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A ‘Bad Santa’ sequel is coming and Kathy Bates is playing a foul-mouthed matriarch

A followup to the 2003 dark comedy is headed to the big screen in 2016.


Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade to debut 6 new floats

The original celebrity chef - KFC's Colonel Sanders - is among them.


Today in entertainment history: Nov. 20

A walk down memory lane.


REVIEW: ‘The Hunger Games’ goes out with a bang

Katniss Everdeen's story is handled with the grace and poignancy of a truly fond farewell.


Ex-Subway pitchman Jared Fogle sentenced to 15+ years in prison

Jared Fogle admitted paying for sex with girls as young as 16 and receiving child pornography produced by his charitable foundation's former director.

People protest in front of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office following his decision to shut down fantasy sports sites FanDuel and DraftKings, in the Manhattan borough of New York November 13, 2015. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Massachusetts to ban fantasy sports for people under 21

Massachusetts would prohibit people under the age of 21 from playing paid fantasy sports games under a proposed set of regulations for the fast-growing, multibillion-dollar industry laid out on Thursday by state Attorney General Maura Healey.


WATCH: 360 degree view of ‘The Lion King’ is a true circle of life

This rendition lets you do everything from seeing individual cast members to letting you peek behind the curtain to see what's going on backstage.


Chris Hemsworth ‘resigns’ his sexiest man alive status

"The Avengers" star has been bumped by soccer standout David Beckham.


Today in entertainment history: Nov. 19

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.


Yahoo could be next target in NY daily fantasy sports probe

A probe by New York State's attorney general into the fast-growing, multibillion-dollar daily fantasy sports industry has been expanded to include online media giant Yahoo.


Julia Roberts plays grieving mother in ‘Secret in Their Eyes’

The "Pretty Woman" actress portrays an investigator whose life is turned upside down when her daughter is found murdered.


At last! Sheldon, Amy take big step on ‘Big Bang Theory’

Sheldon and Amy are taking their relationship to a new frontier next month.


David Beckham is one good looking guy

The retired English soccer star, an international celebrity both on and off the field, was named the "Sexiest Man Alive."


Today in entertainment history: Nov. 18

A look at some of the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.


Daily fantasy sites fail to win restraining order

They struck out, got thrown for a loss, had their legal shot blocked — you name the sports reference, it can be applied to what happened to DraftKings and FanDuel in court yesterday.


Charlie Sheen: ‘I’m HIV positive’

The "Two and a Half Men" star says by announcing his diagnosis he is "releasing" himself from a "prison."


Vin Diesel hints at ‘Fast & Furious’ spinoffs

The action star is hoping to expand his blockbuster "Fast & Furious" franchise with a series of spinoffs and prequels.


Streisand, Spielberg, Mays to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Singer and actress Barbra Streisand, filmmaker Steven Spielberg and baseball great Willie Mays are among 17 Americans who this year will receive the nation's highest civilian honor.


Today in entertainment history: Nov. 17

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

Charlie Sheen

Charlie Sheen to make ‘revealing personal announcement’ on ‘Today’

The "Two and a Half Men" star will reportedly discuss his health during an interview with Matt Lauer on Tuesday's episode of the "Today" show.


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Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber to argue for new trial

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is pictured in an undated FBI handout photo

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are due in court on Tuesday to seek a new trial for their client, who was sentenced to death in June for the 2013 bomb attack that killed three people and injured more than 260.

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China, U.S. high-level cyber crime talks to begin Tuesday


Top U.S. and Chinese officials will convene this week in Washington for the first round of cyber security talks following the signing of a bilateral anti-hacking accord in September.

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Nearly half of U.S. homes use cellphones only, shun landlines


A dozen years ago, a mere 3 percent of U.S. households used only cellphones.

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MOVIES: 25 Days of Christmas Films

Bad Santa

Get into the holiday spirit with these festive films!

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Obama urges Turkey to reduce tensions with Russia, stresses support


U.S. President Barack Obama urged his Turkish counterpart on Tuesday to reduce tensions with Russia while stressing U.S. support for its NATO ally's security.