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'Empire' producers cut Smollett from season's last episodes

CHICAGO -- The producers of the TV show Empire said Friday that Jussie Smollett's character will be removed from the final two episodes of...

February 22, 2019 12:00 pm


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Police: 'Empire' actor sought career boost

CHICAGO – As authorities laid out their case against “Empire” actor Jussie Smullett, the narrative that emerged...

February 22, 2019 1:00 am


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Williams to return in March

Wendy Williams is nearing her TV comeback.

February 22, 2019 1:00 am


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Peter Tork, bassist and singer in the Monkees, dies at 77

Peter Tork, a blues and folk musician who became a teeny-bopper sensation as a member of the Monkees, the wisecracking, made-for-TV pop...

February 21, 2019 1:50 pm


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Police: 'Empire' actor turns self in to face charge

"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett staged a racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy about his salary and wanted to promote his...

February 21, 2019 10:30 am


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'Empire' actor accused of making false report

CHICAGO – “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was charged Wednesday with making a false police report when he said he was...

February 21, 2019 1:00 am


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Lady Gaga, fiance have broken up

Lady Gaga and her fiance, talent agent Christian Carino, have split up.

February 21, 2019 1:00 am


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Police official: Smollett suspected of lying about attack

Chicago detectives suspect actor Jussie Smollett filed a false police report when he said he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack...

February 20, 2019 6:10 pm


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Buzz Aldrin's son tries to stop dad from moving assets

Buzz Aldrin's son is trying to stop his father from transferring assets from a trust in the latest dispute between the Apollo 11 moonwalker...

February 20, 2019 4:20 pm


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Gwyneth Paltrow denies causing Utah ski crash

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow denied Wednesday that she skied into a man who accused her in a lawsuit of seriously injuring him at a Utah ski...

February 20, 2019 4:20 pm


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Chicago prosecutor recuses herself from Jussie Smollett case

Chicago's top prosecutor recused herself from the investigation into the attack reported by "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett shortly after...

February 20, 2019 11:00 am


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Presenters for Oscars announced

Michael B. Jordan,Brian Tyree Henry, Michelle Yeoh and Elsie Fisher...

February 20, 2019 1:00 am


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Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died

Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, has died. He was around 85 years old.

February 19, 2019 7:56 am


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Smollett says no truth he played role in attack

CHICAGO -- Attorneys for Jussie Smollett say there is no truth to reports the Empire actor played a role in an assault on him last month.

February 17, 2019 6:30 am


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2 questioned in 'Empire' attack now suspects

CHICAGO -- Chicago Police say the two men being questioned in the attack on Empire actor Jussie Smollett are considered suspects.

February 15, 2019 12:20 pm