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Fantasy sports sites barred from taking bets in New York

The New York state attorney general ordered fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel to stop accepting bets in New York, saying that the operations were essentially illegal gambling.


Veterans Day deals

Here is a look at some of the organizations recognizing America's service men and women.


Today in entertainment history: Nov. 11

On this day in 1965 an iconic rock band played their first show - at a high school dance.


‘Spectre’ is truly explosive

Nail-biting action scenes and blasts are a regular feature in James Bond movies but the franchise's latest offering has scored a world record for the largest stunt explosion in a film.


J.J. Abrams says the next ‘Star Wars’ script is done

The new "Star Wars" director has thrilled fans by revealing the script for the next installment - due in theaters in 2017 - is already complete.


Obama launches Facebook page, sends message on climate

The POTUS finally has his own Facebook page


Alleged rape victim sues Bill Cosby for defamation

A New Hampshire woman on Monday sued Bill Cosby for defamation, saying he falsely accused her of lying last year when she publicly charged he raped her in 1965.


Today in entertainment history: Nov. 10

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


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.

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Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting suspect to appear in court


Robert Lewis Dear, 57, is expected to face multiple counts of murder and attempted murder.

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Climate Change Awareness Rallies Held In Amherst And Northampton


Members of "Climate Action Now" organized the Sunday night rallies in advance of United Nations climate change talks, which begin today in Paris.

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Girl Hurt In Fall From Holyoke Highway Overpass

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Holyoke Police say they were chasing the girl, who was a shoplifting suspect from a nearby CVS store, when she fell from the overpass onto train tracks below.

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West Springfield Woman Fatally Stabbed Following An Argument

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Thirty-one year-old Christen Longley pleaded not guilty this morning to charges of murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

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Woman Found Dead in South Hadley River Not Yet Identified


The Northwestern District Attorney's office says the body was found near the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, connecting South Hadley and neighboring Holyoke.