CNN's Larry King says he's ending show

NEW YORK (AP) - Larry King says he's stepping down this fall from the prime-time show that has anchored CNN's lineup for 25 years.

All manners of statesmen, newsmakers and Hollywood stars have sat across his desk for plain-spoken interviews during the past quarter-century, but "Larry King Live" has recently been

suffering in the ratings and there's been speculation about his future.

King said in a message he sent via Twitter: "It's time to hang up my nightly suspenders."

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