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Lawyers seek to free inmate featured in 'Making a Murderer'

MADISON, Wis. — Attorneys for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" petitioned for his immediate release Friday after a federal appeals court ruled that his confession was coerced.
Freshman series 'Downward Dog' cancelled by ABC

Freshman series 'Downward Dog' cancelled by ABC

LOS ANGELES — ABC's freshman sitcom "Downward Dog" has been cancelled by ABC, the show's executive producer said. The last two of the show's eight episodes will air Tuesday, executive producer Jimmy Miller said Friday.

The Latest: White House reacts to Depp 'assassin' comments

NEW YORK — The Latest on Johnny Depp's remarks about assassinating President Donald Trump during an appearance at the Glastonbury Festival (all times local): 5:15 p.m.

Depp's 'assassin' comments the latest in celebrity anger

NEW YORK — Johnny Depp apologized Friday for joking about assassinating Donald Trump during an appearance at a large festival in Britain, the latest example of artists using violent imagery when dealing with the president.
The Latest: Brendan Dassey lawyers petition for his release

The Latest: Brendan Dassey lawyers petition for his release

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Disneyland devotee visits park for 2,000 days in a row

ANAHEIM, Calif. — If Disneyland is "The Happiest Place on Earth," Jeff Reitz may be its happiest citizen. As of Thursday, Reitz had visited the park for 2,000 days in a row — every day for 5 1/2 years.

HGTV's Gaines: Waco restaurant to be called Magnolia Table

WACO, Texas — HGTV stars Joanna and Chip Gaines say the historic Waco, Texas, cafe they bought last year will be called Magnolia Table and serve breakfast, lunch and brunch.

Ontario to announce ticket sale reforms; public wants 'scalper bots' banned

TORONTO — Ontario will announce reforms to ticket selling legislation on Monday, after a public consultation found widespread support for more transparent sales and more rules for resellers, The Canadian Press has learned.

Mary Valastro, mother of 'Cake Boss' star, dies at 69

HOBOKEN, N.J. — The mother of "Cake Boss" reality star Buddy Valastro has died. Mary Valastro was 69 years old. He announced on Instagram on Thursday that his mother's "battle with ALS has ended.
Watch ole 'Bandit' run: Fans ride to Georgia for film's 40th

Watch ole 'Bandit' run: Fans ride to Georgia for film's 40th

ATLANTA — They had a long way to go and a short time to get there, but hundreds of fans in Trans Ams have put the hammer down and made it to Atlanta to celebrate the 40th anniversary of "Smokey and the Bandit.