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Case against Jussie Smollett focuses on how 'hoax' unraveled

Prosecutors will continue presenting their case against Jussie Smollett on charges he staged a fake assault on himself, prompting a massive Chicago police investigation
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Actor Jussie Smollett, center, arrives Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse for day two of his trial in Chicago. Smollett is accused of lying to police when he reported he was the victim of a racist, anti-gay attack in downtown Chicago nearly three years ago, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
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Gucci heirs says ‘House of Gucci’ narrative is inaccurate

The Gucci family is not pleased with the depiction of their relatives in the new film “House of Gucci,” starring Adam Driver and Lady Gaga
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This image released by MGM shows Adam Driver as Maurizio Gucci, from left, Jared Leto as Paolo Gucci and Lady Gaga as Patrizia Reggiani in "House of Gucci." (Fabio Lovino/MGM via AP)
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Vegas police confirm case involving R&B singer Trey Songz

Police in Las Vegas say they’re investigating sexual assault allegations involving R&B artist Trey Songz at a Las Vegas Strip hotel
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FILE - In this June 25, 2017, file photo, Trey Songz performs at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Police in Las Vegas say they're investigating sexual assault allegations involving Songz at a Las Vegas Strip hotel. In a statement, Las Vegas police said Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, that sex crimes detectives were handling a complaint about a Sunday, Nov. 28, incident involving the singer and actor whose name is Tremaine Neverson. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
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Investigators track ammunition in fatal film set shooting

Authorities are pursuing new leads on possible sources of live ammunition involved in actor Alec Baldwin’s fatal shooting of a cinematographer on the New Mexico set of a western movie
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FILE - This aerial photo shows the Bonanza Creek Ranch in Santa Fe, N.M., on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. The person in charge of weapons on the movie set at the ranch where actor Alec Baldwin fatally shot cinematographer Halyna Hutchins said Wednesday night, Nov. 3 that she suspects someone put in a live bullet in the prop gun that Baldwin shot. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
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Search warrant details possible source of bullet in fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin

Authorities searched an Albuquerque, New Mexico, prop house Tuesday.
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The film set of "Rust", where Hollywood actor Alec Baldwin fatally shot a cinematographer and wounded a director when he discharged a prop gun, is seen from a distance, in Santa Fe, N.M., Oct. 23, 2021.
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Families turn down Travis Scott offer to pay for funerals

Several families of the 10 people who died from injuries in a massive crowd surge of fans at the Astroworld festival have turned down an offer by headliner Travis Scott to pay for their loved ones’ funeral costs
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FILE - This photo provided by Taylor Blount shows Ezra Blount, 9, posing outside the Astroworld music festival in Houston on Nov. 5, 2021. Ezra is the youngest person to die from injuries sustained during a crowd surge at the Astroworld music festival. Several families of the 10 people who died from injuries in the crush of fans at the Astroworld festival, including the Blount family, have turned down an offer by headliner Travis Scott to pay for their loved ones’ funeral costs. (Courtesy of Taylor Blount via AP)
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CNN suspends Chris Cuomo for helping brother in scandal

CNN says it is suspending anchor Chris Cuomo indefinitely pending a further review of documents revealing how he helped his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, when he was facing charges of sexual harassment
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FILE - New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo appears during a news conference about COVID-19 at the State Capitol in Albany, N.Y., on Dec. 3, 2020, left, and CNN anchor Chris Cuomo attends the 12th annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute at the American Museum of Natural History in New York on Dec. 9, 2018. Transcripts released Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, shed new light on CNN anchor Chris Cuomo's behind-the-scenes role advising his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in the face of sexual harassment allegations that forced him from office. (Mike Groll/Office of Governor of Andrew M. Cuomo via AP, left, and Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
November 30

Detective: Brothers detailed how Jussie Smollett staged hoax

A lead investigator of an alleged attack on Jussie Smollett says two brothers arrested for the reported crime recounted for Chicago police how the ex-“Empire” actor orchestrated the elaborate hoax
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Family members of actor Jussie Smollett depart the Leighton Criminal Courthouse Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, during jury selection in Smollett's trial in Chicago. Smollett is accused of lying to police when he reported he was the victim of a racist, anti-gay attack in downtown Chicago nearly three years ago.(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
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Celebrity surgeon Dr. Oz running for Senate in Pennsylvania

