‘Mark Felt’ looks at the man behind Deep Throat

This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Josh Lucas, left, and Liam Neeson in "Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House." (Bob Mahoney/Sony Pictures Classics via AP)

As a lifetime Federal Bureau of Investigation agent and No. 2 to J. Edgar Hoover, Mark Felt was not exactly an ordinary man, but he was, it seems, a highly unlikely candidate to topple a presidency. Felt was the man behind Deep Throat, the Watergate whistleblower who led Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein to the explosive truth behind that break-in. He lived only as a shadowy mystery in the popular imagination until he gave up his long-held secret in 2005, a few years before he died. By then what he represented had already transcended anything an actual human could live up to.

‘The Walking Dead’ reaches milestone

In this image released by AMC, Lennie James portrays Morgan Jones, left, and Andrew Lincoln portrays Rick Grimes in a scene from "The Walking Dead." The eighth season premieres on Oct. 22. (Gene Page/AMC via AP)

SENOIA, Ga. — For seven seasons, AMC’s “The Walking Dead” has explored a world where the dead roam the earth while the living seek safety — from other humans as much as from the zombies trying to tear into their flesh.

Magic for a cause

The ‘Magic For Texas’ fundraiser to benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey is scheduled for Sept. 30 at the Pinecrest Event Center. Courtesy photo

Professional magicians from Idaho and Utah, many of them with ties to Texas, will host a show in Idaho Falls to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Rapp embarks, thrilled, on ‘Star Trek: Discovery’

FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, Anthony Rapp, cast member in "Star Trek: Discovery," poses at the premiere of the new television series in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK — The original “Star Trek” was born into a world of hurt. The United States was embroiled in a war that wouldn’t end. The president was increasingly embattled. Americans were polarized.

Bernie Casey, pro FB player turned actor, dies

In this May 23, 2014 file photo, Bernie Casey appears after a performance of "The Tallest Tree in the Forest" in in Los Angeles. Casey, the professional football player turned actor known for parts in “Revenge of the Nerds” and “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka,” died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles after a brief illness. He was 78. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned poet, painter and actor known for parts in films such as “Revenge of the Nerds” and “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka,” has died. He was 78.

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