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Judith Jones, editor of 'Diary of Anne Frank' and Julia Child, dies at 93

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| She was behind such seminal works as the English-language "The Diary of Anne Frank" and "Mastering the Art of French Cooking." Jones died Wednesday from Alzheimer's complications, according to family.

Edie Falco: It's all about the 'writers, writers, writers'

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"For many years I thought, 'Well you know, the script isn't very good but if I work hard enough and do a really good job, I can fix it.'"

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'Step': Baltimore teens learn the power of school, sisterhood, stepping

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Director Amanda Lipitz says, "I believe Freddie Gray's death gave the young women and their families the courage to really be honest and truthful about their lives."

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900-film USC study shows diversity lacking on- and off-camera

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The study's authors stressed that they weren't simply looking at the number of people being hired by Hollywood, but how they're being portrayed on screen.

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Director Bryan Fogel spins into Olympic doping scandal with 'Icarus'

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The documentary filmmaker and competitive cyclist takes a bike ride with John Horn to discuss how he met the key architect in the Russian Olympic doping program.

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La Cuneta digs into its Nicaraguan roots for new album 'Cañambuco'

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The band discusses how mixing traditional music with contemporary sounds helps young Nicaraguans appreciate the richness of their own culture.

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Questions for Jody Houser, writer of high-flying 'Faith'

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Faith "Zephyr" Herbert is one of Valiant Comics breakout stars. The plus-sized superheroine fights crime in the streets of Los Angeles — and now, she's up against an AI trying to damage time itself.

Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright, is dead at 73

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Sam Shepard was a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor, and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West.

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'Menashe' director wants to 'make the world smaller through films'

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Joshua Weinstein set his film in a Hasidic community in Brooklyn and based it on the real life story of Menashe Lustig, who had never even seen a movie.

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