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Trevor Noah to replace Jon Stewart

    Trevor Noah to replace Jon Stewart

Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian who has been a contributor to Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” will be the program’s new host when current host Jon Stewart leaves later this year, the network announced Monday.

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Angelina Jolie: Beating cancer before it even starts

    Angelina Jolie: Beating cancer before it even starts

Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie revealed Tuesday that she has undergone more preventive surgery, having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in hopes of reducing her risk of cancer

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‘Insurgent’ surges ahead at national box office

    ‘Insurgent’ surges ahead at national box office

The second installment in the “Divergent” series easily topped the box office with $54 million from 3,875 theaters, according Rentrak estimates Sunday. Penn’s geopolitical thriller stumbled with only $5 million.

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‘Gunman’ casts Sean Penn as preachy character

    ‘Gunman’ casts Sean Penn as preachy character

“Don’t do anything stupid,” the old CIA pal (Ray Winstone) growls to his retired “Company” assassin friend.

Since we’ve seen this killer’s blackouts and dizzy spells, viewed his X-rays and heard a doctor tell him to avoid any more concussions, head trauma or even loud noises, we know what constitutes as “stupid.”

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Fox Searchlight’s “Birdman,” “Budapest” bring in 8 awards

    Fox Searchlight’s “Birdman,” “Budapest” bring in 8 awards

Fox Searchlight Pictures took flight at the Oscars thanks to “Birdman” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel.” The specialty film label, a division of 20th Century Fox, racked up eight awards during the Sunday night telecast to beat out Hollywood rivals.

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Live raccoons may secure ‘Guardians’ visual Oscar

    Live raccoons may secure ‘Guardians’ visual Oscar

Early in the making of Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy,” visual effects supervisor Stephane Ceretti invited a raccoon named Oreo to spend a few hours in his London office.

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Don Draper suits up for New York Smithsonian

    Don Draper suits up for New York Smithsonian

Don Draper is headed for the Smithsonian.

The gray suit and fedora worn by Jon Hamm as the enigmatic lead in the landmark series “Mad Men” will join the permanent collection at the Washington, D.C., museum in a ceremony on March 27, AMC announced Tuesday.

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‘SNL’ recalls 40 years of laughter, smiles

    ‘SNL’ recalls 40 years of laughter, smiles

“Saturday Night Live” celebrated its 40th season on Sunday with a three-hour gala of stars, laughs and memories.

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Students receive ‘50 shades’ puzzle

    Students receive ‘50 shades’ puzzle

Associated Press MONESSEN, Pa. — Parents in a Pennsylvania school district are turning 50 shades of red over word search

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‘The Daily Show’ host announces departure at year’s end

    ‘The Daily Show’ host announces departure at year’s end

Jon Stewart, who turned his biting and free-wheeling humor into an unlikely source of news and analysis for viewers of “The Daily Show,” will leave as host this year, Comedy Central said Tuesday.

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