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As Frank Sinatra Jr. hits Wolf Trap on Wednesday, WTOP ranks his father’s best songs.

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    NEW YORK (AP) — Score one for Stephen Colbert. Jeb Bush, a scheduled guest on Colbert’s first night hosting CBS’ “The Late Show” on Tuesday, recently sent a letter to potential supporters raffling off a…

  • Federal Sony data breach lawsuit settled, lawyer says

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Sony Pictures Entertainment employees whose personal information was posted online last year after a massive data breach have reached a settlement in a proposed class action lawsuit, their attorneys said…

  • Dean Jones, boyish Disney star, dies at 84

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dean Jones, whose boyish good looks and all-American manner made him Disney’s favorite young actor for such lighthearted films as “That Darn Cat!” and “The Love Bug,” has died of Parkinson’s…

  • Sony, back in the crosshairs, defends ‘Concussion’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly a year after the devastating hacking attack that leaked thousands of emails, Sony Pictures Entertainment again finds itself trying to justify its own inner dealings, this time over the upcoming…

  • Director defends Taylor Swift’s music video of whitewashing

    NEW YORK (AP) — The director of Taylor Swift’s new music video is defending the singer after some claimed she whitewashed her video based in Africa. Joseph Kahn said that the video for “Wildest Dreams”…

  • Emails show nuances to ‘Concussion’ controversy, NFL fears

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leaked emails about the fact-based football drama “Concussion” paint a complicated picture of the internal dealings between Sony executives, lawyers, external consultants and filmmaker Peter Landesman in the early stages of…

  • 3 new comics added to ‘Daily Show’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Anticipating its relaunch with Trevor Noah as host later this month, Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” has added three new comics to its rotating cast of correspondents. Ronny Chieng, who has…

  • Hulu launches $12 ad-free streaming service

    SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Video-streaming company Hulu is introducing an ad-free version of its subscription service for $4 extra a month as competition for streaming customers heats up. The service with ads costs $8…

  • Review: Gibney presents Steve Jobs’ darker side in new docu

    Was Steve Jobs a brilliant visionary whose singular mind, capable of blending art, technology and commerce as never before, inspired the world to “think different” and changed the way we live? Or was he a…

  • NBC to celebrate NASCAR’s history at Darlington Raceway

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The return of the Southern 500 to Labor Day weekend will be marked by a throwback celebration at Darlington Raceway that will include everything from the retro paint schemes on the…

  • Peak cinema: ‘Everest’ kicks off Venice Film Festival

    VENICE, Italy (AP) — Jake Gyllenhaal and Jason Clarke lead the cast but the mountain is the star of “Everest,” a high-altitude thriller that opened the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday. Based on real events,…

  • Rapper Kevin Gates accused of kicking woman during show

    LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Rapper Kevin Gates is facing a battery charge in Florida after authorities say he kicked a woman during a performance. Lakeland police on Tuesday filed the charge against Gates — whose…

  • California man recounts tackling gunman on Paris-bound train

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of three Americans who foiled an attack on a Paris-bound train said he and his friends did whatever they could to disarm the gunman. Anthony Sadler said in an interview…

  • Nicky Jam leads nominees for new Latin American Music Awards

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Latin urban singer Nicky Jam leads the nominees for the first Latin American Music Awards with six nominations. The fan-voted awards show, to air Oct. 8 from Hollywood, California, on Telemundo…

  • 2015 Venice Film Festival

    WASHINGTON — The 72nd edition of the Venice Film Festival runs from Sept. 2 through Sept. 12.

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