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The first word of the new ‘Star Wars’ movie is …

Director J.J. reveals the first word spoken in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," which hits theaters next month.


Jennifer Lawrence named entertainer of the year

The star is one of the biggest and bankable actresses in Hollywood and has featured in a number of blockbusters including the "X-Men" franchise and "The Hunger Games" films.


‘Rocky’ successor ‘Creed’ highlights Philadelphia’s revival

Adonis Johnson, the son of Balboa rival-turned-mentor Apollo Creed, leaves behind a life of privilege to walk in the footsteps of a father he never knew.


FanDuel NFL entries have fallen sharply after New York shutdown

Entries at daily fantasy sports site FanDuel's NFL contests have fallen sharply since New York's attorney general declared the games to be illegal gambling in the state and the company stopped taking money from New Yorkers.


After a gory death, ‘Game of Thrones’ revives Jon Snow

HBO's medieval saga "Game of Thrones" is known for serving up graphic deaths of its lead characters, but when fan favorite Jon Snow was killed off, avid followers speculated every theory and sighting that would bring back their heroic soldier.

FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 24

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


Win a date with Chris Hemsworth

"The Thor" star is encouraging fans to donate at least $5 to his fundraising drive for the Australian Childhood Foundation to be entered into the ballot.


‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’ debuts to franchise-low $101 million

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2" dominated the weekend box office. The final film in the science-fiction franchise debuted to $101 million, but even that massive figure wasn't as big a sendoff for Katniss Everdeen and her fellow revolutionaries as some had predicted.


Today in entertainment history: Nov. 23

A look at some of the Hollywood headlines that made history.


WATCH: Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s epic Janet Jackson lip sync performance

"The Night Before" star nailed his performance of the 1989 hit "Rhythm Nation" - right down to the lip gloss and dance moves.


Security stepped up at WWE match amid ISIS threat

The FBI is investigating after online activists claimed members of Islamic State were planning to target the WWE Survivor Series event in Atlanta.


Mark Hamill will pay big time for spilling ‘Star Wars’ secrets

Luke Skywalker faces a financial penalty if he gives away the plot to the new "Star Wars" movie prior to its release.


Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello’s wedding weekend is here

The "Modern Family" star plans to tie the knot with the "Magic Mike" hunk this weekend.


After HIV revelation, Charlie Sheen to write his memoir

The "Wall Street" star went public with his HIV-positive diagnosis in a candid TV interview and now plans are in the works for him to write his life story.


A ‘Bad Santa’ sequel is coming and Kathy Bates is playing a foul-mouthed matriarch

A followup to the 2003 dark comedy is headed to the big screen in 2016.


Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade to debut 6 new floats

The original celebrity chef - KFC's Colonel Sanders - is among them.


Today in entertainment history: Nov. 20

A walk down memory lane.


REVIEW: ‘The Hunger Games’ goes out with a bang

Katniss Everdeen's story is handled with the grace and poignancy of a truly fond farewell.


Ex-Subway pitchman Jared Fogle sentenced to 15+ years in prison

Jared Fogle admitted paying for sex with girls as young as 16 and receiving child pornography produced by his charitable foundation's former director.

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Royals players get $370,000 bonus for World Series win


The World Series champion Kansas City Royals generously split up their Fall Classic players' pool haul of more than $25 million into 55 full shares worth $370,069 apiece, Major League baseball said on Monday.

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Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting suspect to appear in court


Robert Lewis Dear, 57, is expected to face multiple counts of murder and attempted murder.

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WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu in December


Get your remotes ready for a new round of binge-worthy movies and TV.

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High school basketball season opens with first round of games tonight

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Lynden Christian boys and girls each taking on Anacortes

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Bellingham Blazers rout Tri-City in Kennewick

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Blazers erupt for six goals in first period and roll from there