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Silence is golden for big Hollywood stars on Oscar boycott

Will Smith and Spike Lee may be shunning the Oscars party next month but while the absence from the contest of actors of color for a second year has sparked hand-wringing in Hollywood, few other celebrities plan to follow their lead.

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Facebook launches real-time sports platform

Facebook is tackling the sports arena with a new platform called Facebook Sports Stadium, which the social media site said will provide real-time updates on games, popular posts from fans, statistics and commentary from experts.

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 22

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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One Cosby defamation case dismissed

Renita Hill sued the former "The Cosby Show" star in October, claiming he and his lawyers made her appear as a "liar" after vehemently denying allegations he had drugged her drinks and molested her while she was passed out during their stint on the road together in the 1980s.

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This cat looks like Adam Driver

This kitty bears a striking resemblance to the actor who played Kylo Ren in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," and his doppelganger status helped get him adopted.

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Bruce Willis is back for next ‘Die Hard’ installment

The action man hopes to offer fans another "Die Hard" film, focusing on his iconic character John McClane's back story.

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We bought a LOT of ‘Star Wars’ toys last year

"Star Wars" toys generated sales of more than $700 million in the United States in 2015, making them the No. 1 property in the toy industry

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 21

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Disney pushes next ‘Star Wars’ movie release to December 2017

Fans of the blockbuster "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" will have to wait two more years for the next installment.

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Director Spike Lee says not calling for Oscars boycott

Director Spike Lee on Wednesday backed away from calls to boycott the Academy Awards ceremony.

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 20

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

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Jamie Foxx frees driver from wrecked car

Actor Jamie Foxx played a real-life hero when he rescued a motorist from a fiery wreck on Monday.

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Luke Skywalker weapon on sale for $300K

The fiberglass film prop was used by Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker in "Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back."

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As movement to boycott Oscars grows, Academy promises more diversity

Oscar nominees lacked black performers for a second straight year, leading to the revival of the Twitter feed #OscarsSoWhite that emerged in 2015.

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 19

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Netflix looking to become more family friendly

The streaming service will offer 20 new programs in the kid-friendly category this year alone.

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Kiefer Sutherland not returning for ’24’

Instead, the tentatively titled "24: Legacy," will follow the fortunes of a military hero who helps prevent one of the largest-scale terror attacks on American soil.

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Box Office: ‘Ride Along 2,’ ‘The Revenant’ push ‘Star Wars’ from first place

After four weeks atop box office charts, Disney's "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has ceded first place.

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 18

A look at the news that made Hollywood history.

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OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Ride Along 2,’ ’13 Hours’ hit theaters

Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

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U of I Menorah Vandalized Again

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A 9-foot-tall menorah at a University of Illinois Jewish student center has been damaged for a third time in less than a year.