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Terminally ill ‘Star Wars’ fan granted wish to see ‘Force Awakens’

By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A terminally ill “Star Wars” fan, who was given just a few months…


Gunnar Hansen, killer of ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre,’ dies

The actor who played the iconic villain Leatherface in the original "Texas Chain Saw Massacre" died Saturday of pancreatic cancer


‘Spectre’ tops ‘The Peanuts Movie’ with $73 million

James Bond and Charlie Brown brought the box office roaring back to life this weekend.


‘Saturday Night Live’ with Trump earns best ratings in years

The show, which came under fire from Latino groups for inviting the blunt-spoken Republican presidential frontrunner to host, garnered a 6.6 rating in the 56 U.S. markets measured by Nielsen Media Research, NBC said in a statement.


Today in entertainment history: Nov. 9

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


‘Binge-watch’ beats ‘dadbod,’ others for 2015 word of the year

The annual list also includes "clean eating," "dadbod," and "manspreading."


Netflix says it can get your kids to bed in 5 minutes

This devious plan to help you get the rugrats to sleep may just work.


‘SNL’ star Dana Carvey heading back to TV

The "Wayne's World" star has signed on to front a new TV talent show geared towards mimics and impressionists.


YouTube to support virtual reality video on its app

YouTube announced two new features for its Android app that expand the video site's use of virtual reality, giving the new technology its biggest platform yet.


REVIEW: ‘Spectre’ misses its mark

The latest James Bond installment is a fun, lively bit of entertainment but it so badly misses the high water mark left by "Skyfall" that it can’t help but feel like a let-down.


Twister among toys getting hall of fame nod

Toys are honored for their longevity and ability to foster learning, creativity or discovery through play.


Protests growing over Trump on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Opponents say there's nothing funny about having Republican presidential front-runner host this weekend.


New Pennsylvania prosecutor could be first to charge Cosby

Kevin Steele, a Democrat, on Tuesday defeated opponent Bruce Castor, a Republican, in the race for district attorney in Montgomery County, where Cosby's first named accuser filed a 2005 complaint against the actor.


New Bond ‘Spectre’ plays like a swan song, and a long one

It may be no coincidence that Agent 007's latest love interest, played by French actress Lea Seydoux in the new James Bond movie "Spectre," is called Madeleine Swann, because the film seems like a swan song for some of the participants.


Today in entertainment history: Nov. 5

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


DeVito and Schwarzenegger want to do a ‘Twins’ sequel

The actors are keen to reprise their roles as long-lost brothers in a sequel to the 1988 hit, "Twins," with Eddie Murphy joining the cast as another sibling.


Harrowing kidnap tale tackled in award-winning ‘Room’

"Room", a drama about a mother and son held captive for years, hits U.S. cinemas this week after scooping the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival.


You can’t dress up as Darth Vader to see ‘Star Wars’

Bosses of two leading cinema chains in the have banned “Star Wars” fans from dressing up as Darth Vader for…

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No. 2 Alabama claims SEC West with win over Auburn

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Derrick Henry ran 46 times for 271 yards and Adam Griffith kicked five field goals to propel No. 2 Alabama to the SEC West title with a 29-13 victory over rival Auburn on Saturday.

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Michigan State takes division with rout of Penn State

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Connor Cook threw three touchdown passes in his return from a shoulder injury, and No. 6 Michigan State wrapped up a spot in the Big Ten championship game with a 55-16 rout of Penn State on Saturday.

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USC rolls past No. 22 UCLA 40-21, takes Pac-12 South title


Cody Kessler threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score, and Southern California clinched the Pac-12 South title with a 40-21 victory over No. 22 UCLA on Saturday in the 85th edition of their crosstown showdown.

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