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  • In this photo provided by CBS, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn, left, talks with host David Letterman on the set of the 'Late Show with David Letterman,' Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in New York. Al Franken Urges David Letterman to Run for US Senate

    U.S. Sen. Al Franken has urged David Letterman to run for the U.S. Senate in the TV host's native state of Indiana. Appearing on "The Late Show" Wednesday for the first time since he went to Washington in 2009, Franken denounced Indiana's newly passed religious objections law that critics say sanctions discrimination against lesbians and gays...

  • The Rolling Stones will perform June 3 at TCF Bank Stadium during their 'Zip Code' tour. Rolling Stones Will Play June 3 at TCF Bank Stadium

    The Rolling Stones will perform on June 3 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The rock band announced a 15-city North American stadium tour Tuesday that will kick off May 24. The "Zip Code" tour will once again reunite singer Mick Jagger, drummer Charlie Watts and guitarists Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood...

  • In this photo taken Oct. 27 2009 South African comedian Trevor Noah is photographed during an interview. Trevor Noah Set to Replace Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'

    Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times in recent months, will become Jon Stewart's replacement as host, Comedy Central announced Monday...

  • In this image released by DreamWorks Animation, characters Oh, voiced by Jim Parsons, left, and Tip, voiced by Rihanna appear in a scene from the animated film DreamWorks' 'Home' Bests 'Get Hard' at Box Office with $54M

    Business was brisk at the weekend box-office, where the DreamWorks animated alien adventure "Home" beat out the Will Ferrell-Kevin Hart comedy "Get Hard" with a resounding debut of $54 million, according to studio estimates Sunday...

  • Weekend Box Office: "Home", "While We're Young" and "Get Hard"

    Casey Messer, host of The Reelz Show, gives you a preview of what's hot at the box office this weekend. A sneak peak into what's happening at the box office. This week, a visitor from another world, middle aged folks who don’t act their age, and big laughs from behind bars.

  • Plan Summer Adventures at Northwest Sportshow in Mpls.

    If you're ready to start planning outdoor summer adventures, you'll want to head over to the 2015 Northwest Sportshow going on at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The show is a one-stop marketplace to see and buy everything you need for your outdoor adventures...

  • Waterpark Expansion at Valleyfair Taking Shape

    An expansion of Soak City Waterpark at Valley Fair will soon be open. It includes a new water slide complex with six new slides. Breakers Pipeline features four tube slides that will enclose riders in a capsule 65 feet up. Once inside, the floor will fall out from underneath riders, sending them through a series of drops, twists and turns...

  • In this May 24, 2014 file photo, Zayn Malik of boy band One Direction sings during a performance, in Glasgow, Scotland. Chart-topping boy band One Direction says Zayn Malik has left the group. New Direction: 1D says Zayn Malik has Left the Group

    And then there were four: Zayn Malik said Wednesday he is leaving chart-topping boy band One Direction "to be a normal 22-year-old." In an announcement that broke teenage hearts and sent social media into a tizzy, Malik's bandmates said they were sad to see him go "but we totally respect his decision and send him all our love for the future."...

  • Minnesota Marine Art Museum in Winona Historic Painting Finds New Home in SE Minnesota

    One of two surviving versions of a historic painting is now on display at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum in Winona. The museum’s founders purchased the 1851 painting, “Washington Crossing the Delaware,” and loaned it to the museum. It was previously loaned to the White House for 35 years....

  • FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2013 file photo, actors Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny attend
    Fox Announces Brief Return of 'The X-Files'

    Agents Mulder and Scully are making their television return. Fox announced Tuesday that it will air a six-episode run of new episodes of "The X-Files" that will begin this summer. Stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson will reprise their roles as FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully...

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    Angelina Jolie Undergoes Further Preventive Surgery

    Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie revealed Tuesday that she has undergone more preventive surgery, having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in hopes of reducing her risk of cancer. Writing in The New York Times, the filmmaker and philanthropist said a recent blood test showed a possible early sign of cancer...

  • SeaWorld has New Ad Campaign after Disparaging Documentary

    SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. is mounting a public defense of its animal handling in a new advertising campaign that began Monday, after a highly critical 2013 documentary left the park with declining revenue and attendance...

  • A promotional balloon for Glee in New York City The Song is Over, as 'Glee' Ends its Tuneful 6-Season Run

    The "Glee" series finale delivered glorious news that William McKinley High School is being turned into an arts school and that Will Schuester, who started its glee club way back in 2009, will become its principal...

