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In this image released by Lionsgate, Jennifer Lawrence portrays Katniss Everdeen, right, and Liam Hemsworth portrays Gale Hawthorne in a scene from "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1."

‘Hunger Games’ tops box office, sets new record

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" tallied $123 million in ticket sales to score the year's biggest U.S. opening.

FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 24

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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This weekend in entertainment history

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Amazon plans new streaming service

The new service will compete with Hulu and Netflix.

In this image released by Lionsgate, Jennifer Lawrence portrays Katniss Everdeen, right, and Liam Hemsworth portrays Gale Hawthorne in a scene from "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1."

REVIEW: Third installment of ‘Hunger Games’ doesn’t disappoint

Reluctant hero Katniss Everdeen faces the broiling drama of a budding revolution in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1."

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Modern version of ‘All in the Family’ in the works

The groundbreaking '70s sitcom is being reworked for a 2015 audience.

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 21

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Award-winning director Mike Nichols dead at 83

The Oscar-winning director of "The Graduate" and "Carnal Knowledge," has died.

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PHOTOS: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade preps

Volunteers and Macy's employees are putting the finishing touches on the 88th annual parade.

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NBC, Netflix shelve Cosby projects amid assault allegations

Allegations that Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted several women decades ago gained renewed attention last month.

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 20

A walk down memory lane.

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Bono, Affleck stay silent in PSA on Ebola response

Celebrities play he waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic.

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Comedian Tracy Morgan ‘struggling’ after crash

An attorney for the comedian said he is struggling to return "to the way he was" after suffering a serious brain injury.

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‘Thor’ star Hemsworth is the year’s ‘sexiest’

Australian-born Chris Hemsworth was named the "sexiest man alive" in a live broadcast of "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 19

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.

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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

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Ray Rice investigation heating up

Former Baltimore Ravens NFL running back Ray Rice and his wife Janay arrive for a hearing at a New York City office building November 5, 2014.

Hundreds of NFL employees gave records to investigators looking into how Commissioner Roger Goodell handled evidence in the Ray Rice case.