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Chris Brown's DC trial delayed for months Video included

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Singer Chris Brown's trial on an assault charge was put on hold for months Wednesday after prosecutors declined to grant immunity to his bodyguard, who would be a key witness in the case. More>>

Trial for Chris Brown delayed until Wednesday Video included

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The assault trial of R&B singer Chris Brown is on hold after the entertainer’s bodyguard was found guilty in D.C. Superior Court of punching a man outside the W Hotel. More>>

Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard goes on trial in DC Video included

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A man accusing singer Chris Brown and his bodyguard of punching him in the face is trying to "get rich" as a result of a bloody nose, a lawyer for the bodyguard said Thursday. More>>

Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman on late show

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CBS moved swiftly Thursday to replace the retiring David Letterman with Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, who will take over the "Late Show" next year and do battle with Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel for late-night television supremacy. More>>

FOX 5 expands 'Good Day DC,' adds Saturday morning news

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FOX 5 will add eight hours of news per week to its local lineup, including an extra hour of Good Day D.C. every weekday and FOX 5 News Morning Sunday, and a two-hour Saturday morning newscast. 
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LPGA Tour boss 'disappointed' with Golf Digest over Paulina Gretzky cover Video included

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LPGA Tour Commissioner Mike Whan weighed in Friday on Golf Digest's provocative cover featuring Paulina Gretzky. More>>

Top 10 replacements for David Letterman ... featuring DC Mayor Vincent Gray! Video included

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When David Letterman calls it quits in 2015, who will take over? You can't beat this list of Top 10 Letterman replacements featuring D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray! More>>

David Letterman to retire from 'Late Show' in 2015 Video included

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David Letterman is retiring next year as host of "Late Show." During a taping of Thursday's show, Letterman said he has informed CBS that he will step down in 2015, when his current contract expires.
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U.S. marshals take custody of Chris Brown for DC assault case

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Chris Brown has been taken into custody by U.S. marshals and will be transported to Washington, D.C., for an upcoming misdemeanor assault trial, an official said Thursday. More>>

Chris Brown's lawyer asks judge to block jail transfer to DC

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Chris Brown's attorney has asked a Los Angeles judge to block an order that would transfer the jailed R&B singer to Washington, D.C., for his upcoming misdemeanor assault trial. More>>

Filmmakers from Va. discuss new movie 'Druid Peak' Video included

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Two women from Great Falls, Va., are among the creative forces behind a new feature film winning rave reviews and awards and film festivals across the country. More>>

Chris Brown's lawyers want judge to dismiss DC assault case

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Singer Chris Brown's lawyers are asking a judge to dismiss the misdemeanor assault charge he's facing in Washington, D.C. More>>

Judge orders Chris Brown to remain in jail

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Chris Brown will spend another month in jail after a judge said Monday he was told the singer made troubling comments in rehab about being good at using guns and knives. More>>

Authorities: Chris Brown arrested on warrant

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Chris Brown was arrested Friday and will be held without bail on a warrant issued by probation officials in the latest legal entanglement for the R&B singer who has struggled to put his 2009 attack on Rihanna behind him. More>>

PHOTOS FROM THE RED CARPET: '12 Years a Slave' rises up at Academy Awards

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Perhaps atoning for past sins, Hollywood named the brutal, unshrinking historical drama "12 Years a Slave" best picture at the 86th annual Academy Awards. More>>

Chris Brown told to return to rehab for 2 months

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A California judge ordered Chris Brown to remain in an anger-management rehab program and told the pop singer to return to court in two months. More>>

NYC official: Philip Seymour Hoffman died of toxic mix of drugs

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Philip Seymour Hoffman died from taking a combination of heroin, cocaine and other drugs, the New York City medical examiner ruled Friday, a toxic mix that addiction specialists say is not uncommon in the tens of thousands of overdose deaths in the U.S. each year. More>>

Oscars: How we ended up with 9 best picture noms Video included

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Was it Lee Daniels' The Butler, the folk rock bio pic Inside Llewyn Davis, or Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine? We'll never know which film might have been the 10th best picture nominee at this year's Oscars. Ahead of Hollywood's biggest night on Sunday, moviegoers may wonder why there have been only nine nominees for best picture the last three years - even though the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' rules allow for up to 10. It's all part of a magic, complicated f... More>>

