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This Dec. 11, 2017 image released by ABC shows host Jimmy Kimmel with his son Billy on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Kimmel held his baby son as he returned to his late-night show after a week off for the boy's heart surgery. Kimmel kept up his ardent advocacy Monday night, urging Congress to restore the Children's Health Insurance Program, which has been left unfunded and stuck in a political stalemate since September. (Randy Holmes/ABC via AP)
December 12, 2017 - 3:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel held his baby son as he returned to his late-night show after a week off for the boy's heart surgery. Kimmel was crying from the first moment of his monologue Monday night as he pleaded with Congress to restore and improve children's health coverage, a cause he has...
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December 12, 2017 - 3:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bruce Brown, whose 1966 surfing documentary "The Endless Summer" molded the image of the surfer as a seeker and transformed the sport, has died. He was 80. Brown died of natural causes in Santa Barbara on Sunday, said Alex Mecl, general manager of Bruce Brown Films. Along with...
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Military school students wait to dance during their annual ball in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. The ball attracts the youth from all over Russia. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
December 12, 2017 - 3:38 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow's International Kremlin Cadet Ball is a picture of discipline, pomp and splendor. Girls in billowing dresses twirl across the dance floor, immaculately dressed young men line the hall in orderly rows, and teachers bark out orders, trying to get their students to keep time...
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FILE - At left, in an Oct. 5, 2017, file photo, Marshall Faulk broadcasts from the field after an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in Tampa, Fla. At center, in a Sept. 9, 2015, file photo, NFL Network's Ike Taylor is interviewed during a media availability on set at the NFL Network studios, in Culver City, California. At right in a Sept. 9, 2015, file photo, NFL Network's Heath Evans is interviewed during a media availability on set at the NFL Network studios, in Culver City, Calif. Hall of Fame player Marshall Faulk and two other NFL Network analysts have been suspended after a former employee alleged sexual misconduct in a lawsuit. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, identified the three as Faulk, Ike Taylor and Heath Evans. He says they have been "suspended from their duties at NFL Network pending an investigation into these allegations." (AP Photo/File)
December 12, 2017 - 3:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a sexual misconduct lawsuit filed against the NFL Network by a former employee (all times local): 3 p.m. ESPN says former NFL players Donovan McNabb and Mike Davis have been pulled from the air while it investigates a sexual misconduct lawsuit filed against NFL Network...
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Britain's Prince William, left, and Prince Harry, centre, are introduced to a character from the film upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' in London, Tuesday, Dec. 12th, 2017. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
December 12, 2017 - 2:48 pm
LONDON (AP) — Prince William and Prince Harry joined the cast of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" at the film's European premiere Tuesday, delighting fans who braved the London cold for a glimpse of Hollywood stars and British royalty. But cast and crew were silent on reports that the royal siblings make...
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December 12, 2017 - 2:45 pm
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In this Nov. 27, 2017 photo, actor Daniel Kaluuya poses for a portrait in New York to promote his film, "Get Out." (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP)
December 12, 2017 - 2:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — When Daniel Kaluuya read Jordan Peele's script for "Get Out," he had one question: "Are you allowed to make films like this?" Peele proved that you are; Kaluuya, a 28-year-old British actor, landed the lead role. Ever since then, his life hasn't been the same. "Get Out" became a box...
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December 12, 2017 - 2:37 pm
The overnight success story in Hollywood is as much of a fairytale as its movies. Years of training, sacrifice and failed attempts at stardom typically define the experience of entertainers before that breakthrough moment occurs. But when it happens, things change overnight — as Daniel Kayuula...
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December 12, 2017 - 2:20 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Travel Channel host Jack Maxwell says he's undergoing treatment for cancer. The personality behind the popular "Booze Traveler" series tweeted Tuesday: "I have cancer. 3 little words, one big sentence." The 54-year-old Boston native says he's being treated in Arizona for non-Hodgkins...
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This Sept. 25, 2017 image released by Comedy Central shows comedian Jordan Klepper hosting the premiere of "The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper" in New York. Adapting to the current media ethos with its ever harsher, ever more absurdist pitch, Klepper hosts a supercharged version of "The Colbert Report," whose time slot he inherited in September when he unveiled his fake rantcast. (Brad Barket/Comedy Central via AP)
December 12, 2017 - 1:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — So-called "Peak TV" remains the blessing and the curse for viewers in 2017, with the tally of scripted series now totaling some 500. Where to begin saluting all the great shows? Here are 10 to salute, recall fondly and, for viewers who missed any of them, catch up with: ____ "...
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