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Stephen Colbert signs off with a song

For his final show, Stephen Colbert went out with a bang and a song.

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Optimism will prevail despite criticism of updated 'Annie,' director says

"Annie" co-writer and director Will Gluck addresses some of the criticism leveled against the movie musical as it opens in theaters nationwide.

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Justin Bieber loses 3.5 million Instagram followers

Justin Bieber has been left behind by the Instagram Rapture.

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Washingtonians bid farewell to Colbert

Comedian Stephen Colbert bid farewell on his final show Thursday night with the help of a pantheon of celebrities, including Washington notables and dignitaries.

Everyone from National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins to New Jersey Sen. C...

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Paramount pulls screening of 'Team America'

After Sony canceled the release of its comedy "The Interview," one Texas theater planned to screen "Team America: World Police" instead.

That is, until studio Paramount shut that down, too.

According to the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Dallas/Forth Wor...

Big Lebowski

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'Big Lebowski': Now preserved for all time

"The Big Lebowski," "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and "Saving Private Ryan" have long been national treasures, but the Library of Congress just made it official.

Steve Carell

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Steve Carell North Korea movie is another casualty of Sony breach

"The Interview" isn't the only movie on North Korea being stifled after the major hack of Sony Pictures.

A Steve Carell film set in North Korea has been scrapped, a source familiar with the project told CNNMoney.

The movie was to be a "paranoid thril...

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Why Colbert's 'Late Show' is a big win for CBS

Stephen Colbert is airing his last show tonight on Comedy Central and that's good news for CBS in more ways than one.

Serial podcast

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'Serial' podcast: By the numbers

The podcast "Serial" is wrapping up its first season on Thursday as a bona fide success.

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D.C. outraged over Sony's 'The Interview' decision

From Hollywood to Washington, the outrage is spreading over Sony Pictures' decision to cancel a movie release following a cyber attack and threats from a group of North Korea-backed hackers.

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Celebrities criticize pulling 'The Interview'

Celebrities expressed their outrage at Sony Picture's decision to cancel plans to release "The Interview" on Christmas Day on Twitter.

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  • first edition of A Christmas Carol, 1843

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    On this day: December 19

    "A Christmas Carol" is first published, the NHL plays its first games, Apollo 17 splashes down, and the U.S. House impeaches President Bill Clinton, all on this day.

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