Dr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon best known as the host of TV’s “Dr. Oz Show,” says he is running for Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat as a Republican
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FILE - This Dec. 4, 2019 file photo shows Dr. Mehmet Oz at the 14th annual L'Oreal Paris Women of Worth Gala in New York. Oz, joins the Republican field of possible candidates aiming to capture Pennsylvania's open U.S. Senate seat in next year's election. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
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Author Alice Sebold apologizes to man cleared in 1981 rape

Author Alice Sebold has apologized to the man who was exonerated last week in the 1981 rape that was the basis for her memoir “Lucky.”
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FILE - Author Alice Sebold speaks at the Sunday Book and Author Breakfast at BookExpo America in New York on June 3, 2007. Sebold apologized Tuesday to Anthony Broadwater, 61, the man who was exonerated last week in the 1981 rape that was the basis for her memoir "Lucky." She said she was struggling with the role she unwittingly played "within a system that sent an innocent man to jail." (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg, File)
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CNN suspends Chris Cuomo; anchor helped ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo amid harassment scandal

CNN suspends Chris Cuomo; anchor helped ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo amid harassment scandal
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Black artist Josephine Baker honored at France's Pantheon

France has inducted U.S.-born entertainer, anti-Nazi spy and civil rights activist Josephine Baker into the Pantheon
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FILE- Actress Josephine Baker in her apartment at the Hotel Forresta near Stockholm, Sweden on Dec. 7, 1957, with three of her adopted children, Marianne, left, Koffi, center, and Brahim. France is inducting Josephine Baker – Missouri-born cabaret dancer, French Resistance fighter and civil rights leader – into its Pantheon, the first Black woman honored in the final resting place of France's most revered luminaries. (AP Photo, File)
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The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible best-sellers for week ending November 26th:
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Home of Marilyn Manson searched in sex assault investigation

Authorities have searched the home of rocker Marilyn Manson after allegations of physical and sexual abuse by several women
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FILE - Marilyn Manson attends the 9th annual "Home for the Holidays" benefit concert in Los Angeles, on Dec. 10, 2019. Authorities searched the home of the rocker on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, after allegations of physical and sexual abuse by several women. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
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Review: Paul Verhoeven gives us nunsense with 'Benedetta'

The man who brought us “Basic Instinct” and “Showgirls” goes to the 17th century in “Benedetta,” but the nudity remains
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This image released by IFC Films shows Daphne Patakia, standing background, and Virginie Efira in a scene from "Benedetta." (IFC Films via AP)
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Review: In memoir, it's good to be comedy king Mel Brooks

Funnyman Mel Brooks leaves no doubt in his new memoir “All About Me!”
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This cover image released by Ballantine shows "All About Me!: My Remarkable Life in Show Business" by Mel Brooks. (Ballantine via AP)
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Author Alice Sebold apologizes to man wrongly jailed 16 years for the rape chronicled in her bestselling memoir, "Lucky"

Author Alice Sebold apologizes to man wrongly jailed 16 years for the rape chronicled in her bestselling memoir, "Lucky"
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The top 10 books on the Apple Store for week ending 11/28/2021
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The top 10 movies on the Apple Store for week ending 11/281/21
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France is inducting entertainer Josephine Baker into its Pantheon, the 1st Black woman to earn nation’s highest honor

France is inducting entertainer Josephine Baker into its Pantheon, the 1st Black woman to earn nation’s highest honor
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Graham Nash shows a candid side in a book of his photographs

He’s a legendary musician and two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, but the thing that Graham Nash never leaves home without isn’t his guitar
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This image released by Graham Nash shows a self-portrait at The Plaza Hotel in New York in 1974. The Nash in the supergroup Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young started taking photos long before he started making music and taunts fate every day to show him something interesting to capture. His collection of photos in the book "A Life in Focus: The Photography of Graham Nash," captures fellow artists like Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Mama Cass Elliott, Twiggy and, of course, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. (Graham Nash via AP)
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'The Lost Daughter' wins big at 31st Gotham Awards

Maggie Gyllenhaal’s Elena Ferrante adaptation “The Lost Daughter” won four Gotham Awards including best feature film at the 31st Gotham Awards, the annual New York independent film celebration that serves as a boozy kickoff to Oscar season
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Maggie Gyllenhaal poses with the best screenplay award in the winners room at the Gotham Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
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NBC hopes the sun will come out as it mounts 'Annie Live!'

