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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — NBC says Christopher Walken will play Captain Hook in the network's live version of "Peter Pan."NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt told a TV critics' meeting Sunday that the Oscar-winning actor will bring h ...more

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Bill Cosby could be returning to the network with a new comedy as soon as next summer.The series, described as a "classic, extended-family sitcom" with Cosby as the patriarch, is currently in the writing stage, NBC e ...more

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ENTIAT, Wash. (AP) — A wildfire burning on about 34 square miles of grass, brush and timber in central Washington did not grow on Saturday, but officials worry that storms forecast to arrive Sunday afternoon could cause explosive growth.Fire spo ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The monkey business is a good business to be in at the box office."Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" roared to $73 million on its opening weekend, one of the summer's best debuts, according to studio estimates Sunday. The 20th Cent ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Engineering design company Aecom Technology Corp. says it is buying URS Corp. for $4 billion in cash and stock, or about $56.31 per URS share.The price is 8 percent above URS's closing stock price Friday.The California- ...more

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REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A 27-year-old man who was allegedly at an illegal marijuana plot is suspected of starting a wildfire that has burned about 6 square miles of forested land in northern California.Freddie Alexander Smoke III was arrested Sat ...more

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ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — For the second day in a row, lightning has been blamed in the death of a visitor at Rocky Mountain National Park.Park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson says officials were notified late Saturday afternoon of f ...more

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CASTLETON, Va. (AP) — Conductor and composer Lorin Maazel has died at his home in Virginia while preparing for the annual Castleton Festival. He was 84.The festival says Maazel died Sunday at Castleton Farms in Rapphannock County from complicati ...more

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A commercial cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying food, science samples and new odor-resistant gym clothes for the resident crew.Orbital Sciences Corp. launched its Cygnus cap ...more

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CASTLETON FARMS, Va. (AP) — Music festival organization says conductor Lorin Maazel has died. ...more