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Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014 at 05:27 PM EST

Sony Cancels Christmas Day Release of "The Interview," Cites Security Concerns

Sony Pictures has canceled the planned Christmas Day release of its film "The Interview" amid threats of violence against movie theaters that show the controversial comedy, NBC News has learned. »

Rita Wilson Joins Larry David Play

Rita Wilson Joins Larry David Play

Mrs. Tom Hanks will join Larry David and Rosie Perez in "Fish in the Dark." »

Review: Bradley Cooper as "The Elephant Man"

Review: Bradley Cooper as "The Elephant Man"

The two-time Oscar nominee (and one-time "Sexiest Man Alive") humanizes a man few saw fit to treat as human in a forthright, minimalist revival of the 1979 play, also starring Patricia Clarkson. »

J.K. Rowling Releasing 12 New "Harry Potter" Surprises

J.K. Rowling Releasing 12 New "Harry Potter" Surprises

The "Harry Potter" author will publish "brand-new" writing from the world of Hogwarts beginning Dec. 12. »

Mom Gives Birth to 13-Pound Baby

Mom Gives Birth to 13-Pound Baby

A woman in southern Colorado was surprised when she gave birth to a baby girl that tipped the scales at almost 14 pounds. »

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University to Begin Offering Beyonce 101 Class

The University of Texas will soon offer a class entitled "Beyonce Feminism & Rihanna Womanism. Amanda Brandeis reports. »

James Franco Talks Sony Hack on "SNL"

James Franco Talks Sony Hack on "SNL"

James Franco's hosted "Saturday Night Live" again — so naturally his friend (and co-star of upcoming comedy flick "The Interview") Seth Rogen crashed the opening monologue in the Dec. 7 episode featuring musical »

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WATCH: Awesome Rock Tree Time-lapse

See time-lapse video of the 2014 Rockefeller Center tree being put up and illuminated. »

Target Employee's Black Friday Pep Talk Goes Viral

Target Employee's Black Friday Pep Talk Goes Viral

Although Black Friday can be a stressful day for bargain-hunting shoppers, it may be even more difficult for retail employees. That is why a Target electronics department worker in Westminster, Maryland,... »

Review: Talented Teen Helps "Liberty" Raise Her Torch

Review: Talented Teen Helps "Liberty" Raise Her Torch

Abigail Shapiro, 14, stars in an appealing new musical that illuminates the twist-filled history of the Statue of Liberty, after its arrival from France. »

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