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at 17:53 on June 24, 2016, EDT.

Bernie Worrell, masterful P-Funk keyboardist, dead at 72

NEW YORK — Bernie Worrell, the ingenious "Wizard of Woo" whose amazing array of keyboard sounds and textures helped define the Parliament-Funkadelic musical empire and influenced performers of funk, rock, hip-hop and other genres, has died.


at 16:25 on June 24, 2016, EDT.

Michael Herr, author of the Vietnam-era 'Dispatches,' dies

NEW YORK — Michael Herr, the author and Oscar-nominated screenplay writer who viscerally documented the ravages of the Vietnam War through his classic nonfiction novel "Dispatches" and through such films as "Apocalypse Now" and "Full Metal Jacket," died Thursday after a long illness. He was 76.


at 12:12 on June 24, 2016, EDT.

A look at this year's 'Amazing Race Canada' contestants

"I can't believe we're gearing up for a fourth season," says "The Amazing Race Canada" host Jon Montgomery. "If you ever want to have your year fly by, do something that's intense for one month of the year."


at 16:00 on June 24, 2016, EDT.

Actress Kelly McGillis attacked at North Carolina home

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. — An apparently shaken and frantic Kelly McGillis could be heard on a recorded 911 call screaming about a woman who broke into her North Carolina home, saying the woman attacked her and claimed to know her.


at 15:22 on June 24, 2016, EDT.

The Latest: Parks group says Lucas decision 'unfortunate'

CHICAGO — The Latest on filmmaker George Lucas withdrawing his plans to build an art museum in Chicago (all times local):


at 15:02 on June 24, 2016, EDT.

Motivational speaker Robbins' coal walk burns more than 30

DALLAS — More than 30 people who attended an event with motivational speaker Tony Robbins have been treated for burns after Robbins encouraged them to walk on hot coals as a way of conquering their fears, Dallas fire officials said.


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