TV highlights: Carl Reiner interviews nonagenarian entertainers on HBO

(All times Eastern). The Bachelorette (ABC at 8) Six guys accompany Rachel on a group date to “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” Better Call Saul (AMC at 10) Jimmy is pushed to take drastic measures. Still Star-Crossed (ABC at 10) Rosaline struggles to accept Prince Escalus’s decree. T
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Celebrity chef Ramsay gives NASCAR taste of the ‘F’ word

DOVER, Del. — Danica Patrick wanted more than some cooking tips when she chewed the fat with Gordon Ramsay. “I mean, if I don’t hear an F-bomb,” she said, with a laugh.Ramsay, the expletive-spewing celebrity chef, held his tongue when he filmed scenes with Patrick and other NASCAR crew membe
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Pop star Ariana Grande visits fans at Manchester hospital

LONDON — Pop star Ariana Grande surprised young fans injured in the Manchester Arena attack, hugging the thrilled little girls in their hospital beds as they recovered from injuries sustained in the May 22 suicide bombing.The attack at Grande’s concert last week killed 22 people and injured doze
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Cosby accuser calm and focused as trial nears, friends say

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — When Andrea Constand takes the stand in the coming days to break her decade-long silence about Bill Cosby, jurors will hear from a free spirit who devotes her life to family, her French poodle, and her work treating cancer patients and others as a massage therapist.Constand will
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Southern rocker Gregg Allman laid to rest near Highway 41

MACON, Ga. — Southern rocker Gregg Allman was laid to rest Saturday near his older brother Duane in the same cemetery where they used to write songs among the tombstones, not far from US Highway 41.Thousands of fans lined the streets of Macon to honor Allman, who was carried into Rose Hill Cemeter
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Skip the first episode of ‘I’m Dying Up Here’ and wait until it gets its act together

Showtime’s “I’m Dying Up Here” is a fictional drama about the Sunset Strip stand-up comedy scene in 1973, and it’s full of revelations that it (wrongly) assumes to be fresh news to a cable audience in 2017 — first and foremost that comedians are often a deeply, emotionally insecure bunch
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From the creator of ‘Foyle’s War,’ a delightful homage to Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie has remained a towering figure in the mystery genre, even as her specific style has moved into various genteel retirement communities – the cozy, the historical, the pastiche. “Magpie Murders,” the British author Anthony Horowitz’s sleek, fun, cunning new novel, is a complex
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How the world’s cartoonists are skewering Trump’s Paris climate accord pullout

WELL, Mother Nature, we’ll always have Paris.Or, in President Trump’s words, “Pittsburgh.”Many people tried to keep this long relationship together, from world leaders to business leaders. Even the offspring got involved, as Ivanka Trump — hoping Dad might think of how the divorce might hu
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How ‘Wonder Woman’ slyly comments on the politics of Hollywood

FOR ALL the wide, high-octane spectacle in the new “Wonder Woman,” perhaps the film’s most special effect involves one central trick: turning the tables on viewer expectations.Director Patty Jenkins and screenwriter Allan Heinberg take this opportunity to comment on the politics of Hollywood,
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The French, improving American taste for more than 200 years

Among the legendary excesses of America’s Gilded Age was a costume ball given in 1883, by Alva Vanderbilt, who hoped an ostentatious display of hospitality would help her family nudge its way into the upper reaches of New York’s social elite. The party was said to cost (in today’s currency) al
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