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Sweet ‘Night at the Museum’ bids farewell to Robin Williams

In this image released by 20th Century Fox shows Ben Stiller, left, and Ricky Gervais in a scene from "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb." (AP Photo/20th Century Fox, Joe Lederer)

Take heed: There are at least two acutely sad moments involving Robin Williams’ Teddy Roosevelt in the latest “Night at the Museum.” The movie, subtitled “Secret of the Tomb,” is imbued with the unshakable inevitability that even though we’re still having fun, it’s time to move on_a narrative made only more poignant by Williams’s sudden and shocking death earlier this year.

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Black Captain America leading comic book diversity

This comic book cover image released by Marvel shows the "All-New Captain America." Marvel Comics and DC Comics are leading a push for diversity in their industry’s mainstream characters. The new black Captain America comic book debuted in November.  (AP Photo/Marvel)

WASHINGTON (AP) — For decades, comic books have been in color, but now they truly reflect all the hues of American society.

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Bill Cosby’s youngest daughter defends her embattled dad

In this Nov. 21, 2014 file photo, comedian Bill Cosby performs during a show at the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne, Fla. A day after Camille Cosby released a statement in defense of her embattled husband, one of the comedian's four daughters is defending her father. Evin Cosby, 38, says Bill Cosby "is the FATHER you thought you knew" in a statement, obtained Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, by "Access Hollywood." (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — A day after Camille Cosby released a statement in defense of her embattled husband, one of the comedian’s four daughters is defending her father.

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Robin Williams’ suicide seizes the year on Google

In this March 27, 2010 file photo, actor Robin Williams speaks at The 24th American Cinematheque Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. The reaction to Williams’ death in August 2014 topped Google’s list of the year’s fastest-rising search requests. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Robin Williams’ suicide seared into the world’s collective mindset more than anything else this year, based on what people were searching for on Google.

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Letterman pulls curtain on holiday tradition

In this Oct. 17, 2013 file photo, singer Darlene Love performs at the "Right To Rock Benefit" at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. Love will sing "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" for the 21st and final time on Letterman's annual holiday show. He's retiring from the "The Late Show with David Letterman" next May. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — With the curtain soon to fall on David Letterman’s late-night television career, the end comes Friday for an odd and emotional holiday tradition that involves comic Jay Thomas, the Lone Ranger, a giant meatball and, most indelibly, singer Darlene Love.

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