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Steely Dan co-founder, guitarist, Walter Becker dies at 67

LOS ANGELES >> Walter Becker, the guitarist, bassist and co-founder of the 1970s rock group Steely Dan, which sold more than 40 million albums and produced such hit singles as “Reelin’ In the Years,” “Rikki Don’...

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    Morgan Freeman to receive SAG Life Achievement Award

    LOS ANGELES — Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman was today named the 54th recipient of the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment. Freeman will be presented with the SAG-AFTRA performers union’s highest tribute, which is given annually to an actor who fosters the “finest ideals of the acting profession,” on Jan. 21 at the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. The ceremony will be simulcast live on TNT and...

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  • Celebrity deaths

    Jerry Lewis, Dick Gregory remembered on Hollywood Walk of Fame

    HOLLYWOOD >> Legendary comedians Dick Gregory and Jerry Lewis, who died over the weekend, were remembered Monday with tributes on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Lewis’ granddaughter Kimi Lewis joined fans as she kissed her hand before touching her grandfather’s star at 6801 Hollywood Blvd, where flowers were placed. Lewis, a beloved comedian, actor, philanthropist and filmmaker, died Sunday morning at his home in Las Vegas. He was 91. • RELATED STORY:

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  • Obituaries

    Jerry Lewis, comedian and telethon host, dies at 91

    LOS ANGELES >> Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the tireless, teary host of the annual muscular dystrophy telethons, has died. He was 91. Lewis died Sunday of natural causes in Las Vegas with his family by his side, publicist Candi Cazau said. Tributes from friends, co-stars and disciples poured...

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  • Celebrity deaths

    Whoopi Goldberg, Jamie Lee Curtis and more pay tribute to Jerry Lewis

    Late Sunday morning after news broke that actor, comedian and philanthropist Jerry Lewis died at the age of 91, celebrities took to Twitter to mourn the loss of the comedic legend. Here is what some had to say. Having trouble viewing this on a mobile device? Click...

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  • Obituaries

    Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies

    LOS ANGELES >> Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84. Gregory died late Saturday in Washington, D.C. after being hospitalized for about a week, his son Christian Gregory told The Associated Press. He had suffered a severe bacterial infection. As one of the first black standup comedians to find success with white audiences, in the...

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  • News

    There’s an O.J. Simpson museum in LA - catch it before it’s gone

    LOS ANGELES — A pop-up museum dedicated to examining the legacy of former USC and NFL star O.J. Simpson will open in Chinatown today. Displays in The O.J. Museum include sports memorabilia, a 1994 Ford Bronco, board games, a collection of 60 bootleg trial T-shirts and interactive exhibits. • PHOTOS: The 1995 OJ Simpson trial -- did he get away with...

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  • Lawsuits

    Diddy’s ex-chef suing for sexual harassment and more, but jury won’t hear the case

    LOS ANGELES — The employment violation allegations filed against Diddy by his former personal chef, who says she was subjected to sexual harassment and forced to work long hours without being fully compensated for overtime, will be heard by an arbitrator rather than a jury, a judge ruled today. Plaintiff Cindy Rueda stated in a sworn declaration filed in connection with her lawsuit against the rapper/producer/singer that she often worked from 9 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. daily after...

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  • Race and ethnicity

    LeBron James tweets that Donald Trump made hate ‘fashionable again’ following Charlottesville protests

    Basketball star LeBron James took to Twitter to express his disdain for President Donald Trump’s remarks this afternoon about the events in Charlottesville, Virginia. If you are reading this on a mobile device, click here.

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  • Obituaries

    ‘My Favorite Year’ actor Joe Bologna dies at 82

    PHOENIX (AP) — Joe Bologna, the actor, director and writer known for his role in the 1982 film comedy “My Favorite Year,” died Sunday. He was 82. Bologna died in the Los Angeles area after a three-year battle with pancreatic cancer, his manager Matt Sherman told The Associated Press. He was married to actress Renee Taylor, who credited his doctors for prolonging his life so he could receive a lifetime achievement award at the Night of 100 Stars for the...

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  • Celebrity deaths

    Elvis Presley’s friends feel love, pain, 40 years after his death

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. >> It isn’t just the legend of Elvis Presley that has unmatched staying power 40 years after his death. The guilt, pain and regret felt by those who knew and loved him lingers, too. Prolific session musician and producer Norbert Putnam was on vacation with his family in Hawaii when he heard his friend died of a heart attack. After years of making groundbreaking music and acting in more than two dozen movies, Presley’s career had slowed, and historical...

    By ADRIAN SAINZ Associated Press|

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