  • Weekend Box Office: 'Insurgent' and 'The Gunman'

    Casey Messer, host of The Reelz Show, gives a sneak peek into what's happening at the box office. This week, one girl’s differences are dangerous, and a triggerman goes on the lamb...

  • Dustin Diamond Prosecutors Say Actor Who Played Screech Threatened to Stab Someone Else

     Wisconsin prosecutors want to introduce evidence showing the actor who played Screech in the 1990s TV show "Saved by the Bell" threatened to stab someone in one bar before he allegedly stabbed another person at a different bar Christmas Day.  
    Dustin Diamond pleaded not guilty in January to charges stemming from a scuffle at a Port Washington bar...
      

  • Meghan Trainor, Merle Haggard Added to Grandstand Concert Series

    Two additional nights of entertainment are confirmed for the 2015 Grandstand Concert Series at the Minnesota State Fair. Meghan Trainor with special guests Charlie Puth and Life of Dillon are scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 1. Merle Haggard will be performing Labor Day...

  • St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Continue in the Twin Cities

    While many Minnesotans enjoyed the warm weather and jump-started their St. Patrick’s Day celebrations this weekend, the official festivities in both Minneapolis and St. Paul take place Tuesday...

  • Minneapolis Institute of Art Receives Rare East Asian Art

    The Minneapolis Institute of Arts has received nearly 700 pieces of rare East Asian artwork and a $12.5 million endowment from a former St. Paul resident. Although Mary Griggs Burke most recently lived in New York City, she decided to bequeath the bulk of her private art collection...

  • Harper Lee's Agent Dismisses 'Elder Abuse' Allegations

    Harper Lee's literary agent says he was "surprised" that his client was believed a victim of elder abuse and asserted "categorically" that she was in "full possession of her mental faculties."...

  • Kerry Washington to Play Anita Hill in HBO Movie

    HBO says "Scandal" star Kerry Washington will play Anita Hill in a film about Clarence Thomas' 1991 Supreme Court confirmation hearings. The film will be titled "Confirmation," and Washington is also among its executive producers...

  • Lucky or Not, Friday the 13th Pops up 3 Times in 2015

    It’s Friday the 13th - once again. And for those of you who suffer from paraskevidekatriaphobia, you will have to endure one more. The next comes up on Nov. 13, followed by only one day of dread next year. This year’s February and March occurrence is simply pure luck of the calendar...

  • Actor Robert Downey Jr. 'Iron Man' Star Downey Presents Boy with Bionic Arm

    Just like Tony "Iron Man" Stark, Robert Downey Jr. is a part-time superhero - at least in the eyes of one seven-year-old boy. In a video posted online Thursday, the actor, dressed as Stark, who becomes Iron Man in the movies, presents a working bionic prosthesis to seven-year-old Alex, who was born with a partially developed right arm...

  • Disney Announces Sequel to Blockbuster 'Frozen'

    Disney is developing a sequel to its hit "Frozen" movie and will release a new "Star Wars" movie in 2017. The Walt Disney Co. also said Thursday at its annual shareholder meeting in San Francisco that investors had voted down shareholder proposals that would separate the CEO and chairman role and limit accelerated executive pay...

  • Pharrell Williams leaves Los Angeles Federal Court after testifying at trial in Los Angeles, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Trial Provided Inside View of Making of 'Blurred Lines'

    "Blurred Lines" was a breezy, upbeat hit that became the biggest song of 2013. Nearly two years later, the court case it spawned has once again changed the fortunes of its creators, Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams, who were branded as copyright infringers by a jury on Tuesday...

  • Former Rep. Bachmann to Play Herself in Sharknado 3 Movie

    Former Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann may have a future in Hollywood. She was spotted Tuesday in Washington, D.C., shooting a cameo for the movie Sharknado 3. The fantasy movie series features airborne sharks riding deadly tornadoes from the sea that attack...

  • This image released by ABC shows Chris Soules, left, and Whitney Bischoff during the finale of the reality dating competition series 'Bachelor' Joins Cast of 'Dancing with the Stars'

    ABC's "The Bachelor" Chris Soules has joined the cast of the new season of "Dancing with the Stars," which premieres Monday. He's partnered with pro dancer Witney Carson, who won last season's mirror ball trophy with actor Alfonso Ribeiro...



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