'Ghostbusters' actor Harold Ramis dies at 69 Video included

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Harold Ramis, the bespectacled "Ghostbusters" sidekick to Bill Murray whose early grounding in live comedy led to blockbuster movies such as "National Lampoon's Animal House," ''Caddyshack" and "Groundhog Day," died Monday. He was 69. More>>

Man sues Chris Brown, bodyguard for $3 million for DC altercation

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A man who says he was punched in the face by singer Chris Brown and his bodyguard during an altercation outside a Washington hotel is suing for $3 million. More>>

Fox Beat: True Romance

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FOX 5's Kevin McCarthy and his girlfriend (and fellow movie critic) Lauren Veneziani gave us their rundown of the top romantic comedies and shared the story of how they met on Fox Beat: True Romance! Catch clips here. More>>

Fight for DC statehood getting help from Hollywood Video included

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Most Americans have no idea that District residents have no true representation in Congress. D.C. residents pay federal taxes, but don't have a voting House member or two senators. But there is a movement underway to get Hollywood stars and producers to help build support for D.C. to one day become the 51st state. More>>

Another wave of Beatlemania in DC celebrates 50th anniversary of The Beatles' first U.S. concert Video included

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50 years ago, the Beatles descended on the nation’s capital with their first full concert in America at what is now the Washington Coliseum. On Tuesday, thousands of aging Beatlemaniacs and many younger fans showed up for a reenacted celebration of sorts.
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Shirley Temple dies at 85 Video included

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Any kid who ever tap-danced at a talent show or put on a curly wig and auditioned for "Annie" can only dream of being as beloved — or as important — as Shirley Temple. Temple, who died Monday night at 85, sang, danced, sobbed and grinned her way into the hearts of Depression-era moviegoers and remains the ultimate child star decades later. More>>

Tommy Roe, musician who opened for The Beatles, discusses his DC concert experience Video included

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In just a few days, we will mark the 50th anniversary of The Beatles first U.S. concert. The Fab Four played right here in D.C. at the Washington Coliseum. Tommy Roe was as close to the action as anyone. He shared the stage with the legendary group that night as the opening act.
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Taking a look through Tony Perkins' Beatles memorabilia collection Video included

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Friday is the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' arrival in America. Next week is the 50th anniversary of their first U.S. concert, which took place right here in the nation’s capital. But tonight, we take a look at the personal collection of memorabilia of a huge Beatles fan – our own Tony Perkins! More>>

Cerphe remembers The Beatles' visit to DC 50 years ago Video included

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We are just days away from the 50th anniversary of The Beatles arrival in the United States, and their first U.S. concert, which happened to be in D.C. at the Washington Coliseum. More>>

Photographer remembers The Beatles 50 years ago at the Washington Coliseum Video included

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It was something different, something fresh and innovative. It was a band called The Beatles and they were poised to make history at the Washington Coliseum right here in our town. And one 18-year-old boy fresh out of high school was there to capture it all.
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Super Bowl draws record 111.5 million viewers

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For the fourth time in five years, the Super Bowl has set a record for the most-watched television event in U.S. history, drawing 111.5 million viewers even though the Seattle Seahawks' 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos wasn't really competitive. More>>

Nothing controversial in Super Bowl ads Video included

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What Super Bowl ads will people discuss over the water cooler a day after the big game? There were no crude jokes. Sexual innuendo was kept to a minimum. And uncomfortable scenes were missing. In short, there wasn't much shock value.
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10 Super Bowl Ads to watch out for Video included

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Actress Scarlett Johansson gives SodaStream some sex appeal in a controversial spot, Kia revives actor Laurence Fishburne's "Matrix" character Morpheus in its commercial. And cute puppies and kids abound in ads for Cheerios to Anheuser-Busch. More>>

