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Whitney Houston Hologram Tour And New Album In The Works 7 Years After Her Death

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The mega-star sold tens of millions of records and had 11 number 1 hits throughout her career. And in less than year, Houston, or at least a light-projected version of her, could be at it again.

'Catch-22' May Not Be By The Book, But It Understands Brutality

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Hulu's adaptation of Catch-22 may not be Catch-22 as you know it, but it stands as an often-effective anti-war drama.

Grumpy Cat Dies; Her Spirit Will Live On, Family Says

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The cat inspired books and won fans around the world, as fans identified with her permanently unsmiling — and yet adorable — features.

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After 12 Seasons, 'Big Bang' Writers Bid Farewell To Their 'Surrogate Family'

It's a bittersweet ending for the team of writers and creators behind the hit CBS show. Writer Dave Goetsch says he simply cannot bring himself to turn off his daily Google alert for physics news.

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Will Scootermania End With A Crash?

Big Scooter is worth billions of dollars. Is this a sign we're in another tech bubble?

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Portland Trail Blazers Advance To First Western Conference Finals Since 2000

The Portland Trail Blazers are going to the Western Conference finals for the first time in 19 years.

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Conan O'Brien Settles Joke Theft Lawsuit — And Makes Fun Of NPR's New Music

"Short of murder, stealing material is the worst thing any comic can be accused of," O'Brien writes. The case was due to go to a jury trial within weeks.

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How A Fake Candidate Blended Fact And Fiction On The Campaign Trail, 30 Years Ago

During the 1988 election, HBO series Tanner '88 followed fictitious candidate Jack Tanner, played by Michael Murphy. He reflects on how as entertainment and politics have grown even more intertwined.

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Teen Suicide Spiked After Debut Of Netflix's '13 Reasons Why,' Study Says

Boys aged 10-17 killed themselves at a much higher rate in the month after Netflix's show about suicide was released in 2017. Researchers attribute an extra 195 deaths that year to the series.

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The Record-Breaking Box Office Of 'Avengers: Endgame,' By The (Huge) Numbers

Nobody is surprised that Avengers: Endgame is a hit, but even by superhero standards, it's had an enormous debut weekend, both in the U.S. and internationally.

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The Jussie Smollett Allegations: A Timeline Of What Happened When

A lot has happened in roughly two months — from the Empire actor's initial police report in Chicago to prosecutors' decision to drop the charges against him. Here's a brief history of the key dates.

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Musician Roy Ayers Rushed To Hospital Upon Arrival In Portland

Musician Roy Ayers was rushed to the hospital after arriving at Portland International Airport.

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The Writers Guild Of America Is Suing Hollywood's Biggest Talent Agencies

At issue is "packaging fees" – deals that allow agents to be paid by studios, rather than receiving a standard 10 percent of writers' income. The writers say such deals create conflicts of interest.