There’s a famous saying in the world of showbiz: “Never work with children or animals.”
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This image released by NBC shows the cast of "Annie Live!," from left, Taraji P. Henson as Miss Hannigan, Tituss Burgess as Rooster Hannigan, Nicole Scherzinger as Grace Farrell, Celina Smith as Annie, and Harry Connick, Jr. as Daddy Warbucks. The tale of the spunky young orphan with her dog Sandy set during the Depression airs Dec. 2 on NBC. (Paul Gilmore/NBC via AP)
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Josh Duggar trial to begin over child pornography charges

Jury selection is set to begin in former reality TV star Josh Duggar's trial.
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FILE - This undated photo provided by the Washington County (Ark.) Jail shows Joshua Duggar. A federal judge says no phones, laptops or recording devices will be allowed at next week's scheduled trial for former reality TV star Josh Duggar, who is facing child pornography charges. U.S. District Judge Timothy L. Brooks issued the order ahead of the trial, which is set to begin Tuesday in Fayetteville. (Washington County Arkansas Jail via AP, File)
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This combination of photos shows The Weeknd performing during the halftime show of the Super Bowl on Feb. 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla., left, H.E.R. performing at the Spotify Best New Artist 2019 Party in Los Angeles on Feb. 7, 2019, center, and Olivia Rodrigo performingat the American Music Awards in Los Angeles on Nov. 21, 2021. The Weeknd was named global artist of the year at the Apple Music Awards, H.E.R. was named songwriter of the year, and Rodrigo was named breakthrough artist of the year, her “Sour” was named best album of the year and her “drivers license” was song of the year. (AP Photo)
November 29

Chris Cuomo's off-air role: Brother Andrew's strategist

Transcripts released Monday shed new light on how CNN anchor Chris Cuomo than previously known in helping defend his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, from sexual harassment allegations that forced him out of office
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FILE - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference at New York's Yankee Stadium, Monday, July 26, 2021. Members of New York’s ethics commission have voted overwhelmingly to rescind approval of Cuomo’s $5.1 million book deal, Tuesday, Nov. 16. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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Lawyer: Jussie Smollett 'a real victim' of attack in Chicago

Jussie Smollett's defense attorney says he is a “real victim” of a racist and homophobic attack in Chicago in January 2019
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FILE - Brothers Olabinjo Osundairo, right, and Abimbola Osundairo, appear outside the Leighton Criminal Courthouse in Chicago, Feb. 24, 2020. The trial of actor Jussie Smollett will boil down to the question of whether the jury believes the actor's version of what he says was a racist and homophobic attack or that told by the two brothers who say they helped the actor fake the attack. Abimbola and Olabinjo Osundairo admit they took part in the “attack” that made headlines around the world but say Smollett planned the whole thing and paid them to do it. The trial starts with jury selection Monday, Nov 29, 2021 and is expected to last a week. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, file)
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Nézet-Séguin to take 4 weeks off from conducting

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, music director of the Metropolitan Opera and the Philadelphia Orchestra, is taking a four-week sabbatical from conducting after a busy autumn and ahead of a challenging second half of the season
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Jussie Smollett's attorney says ex-'Empire' actor was 'a real victim' of a 'real crime' in Chicago attack

Jussie Smollett's attorney says ex-'Empire' actor was 'a real victim' of a 'real crime' in Chicago attack
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Arlene Dahl, who shone in films of the 1950s, dies at 96

Arlene Dahl, the actor whose charm and striking red hair shone in such Technicolor movies of the 1950s as “Three Little Words” and “Journey to the Center of the Earth,” has died at age 96
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FILE - Actress Arlene Dahl arrives at the 54th Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles, March 29, 1982. Dahl, the actor whose charm and striking red hair shone in such Technicolor movies of the 1950s as “Journey to the Center of the Earth" and “Three Little Words,” died Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, at age 96. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
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Bill Cosby prosecutors ask US Supreme Court to review case

