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  1. John Varvatos Draws Amy Adams, Willie Nelson to 11th Annual Stuart House Benefit

    5:14 pm 4/13/2014

    The proceeds from the event go toward a program at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center that focuses on helping sexually abused children.Read more

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  2. Jimmy Kimmel Roasts Anne Sweeney Over TV Director Ambitions

    3:01 am 4/8/2014

    UPDATED: "Anne, I think it’s time we tell you this isn't a fundraiser, this is an intervention," the comedian said as he poked fun at his outgoing boss' decision to step down to become a TV director. Read more

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  3. Anne Sweeney Officiates a 4-Year-Old's Adoption (Video)

    9:00 am 4/4/2014

    The outgoing Disney TV chief, who will be honored by the Alliance for Children's Rights on Monday at its annual dinner, appeared at Children's Court in Monterey, Calif., as Desiree Cornejo was adopted by her grandparents. Read more

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  4. Anne Sweeney Honored for Her Work with The Alliance for Children's Rights

    9:00 am 4/4/2014

    The co-chair of Disney Media Networks and president of Disney/ABC Television Group was honored by the the Alliance for Children's Rights. A longtime supporter of adoption reform, Sweeney in February officiated the adoption of four year-old Desiree Cornejo by her grandparents. Read more

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  5. Pharrell to Design Denim Line Made of Trash in the Ocean

    3:46 pm 2/10/2014

    In collaboration with G-Star RAW, the Oscar nominee's latest fashion endeavor will retrieve littered plastic and turn it into "bionic yarn."Read more

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  6. U2's Super Bowl Ad Raised More Than $3 Million Via Free Downloads (Video)

    9:24 am 2/5/2014

    In partnership with Bank of America and (RED), the commercial was also the exclusive premiere of the band's single "Invisible." Read more

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  7. Bloomberg Philanthropies Commits $53 Million to Save the Oceans

    2:18 pm 1/29/2014

    "We hope that [Bloomberg] will stay personally involved. We anticipate that he will," Oceana CEO Andrew Sharpless told The Hollywood Reporter about the five-year grant.Read more

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  8. Meryl Streep to Establish College Scholarship Funds

    10:37 am 1/22/2014

    The "August: Osage County" actress will create two student awards at UMass Lowell.Read more

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  9. Sumner Redstone to Donate $10 Million to Harvard Law School

    9:38 am 1/9/2014

    The gift will go toward a public service endowment established by the Viacom and CBS executive chairman's charitable foundation.Read more

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  10. Madonna Recruits Katy Perry to Curate Art for Freedom Project

    2:48 pm 1/8/2014

    The 'Roar' singer will join Madge's online public art initiative in selecting an artist portraying a unique view of the human rights fight.Read more

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