UNCENSORED: Motley Crue talks to FOX 5! Video included

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This is it, Motley Crue fans. Vince Neil and Nikki Sixx talked to our Kevin McCarthy about their VERY LAST tour EVER-- and you can watch it all here. Don't say we didn't warn you: This is the uncensored version!
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Justin Bieber charged with assault in Canada

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Justin Bieber has been charged with assault for allegedly hitting a Toronto limousine driver several times in the back of the head last month, the second arrest in a week for the baby-faced 19-year-old pop star. More>>

Singing or sinking? Justin Bieber hits new low Video included

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For more than a year, Justin Bieber has had more tabloid hits than Billboard hits: The singer's music career has taken a backseat to his wild boy antics, and a new arrest for a DUI charge marks a new low for the Grammy-nominated pop star. More>>

Singer Justin Bieber arrested on DUI charges Video included

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When he debuted five years ago, Justin Bieber was a mop-haired heartthrob, clean cut and charming. But a series of troubling incidents have put his innocent image at risk, and none more so than his arrest on DUI charges Thursday. More>>

Fox Beat Backstage: Kevin McCarthy in LA

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What's it like behind-the-scenes of some of your FAVORITE Fox shows?  Kevin McCarthy can tell you!  We sent him out to LA to meet and greet some very familiar faces.
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Fox Beat: Kevin McCarthy at the Critics' Choice Awards

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We sent Kevin McCarthy to Hollywood this week to talk to the stars of all the Fox shows: Brooklyn Nine Nine, The Following, American Idol, New Girl, Rake and more!  While he was there, he caught up with the stars of some of this year's hottest movies at the Critics' Choice Awards.  Check out his blog here to get the behind-the-scenes dish.
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DC police opens internal affairs probe stemming from Chris Brown case

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District of Columbia police have opened an internal affairs investigation into statements made by an officer who responded to reports that singer Chris Brown had punched a man outside a Washington hotel. More>>

'Idol' premiere features former Chantilly HS singer Video included

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If you’re from the Chantilly, Va. area, one of the faces on American Idol’s Season 13 premiere might look familiar. Munfarid Zaidi—the last contestant to audition in Wednesday night’s episode—went to Chantilly High School!  More>>

'American Idol' hopes for a lucky 13th season Video included

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Keith Urban was wrapping up a recent interview about "American Idol" when Harry Connick Jr. breezed into a backstage room, ready for his turn. "He talks and talks and talks," Connick said, gleefully needling his fellow "Idol" judge. "Get out."
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The stars of the new FOX comedy "Enlisted" visited FOX 5 Video included

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The stars of the new FOX comedy "Enlisted" visited FOX 5 Don’t miss the series premiere Friday 9:30/8:30c!
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Chris Brown appears in D.C. court, rejects plea deal in assault case Video included

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Lawyers for singer Chris Brown told a judge Wednesday that he has rejected a plea deal on a charge that he hit a man outside a Washington hotel. More>>

12-year-old Maryland boy raps for Jay-Z on stage

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One young Jay-Z fan got the chance of a lifetime at a show in Greensboro, N.C. on Sunday night. Video of Jay-Z on stage with the little boy named Justin surfaced Monday, and his story is quickly spreading online.
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James Avery of 'Fresh Prince' fame dead at 68

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James Avery, the bulky character actor who laid down the law at home and on the job as the Honorable Philip Banks in "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," has died. More>>

'Fast & Furious 7' delayed until April 2015

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Universal Pictures has delayed the release of "Fast & Furious 7" for almost a year following the death of star Paul Walker. More>>

Sue and Tucker perform with the Washington Ballet in 'The Nutcracker' Video included

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The Nutcracker ballet is now running at the Warner Theatre. FOX 5's own Sue Palka and Tucker Barnes had the honor of joining the cast for Friday night’s show! More>>

Chris Brown's probation revoked over DC arrest

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A judge on Monday revoked Chris Brown's probation after his recent arrest on suspicion of misdemeanor assault in Washington, D.C., but the ruling will not alter the singer's requirements to complete rehab and community labor for his 2009 attack on Rihanna. More>>

Doctors: James Bond's heavy drinking puts him at high risk for diseases, early death

