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Has Hollywood Helped Pave Way for Obama?

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A Mile in Miss Utah's Combat Boots

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Captain America, Back from the Dead (Sort Of)

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Technology Puts the Universal Back in Music

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Pollyanna: Spirit of Optimism Born Out of War

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Daniel Jones describes the new UK Church of the Jedi

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American Apparel CEO on Trial

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When America Sneezes, Cliches Spread

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Ledger's Death Is Film World's Loss

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Actor Heath Ledger, 28, Found Dead in N.Y. Home

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