• In this Sept. 14, 2015, file photo, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Marilynne Robinson visits the State Library of Iowa in the Ola Babcock Miller Building in Des Moines, Iowa. On Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, Dayton Literary Peace Prize organizers announced Robinson as the recipient of the annual Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award, to be presented at a Nov. 20, 2016, ceremony in Dayton, Ohio. The lifetime achievement award celebrates the power of literature to foster peace, social justice and global understanding. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

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  • Members of the "Final Five" Rio Olympics gold medal-winning U.S. Gymnastics team visit backstage with the cast of "Hamilton" after attending the performance at the Richard Rogers Theatre on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

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  • Athletes pose for picture with performers during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

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  • This Aug. 22, 2016 photo released by CBS shows comedian Amy Schumer, left, with host Stephen Colbert on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," in New York. Schumer says she was hospitalized this summer with bronchitis in Hawaii while shooting a film with Goldie Hawn. As a guest on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert,” Schumer said she had difficulty speaking, was bedridden and coughed so much that she fractured some ribs.  (Timothy Kuratek/CBS via AP)

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    NEW YORK (AP) — A visit to Hawaii for most people is relaxing and fun — but not for Amy Schumer.

  • Minnesota Wild change goal song to Prince’s ‘Let’s Go Crazy’

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild will celebrate their goals with Prince’s song “Let’s Go Crazy” this season.

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  • This image released by TBS shows Wyatt Cenac in a scene from "People of Earth," premiering on Oct. 31. (Jan Thijs/TBS via AP)

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  • This image released by Roadside Attractions shows Tika Sumpter, left, and Parker Sawyers in a scene from "Southside With You." (Matt Dinerstein/Miramax and Roadside Attractions via AP)

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