Chuck Todd taking over NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’

This Feb. 24, 2013 photo released by NBC News shows moderator David Gregory on the set of "Meet the Press," in Washington. Gregory is tweeting that he is leaving NBC. In tweets posted Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, Gregory said he is leaving the network as he arrived at it, "humbled and grateful." "Meet the Press" has fallen to third place since he took it over in 2008. His departure had been rumored for months. (AP Photo/NBC, William B. Plowman)

NEW YORK (AP) — Embattled “Meet the Press” moderator David Gregory is leaving NBC News and Chuck Todd will replace him on the venerable Sunday morning public affairs program, NBC said Thursday.

Capaldi gets New York welcome at ‘Who’ premiere

Actors Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman attend the BBC America's "Doctor Who" premiere fan screening at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Capaldi knew he was in New York on Thursday the minute he stepped out of a classic yellow cab that drove him to the premiere of “Doctor Who.”

Orwell rep accuses Amazon of doublespeak

FILE - This undated file photo shows writer George Orwell, author of "1984." The literary executor of George Orwells estate is accusing of quoting Orwell out of context. In a letter published this week in The New York Times, Bill Hamilton criticized Amazon for turning the facts inside out by alleging that Orwell had urged publishers in the 1930s to jointly oppose paperbacks. The retailer cited an Orwell essay in which he wrote that if publishers had any sense, they would combine against and suppress paperbacks. Amazon and Hachette Book Group have been locked in a nasty standoff over terms for e-book sales. (AP Photo, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The literary executor of George Orwell’s estate is accusing of committing an Orwellian crime: doublespeak.

New South Fork: A passion for bluegrass

New South Fork, a bluegrass band with local ties, will perform Thursday as part of the Live United concert series at Snake River Landing. Band members are (from left) Jeff Forbes, fiddle; Fred Frank, banjo; Carrie Bean, bass; Emily Frank, guitar; and Chad Fadely, mandolin.

Ever wonder how many banjo players it takes to change a light bulb?

Just one. But all the other pickers will complain that’s not the way Earl Scruggs would have done it.

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