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Nanette Fabray, star of stage, screen and TV, dies at 97

Nanette Fabray, star of stage, screen and TV, dies at 97

Nanette Fabray, the vivacious actress, singer and dancer who became a star in Broadway musicals, on television as Sid Caesar’s comic foil and in such hit movies as “The Band Wagon,” has died at age
Judge dismisses lawsuit after John Oliver's 'generic Dr. Evil' comment

Judge dismisses lawsuit after John Oliver's 'generic Dr. Evil' comment

A West Virginia judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by coal company Murray Energy against HBO host John Oliver. A segment of Oliver's Sunday show "Last Week Tonight" in June poked fun at Murray
Judge dismisses lawsuit after John Oliver's 'geriatric Dr. Evil' comment

Judge dismisses lawsuit after John Oliver's 'geriatric Dr. Evil' comment

A West Virginia judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by coal company Murray Energy against HBO host John Oliver. A segment of Oliver's Sunday show "Last Week Tonight" in June poked fun at Murray
'Vicar of Dibley' actress Emma Chambers dies at 53

'Vicar of Dibley' actress Emma Chambers dies at 53

British actress Emma Chambers has died at 53. Her agent said Saturday that the actress known for her roles in "The Vicar of Dibley" and "Notting Hill" had died of natural causes. He did not provide
'The Post' renews attention for Pentagon Papers ruling

'The Post' renews attention for Pentagon Papers ruling

Steven Spielberg's Oscar-nominated "The Post" has revived interest in the newspaper battles of the 1970s, the lives of Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham and executive Ben Bradlee and the
Five movie legends who made Oscars history

Five movie legends who made Oscars history

Before finding out which actors and actresses win big at the 90th Academy Awards, Sunday, March 4, CTVNews.ca has a look at five movie legends who have made Oscars history.
HFPA investigating actor Brendan Fraser's groping claim

HFPA investigating actor Brendan Fraser's groping claim

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association says it is investigating actor Brendan Fraser's claim that its former president, Philip Berk, groped him in 2003.
Hollywood Foreign Press group investigating actor Brendan Fraser's groping claim

Hollywood Foreign Press group investigating actor Brendan Fraser's groping claim

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association says it is investigating actor Brendan Fraser's claim that its former president, Philip Berk, groped him in 2003.
Arkells set to perform in front of Team Canada in Pyeongchang

Arkells set to perform in front of Team Canada in Pyeongchang

Following a whirlwind few days and an unexpected invite to South Korea, the Arkells are set to perform in front of Canada’s top winter athletes at the Olympics.
Arcade Fire to perform, and get achievement award, at the Juno Awards

Arcade Fire to perform, and get achievement award, at the Juno Awards

Arcade Fire have been added as performers to next month's Juno Awards broadcast.
'Black Panther': Wakandan language is real and hard to learn

'Black Panther': Wakandan language is real and hard to learn

Much of what is seen in "Black Panther" is fictional, but in Wakanda, they do speak a language that is very much real, with distinctive clicks and other sounds that had some cast members struggling to
French customs officials recover stolen Degas from bus

French customs officials recover stolen Degas from bus

French customs officers have found an impressionist painting by Edgar Degas stowed on a bus, more than eight years after it was reported stolen.
Cops: Chevy Chase kicked in roadside altercation in New York

Cops: Chevy Chase kicked in roadside altercation in New York

New York State Police say actor and comedian Chevy Chase was kicked in the shoulder during an altercation with another driver.
Man says he kicked Chevy Chase in self-defence in dispute

Man says he kicked Chevy Chase in self-defence in dispute

A New York man says he kicked Chevy Chase in self-defence after the comedian climbed into a vehicle and tried to punch him during a profanity-laced traffic dispute.
Comedian Stephen Fry reveals he has prostate cancer

Comedian Stephen Fry reveals he has prostate cancer

British comedian and actor Stephen Fry has revealed that he is suffering from prostate cancer.
Mary J. Blige, Andra Day, Common among Oscars music performers

Mary J. Blige, Andra Day, Common among Oscars music performers

The original singers of the year's five Oscar-nominated songs will reprise their performances live on the Oscar stage.
'Girl with Pearl Earring' to undergo examination

'Girl with Pearl Earring' to undergo examination

One of the world's most famous paintings "Girl with a Pearl Earring" is to undergo a two-week scientific examination in front of curious visitors to the Dutch museum where it lives.
Snapchat parent's stock plummets after Kylie Jenner tweet

Snapchat parent's stock plummets after Kylie Jenner tweet

Snapchat's parent company lost some US$1.3 billion in market value on Thursday after reality star Kylie Jenner's tweeted that she was no longer using the messaging service.
Letterkenny: The Canadian viral videos that became a cult comedy sensation

Letterkenny: The Canadian viral videos that became a cult comedy sensation

On W5: Kevin Newman takes us inside the comedy phenomenon that is Letterkenny. From the fictional Canadian town to its real roots.