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Matthew McConaughey enjoying his 'Interstellar' career heights

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KILLEEN Texas - Matthew McConaughey's upcoming film about a journey beyond the stars may as well be about the Texas actor's own stratospheric career these days.

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Thu, Oct 23 2014

From 'Bates Motel' to 'Ouija,' Olivia Cooke finds breakout in horror

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LOS ANGELES - Sitting in a palm-tree lined cemetery in Hollywood promoting her latest film, "Bates Motel" actress Olivia Cooke says the impact of working in the horror genre has left her emotions on edge.

Entertainment, People 23 Oct 2014

UK lawmakers slam police over Cliff Richard house search

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LONDON - The search of Cliff Richard's house by police investigating allegations of child sex crimes, which was broadcast live on television, was "inept" and caused "irreparable damage" to the British singer's reputation, lawmakers said on Friday.

Entertainment, Music 23 Oct 2014

James Corden to debut as CBS's 'Late Late Show' host in March

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LOS ANGELES - CBS late night talk show "The Late Late Show" with new host James Corden will premiere on March 9, the U.S. broadcast network said on Thursday.

23 Oct 2014

'Jersey Shore' star pleads not guilty to tax fraud, trial set

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- Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino, a former cast member of the MTV reality show "Jersey Shore," pleaded not guilty on Thursday to federal tax fraud charges.

23 Oct 2014

Actor Keanu Reeves returns to the dark side in 'John Wick'

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NEW YORK - Actor Keanu Reeves travels to a murky underworld in the action thriller, "John Wick," playing a grieving husband and retired assassin, who reverts to being a killing machine to avenge the wrongs done to him by Russian mobsters.

Entertainment, Film 23 Oct 2014

Keira Knightley to appear on Broadway in 2015 in 'Therese Raquin'

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NEW YORK - British actress Keira Knightley will make her Broadway debut next year in a new adaptation of "Therese Raquin," based on the novel by Emile Zola.

Entertainment, People, Arts 23 Oct 2014

'Big Hero 6' to the rescue at new-look Tokyo film festival

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TOKYO - Hello Kitty and Doraemon anime characters strutted their stuff on the red carpet on Thursday, as Disney's "Big Hero 6" kicked off a new-look Tokyo film festival that taps into Japan's love of animation. | Video

Film, Entertainment, Japan 23 Oct 2014

Book Talk: Richard Branson on leadership, telling stories

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NEW YORK - Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson is best known for starting and operating business ventures under the Virgin Group, but he is also a prolific author.

Entertainment, People 23 Oct 2014

'American Idol' singer Clay Aiken seeks win in first political bid

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ASHEBORO N.C. - "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken is back on tour. This time he is trying to win over North Carolina voters with his political chops rather than his voice, and he has less than two weeks left to do it.

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Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.