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    Jimmy Fallon interviews Paul Rudd in 60 seconds

    But on Monday, Fallon managed to pack a lot into those 300 seconds. He gave viewers a short version of his nightly monologue, which he spent poking fun at Fergie's rendition of the National Anthem at the NBA All-Star game, and still had time a celebrity guest.

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    The persistence of Parkland: How the Florida shooting stayed in the media spotlight

    Seven days after a horrific shooting claimed the lives of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the front pages of some of the nation's largest newspapers are still featuring stories about gun control and school safety. Victims' family members and survivors in Parkland, Florida, are still being interviewed, nearly by the hour, on television. But last October, another shooting took place at a country music concert in Las Vegas, Nevada. The massacre left 58 dead and at least 500 injured. Despite the shooting's high profile location and a death count that far surpassed the number of people who died in Florida, the Parkland school shooting appears to be attracting much more attention.

  • BBC News

    'Anti-depressants help me function'

    Scientists say more people could benefit from taking pills to reduce the symptoms of acute depression. Ellen Scott, who uses anti-depressants, spoke to BBC Breakfast and said: "It doesn't fix depression, but it makes me able to function".

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    'Black Panther' director's thank-you to fans

    He went on to say "It still humbles me to think that people care enough to spend their money and time watching our film -- But to see people of all backgrounds wearing clothing that celebrates their heritage, taking pictures next to our posters with their friends and family, and sometimes dancing in the lobbies of theaters -- often moved me and my wife to tears." The film with the almost all-black cast was expected to do well, but its four-day holiday weekend opening haul of $242 million in the US and $427 million worldwide was better than expected. According to Box Office Mojo, "Black Panther" had the third-highest gross in history for a movie with a four-day opening weekend and it shattered

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    Jimmy Kimmel explains Fergie anthem performance reaction

    The late-night host took some time Tuesday to address how he became a part of the national conversation after The Black Eyed Peas singer's much maligned rendition of the "Star Spangled Banner" at the NBA All-Star game.

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    Shape of Water accused of 'copying' plot

    Oscar favourite The Shape of Water has been hit by a copyright legal case, with claims it "brazenly" copied the story of a 1969 play. Director Guillermo del Toro and the Fox Searchlight studio are being sued by the family of late Pulitzer-winning playwright Paul Zindel. They denied the allegations about the film, which is up for 13 Oscars. The otherworldly film stars Sally Hawkins as a mute cleaner who falls in love with an amphibious man. It has already won Golden Globes and its Oscar nominations include best director for del Toro and the prestigious best picture, leading the pack with 13 nominations. Hawkins is also up for best actress for her portrayal of Elisa Esposito. Votes are currently

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    CBS launches 'female empowerment' program

    The initiative, called EYE Speak in reference to the CBS logo, will promote "female empowerment" and "help forge a path of growth and opportunity" for women at CBS and in "the entertainment industry as a whole," according to a release. The effort is receiving support from the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) and the #SeeHer campaign, which work to improve the portrayal of women and girls in the media. As a whole, CBS TV Studios-produced content is awash with much-lauded female characters and creators -- from Gina Rodriguez ("Jane the Virgin") and Rachel Bloom ("Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) on the CW to Sonequa Martin-Green of "Star Trek: Discovery" and Christine Baranski ("The Good Fight") on streaming platform CBS All Access.