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Cosby testimony describes accuser's spiked story

Thu Nov 27, 2014

Bill Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave the National Enquirer an exclusive interview about looming sexual-assault accusations by a Canadian woman against him in exchange for the tabloid spiking a second accuser's story. Full Story

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Allison Williams indulges for Peter Pan role (Video)

Wed Nov 26, 2014

What does Peter Pan eat? Allison Williams --- who is set to channel the boy who refused to grow up -- has been on an indulgent "Peter Pan diet." Full Story

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Reading Harry Potter gives clues to brain activity

Wed Nov 26, 2014

Reading about Harry Potter's adventures learning to fly his broomstick activates some of the same regions in the brain we use to perceive real people's actions and intentions. Full Story

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NFL might not flex any Sunday night games in 2014

Wed Nov 26, 2014

For the first time since flexible scheduling came to "Sunday Night Football" in 2006, the NFL could go an entire season without needing it. Full Story

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Thanksgiving: Turkey, parades, shopping deals

Thu Nov 27, 2014

Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine were on the menu as friends and families gathered across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving. Full Story

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Tom Hanks, wife to host Christmas tree lighting

Thu Nov 27, 2014

Tom Hanks and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, will host this year's National Christmas Tree lighting in President's Park near the White House. Full Story

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Rare Shakespeare Folio discovered in French town

Wed Nov 26, 2014

The accidental discovery in a small library in northern France of an original first folio of Shakespeare's plays has sent a jolt of excitement around the world of Shakespeare scholars. Full Story

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Brazen, beloved Lebanese singer Sabah dies at 87

Thu Nov 27, 2014

Beloved for her powerful voice and brazen in the conservative Arab world for her multiple marriages, Lebanese singer, actress and entertainer Sabah never seemed far from the limelight during her six-decade career. Full Story

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Ferguson officer says he never wanted to kill

Wed Nov 26, 2014

Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson says he "never wanted to take anybody's life" and feels sorry about the death of Michael Brown. Full Story

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Bollywood women soar but ask: Where's the money?

Tue Nov 25, 2014

This is Bollywood's year of the woman. Some of the biggest hits in India's prolific movie industry this year have female leads in female-oriented stories. Full Story

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Cirque show scene returns after performer's death

Wed Nov 26, 2014

A key battle scene near the end of Cirque du Soleil's "Ka" show is returning more than a year and a half after a performer fell 94 feet to her death when a wire rope snapped during the stunt. Full Story

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Muhammad Ali daughters promote 'I Am Ali' in UK

Wed Nov 26, 2014

Muhammad Ali's daughters are in London to promote the British release of the documentary "I Am Ali." They say the former boxing champion is still waiting to see it for the first time. Full Story

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Cosby philanthropy shadowed by sexual allegations

Tue Nov 25, 2014

Bill Cosby's record of big donations to colleges and other institutions has been a key part of his rosy public image. But even his generosity can't stand apart from the rising tide of allegations made by women accusing him of sexual assault. Full Story

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Reading Harry Potter gives clues to brain activity

Wed Nov 26, 2014

Reading about Harry Potter's adventures learning to fly his broomstick activates some of the same regions in the brain we use to perceive real people's actions and intentions. Full Story

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In Britain, US turkey dinner is big for business

Wed Nov 26, 2014

Plump turkeys in butcher shop windows. Harvest displays of pumpkin and corn. Sandwich boards describing groaning feasts. Full Story

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'Wizard of Oz' Cowardly Lion costume fetches $3M

Tue Nov 25, 2014

The Cowardly Lion costume from the classic film "The Wizard of Oz" and the piano from the movie "Casablanca" each sold for over $3 million at a New York City auction. Full Story

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Chiefs' Berry has support from all corners

Wed Nov 26, 2014

Wide receiver Jason Avant arrived in Kansas City a few days ago, a mid-season signing by the Chiefs. He was leaving his hotel Tuesday when a woman mustered up the courage to approach him. Full Story