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Making headlines this week

A look back at the week's big stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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Devils fire coach DeBoer

The slumping New Jersey Devils fired coach Peter DeBoer.

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This week’s best sports shots

A look at some of the biggest scores in sports this week.

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10 million new people ‘primed’ their Christmas

Amazon.com says its Prime membership service added more than 10 million new users this holiday season.

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College sees small, big benefits with loan promise

A deal for students: Make more than $37,000 a year after graduating or you might not have to pay your loans.

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Driving on the ‘Clark Griswold’ Parkway

At least one "Christmas Vacation" fan was driving on New Jersey's Garden State Parkway.

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University of Iowa’s really early recruitment

Sometimes it is too soon to start.

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Idina Menzel’s son hates her singing

The "Frozen" star dedicated her holiday album to her young son, despite the fact he hates to hear mom sing.

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The monkey lifesaver

When a monkey was electrocuted after touching wires, his friend - and fellow monkey - came to his rescue.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the latest sports headlines making news today, Friday, Dec. 26.

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Gluten-free bread coming to a communion near you

Low-gluten and gluten-free communion options are becoming more readily available at churches across the U.S.

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Retailers expected to meet holiday sales forecasts

Retailers should meet industry sales forecasts in a season marked by deep discounts and growing online rivals.

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PlayStation, XBox hit by hackers

Xbox Live and PlayStation Networks experienced connection problems, for which a hacker group claimed responsibility.

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Curry spices things up with dazzling three-point prowess

Blessed with one of the purest shooting strokes in the NBA, Stephen Curry is on track to end his career as one of the best three-point shooters ever.

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Applause and defeat for LeBron in Miami return

The Miami Heat got the better of LeBron James in the Christmas Day return of the two-time NBA champion to his former team.

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Patrick Stewart’s sweet holiday hat

The "Star Trek" star is looking pretty festive and he knows it.

"Woman of the Year" honoree Taylor Swift attends the 2014 Billboard Women In Music Luncheon at Cipriani Wall Street on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, in New York.

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Taylor Swift reclaims top of Billboard

Taylor Swift's "1989" topped rapper Nicki Minaj's new release "The Pinkprint."

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You can buy the ‘Miami Vice’ Ferrari for a cool $1.75 mil

You can buy an iconic two-seater: the all-white '86 Ferrari Testarossa driven by TV cops "Sonny" Crockett and Ricardo "Rico" Tubbs.

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‘The Interview’ draws moviegoers who trumpet free speech

The Sony film opened in 300 movie theaters, drawing sell-out audiences and fans championing freedom of expression.

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Several arrested for alleged threats against NYPD

Several have been arrested, including one who called the precinct of two officers who were slain last weekend.

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This weekend in entertainment history

In this film publicity image released by 20th Century Fox, the character Neytiri, voiced by Zoe Saldana, left, and the character Jake, voiced by Sam Worthington are shown in a scene from, "Avatar." The film was nominated Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 for an Oscar for best picture. The 82nd Academy Awards will be presented on March 7.

A look back on some of Hollywood's most notable headlines.

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If regular people picked the Oscars, ‘American Sniper’ would win

In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Kyle Gallner, left, and Bradley Cooper appear in a scene from "American Sniper."

If ordinary Americans voted for the Academy Awards, the portrait of a sharpshooter in the Iraq war, would be the best picture winner.

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Pharrell heading to ‘The Simpsons’

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The "Happy" hitmaker and the famous Vivienne Westwood hat he wore to the Grammys are heading to Springfield.

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Regina Hall almost became a nun

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The "Think Like a Man" star missed out on becoming a nun because some of her "numbers" were too high.

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‘Buzz Books’ give readers free look at upcoming e-books

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A pair of free e-books will offer excerpts from upcoming releases by Dennis Lehane, Ann Packer and more than 60 other writers.