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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.

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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REVIEW: Third installment of ‘Hunger Games’ doesn’t disappoint

Reluctant hero Katniss Everdeen faces the broiling drama of a budding revolution in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1."

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Modern version of ‘All in the Family’ in the works

The groundbreaking '70s sitcom is being reworked for a 2015 audience.

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Chinese cyber attacks could shut U.S. infastructure

China could invade the computer systems of utilities, aviation networks, and financial companies, the director of the U.S. National Security Agency has warned.

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Graco recalls 5M strollers for amputation hazard

Graco has recalled 11 models of strollers after several people have seriously injured themselves.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Friday, Nov. 21.

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L.A. Kings’ Slava Voynov charged with domestic violence

Defenseman Slava Voynov was charged with felony domestic violence for allegedly attacking his wife at their home.

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Raiders stun Chiefs for first win of the season

The Oakland Raiders earned their first win in more than a year as rookie quarterback Derek Carr rallied the team.

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One Direction takes #cutestselfieever

The boy band dons tiaras and feather boas and brought in a host of characters for a one heck of a photo.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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

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REVIEW: Surprising talent creates weird onscreen magic in ‘Foxcatcher’

This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Channing Tatum, left, and Mark Ruffalo in a scene from "Foxcatcher."

Sibling rivalry, loneliness, competition and madness fuel director Bennett Miller’s award-worthy true crime tale Foxcatcher.

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REVIEW: ‘Wild’ is both unsettling and triumphant

This image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Reese Witherspoon in a scene from the film, "Wild."

Reese Witherspoon leaves her comfort zone as real-life hiker Cheryl Strayed in "Wild."

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This week’s top alternative tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top alternative songs, according to the weekly Billboard chart.

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Cameron Diaz engaged to Good Charlotte star

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The "Charlie's Angels" star is reportedly planning to marry Benji Madden.