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Obama widens post-2014 combat role for forces in Afghanistan

The U.S. military will have a wider role to fight the Taliban alongside Afghan forces after the current mission ends next month.

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Obama to Republican critics on immigration: ‘Pass a bill’

The President shrugged off criticism of his executive action on immigration.

In this image released by Lionsgate, Jennifer Lawrence portrays Katniss Everdeen, right, and Liam Hemsworth portrays Gale Hawthorne in a scene from "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1."

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‘Hunger Games’ tops box office, sets new record

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" tallied $123 million in ticket sales to score the year's biggest U.S. opening.

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Katy Perry to headline Super Bowl halftime show

The "Roar" hitmaker oins the likes of Madonna, Beyoncé and Prince to perform at the NFL's Super Bowl halftime show.

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PHOTOS: American Music Awards red carpet arrivals

Music's biggest stars strut their stuff on the AMA red carpet.

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2014 Notable Deaths

A look at the celebrities and notable people we lost this year.

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Boy bands top American Music Awards, ladies lead performances

Boy bands bested pop's leading women in the top award categories at the AMAs.

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Kids react to a realistic Barbie doll

The Lammily doll wants to show children that average is beautiful.

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Scandal-plagued former Washington mayor Marion Barry dies

Barry, the scandal-plagued former mayor who was jailed for smoking crack cocaine, has died.

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.

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 24

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

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New awards, big performances set for Sunday’s AMAs

Taylor Swift will kick off the American Music Awards on Sunday by performing her chart-topping single “Blank Space” and will…

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This weekend in entertainment history

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Making headlines this week

A look back at the biggest newsmakers this week and the headline you may have missed.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of the biggest plays and best wins that happened this week in sports.

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Amazon plans new streaming service

The new service will compete with Hulu and Netflix.

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Watch this giant panda have a ball playing in snow

This panda is pumped to see the first snowfall of the season.

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House Republicans sue over Obamacare

Republicans sued over the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

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NFL’s Peterson vows never to use ‘switch’ again

The suspended Vikings running back says he was startled to the injuries his discipline caused to his son.

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Lexus recalling 422K cars to fix fuel leak

The fuel leak can increase the risk of fire, safety regulators say.

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Santa’s little helpers break world record in Bangkok

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Thousands of schoolchildren helped break the world record for the largest gathering of Christmas elves.

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WATCH: The turkey production line

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Ever wonder how that turkey makes it to your table?

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‘Friends of the Galaxy’ mashes up hit movie, sitcom

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If "Guardians of the Galaxy" was set to the "Friends" theme.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: John Oliver takes on Turkey pardoning

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The silly tradition is lampooned by the "Last Week Tonight" host.

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11 awkward Thanksgiving jokes

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Worried about spending quality time with family this weekend? Cut the dinner table tension with a delightfully awful Thanksgiving zinger.