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Today in entertainment history: July 30

The Hollywood headlines that made history.

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TSA vows to close security gaps at U.S. airports

The new leader of the Transportation Security Administration said his top priority would be to close security gaps after an internal report showed 96 percent of undercover tests failed.

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Here kitty, kitty …

An Ohio man who posted a video of himself petting cougars at an Ohio zoo has to spend two days in jail and pay more than $200 in fines.

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REVIEW: ‘Vacation’ is a fun road trip for a new generation

Rating: R | Run time: 99 min. | Genre: Comedy | Starring: Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo, Steele Stebbins…

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Miranda Lambert launches scholarship fund for women

The country superstar is establishing a new scholarship at Nashville's Belmont University to help women pursue jobs in the entertainment industry.

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Conan O’Brien accused of stealing jokes

The late night host is being sued for allegedly lifting gags from Twitter.

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Bobbi Kristina Brown’s funeral set for Saturday

Her body will then be flown to New Jersey so she can be buried next to her mother at Fairview Cemetery on Monday.

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in National

Americans report improved health, better healthcare

The study of more than 500,000 Americans found improvements in insurance coverage, access to primary care and prescriptions, and overall health since late 2013.

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in National, Sports

Boston to blame for Olympic bid flop, says IOC’s Bach

Boston was picked by the U.S. Olympic Committee to be the country's candidate for the 2024 Games but rescinded its bid in a spectacular U-turn on Monday after the city's mayor said taxpayers could not afford to host the event.

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Rolling Stones rocker Keith Richards to be subject of new documentary

"Keith Richards: Under the Influence" will premiere on Netflix in September.

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‘Empire’ star sued for alleged abuse

Terrence Howard's ex-wife is suing for assault and battery, and intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress, and seeking an unspecified amount in damages.

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‘Married … With Children’ spinoff in the works

Actor David Faustino is developing a spinoff featuring original stars Christina Applegate, Ed O'Neill, and Katey Sagal.

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in Sports

Platini to run for FIFA presidency

UEFA head Michel Platini announced on Wednesday his intention to stand for presidency of FIFA in place of Sepp Blatter.

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Chris Hemsworth survived on 500 calories a day for shipwreck drama

The "Thor" star is used to bulking up for his action films, but this time he battled constant hunger pangs.

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U.S. homeownership hits 35 year-low, renting in vogue

The drop in ownership underscores the damage inflicted on housing by the recession and the economy's subsequent slow recovery from the downturn.

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U.S., Turkey weigh which Syrian rebels to support in border area

The United States and Turkey have not yet agreed which Syrian rebels they will support in a joint effort to help clear Islamic State from an area along the Turkish border.

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New Dr. Seuss book hits shelves

"What Pet Should I Get?" goes on sale 24 years after the author's death.

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ANALYSIS: Women’s impact on men’s professional sports

The Arizona Cardinals say new coach Jen Welter is believed to be the first woman to hold a coaching position of any kind in the NFL.

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U.S. dentist accused of killing beloved Cecil the Lion

Wildlife officials accused an American hunter of killing one of the oldest and most famous lions in Zimbabwe, without a permit after paying $50,000 to two people who lured the beast to its death.

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