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Brian Williams Raps “Gin and Juice”

NBC Nightly News managing editor and anchor Brian Williams raps Snoop Dogg’s classic “Gin and Juice.”

BREAKING: CBS Announces Stephen Colbert will succeed David Letterman as host of ‘The Late Show’

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CBS announced on Thursday that “Colbert Report” host Stephen Colbert will be the next to helm the “Late Show” desk.

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The new sex ed? How ‘Teen Mom’ helped lower teen birth rate

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The teen birth rate in the United States has reached a new low, and that news has some psychologists wondering if they have been unfairly critical of television shows that spotlight pregnancy in adolescents.

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Bob Geldof’s daughter Peaches, British journalist, dies at 25

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Peaches Geldof, daughter of musician and political activist Bob Geldof, has died at age 25, her father has confirmed.

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Hollywood icon Mickey Rooney dead at 93

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Mickey Rooney, the Hollywood legend with one of the longest careers of any actor in American film, has died, NBC News has learned. He was 93.

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David Letterman to retire from ‘Late Show’ next year

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David Letterman told his “Late Show” audience on Thursday that he will wrap up his historic late-night career sometime next year.

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'Frozen' becomes No. 1 animated film of all time

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"Frozen" has thawed out a new spot in box office history. This weekend, the Oscar-winning Disney film became the top-grossing animated film of all time with $1.072 billion in domestic and international sales.

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President Obama zings Zach Galifianakis on ‘Between Two Ferns’

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During an interview on the Zach Galifianakis-hosted “Between Two Ferns,” President Barack Obama showed off his comedy chops with zingers about his host’s “Hangover” films and repulsion at his spider bites, all while promoting his Healthcare.gov website, which he insisted “works great now.”

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John Travolta: ‘Beating myself up’ over name flub at Oscars

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Oscar viewers have been waiting since Sunday to hear from John Travolta about his now infamous flub of singer Idina Menzel’s name as she took the stage to perform “Let it Go.”

In a statement released through his publicist on Tuesday, Travolta explained … sort of.

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Ellen’s Oscar selfie earns $3 million for charities

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If you were one of the three million people who retweeted Ellen DeGeneres’ star-studded Oscar-night selfie, pat yourself on the back. You’ve unwittingly made a donation to charity by doing so.

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Fat Tuesday: Carnival celebrations culminate on Mardi Gras around the world

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Brazil’s Carnival maintains a frenetic pace as celebrations continue around the world on Fat Tuesday.

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Golden night: ‘12 Years a Slave’ takes Oscar for Best Picture

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Gritty slavery drama “12 Years a Slave” took home the Oscar for best picture at Sunday’s Academy Awards, and its star Lupita Nyong’o added to the film’s trophy case by claiming the best supporting actress award.

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Golden night: Lupita Nyong’o, Jared Leto nab acting Oscars

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Despite going up against a powerhouse field including Oscar winners Jennifer Lawrence and Julia Roberts, first-time nominee Lupito N’yongo took home the best supporting actress award at Sunday night’s Academy Awards. Nyong’o plays abused slave Patsey in “12 Years a Slave,” which is favored by many to win the night’s best picture award.

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Jimmy Fallon takes icy plunge with Chicago mayor

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Brrr! “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon took part in a “polar plunge” in the icy waters of Lake Michigan Sunday – along with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. 

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