New Potter ride boasts magical 7.5-hour wait

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Spellbound fans waited up to 450 minutes to ride the new Harry Potter ride at Universal Orlando Resort which opened Tuesday. 

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EXCLUSIVE: Read J.K. Rowling's new post for the latest Harry Potter 'gossip'

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Move over, Oprah! Beyonce is world’s most powerful celebrity

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There’s a reason why they call her Queen Bey.

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First-class move: Amy Adams gives up seat to serviceman on flight

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Actress Amy Adams pulled a first-class move on Friday during a flight from Detroit to Los Angeles when she gave up her prime seating to an American serviceman who was also on the plane. 

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'Jeopardy!' contestant loses with most awesome answer ever

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Ari Voukydis may not have won “Jeopardy!” on Thursday night, but he gave what may be the most awesome answer in the history of game-show answers during the Final Jeopardy round.

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"We’re done when I say we’re done." 

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Tracy Morgan out of hospital, ‘still has a long way to go’

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The comedian, injured in a highway crash earlier this month, has been moved to an undisclosed treatment center to continue his recovery.

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Dumped! Giant Marilyn Monroe thrown out

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A giant statue of actress Marilyn Monroe was dumped at a garbage collecting company in Guigang, China.

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Brian Williams Raps: Sir Mix-A-Lot’s classic “Baby Got Back”

NBC Nightly News managing editor and anchor Brian Williams raps Sir Mix-A-Lot’s classic “Baby Got Back.” #FallonTonight

Casey Kasem, radio icon, dies at 82

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Casey Kasem, the voice that encouraged America to reach for the stars for several decades, has been silenced.

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Tracy Morgan in critical, but stable condition

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Comedian Tracy Morgan remains in critical but stable condition following a deadly highway crash that killed one of his friends, his representative Lewis Kay said Thursday.

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Ann B. Davis, housekeeper Alice on the ‘Brady Bunch,’ dies at 88

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Ann B. Davis, who played the beloved housekeeper Alice on the “Brady Bunch,” died Sunday morning after suffering a hematoma, said a close family friend, retired Bishop William Frey.

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Neil Patrick Harris turned down ‘Late Show’ job, fearing boredom

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Stephen Colbert will take over hosting duties at “Late Show” once David Letterman exits sometime in 2015, but at least one other funny guy was considered for the gig: Neil Patrick Harris. But as Harris told Howard Stern on his SiriusXM radio show Wednesday, he declined because he was worried he’d get bored.

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Dr. Dre: Will he be the world’s first billionaire rapper?

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Dr. Dre could become the world’s first billionaire rapper if Apple goes through with its purchase of Beats Electronics, the headphone maker co-founded by the hip-hop star.

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Craig Ferguson ‘consciously uncoupling’ from ‘Late Late Show’

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Craig Ferguson is taking a page from Gwyneth Paltrow’s book. The host of CBS’s “The Late Late Show” told his studio audience on Monday that he will leave the show in December.

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