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‘A Walk in the Woods’ is ‘Wild’ buddy-comedy hike

Robert Redford and Nick Nolte embark on a buddy-comedy hike along the Appalachian Trail.

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  • ‘A Walk in the Woods’ is a ‘Wild’ buddy-comedy hike

    WASHINGTON — Who could have guessed that a pair of hiking biographies would cross genres to provide some of the more compelling Hollywood character studies of the past nine months? Last year, Reese Witherspoon earned a much…

  • Best of Robert Redford

    WTOP ranks the best films of Robert Redford, both as an actor and director.

  • AM Prep-Cooler Copy

    Star Wars-Marketing NEW YORK (AP) — The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing “Force” behind the launch of hundreds of toys and…

  • Chefs, restaurateurs team up with artists to enhance dining experience

    More chefs are throwing out their traditional white plates and are throwing clay instead. It’s all part of an effort to enhance the overall dining experience.

  • UN star-studded media blitz to promote new development goals

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations is launching a global campaign with a media blitz and an array of stars from Beyonce to Usain Bolt to spread news to everyone in the world about…

  • Disney unveils Star Wars toys amid marketing blitz

    NEW YORK (AP) — The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing “Force” behind the launch of hundreds of toys and other items…

  • NBC golf analyst Rolfing battling cancer

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Television golf analyst Mark Rolfing has been diagnosed with salivary gland cancer and will not be part of the Golf Channel or NBC broadcast team for the rest of the year.…

  • The Latest: Falcons owner says Goodell protecting rights

    NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on a federal judge’s decision to overturn the NFL’s four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in the “Deflategate” scandal (all times Eastern): 7:35 p.m. Tom Brady…

  • With Emmys change, ‘OITNB’ creator not a fan of genres

    NEW YORK (AP) — The creator of “Orange Is the New Black” says though the Emmys switched the hit show from the comedy category to drama, she’s not a fan of people boxing the series…

  • Afroman fined, ordered to get counseling for punching fan

    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Rap artist Afroman was given a suspended six-month jail sentence Thursday, fined $330 and ordered to undergo anger management and impulse behavior counseling for punching a woman who jumped on a…

  • Apple, Google bring smartphone functions to car dashboards

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Playing deejay with voice commands will get easier for more Americans this fall as some best-selling cars get updated with software that integrates smartphones into the dashboard. With the 2016 model…

  • Sotheby’s to auction art collection of billionaire Taubman

    NEW YORK (AP) — The art collection of a billionaire developer and former chairman of Sotheby’s, which includes works from Picasso, de Kooning and Rothko, is coming up for sale, the auction house said Thursday.…

  • Review: ‘Transporter’ a cinematic bumpy ride

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — If nothing else, this reboot of the Transporter franchise should do wonders for Audi sales, not to mention car safety. Every passenger who sets foot in the tricked-out, gleaming German automobile…

  • Jury finds ex-Indianapolis Colts player not guilty of rape

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A jury has found former Indianapolis Colts linebacker Josh McNary not guilty of forcing a woman he met in a bar to have sex. McNary, 27, had been charged with rape, criminal…

  • WALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERS

    Best-Selling Books Week Ended Aug. 30th. FICTION 1. “X” by Sue Grafton (Marion Wood Books/Putnam) 2. “Go Set a Watchman” by Harper Lee (HarperCollins) 3. “What Pet Should I Get?” by Dr. Seuss (Random House)…

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