Prosecutors are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case and restore his conviction
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FILE - Bill Cosby arrives for his sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Norristown, Pa. Prosecutors asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the decision that overturned Cosby’s conviction. In a petition filed Monday, Nov. 29, 2021 they wrote that courts should not equate a supposed promise made by a former prosecutor to lifetime immunity. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
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Prosecutor: Jussie Smollett staged fake racist, homophobic attack after studio failed to take hate mail seriously

Prosecutor: Jussie Smollett staged fake racist, homophobic attack after studio failed to take hate mail seriously
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Inside designer Virgil Abloh's private battle with cancer

The Off-White founder died Sunday at the age of 41.
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Designer Virgil Abloh appears at the end of his Fall/Winter 2019-2020 women's ready-to-wear collection for his label Off-White during Women's Fashion Week in Paris, Feb. 28, 2019.
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Prosecutors ask US Supreme Court to revive case against Bill Cosby, months after his conviction was overturned

Prosecutors ask US Supreme Court to revive case against Bill Cosby, months after his conviction was overturned
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Fashion designer Virgil Abloh dies of cancer at 41

Designer Virgil Abloh, a leading fashion executive hailed as the Karl Lagerfeld of his generation, has died of cancer
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FILE - Designer Virgil Abloh walks backstage prior to his Off-White ready to wear Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection, that was presented in Paris, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. Abloh, a leading fashion executive hailed as the Karl Lagerfeld of his generation, has died after a private battle with cancer. He was 41. Abloh’s death was announced Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021 by LVMH Louis Vuitton and the Off White label, the brand he founded. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File )
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Black Eyed Peas frontman defies Israel boycott calls

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FILE - Apl.de.ap, from left, Will.i.am, and Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas perform at KAABOO Texas on May 11, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. will.i.am said Monday that politics don’t dictate his actions. Pressure from pro-Palestinian activists are unable to deter him from performing in Israel. A Palestinian-led movement has for years urged artists to boycott Israel over its treatment of the Palestinians. Major performers including Lorde and Lana Del Ray have canceled appearances under pressure while other stars including Madonna and Bob Dylan have defied it. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
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Bryan Adams unveils Pirelli calendar from COVID quarantine

Bryan Adams took a break Monday from his coronavirus quarantine in Milan to virtually unveil the 2022 Pirelli Calendar that he shot featuring fellow musicians including Iggy Pop, Cher and Jennifer Hudson
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FILE - Canadian rock star Bryan Adams poses during the opening of his photo exhibition in Duesseldorf, Germany, on Feb. 1, 2013. Bryan Adams took a break Monday from his coronavirus quarantine in Milan to virtually unveil the 2022 Pirelli Calendar that he shot featuring fellow musicians including Iggy Pop, Cher and Jennifer Hudson. Adams tested positive for the virus on Thursday after arriving in Milan for events surrounding the release of the famed Pirelli calendar after a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
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Miss Universe contestant in Israel has COVID-19

Organizers of next month’s Miss Universe pageant say one of the contestants has tested positive for COVID-19
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Review: 'Small Things Like These' is a gem of a slim novel

Good things come in small packages is a popular phrase this time of year, but it usually shows up in jewelry advertisements, not book reviews
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This cover image released by Grove shows "Small Things Like These" by Claire Keegan. (Grove via AP)
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Lindsay Lohan announces engagement in Instagram post

Actress Lindsay Lohan has told her followers on Instagram that she’s engaged
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FILE - Actress Lindsay Lohan appears at the opening night of the Lohan Nightclub in Athens, Greece, Oct. 16, 2016. Lohan has told her followers on Instagram that she's engaged to boyfriend Bader Shammas. The 35-year-old ‘Mean Girls’ star has been based in the skyscraper-studded city of Dubai for several years. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis, File)
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Famed Australian Indigenous actor David Gulpilil dies at 68

