Dick Cheney Biopic ‘Vice’ Tops Golden Globes Nominations

NEW YORK — Adam McKay's Dick Cheney biopic "Vice" seized control of the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards with a leading six nominations, narrowly edging Bradley Cooper's tear-jerking revival "A Star Is Born," the interracial road-trip drama "Green Book" and the...
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Sales for Michelle Obama Memoir Top 2 Million Copies

NEW YORK — Michelle Obama's "Becoming" is selling at a pace rarely seen for a political memoir, or any nonfiction book. Combined hardcover, e-book and audio sales in the U.S. and Canada topped 2 million copies in the first 15 days, Crown Publishing announce...
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‘SpongeBob’ creator Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57

LOS ANGELES — "SpongeBob SquarePants" creator Stephen Hillenburg has died at age 57. Nickelodeon says Hillenburg died Monday of Lou Gehrig's disease, also known as ALS. "We know that fish don't walk and that there is no organized community with roads, wh...
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Call Him Judge Jerry: Springer Gets Court Show

NEW YORK — Hopefully there won't be any chairs in this courtroom. Talk show host Jerry Springer is getting a new TV role as "Judge Jerry," where he'll hear testimony and render verdicts before a studio audie...
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‘Dancing With the Stars’ No Longer Hopping for ABC

NEW YORK — The dance floor is thinning over at ABC. Each episode averaged 8.2 million viewers the night that it aired and during the week afterward, down 22 percent from last year's average of 10.4 million. The Nielsen company says viewership is down for...
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