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Tom Cruise’s ‘Rogue Nation’ dominates weekend box office

It's the third largest movie opening for Cruise, following the $64.9 million launch for 2004's "War of the Worlds" and $57.8 million for 2000's "Mission: Impossible 2."

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 3

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate

On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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Facebook has an heiress

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting their first child.

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TV: What’s new on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu

August is shaping up to be a good month for streaming some hit movies and the TV series you've been meaning to check out.

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REVIEW: Strong cast helps ‘Rogue Nation’ create a blast of entertainment

In the latest installment of the "Mission: Impossible" franchise, Tom Cruise may have finally found a marriage that will work.

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‘Star Trek,’ ‘Superman’ costumes up for auction

Costumes worn by late actors Leonard Nimoy and Christopher Reeves are going under the hammer.

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Tyrese talks ‘Green Lantern’ new talk show

The singer/actor has a talk show with rap music pioneer Rev Run of Run D.M.C.

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HBO says 3 more ‘Game of Thrones’ seasons likely

HBO's most-watched series, the medieval fantasy drama "Game of Thrones," will likely continue through three more seasons, as the network defended the show's gritty violence.

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Today in entertainment history: July 31

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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NETFLIX: Watch it before it’s gone

These titles are expiring soon - so start binge watching now!

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‘Partridge Family’ star David Cassidy discusses bankruptcy auction

The '70s star is putting his Florida mansion up for auction in September.

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Stallone puts ‘Rocky,’ ‘Rambo’ memorabilia up for auction

"Rambo" and "Rocky" fans no longer have to fight Sylvester Stallone for a piece of those movies' memorabilia.

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10 actresses that prove 50 is the new 30

These 10 stars prove age is just a number.

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Today in entertainment history: July 30

The Hollywood headlines that made history.

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REVIEW: ‘Vacation’ is a fun road trip for a new generation

Rating: R | Run time: 99 min. | Genre: Comedy | Starring: Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo, Steele Stebbins…

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Conan O’Brien accused of stealing jokes

The late night host is being sued for allegedly lifting gags from Twitter.

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‘Empire’ star sued for alleged abuse

Terrence Howard's ex-wife is suing for assault and battery, and intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress, and seeking an unspecified amount in damages.

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‘Married … With Children’ spinoff in the works

Actor David Faustino is developing a spinoff featuring original stars Christina Applegate, Ed O'Neill, and Katey Sagal.

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Chris Hemsworth survived on 500 calories a day for shipwreck drama

The "Thor" star is used to bulking up for his action films, but this time he battled constant hunger pangs.

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Durbin Disappointed in Quick Fixes for Highway Funding and Import Export Bank

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Dick Durbin hopes those issues will be addressed when Congress returns in September.

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Kelly Contemplates Another Run for Office

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William Kelly has run for several offices and says the Illinois GOP has gotten away from it's values.

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Hastert Closes PAC, Moves Money to Legal Defense Fund

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert arrives at the federal courthouse, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Chicago for his arraignment on federal charges that he broke federal banking laws and lied about the money when questioned by the FBI. The indictment two weeks ago alleged Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million to someone from his days as a high school teacher not to reveal a secret about past misconduct.

Former Speaker of the House under investigation for violating banking laws and lying to the FBI.

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Task Force Hopes to Help Mitsubishi and It’s Employees

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Task force includes Governor Rauner and Congressmen Durbin, Kirk, and Rodney Davis.

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St. Clair County Sheriff Passes on U.S. House Bid

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Sheriff Rick Watson has declined a run for the house in the 12th Congressional District.