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‘Saturday Night Live’ celebrates 40 years of funny

The "SNL" anniversary special airs Sunday on NBC.

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James Franco taking on assassination of JFK

The Oscar nominee has been cast to star in the small screen adaptation of Stephen King's novel "11/22/63."

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Kathy Bates and Melissa McCarthy teaming up again

The "Tammy" co-stars plan a new comedy about an ex-convict attempting to revamp her image.

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Daniel Craig’s knee injury delays ‘James Bond’ filming

The 007 star suffered a sprain while shooting a fight sequence on the new spy film earlier this month.

In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Kyle Gallner, left, and Bradley Cooper appear in a scene from "American Sniper."

Oscar watch: Bradley Cooper favorite for Best Actor

If the Academy Awards asked the average American, they'd vote for the "American Sniper" star.

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Friday the 13th … Part 1

Do bad things come in threes? How about three Friday the 13ths?

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Today in entertainment history: Feb. 13

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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‘Partridge Family’ star David Cassidy files for bankruptcy

The former teen idol owes $39,000 in credit card debt and nearly $300,000 on his mortgage.

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Even if you die, your Facebook can live on

The world's biggest social network will now let users pick someone who can manage their account after they pass away.

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Netflix glitch gives fans sneak peek of ‘House of Cards’

Netflix Inc's political thriller "House of Cards" made a brief surprise return on Wednesday,

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’60 Minutes’ correspondent Bob Simon killed in NYC crash

The veteran newsman, whose decades-long career included surviving Iraqi prison, died at the age of 73.

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‘Fifty Shades’ draws unscripted laughs at premiere

Much of the audience burst out laughing at some of the movie's more melodramatic dialogue and scenes.

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Today in entertainment history: Feb. 12

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

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Parents turn 50 shades of red over school’s ‘Grey’ puzzles

Students in Pennsylvania were given puzzles based on the erotic novel with terms including "spanking," and "leather cuffs."

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WATCH: The evolution of ‘Batman’ in just 10 minutes

Watch the transformation from the 1940s to today.

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‘American Sniper’ murder trial opens in Texas

Lawyers for an Iraqi war veteran will argue he was insane when he fatally shot Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, who inspired the hit movie "American Sniper."

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Powerball reaches $485 million ahead of Wednesday drawing

The multi-state lottery is climbing toward one of the biggest jackpots in the game's history.

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Jon Stewart leaving ‘The Daily Show’

Stewart's departure comes after Stephen Colbert left his "Colbert Report" fake news show in December.

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Today in entertainment history: Feb. 11

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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NBC suspends Brian Williams

The embattled anchor will be off the air for the next six months.

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Springfield Public Schools Look at Financing Options

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Springfield Public Schools is putting a plan in place if state budget cuts end up meaning cutting at least two state aid payments.

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Springfield CVB Nabs National “G.I. Joe” Convention

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It's not unusual for Springfield to host conventions for collectors of certain types of memorabilia, but this is a first.

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Sangamon Co. Authorities Investigate Jury Duty Scam

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The Sangamon County Sheriff's Office is warning of a jury duty scam that's so far affected several people.

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Poe Returns to House Chamber to Thunderous Applause

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Poe is back in the saddle after being sidelined for months due to a blood disorder.

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Meteorological Winter Ends; Illinois Was About Average

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Winter is over -- at least for the people who study the weather.