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Calle 13 is top nominee at the Latin Grammys

In a story Nov. 20 about the Latin Grammys, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Paco de Lucia, who won album of the year, was Mexican. De Lucia was from Spain, but he died in Mexico earlier this year.

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Celeb birthdays for the week of Nov. 30-Dec. 6

Nov. 30: Actor Robert Guillaume is 87. Bassist Roger Glover of Deep Purple is 69. Singer-actor Mandy Patinkin is 62. Guitarist Shuggie Otis is 61. Country singer Jeannie Kendall of The Kendalls is 60. Singer Billy Idol is 59. Guitarist John Ashton of Psychedelic Furs is 57. Comedian Colin Mochrie (“Whose Line Is It Anyway?”) is 57. Rapper Jalil of Whodini is 51. Actor-director Ben Stiller is 49. Actress Sandra Oh is 44. Singer Clay Aiken is 36. Actress Elisha Cuthbert (“24″) is 32. Actress Kaley Cuoco is 29. Actress Adelaide Clemens (“Rectify”) is 25.

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Broadway-bound magician shows what’s up his sleeve

This 2014 photo provided by DKC Public Relations shows Adam Trent in a scene from the Broadway show, "The Illusionists," in New York. It will play the Marriott Marquis Theatre from Nov. 26-Jan. 4. (AP Photo/DKC Public Relations, Vanessa Viana)

NEW YORK (AP) — One grew up idolizing Harry Houdini. The other worshipped David Copperfield. Now they’re both in a place known more for jazz hands than sleight of hand.

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Foxwoods Resort postpones Bill Cosby appearance

In this Nov. 6, 2014 file photo, entertainer Bill Cosby gestures during an interview about the upcoming exhibit, "Conversations: African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue, " at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art, in Washington. Sexual assault allegations that recently resurfaced against 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.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Foxwoods Resort Casino says it has indefinitely postponed Bill Cosby’s concert appearance that was scheduled for January.

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Holiday albums from Idina Menzel, ‘Downton Abbey’

This CD cover image released by Warner Bros. Records shows "Holiday Wishes," by Idina Menzel. Menzel brings the soaring voice that made her famous this year in the Disney hit movie to her Christmas album "Holiday Wishes." The Tony Award-winner puts her own spin on holiday classics like "Silent Night" and "Do You Hear What I Hear?" (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Records)

Whether you’re prepping a hearty, warm Thanksgiving meal or getting ready to shop until you drop on Black Friday, here’s a list of holidays albums reviews set to get you in the right mood.

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