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He may have a license to kill, but is he sober enough to shoot? British doctors who carefully read Ian Fleming's series of James Bond novels say the celebrated spy regularly drank more than four times the recommended limit of alcohol per week.
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List of nominees for 71st Golden Globe Awards

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Nominees for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. More>>

Newseum hosts special evening with 'Anchorman 2' star Will Ferrell Video included

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The big screen's most famous anchorman was in the nation's capital Tuesday evening as the Newseum hosted a special event with "Anchorman" star Will Ferrell. More>>

Actor Gary Sinise performs concert for Washington Navy Yard employees Video included

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A special concert was held honoring the victims of the Navy Yard shootings Tuesday night. Their lives were turned upside down back in September when a gunman walked into a Washington Navy Yard building and killed a dozen people.

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Singer Sevyn Streeter to perform in Maryland Video included

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Singer and Song-writer Sevyn Streeter has written many songs we know and love today, such as “Gone,” by Kelly Rowland.
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Rehab: Chris Brown threw rock through mom's car window Video included

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A judge ordered Chris Brown on Wednesday to spend three months in rehab after reading a report that said a facility discharged the R&B singer because he threw a rock through his mother's car window. More>>

'Killing Kennedy' movie premieres at the Newseum

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The Newseum rolled out the red carpet for the world premiere of National Geographic Channel's highly anticipated “Killing Kennedy” Monday night. More>>

Chris Brown heading to rehab after DC assault charge

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Troubled singer Chris Brown is heading to rehab. A representative for the R&B star announced Tuesday that Brown has decided to go to rehab a day after he was released from jail following his arrest for allegedly punching another man in Washington, D.C.

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'Glee' says goodbye to Cory Monteith in tribute show Video included

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The high school musical drama "Glee" said goodbye to Finn, its beloved singer-quarterback, while paying tribute to Cory Monteith, the late actor who had portrayed him, in a much-anticipated episode that aired Thursday. More>>

Story of Matthew Shepard on display in DC Video included

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One D.C. landmark is not letting the government shutdown ruin what they have planned, so Ford's Theatre is taking its show on the road. That show is about the beating death of a young gay man, and they believe it is a subject so important, it has to be told. More>>

Miss Piggy joins Kermit in Smithsonian collection

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Miss Piggy is finally joining her love, Kermit the Frog, in the Smithsonian Institution's collection of Jim Henson's Muppets, and Bert and Ernie will have a place in history, too. More>>

VIDEO: Bono does spot-on impersonation of President Bill Clinton Video included

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President Bill Clinton is hosting his global initiative annual meeting in New York this week. U2 frontman Bono was in attendance, but did you know in addition to being a Grammy Award-winning musician and well-known for humanitarian efforts, he does impersonations?

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Mentoring To Manhood Video included

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The saying goes, “It takes a village to raise a child.” Meaning when the parents can't fulfill the child rearing responsibility, others step in to help out. FOX 5's Wisdom Martin, along with our partners at AARP, found some pretty high powered celebrities stepping in and stepping up.

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Eugene Allen's son, Charles, talks about his father whose story inspired The Butler

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Many hit the theaters Thursday to watch the highly-anticipated film The Butler. It is the story of Eugene Allen who was the White House butler for 34 years.
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Ben Affleck to play Batman in 'Man of Steel' sequel Video included

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Ben Affleck will don Batman's cape and cowl. Warner Bros. announced Thursday that the 41-year-old actor-director will star as a new incarnation of the Dark Knight in a film bringing Batman and Superman together.

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Stranded Dave Matthews gets ride from fans on the way to his concert Video included

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A fan on her way to a Dave Matthews concert pulled over to help a stranded bicyclist, who turned out to be none other than the singer himself. More>>

DJ Lonnie C joined FOX 5 for DJ Friday Video included

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FOX 5 celebrated the end of the work week with DJ Lonnie C!
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Music students from Brown Family Children Foundation perform on FOX 5 Morning News Video included

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Music students from the “James Brown Family Children Foundation” paid tribute to the "Godfather of Soul” Thursday on the FOX 5 Morning show.

