of Stallone atop ‘Rocky’ steps

In this Jan. 17, 2015, photo provided by Peter Rowe, Rowe, right, takes a selfie with friends Jacob Kerstan, left, Andrew Wright, third from left and actor Sylvester Stallone in Philadelphia. Rowe said the three friends had just finished racing up the staircase at the city's Museum of Art when they saw Stallone. Stallone made the steps famous in his first turn as fictional boxer Rocky Balboa, who used them as part of his training regimen. Thousands of people now visit the steps each year to re-create the run. (AP Photo/Peter Rowe)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A group of tourists who ran up the “Rocky” steps got a knockout photo at the top — a selfie with Rocky himself.

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Ice playground being built ahead of Alaska sculpture contest

Ice blocks are lined out for the Kids Park Maze as work begins on this year's Ice Alaska Ice Park in Fairbanks, Alaska Monday, Jan. 19, 2015 in preparation for the 2015 BP World Ice Art Championships. The park opens Feb. 23. (AP Photo/Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Eric Engman)

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Workers are building an ice playground in a city in Alaska’s interior, including a pirate ship slide made from 65 refrigerator-sized blocks of ice.

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