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Benedict Cumberbatch attends a special screening of "The Imitation Game" at the DGA Theater on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, in Los Angeles.

Benedict Cumberbatch apologizes for ‘colored’ remark

Benedict Cumberbatch is "devastated" after realizing he caused offense during a chat about diversity on Tavis Smiley's late-night show.

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What do Blake Shelton and Vanilla Ice have in common?

They're both joining the star-studded cast of a new Adam Sandler movie.

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‘Selma’ director DuVernay to make Katrina film

Ava DuVernay, the director behind the Oscar-nominated MLK, Jr. biopic plans a feature film set in the time of Hurricane Katrina.

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 27

A look back on some of Hollywood's biggest headlines.

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Emma Watson is Belle in ‘Beauty and the Beast’

The former "Harry Potter" star will play the princess in a live-action version of the Disney film.

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Seekers of the Hollywood Sign disrupt nearby neighborhood

Like pilgrims flocking to a holy shrine, they come from all over the world to pay homage to a symbol of celebrity.

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WATCH: Leaked Super Bowl commercials

A 30-second commercial on Super Sunday will cost $4.5 million, but will it be money well spent?

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‘Birdman’ wins big at SAG Awards in march toward Oscars

The satirical film won top honors from Hollywood's actors in an important show of support for its march toward the best picture Oscar.

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 26

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

In this film publicity image released by 20th Century Fox, the character Neytiri, voiced by Zoe Saldana, left, and the character Jake, voiced by Sam Worthington are shown in a scene from, "Avatar." The film was nominated Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 for an Oscar for best picture. The 82nd Academy Awards will be presented on March 7.

This weekend in entertainment history

A look back on some of Hollywood's most notable headlines.

In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Kyle Gallner, left, and Bradley Cooper appear in a scene from "American Sniper."

If regular people picked the Oscars, ‘American Sniper’ would win

If ordinary Americans voted for the Academy Awards, the portrait of a sharpshooter in the Iraq war, would be the best picture winner.

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Regina Hall almost became a nun

The "Think Like a Man" star missed out on becoming a nun because some of her "numbers" were too high.

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‘Buzz Books’ give readers free look at upcoming e-books

A pair of free e-books will offer excerpts from upcoming releases by Dennis Lehane, Ann Packer and more than 60 other writers.

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Jimmy Fallon and Bill Gates drink ‘poop water’

Bill Gates challenges Jimmy to taste test water from the Omniprocessor, which turns sewage into clean drinking water.

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Jake Gyllenhaal not interested in ‘Suicide Squad’

The "Nightcrawler" star got the offer to play the role of Rick Flagg but he has reportedly turned it down.

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Today in entertainment history: Jan 23

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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‘Screech’ pleads not guilty in bar brawl stabbing

Actor Dustin Diamond, who played the nerdy Screech on "Saved by the Bell," pleaded not guilty to stabbing a man on Christmas.

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Will Ferrell hits cheerleader, ejected from basketball game (for a movie stunt)

The actor was filming a scene for new comedy "Daddy's Home" but it was shot during a real-life game.

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Twitter hashtag perfectly #ExplainsThe90s

A new Twitter hashtag has started trending that urges you to explain your '90s experience in just four words.

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Chris Evans and Chris Pratt set Super Bowl charity challenge

It's Captain America versus Starlord in a Marvel superhero battle for football supremacy.

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Serena Williams through to Australian Open semifinals

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Serena Williams, of the United States, looks up at the scoreboard during her match against Francesca Schiavone, of Italy, in the first round of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, in New York.

All five previous times Williams has advanced to the semifinals she has won the title at Melbourne Park.

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Pats RB Blount says Seahawks defense is not immortal, can be beaten

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SUPER PATS: New England Patriots players celebrate near the team's bench during the second half of the NFL football AFC Championship game against the Indianapolis Colts Sunday, Jan. 18, in Foxborough, Mass. Photo: Associated Press/Elise Amendola

Blount at Media Day: "I don't care about them being the top defense, that doesn't bother me," "They were good enough to get here, just like we were good enough to get here. They're not immortal. They can be beaten."

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Bells sign three from Chico State University to 2015 roster

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Pitchers A.J. Epstein and Hunter Haworth will join the Bells pitching staff, accompanied by outfielder Alex Michaels.

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Whatcom County could see major growth in next 20 years

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Population could be 260,000 by 2030

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County unemployment rises in December

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2,200 more people entered the county work force