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Zack Galifianakis interviews Brad Pitt on ‘Between Two Ferns’

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The comic gets in some good digs at the "Fury" star in this hilariously awkward interview that's crashed by Louis C.K.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Spooky ‘Shining’ inspired IKEA commercial

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You'll never aimlessly wander the floors of IKEA the same way again.

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WATCH: Justin Bieber’s boxing lessons

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The pop star is reportedly taking boxing lessons from Floyd Mayweather ... and Conan O'Brien has the footage.

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The most epic safety video ever made

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New Zealand knows why you want to visit, and they're playing along.

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Refrigerator dispenses candy

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Who needs ice when you can have candy?

Entertainment

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TLC cancels ‘Honey Boo Boo’

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The hit reality TV show is off the air after allegations family matriarch Mama June is dating a convicted sex offender.

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Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs in new biopic

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The "Dark Knight" star will portray the late Apple Computer co-founder.

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Zack Galifianakis interviews Brad Pitt on ‘Between Two Ferns’

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The comic gets in some good digs at the "Fury" star in this hilariously awkward interview that's crashed by Louis C.K.

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‘Breaking Bad’ star: ‘Florida mom messed it up for everyone’

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"Breaking Bad" star Aaron Paul has blasted bosses at Toys 'R' Us, and started his own petition to get the action figures back on store shelves.

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 24

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A look back on some of the Hollywood headlines that made history.

National

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of this week's biggest newsmakers.

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Student opens fire in high school north of Seattle

People embrace in front of school busses at a church, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to be reunited with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash.

A student opened fire at his Washington state high school on Friday, killing one person, and wounding at least four others.

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Evenflo recalls infant seats to fix sticky buckles

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More than 200,000 rear-facing car seats are being recalled.

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U.S.: Ground offensive against ISIS months away in Iraq

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Iraqi forces are months away from being able to start a sustained ground offensive against the Islamic State.

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Senator wants Internet companies to shun ‘fast lanes’

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U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy pressed Internet providers to not strike deals that may help some websites load faster than others.

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Man laid to rest in fireworks funeral

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

A Missouri man will bid farewell to his father by having his cremated remains mixed with fireworks and launched into the sky.

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Bret Michaels doesn’t need your bank account info

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The Poison singer is warning fans about a bizarre new scam.

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Belgian chocolate maker ISIS changing its name

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The chocolate maker is changing its name because consumers associate with the terrorist organization.

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Store clerk gives would-be robber a stinging surprise

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A western Pennsylvania woman tells a would-be criminal to bug off!

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Woman gets stuck in chimney trying to sneak into home

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It took firefighters two hours to free a woman who was trying to make a Santa Claus style entry into the home of a man she met online.

Trending

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Spooky ‘Shining’ inspired IKEA commercial

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You'll never aimlessly wander the floors of IKEA the same way again.

News

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This week’s top alternative tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top alt tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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Jack White heading to Yale

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The rocker will be part of a panel about legendary jazz and blues label Paramount Records.

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Online harassment commonplace among adults

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It's something anyone who has ever been online knows: the Internet can be a rough place.

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Sam Smith, Mary J. Blige to perform at AMAs

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The breakthrough newcomers 5 Seconds of Summer will also take the stage at next month's American Music Awards.

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U2’s ‘free’ iTunes album stumbles in stores

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U2's controversial free album on Apple's iTunes had a less than stellar performance once released for commercial sale.

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Google’s new email aims to organize your ‘Inbox’

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The email service "Inbox" will better organize emails and display information in a more user-friendly way.

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Pete Wentz joins Cobra Starship

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The Fall Out Boy star has joined Cobra Starship as a replacement for departing bassist Alex Suarez.

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Apple’s iCloud looks a little overcast

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The company has posted a security warning for its online storage service.

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WIN tickets to the Haunted Grove House Inferno!

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WIN tickets to the Grove House’s “Haunted Inferno” on Friday, October 31st and Saturday, November 1st.

Lead Through Change

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Eblen Charities presents Lead Through Change – The Healthcare Issue LIVE on November 12th – a leadership conference tailored to individuals in the healthcare industry. Find out more!

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Haunted Houses, Graveyard Visits, Ghost Stories, Corn Mazes and more!

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