- GOP presses to scrap IRS commissioner position — but put in panel
- New bill would make sure women in military can get free birth control
- Trafficking bust reveals worries over missing kids; minors as young as 11 found
- Catholic League slams Obama: ‘Do Christian lives mean so little to you?’
- National laboratory cancels ‘Southern Accent Reduction’ classes after outcry
- U.S. woman with Ebola is stable, improving, son says
- Belgium pushes for clear labeling of goods from Israeli settlements
- ‘Queen of Mean’ Leona Helmsley’s former home hits market for $65M
- Florida beach-goers told to beware flesh-eating bacteria in water
- Lundergan Grimes uses ‘war on women’ strategy to attack McConnell
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FOUR HOLLYWOOD DONORS ON OBAMA SHORTLIST FOR AMBASSADOR JOBS
White House decorator Michael Smith, philanthropist and television producer Colleen Bell, money manager John Emerson and Tennis Channel chief Ken Solomon could cash in their election support for a coveted overseas post.
HOLLYWOOD REPORTER REVEALS RULE BREAKERS WITH 4 COVERS
Oprah, Psy, Kathryn Bigelow with Mark Boal, and Steven Spielberg with Daniel Day-Lewis are among the entertainment innovators photographed for a special portfolio.
FOR `COMPLIANCE' STAR ANN DOWD, ONE EXPENSIVE OSCAR CAMPAIGN
Magnolia Pictures wouldn't pay for screeners, so the character actress spent $13,000 for her own; Oscar winner Melissa Leo tells THR that Dowd should be reimbursed.
`THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING': PIERS MORGAN, BILL O'REILLY, JOE SCARBOROUGH TAKE ON GUN CONTROL AFTER NEWTOWN
The CNN host gets combative, the Fox News commentator targets Quentin Tarantino, and the MSNBC analyst has an emotional change of heart in the wake of the historic tragedy.
THE UNORTHODOX RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN KATHRYN BIGELOW AND MARK BOAL
Among THR's 2012 Rule Breakers, the elusive Bigelow says she's "actually very shy," while details from the "Zero Dark Thirty" set reveal a surprising seat at the table for her relatively new screenwriter-producer partner, who confesses to a "sharp-elbowed personality."
`HOMELAND' IS HIRING: WHY THE HOTTEST SHOW ON CABLE IS SEEKING HELP
At least one likely high-profile vacancy means showrunner Alex Gansa will spend the holidays reading writing samples.
JENNIFER SALKE: NBC'S COMEBACK, `COMMUNITY'S' FAILURE AND WHEN SHOWRUNNERS ATTACK (Q&A)
The entertainment chief opens up about Chevy Chase's exit, managing "roller-coaster" talent and the fallout from canceling Dane Cook's comedy before it aired.
JOSS WHEDON'S `S.H.I.E.L.D.' PILOT ENLISTS NASHVILLE ACTRESS
Chloe Bennet joins Brett Dalton, Ming-Na, Clark Gregg and others in ABC's Marvel TV pilot.
`A CHRISTMAS STORY' BULLY FIGHTS FOR HIS IMAGE IN COURT
Zack Ward, who played Scut Farkus, is fighting over merchandise that he says illicitly used his face.
`DIRTY HARRY' AMONG FILMS ENSHRINED IN NATIONAL FILM REGISTRY
The Librarian of Congress picks his latest 25 films for inclusion; "A Christmas Story," "The Matrix," "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "Sons of the Desert," "Slacker" and "A League of Their Own" also make the list.
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