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Today in entertainment history: Dec. 19

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

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Fire Displaces Seven

No injuries reported

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

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Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

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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Report: State Unemployment Rate Drops Again

Lowest in more than 6 years

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State Lawmakers May Return to Springfield Earlier Than Planned

But will Senate and House leaders agree?

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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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.

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Third ‘Night at the Museum’ marks final film for Williams, Rooney

The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."

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Jacksonville Area Teacher Arrested

ISP working with Morgan County State's Attorney

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Durbin Weighs in on Cuba Relations

For the the first time since 1961, the United States is moving towards official diplomatic relations with Cuba — and…

Gene Simmons speaks onstage during the "4th and Loud" portion of the AMC 2014 Summer TCA on Friday, July 11, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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Gene Simmons credits mother for drug-free life

The Kiss frontman insists he has never been drunk or gotten high because he always worried about his mom's reaction.

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Joan Jett to open for The Who’s 50th anniversary tour

The "My Generation" hitmakers are set to bring their The Who Hits 50! tour to North America.

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Chris Pratt thought ‘Guardians’ would be a box office flop

The "Parks and Rec" star was very, very wrong.

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Bunnies banned in NYC

What do bunny rabbits have in common with hyenas, wolverines and polar bears?

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Dec. 18.

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.

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Ray Rice investigation heating up

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

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We’re living 6 years longer

Fewer people are dying from cancer and heart disease in rich countries and there's a better survival rate in poor countries from tuberculosis and malaria.

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49ers release McDonald amid sex assault investigation

San Francisco released defensive tackle Ray McDonald after he was named a suspect in a sexual assault case.

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Judge rebuffs NCAA concussion settlement

A judge has halted a $75-million settlement that aimed to end a massive class-action lawsuit.

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Sony cancels ‘The Interview’ in win for N. Korean hackers

The $44 million raunchy comedy was scheduled to debut on Christmas Day.

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From joy to outrage, Cuba-Americans greet new U.S. policy

The U.S. will restore diplomatic relations with Cuba for the first time in more than a half century.

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Today in entertainment history: Dec. 19

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

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Third ‘Night at the Museum’ marks final film for Williams, Rooney

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The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."

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Gene Simmons credits mother for drug-free life

Gene Simmons speaks onstage during the "4th and Loud" portion of the AMC 2014 Summer TCA on Friday, July 11, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The Kiss frontman insists he has never been drunk or gotten high because he always worried about his mom's reaction.