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Billy Bob Thornton and bandmate J.D. Andrew join WTOP to preview the show.

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  • The Latest on TV shooting: Station talks of killer’s firing

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  • PM Prep-Segue

    SLAIN TV CREW MEMBERS MOURNED MONETA, Va. (AP) — One day after seeing two of their colleagues gunned down on the air, staffers of the WDBJ-TV “Mornin'” show came together to remember — and mourn—…

  • New ‘Star Wars’ teaser released with new footage

    WASHINGTON – “Star Wars” fans are buzzing about a newly released teaser, showing new footage of Finn (John Boyega) holding a lightsaber. The clip runs just a few seconds and was release on Instagram. Could this teaser…

  • Detroit attorney estimates damage in Fairey case at $30,000

    DETROIT (AP) — Damage to illegally tagged buildings in Detroit that led to charges against graffiti artist Shepard Fairey is estimated at around $30,000. The figure was presented Thursday by a Detroit city attorney during…

  • ‘We Are Your Friends’ director schooled by MTV’s ‘Catfish’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fans of MTV’s “Catfish: The TV Show” may notice something familiar in the new film “We Are Your Friends.” The movie, out Friday, is the feature directorial debut of Max Joseph,…

  • Bush campaign raffling off ticket to Colbert debut

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jeb Bush isn’t just going to be a guest on Stephen Colbert’s late-night debut on CBS. He’s turned it into a fundraising opportunity. Bush has sent a letter to potential supporters,…

  • Country music provocateurs Maddie & Tae come out swinging

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The country duo Maddie & Tae took on gender stereotypes in their first platinum single, “Girl in a Country Song,” and now they are targeting another overused effect in today’s country…

  • Lee, Rowlands, Reynolds to receive honorary Academy Awards

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds are the season’s first Oscar winners. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday that the filmmaker and two actresses will…

  • AP Exclusive: David Letterman struggling with love of racing

    SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — This kind of list makes David Letterman sick to his stomach and question his love of auto racing. The retired late-night comedian and IndyCar team co-owner rattled off a number racing…

  • Air guitarists duke it out at Finland world championships

    OULU, Finland (AP) — Who can play wildest on an instrument no one can see? A record 30 air guitarists from a dozen countries are jamming on a stage in northern Finland to answer just…

  • Student Academy Award winners to spend a week in Hollywood

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Fifteen aspiring filmmakers have already caught the attention of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The academy has announced the winners of its Student Academy Awards, and says…

  • Sharks, skateboards, survival debut on Discovery VR network

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Discovery is unleashing the first videos for its virtual reality network, Discovery VR, a fledgling service that is testing the limits and capabilities of the immersive format. The videos debuting Thursday…

  • Tennis’ Djokovic has new title _ UNICEF goodwill ambassador

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Top-ranked tennis star Novak Djokovic has a new title — goodwill ambassador for the U.N. children’s agency, UNICEF. The world No. 1 men’s player has worked on children’s issues for UNICEF…

  • Antonio Banderas swaps film for fashion with college stint

    LONDON (AP) — Antonio Banderas has swapped film for fashion, at least temporarily. The “Mask of Zorro” star is studying at Central Saint Martins, the London college that trained designers Stella McCartney and Alexander McQueen.…

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