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Dinosaurs, fast cars spur Universal Pictures to world record box office

Universal Pictures has become the first movie studio to gross $5.53 billion worldwide in one year, setting an industry record.

In this photo taken Nov. 6, 2014, entertainer Bill Cosby pauses during an interview about the upcoming exhibit, Conversations: African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue, at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art in Washington. The Smithsonian Institution is mounting a major showcase of African-American art and African art together in a new exhibit featuring the extensive art collection of Bill and Camille Cosby. More than 60 rarely seen African-American artworks from the Cosby collection will join 100 pieces of African art at the National Museum of African Art. The exhibit “Conversations: African and African American Artworks in Dialogue,” opens Sunday and will be on view through early 2016.

Cosby ordered to give deposition in sexual abuse lawsuit

Bill Cosby has been ordered to give a sworn deposition in a lawsuit brought by a woman accusing the comedian of plying her with alcohol and sexually abusing her when she was just 15.

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Stewart steps away from comedy gold as U.S. election heats up

Jon Stewart steps down from "The Daily Show" today after 16 years of biting political and media satire.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 6

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Lawsuit aims to put ‘Happy Birthday’ in the public domain

Every time you wish someone a happy birthday in the form of song, you're supposed to pay up.

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‘Community’ is officially over

Joel McHale has confirmed that his cult comedy will not be returning for a seventh season.

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Idris Elba makes magazine history

The "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" star can now add magazine cover model to his resumé.

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Kevin Bacon pushes for more male nudity in films

NOT SAFE FOR WORK: The "Wild Things" star is jokingly urging the men of Hollywood to demand fair treatment in films and fight for the right to get naked.

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Miss Piggy and Kermit ‘break up’ ahead of TV premiere

Yet another Hollywood power couple has bit the dust.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 5

A look back on the headlines that made Hollywood history.

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‘Empire’ creators face lawsuit over Cookie

Sophia Eggleston, of Detroit, Michigan has filed a $300 million lawsuit claiming the show's central character Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, is so similar to her that creator Lee Daniels must have used her as his muse.

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Robert Downey, Jr. is laughing all the way to the bank

The "Iron Man" star is once again Hollywood's highest paid man.

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‘Dungeons & Dragons’ coming to the big screen

Warner Brothers says the popular fantasy role-playing game is being converted into a feature film.

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Love is not dead: Will and Jada aren’t divorcing

"Men in Black" star Will Smith took the unusual step of publicly shooting down a report that he and his actress wife of 17 years had decided to divorce.

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Gwen and Gavin are calling it quits

Is "The Voice" ruining marriages?

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 4

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Ronda Rousey biopic in the works

Paramount executives have picked up the rights to the 28-year-old's autobiography.

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Ben Stiller back as dimwitted male model in ‘Zoolander 2’ trailer

The sequel to the 2001 comedy is still several months away but with one-liners like these, we can't wait.

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Jon Stewart prepares to sign off

After 15 years, the comedian will bid farewell as he hosts his final "Daily Show."

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Tom Cruise’s ‘Rogue Nation’ dominates weekend box office

It's the third largest movie opening for Cruise, following the $64.9 million launch for 2004's "War of the Worlds" and $57.8 million for 2000's "Mission: Impossible 2."

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A look back at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.

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How low will gas go?

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AAA predicts gas prices could drop below $2 a gallon by the end of the year.

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Robbery Suspect of Deerfield Farm Stand Identified

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An arrest warrant has been issued for a suspect who possibly robbed the Kolakoski Farm Stand on Routes 5 and 10 Wednesday.

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MGM Looking For Minority and Women Owned Casino Contractors

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Today, MGM officials will hold the second of a two-day open house at the company's State Street offices for prospective contractors. Union construction companies which are female or minority-owned are being encouraged to attend.

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Holyoke State Representative Sponsors Bill To Ban Necrophilia

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Holyoke State Representative Aaron Vega has filed a bill to outlaw the practice of necrophilia in the Bay State. There is currently no law banning sex with the dead.