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John Oliver joins "Lion King" reboot

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John Oliver is joining the live-action “Lion King” reboot.  The “Last Week Tonight” host is set to voice Zazu, a stuffy red-billed hornbill, per The Hollywood Reporter. In the original 1994 “Lion King,” Rowan Atkinson voiced the uptight butler bird with a British accent. Zazu was Mufasa’s majordomo, and he …

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Louise Penny: How writing became her solace

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The loyalty of her millions of readers speaks volumes about the appeal of Louise Penny’s mystery novels. Martha Teichner traveled to Penny’s hometown to see for herself:  There should be a name for fans of Louise Penny’s murder mysteries: The L Pack, or the Penny Posse maybe. Minotaur To say …

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This week on "Sunday Morning" (July 9)

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HOST: Jane Pauley          COVER STORY: All hail the Erie CanalTwo hundreds years ago, construction began on a 363-mile canal linking the Great Lakes to the Hudson River and New York City — an engineering triumph as revolutionary as the Internet. But the Erie Canal was dismissed …

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Book excerpt: Louise Penny's "Glass Houses"

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In “Glass Houses” (published on August 29), the 13th volume in New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny’s popular mystery series, Armand Gamache, Chief Superintendent of the Sûreté du Québec, finds his conscience on trial when a murder suspect is brought to court. Penny, a former radio broadcaster, has won …

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Looking for love? Maybe stay away from love stories

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Writer Mandy Len Catron’s memorable article for the New York Times series “Modern Love” is one of the newspaper’s most-read essays. The 2015 article, “To Fall In Love With Anyone, Do This,” is about what happened when she and an acquaintance re-created an intimacy experiment she’d read about. They asked each …

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Herman Wouk: Remembrances

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The enduring appeal of Herman Wouk’s many novels speaks volumes — and though he’s well past the century mark, he’s still writing, and also talking with our Tracy Smith: In his Oscar-nominated role in “The Caine Mutiny” (1954), Humphrey Bogart made us believe he was crazy. His Captain Queeg is …

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