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Twister among toys getting hall of fame nod

Toys are honored for their longevity and ability to foster learning, creativity or discovery through play.


Protests growing over Trump on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Opponents say there's nothing funny about having Republican presidential front-runner host this weekend.


New Pennsylvania prosecutor could be first to charge Cosby

Kevin Steele, a Democrat, on Tuesday defeated opponent Bruce Castor, a Republican, in the race for district attorney in Montgomery County, where Cosby's first named accuser filed a 2005 complaint against the actor.


New Bond ‘Spectre’ plays like a swan song, and a long one

It may be no coincidence that Agent 007's latest love interest, played by French actress Lea Seydoux in the new James Bond movie "Spectre," is called Madeleine Swann, because the film seems like a swan song for some of the participants.


Today in entertainment history: Nov. 5

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


DeVito and Schwarzenegger want to do a ‘Twins’ sequel

The actors are keen to reprise their roles as long-lost brothers in a sequel to the 1988 hit, "Twins," with Eddie Murphy joining the cast as another sibling.


Harrowing kidnap tale tackled in award-winning ‘Room’

"Room", a drama about a mother and son held captive for years, hits U.S. cinemas this week after scooping the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival.


You can’t dress up as Darth Vader to see ‘Star Wars’

Bosses of two leading cinema chains in the have banned “Star Wars” fans from dressing up as Darth Vader for…


Robin Williams’ widow speaks out

It's a question people have been asking since last August, when they heard Robin Williams had killed himself: why?

FILE - This Oct. 30, 2013 file photo shows entertainer Elton John speaking during a panel discussion after receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Rockefeller Foundation in Washington. Elton John is declaring his support of the Russian people, and he says they still accept him despite that country's harsh new anti-gay law. John said Wednesday that he visited Russia in December concerned that the new law would affect how he was treated as "an openly gay foreigner." He says he received a warm welcome.

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 4

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


Jon Stewart headed back to TV

The comedian has signed a deal with HBO, his first entertainment project since quitting "The Daily Show" in August.


A ‘Hunger Games’ theme park is happening

Lions Gate Entertainment says the movie franchise has been licensed for development in a theme park.


Los Angeles judge orders deposition of Bill Cosby by former model

Bill Cosby and his former lawyer were ordered on Monday to give sworn depositions in the defamation lawsuit brought by an ex-supermodel who says they falsely called her a liar after she publicly accused the comedian of sexually assaulting her three decades ago.


Snoopy gets a star

Snoopy put his stamp in Hollywood by becoming the first beagle to earn a star on the renowned Walk of Fame.


Today in entertainment history: Nov. 3

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


Lily Aldridge to wear $2M bra at 20th annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

The Fireworks Fantasy Bra features over 6,500 gems set in 18-karat gold.


Mariah Carey, Pat Benatar, Questlove set for Macy’s Parade

The annual Thanksgiving Day Parade is going to be a star-studded affair.

An impersonator poses in costume as the character Mr Spock from the science fiction series "Star Trek" at the London Film and Comic-Con in London, Britain July 17, 2015. REUTERS/Neil Hall

‘Star Trek’ to boldly go back to TV with new series

The sci-fi show "Star Trek" is boldly going back to television.

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SD Counties Look to 2016 Legislature for Financial Help

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SD School Boards Set Legislative Priorities


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