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Tom Hanks to Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Golden Globes

LOS ANGELES — Tom Hanks became one of Hollywood's beloved actors through an array of likable roles, from "Big" to "Forrest Gump," and now his decorated career has earned him one of the highest honors at the Golden Globes next year. Hanks will receive the Ce...
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Adam Gray: Never Apologize for Being a Farmer

As someone who was born and raised in the San Joaquin Valley, the economic and social values of agriculture are part of who I am. Accountability for our actions is part of our way of life. If you don’t work hard, you don’t get paid. It’s as simple as that. ...
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Here’s a Fact: We Went to the Moon in 1969

NEW YORK — Fifty years after Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon, some people insist it never happened and was all a big hoax by the U.S. government. The suspicions arose even as the lunar land...
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Legendary Actress and Singer Doris Day Dead at 97

LOS ANGELES — Doris Day, the sunny blond actress and singer whose frothy comedic roles opposite the likes of Rock Hudson made her one of Hollywood's biggest stars in the 1950s and '60s and a symbol of wholesome...
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Man Arrested in 1985 Killing of Hollywood TV Director

LOS ANGELES — A man charged with bludgeoning and strangling to death a Hollywood television director more than three decades ago was arrested Thursday in North Carolina after police said DNA and a confession linked him to the crime. Victim Barry Crane direc...
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TV Stars, Coaches Charged in $25 Million College Bribery Scheme

BOSTON — Fifty people, including Hollywood stars Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, were charged Tuesday in a scheme in which wealthy parents allegedly bribed college coaches and other insiders to get their children into some of the nation's most elite school...