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  1. Forest Whitaker on Evading Oscar's Curse, Rediscovering the Magic on 'The Butler' (Q&A)

    10:43 am 8/25/2013

    The 52-year-old won the best actor Oscar seven years ago, but he struggled to find another great role -- until Lee Daniels offered him an audition.Read more

  2. Jay Z Slams Zimmerman Verdict: 'Didn't Trayvon Have the Right to Stand his Ground?'

    10:20 am 7/25/2013

    "You can have a fight with someone, and if they're running away, you can shoot them and kill them and you're fine? Come on," the hip-hop superstar says.Read more

  3. Media Gives George Zimmerman the Hero Treatment

    3:10 pm 7/22/2013

    Reports that the Florida man, acquitted in Trayvon Martin's killing, rescued a family aired on several networks that had been criticized for their coverage.Read more

  4. Jay Z, Beyonce Attend Trayvon Martin Rally in New York

    4:56 pm 7/20/2013

    Organizer Al Sharpton says Jay Z told him "We all feel the pain and apprehension -- the law must protect everybody, or it doesn't protect anybody."Read more

  5. Bruce Springsteen Dedicates 'American Skin (41 Shots)' to Trayvon Martin

    8:59 pm 7/16/2013

    The singer performed the song "for justice" at a tour stop in Limerick, Ireland.Read more

  6. George Zimmerman Trial: Four Jurors Distance Themselves From Juror B37

    8:47 pm 7/16/2013

    The anonymous female juror appeared on Anderson Cooper's CNN program days after the jury acquitted Zimmerman of second-degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin.Read more

  7. George Zimmerman Verdict: 'Daily Show,' 'Colbert Report' Mock Decision (Video)

    6:48 am 7/16/2013

    John Oliver lashed out at Florida's Stand Your Ground law while Stephen Colbert proclaimed the trial's outcome a "victory for the rule of law, in that Florida apparently no longer has rules or laws." Read more

  8. 'The Wire' Creator David Simon on Zimmerman Verdict: 'I Can’t Look an African-American Parent in the Eye'

    11:32 am 7/15/2013

    The "Treme" showrunner says, "anyone who truly understands what justice is and what it requires of a society is ashamed to call himself an American."Read more

  9. Hollywood Docket: Pixar, Lucasfilm Settlement; Zimmerman v. NBC; 'Madden Football' Trial

    5:47 am 7/15/2013

    A roundup of entertainment law news, including Katy Perry's settlement with a sponsor and actress Sally Kirkland suing over a tumble at an award show.Read more

  10. Zimmerman Verdict: How the Sunday Morning Shows Covered

    7:45 am 7/14/2013

    NBC and ABC featured legal analysis while CNN and MSNBC spoke to politicians.Read more

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