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Oscar Isaac, left, and Alicia Vikander, attend a special screening of "Ex Machina" at the Crosby Street Hotel on Monday, April 6, 2015, in New York.

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REVIEW: ‘Ex Machina’ dares you to look away

"Ex Machina" will linger like a dream you just can't shake. It's smart, seductive and wickedly funny.

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Olsen twins ‘clueless’ about ‘Fuller House’

The beloved sitcom launched the twins' acting careers when it debuted in 1987.

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Last Grateful Dead shows to become pay-per-view event

The "Fare Thee Well" shows set for July 3-5.

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Hawaii gets its own Spam

HONOLULU (AP) — Spam isn’t just junk email. To an older generation, Spam is canned meat that fed American G-I’s.…

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Robert Downey, Jr. walks out on TV interview

The "Avengers" star suddenly stopped an interview when his checkered past came up.

Nicki Minaj on stage during the 2014 MTV European Music Awards in Glasgow, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014.

in National

Reagan, MLK, Nicki Minaj: 2016 candidates are name-droppers

Presidential hopefuls are salting their speeches, interviews, and tweets with mentions of ... everyone.

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Mila Kunis sued for $5K over ‘stolen’ chicken

The "That '70s Show" star is laughing off the bizarre allegations.

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in Lifestyle

Some Apple Watches shipping sooner than expected

Many who ordered the new smartwatch were told that delivery could take a month or longer, but now Apple says some deliveries will start tomorrow.

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in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, April 23.

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in Entertainment, Viral Videos

Every Marvel movie in 7 minutes

Here's everything you need to know about the comics, movies, TV series, and DVD extras before watching "Avengers: Age of Ultron."

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in Sports

Former Sixers star Allen Iverson documentary debuts next month

Showtime will air the film about "The Answer" next month.

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in Local

Wait Continues for Medical Marijuana

Nobody's taken a legal dose yet

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in Sports

Judge OKs 65-year deal over NFL concussions; could cost $1B

The NFL expects 6,000 of nearly 20,000 retired players to suffer from Alzheimer's disease or moderate dementia someday.

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in Sports

Bonds’ obstruction conviction thrown out by appeals court

The baseball star was convicted in 2011 of a single count of obstruction by a jury.

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in Local

Meet Tony Smith

New ISBE superintendent starts May 1.

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in National, Sports

Victims describe injuries, loss at marathon bombing trial

The brutality and long-lasting impact of the Boston Marathon bombing is being brought home to jurors.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, April 23

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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in Lifestyle, National

Home sales hit 18-month high

The fairly upbeat report from the National Association of Realtors on Wednesday implied the economy was regaining some momentum after hitting a speed bump at the start of the year.

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New Pentagon strategy warns of cyberwar capabilities

For the first time publicly, the U.S. military says it plans to use cyberwarfare as an option in conflicts with enemies.

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‘Say anything’ with Blake Lively

This seems like a legitimate use of Scotch tape.

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DeWitt Co. Settlement OK’d in Dispute to Put Toxic Waste Over Aquifer

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DeWitt county has approved a settlement with a landfill company.

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Kankakee Co. Sheriff Describes Security Lapses that led to Inmate Escape

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Sheriff Tim Bukowski says investigators found no inmate count had been done.

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House Approves Springfield High Speed Rail Oversight Act

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An attempt to make sure fair hiring practices are implemented on Springfield's high speed rail 10th street consolidation project is moving forward.

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Rauner Admin. Plans $106 Million in Medicaid Cuts

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Cuts to Medicaid will make up about one-third of the $300 million in spending reductions by Gov. Bruce Rauner's office

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Butler: Future of $26M in Social Service Funding Unknown

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State Representative Tim Butler says who knows if that $26 million Governor Bruce Rauner is holding from a number of state social service programs will be restored or not.