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Paula Deen dropped by Wal-Mart after 'Today' tears Video included

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Paula Deen was dropped by Wal-Mart and her name was stripped from four buffet restaurants on Wednesday, hours after she went on television and tearfully defended herself amid the mounting fallout over her admission of using a racial slur. More>>

'The Blair Witch Project' director looking to film at vacated Frederick mall Video included

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When filmmaker Ed Sanchez looks at run-down shopping center, he sees something fabulously creepy. More>>

Gandolfini mourned in NJ's 'Sopranos' towns Video included

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A bag of uncooked ziti in the driveway, a "reserved" sign at the ice cream parlor booth where the series abruptly ended, and a framed photo at a strip club were among the tributes paid to James Gandolfini in the northern New Jersey communities where his TV character Tony Soprano lived, loved and whacked people. More>>

Actor James Gandolfini dies in Italy at age 51 Video included

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James Gandolfini, whose portrayal of a brutal, emotionally delicate crime boss in HBO's "The Sopranos" was the brilliant center of one of TV's greatest drama series and turned the mobster stereotype on its head, died Wednesday in Italy. He was 51. More>>

Metro holds auditions for 'MetroPerforms!' Video included

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Metro held open auditions Tuesday for MetroPerforms! and Music on the Mall. More>>

Newseum to feature 'Anchorman: The Exhibit'

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The Newseum in Washington is poking some fun at TV anchors with a new exhibit about the 2004 comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" starring Will Ferrell. More>>

Top 2 face off on 'American Idol' finale Video included

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Randy Jackson isn't sure which budding diva will take the crown on "American Idol." The veteran judge of the Fox talent competition declared Wednesday's final performance round at the Nokia Theatre a dead heat after finalists Kree Harrison and Candice Glover each performed three songs.

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Local reaction to Angelina Jolie's decision to have double mastectomy Video included

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Her mother lost a battle with cancer at age 56, and actress Angelina Jolie is determined to avoid a similar fate. She wrote an article in the New York Times revealing that she carries a "faulty" gene, BRCA1, and has had a double mastectomy to reduce her chances of getting breast cancer. She hopes her story will inspire other women fighting the disease.

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DC seeks to attract more major film, TV productions Video included

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Did you know many movies and television series, which appear to be filmed in D.C., are actually shot in neighboring Maryland and Virginia? Tax incentives and federal government red tape are often factors. More>>

Popular psychologist Joyce Brothers dead at 85

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Joyce Brothers, the pop psychologist who pioneered the television advice show in the 1950s and enjoyed a long and prolific career as a syndicated columnist, author, and television and film personality, has died. She was 85. More>>

Randy Jackson leaving 'American Idol'

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Randy Jackson out. The 56-year-old "American Idol" judge says he won't be returning to the Fox talent competition after serving 12 seasons on the show's judging panel.

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Prince Harry begins US tour with stop in DC Video included

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A buttoned-down Prince Harry joined Michelle Obama in honoring military families Thursday and toured an exhibition in Congress about land-mines, opening a weeklong U.S. visit devoted to the wounded victims of war. Shrieking onlookers gave him the pop-star treatment, but he was all royal business. More>>

DC's Theodore Roosevelt Bridge to close for new 'Captain America' film

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The District of Columbia's film office says Washington's Theodore Roosevelt Bridge will be closing temporarily for a major motion picture. More>>

TV anchor Wolf Blitzer becomes latest target of 'swatting' hoax Video included

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CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer has joined a growing list of people in the public eye who are being targeted in swatting pranks. More>>

9:30 Club named best big room music venue by Rolling Stone

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What music venue is the coolest in America? According to Rolling Stone, the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C. is the best big room that rocks the most. More>>

'All The President's Men Revisited' at the Newseum Video included

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Some heavy hitters of journalism and Hollywood met in Washington Thursday night to attend the premier of a new film by Robert Redford. It's a documentary looking back on "All The President's Men," which Redford produced and starred in nearly 40 years ago.

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Lorde to headline Preakness concert in Baltimore

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Lorde will bring her Grammy-winning song of the year to Maryland as she headlines the Preakness infield concert at Pimlico Race Course in May. More>>

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