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Review: Cumberbatch shines as wartime codebreaker

In this image released by The Weinstein Company, Keira Knightley, from left, Matthew Beard, Matthew Goode, Benedict Cumberbatch, seated, and Allen Leech appear in a scene from "The Imitation Game." (AP Photo/The Weinstein Company, Jack English)

‘Tis clearly the season for Oscar-worthy performances by British actors playing mathematical geniuses facing daunting personal odds.

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Shifting attitudes at play in Cosby allegations

Tamra Wade struggled mightily over whether to go to the police more than a decade ago, when, she says, a trusted professor forced himself on her in an empty classroom. Ultimately she couldn’t bring herself to do it.

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Shifting attitudes at play in Cosby allegations

Comedian Bill Cosby performs during a show 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/Florida Today, Malcolm Denemark)

Tamra Wade struggled mightily over whether to go to the police more than a decade ago, when, she says, a trusted professor forced himself on her in an empty classroom. Ultimately she couldn’t bring herself to do it.

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