Australia’s most acclaimed Indigenous actor, David Gulpilil, has died of lung cancer, a government leader said on Monday
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Australian Indigenous actor David Gulpilil, winner of the Red Ochre, the major award at the 6th National Indigenous Arts Awards, poses for a photograph at The Sydney Opera House, Sydney on Monday, May 27, 2013. Gulpilil has died of lung cancer, a government leader said on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. He was 68 years old. (Dan Himbrechts/AAP Image via AP)
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Fashion designer Virgil Abloh dies of cancer at 41

Designer Virgil Abloh, a leading fashion executive hailed as the Karl Lagerfeld of his generation, has died of cancer
November 29
FILE - Designer Virgil Abloh walks backstage prior to his Off-White ready to wear Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection, that was presented in Paris, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. Abloh, a leading fashion executive hailed as the Karl Lagerfeld of his generation, has died after a private battle with cancer. He was 41. Abloh’s death was announced Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021 by LVMH Louis Vuitton and the Off White label, the brand he founded. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File )
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Matthew McConaughey won't run for Texas governor in 2022

Actor had been flirting with the idea of becoming the latest celebrity candidate
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FILE - Matthew McConaughey speaks at a ceremony honoring Guy Fieri with a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Los Angeles. In a video posted Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, McConaughey said he isn't running for Texas governor after months of publicly flirting with the idea of becoming the latest celebrity candidate. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
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Key moments since Jussie Smollett reported Chicago attack

Jussie Smollett is going on trial this week on charges that he lied to Chicago police when the former “Empire” actor and R&B singer reported being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack nearly three years ago
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FILE - In this March 26, 2019 file photo, actor Jussie Smollett gestures as he leaves Cook County Court after his charges were dropped in Chicago. Smollett faces new charges for reporting an attack that Chicago authorities contend was staged to garner publicity, according to media reports Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. The charges include disorderly conduct counts, according to the reports that cite unidentified sources. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)
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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 5-11

Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Dec_ 5-11 include comedian Margaret Cho, actor and director Kenneth Branagh and actor Frankie Muniz from “Malcolm in the Middle.”
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Kenneth Branagh arrives at the premiere of "Belfast" on Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
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'Real Housewives' star Jen Shah's ongoing legal battle: Inside the scandal

ABC News Studios takes an in-depth look in "Housewife and the Shah Shocker."
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In this file photo "The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City," cast is seen.
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Who is the real Ghislaine Maxwell: Epstein enabler or pawn?

Ghislaine Maxwell spent the first half of her life with her father, a rags-to-riches billionaire who looted his companies' pension funds
November 28
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2000 file photo, British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, driven by Britain's Prince Andrew leaves the wedding of a former girlfriend of the prince, Aurelia Cecil, at the Parish Church of St Michael in Compton Chamberlayne near Salisbury, England. after a life of both scandal and luxury, Maxwell's next act will be decided by a U.S. trial. Starting Monday, prosecutors in New York will argue that even as she was sipping cocktails with the likes of Prince Andrew, Bill Clinton and Donald Trump, Maxwell, 59, was secretly abetting Epstein's crimes with girls as young as 14.(Chris Ison/PA via AP, File)
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'Encanto,' 'House of Gucci' fuel Thanksgiving box office

Thanksgiving weekend moviegoing was still far from the feast it normally is.
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This image released by Disney shows Mirabel, voiced by Stephanie Beatriz, in a scene from the animated film "Encanto." (Disney via AP)
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Who is the real Ghislaine Maxwell: Epstein enabler or pawn?

Her father was a rags-to-riches billionaire who looted companies' pension funds.
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2000 file photo, British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, driven by Britain's Prince Andrew leaves the wedding of a former girlfriend of the prince, Aurelia Cecil, at the Parish Church of St Michael in Compton Chamberlayne near Salisbury, England. after a life of both scandal and luxury, Maxwell's next act will be decided by a U.S. trial. Starting Monday, prosecutors in New York will argue that even as she was sipping cocktails with the likes of Prince Andrew, Bill Clinton and Donald Trump, Maxwell, 59, was secretly abetting Epstein's crimes with girls as young as 14.(Chris Ison/PA via AP, File)