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  1. Obama Calls on CDC to Probe Media, Video Game Violence in Gun Control Package

    9:42 am 1/16/2013

    In announcing both executive actions and proposed legislation, the president called for $10 million to the CDC to look into the relationship between video games, media images and violence.Read more

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  2. 'Star Wars' Responds to White House Death Star Rejection With Sneering Letter

    11:09 am 1/15/2013

    "It is doubtless that such a technological terror in the hands of so primitive a world would be used to upset the peace and sanctity of the citizens of the Galactic Empire," the Empire wrote in a statement.Read more

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  3. Cyndi Lauper, Ben Folds, Others Join Lineup for Obama's Inaugural

    10:09 am 1/15/2013

    Star Jones, Angela Bassett and gospel singer Yolanda Adams are the latest stars to join next week's festivities in DC. Read more

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  4. Biden Meets With Video Game Industry, Says There's 'No Silver Bullet' on Solving Violence

    1:26 pm 1/11/2013

    Top gaming reps on Friday met with Vice President Joe Biden and others to discuss voluntary steps to reduce violence in video games. Read more

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  5. Joe Biden, Entertainment Industry Reps Meet to Find 'Meaningful Solutions' to Gun Violence

    8:39 pm 1/10/2013

    While MPAA chief Chris Dodd says the industry is against forced content regulation, execs are committed to giving parents the information they need to make entertainment viewing decisions for their families. Read more

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  6. MPAA's Chris Dodd Rules Out Mandatory Curbs on Gun Violence in Entertainment

    5:58 pm 1/9/2013

    The MPAA chief tells THR that the industry will discuss voluntarily guidelines during a White House meeting this week.Read more

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  7. Obama Administration Responds to Petition to Deport Piers Morgan (Video)

    4:10 pm 1/9/2013

    “When discussing the Second Amendment, keep the First in mind too,” wrote White House Press Secretary Jay Carney.Read more

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  8. Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson to Perform at Inauguration

    1:58 pm 1/9/2013

    President Obama kicks off his second term with musical performances by an American Idol, a R&B queen and a revered singer-songwriter. Read more

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  9. Joel Surnow, Rush Limbaugh Defend '24' From Janeane Garofalo (Video)

    11:13 am 1/7/2013

    "Don’t underestimate a right-winger, especially with power and money. They will use any platform," the actress says about the creator of "24."Read more

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  10. Discovery's 'The Presidents' Gatekeepers' Reveals Secrets of the White House

    12:32 pm 1/5/2013

    The four-hour documentary includes interviews with all 19 living chiefs of staff who offer behind-the-scenes stories of the toughest job in politics.Read more

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