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Monday, May 29, 2017 at 05:48 PM EDT

Renowned Sportswriter, NPR Commentator Frank Deford Dies

Frank Deford, the award-winning sports writer and commentator whose elegant reportage was a staple for years at Sports Illustrated and National Public Radio, has died. He was 78. He died Sunday in Key... »

Aly Raisman Calls Out Airport Worker for 'Muscles' Comment

Aly Raisman Calls Out Airport Worker for 'Muscles' Comment

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman is calling out an airport security worker who she says questioned whether she had enough muscles to be a gymnast. »

They Make the Terror: 'House of Cards' Powers Up Again

They Make the Terror: 'House of Cards' Powers Up Again

The presidential drama returns for a fifth season with the Underwoods wielding fear as a political weapon. »

'The Mummy' London Premiere Scrapped After Manchester Attack

Universal Pictures has scrapped plans for the London premiere of Tom Cruise's "The Mummy," the latest big, glitzy event canceled following the terror attack in England. »

US Senate Votes to Name Courthouse After Actor Fred Thompson

US Senate Votes to Name Courthouse After Actor Fred Thompson

The U.S. Senate has voted to name Nashville's new federal courthouse after former Sen. Fred Thompson, the late actor who appeared in at least 20 movies and in the TV series "Law & Order." »

Red Nose Day 2017: Stars Turn out for Charity Special

Celebrating Red Nose Day for the third year in a row, NBC has anchored a special night of programming on Thursday, May 25 with Chris Hardwick hosting the "The Red Nose Day Special" at 10:00 p.m. »

From Darth Vader to Rey: Celebrating 40 Years of 'Star Wars'

From Darth Vader to Rey: Celebrating 40 Years of 'Star Wars'

Thursday, May 25, 2017, marks 40 years since the first Star Wars movie release. Look back at the series' red carpet premieres and the actors who made the movies possible. »

From Trump to Oprah, Speakers Offer Parting Advice to Grads

Oprah Winfrey told students to live with purpose. President Donald Trump said to ignore the naysayers. Will Ferrell sang some Whitney Houston. »

Chris Cornell's Wife Writes Note: 'I Know That Was Not You'

Chris Cornell's widow has penned a letter addressed to the late Soundgarden front man days after he took his own life. »

GLAAD Reports Slim Increase in LGBTQ Representation in Film

GLAAD Reports Slim Increase in LGBTQ Representation in Film

The advocacy group GLAAD says the representation of LGBTQ characters in major Hollywood films increased nearly 1 percent in 2016, but the group says many of the portrayals weren't positive. »

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NBC Connecticut/Red Cross Blood Drive at Dunkin Donuts Park
NBC Connecticut/Red Cross Blood Drive at Dunkin Donuts Park
Start the summer on a lifesaving note by donating blood at the NBC Connecticut Blood Drive on Thursday, June 22 at Dunkin’ Donuts Park, home of the Yard Goats! Read more
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