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Bill Cosby’s Arizona show canceled amid scandal

Comedian Bill Cosby performs at the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts, in Melbourne, Fla., Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Performances by Cosby in Nevada, Illinois, Arizona, South Carolina and Washington state have been canceled as more women come forward accusing the entertainer of sexually assaulting them years ago. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — As Bill Cosby’s standup tour crumbled with shows canceled in six states, the embattled entertainer received standing ovations from a sold-out crowd when he took the stage and when he left it Friday in Florida.

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Bill Cosby controversy: A decade in the making

In this Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 file photo, model and television personality Janice Dickinson arrives at the Make Equality Reality Gala at the Montage Beverly Hills, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Dickinson, in a June 6, 2006 radio interview with Howard Stern, describes Bill Cosby as a "bad guy" and says he "preys on women." Dickinson later tells "Entertainment Tonight" on Nov. 18, 2014 that Cosby sexually assaulted her in 1982. She says Cosby gave her red wine and a pill in a Lake Tahoe, Calif., hotel room.  (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)

The sexual assault allegations that recently resurfaced against Bill Cosby first became public in 2005 when a former employee of his alma mater, Temple University, claimed he had drugged and abused her a year earlier at his suburban Philadelphia home. Here’s how the controversy over the allegations, some dating to the 1960s, has unfolded since then:

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Gift Guide: 3 ways to watch streaming video on TV

This product image provided by Amazon shows the Amazon Fire TV stick. The Fire TV Stick is a small stick that connects to the HDMI port on your HDTV for instant access to movies, TV shows, music, photos, apps, and games. (AP Photo/Amazon)

NEW YORK (AP) — Even casual viewers of online video will appreciate the ability to watch it on a big-screen TV.

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Review: ‘A Delicate Balance’ still a bracing brew

This image released by Lincoln Center Theater shows Glenn Close, right, and John Lithgow during a performance of "A Delicate Balance," in New York. (AP Photo/Lincoln Center Theater, Brigitte Lacombe)

NEW YORK (AP) — Whoever has to restock and refill the onstage bar at the new Broadway revival of Edward Albee’s “A Delicate Balance” has their work cut out for them.

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Swift to receive Dick Clark award for excellence

In this Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, Taylor Swift performs on ABC's "Good Morning America" in Times Square in New York. Swift is getting a special, and new, award from the American Music Awards. Dick Clark productions announced Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 that Swift would receive the Dick Clark Award for Excellence at Sunday’s show. Swift is receiving the honor for her record-setting sales. Titled “1989,” her fifth album that was released last month, became the singer’s third album to sell more than 1 million units in its debut week. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift is getting a special — and new — award from the American Music Awards.

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