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'Avatar' marks 6 straight weeks at No. 1, crosses $2 billion

Jan 23, 2023 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — James Cameron's “Avatar: The Way of Water” led ticket sales in movie theaters for the sixth straight weekend, mak...
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Maine gets 1st Mega Millions jackpot with $1.35B grand prize

Jan 16, 2023 / Associated Press

Maine scored its first Mega Millions jackpot when a ticket purchased in the state matched the winning numbers for the lottery’s estimated $1....
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NFL regular-season ratings down 3% over last season

Jan 16, 2023 / Associated Press

NFL regular-season ratings saw a 3% decrease from last season, which was not unexpected with “Thursday Night Football” moving from Fox ...
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Lisa Marie Presley, singer and daughter of Elvis, dies at 54

Jan 13, 2023 / Associated Press

Lisa Marie Presley, the only child of Elvis Presley and a singer-songwriter dedicated to her father’s legacy, died Thursday after being hospi...
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$1.35B Mega Millions prize drawing set for Friday night

Jan 13, 2023 / Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Mega Millions players will have another chance to end months of losing and finally win a jackpot that has grown to $1...
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Computer breakdown sows chaos across US air travel system

Jan 12, 2023 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of flights across the U.S. were canceled or delayed Wednesday after a system that offers safety information to pilo...
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Mega Millions swells to $1.1B after 3-month losing trend

Jan 10, 2023 / Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After nearly three months of lottery losing, will someone break the trend Tuesday night and win a $1.1 billion Mega M...
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The Golden Globes return Tuesday in a 1-year audition

Jan 10, 2023 / Associated Press

After going dark for a year, the Golden Globes return to the air Tuesday on a one-year audition to try to win back their awards-seas...
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Barbara Walters, news pioneer and 'The View' creator, dies

Jan 2, 2023 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Barbara Walters, the first woman to become a TV news superstar, has died. She was 93. Her death was announced by ABC on air F...
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Southwest cancels more flights, draws federal investigation

Dec 28, 2022 / Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines scrubbed thousands of flights again Tuesday in the aftermath of the massive winter storm that wrecked Christ...
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Mega Millions jackpot up to $640M after no big winner

Dec 28, 2022 / Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A giant Mega Millions jackpot has grown larger to an estimated $640 million after another drawing without a winner. N...
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Mega Millions hits $565M but prize isn't even in the top 10

Dec 27, 2022 / Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Someone could win more than half a billion dollars in the Mega Millions lottery Tuesday, but that jackpot wouldn't even ra...
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Southwest under scrutiny after wave of storm cancellations

Dec 27, 2022 / Associated Press

Major U.S. airlines were broadsided by the massive weekend winter storm that swept across large swaths of the country but had largely recovered by ...
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Netflix plans $900M facility at former New Jersey Army base

Dec 22, 2022 / Associated Press

Netflix says it plans to build a state-of-the-art production facility at a former Army base at the Jersey Shore that will cost more than $900 milli...
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NFL 'Sunday Ticket' headed to YouTube beginning next season

Dec 22, 2022 / Associated Press

The NFL has announced a multiyear agreement with Google for “NFL Sunday Ticket.” The package of out-of-market Sunday afternoon games wi...
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New this week: Mariah Carey special, 'Maverick,' 'Best Man'

Dec 19, 2022 / Associated Press

This week’s new entertainment releases include Mariah Carey in concert on CBS singing Christmas songs, a free stream of the beloved 1965 anim...
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'Top Gun' named best film by National Board of Review

Dec 9, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — “Top Gun: Maverick,” 2022′s biggest box-office hit, has been named the best film of the year by the Nationa...
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Kirstie Alley, Emmy-winning ‘Cheers’ star, dies at 71

Dec 6, 2022 / Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kirstie Alley, a two-time Emmy winner who starred in the 1980s sitcom “Cheers” and the hit film “Look Wh...
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Jazzy 'Charlie Brown Christmas' swings on after 57 years

Dec 6, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — There were plenty of reasons Vince Guaraldi's soundtrack to ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ shouldn't have worked. Ja...
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'Wakanda Forever' is No. 1 for 4th straight weekend

Dec 5, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” held the box-office crown for the fourth straight weekend with $17.6 million. An...
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Giants-Cowboys sets NFL regular-season record for viewers

Nov 29, 2022 / Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Thanksgiving afternoon game between the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys set the mark for the most-watched NFL regul...
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Today show - anchor Al Roker hospitalized for blood clots

Nov 19, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Al Roker says he's recovering after he was hospitalized last week for blood clots in his leg and lungs. The NBC “Today&...
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Luke Combs tops CMA Awards; Loretta Lynn, Lewis honored

Nov 10, 2022 / Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Luke Combs is the winner of the Country Music Association Awards' coveted entertainer of the year trophy. Combs thank...
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This year's World Series is 2nd-least watched on TV

Nov 9, 2022 / Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Houston Astros’ six-game victory over the Philadelphia Phillies finished as the second least-watched World Series ...
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World Series, football dominate week's TV ratings

Nov 9, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — The four World Series games telecast last week were consistent in their drawing power, each pulling in between 11.16 million ...