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Stars Turn Out for Planned Parenthood Gala Honoring Hillary Clinton

NEW YORK (AP) — An array of celebrities — from Meryl Streep to Tina Fey to Scarlett Johansson to Julianne Moore to Chelsea Handler — turned out to support Planned Parenthood at its centennial celebration, and to hear Hillary Clinton urge continued activism on behalf of women and girls around the world, and access to services like pregnancy and maternity care.

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Joss Whedon: ‘Trump Cannot Be Allowed a Term in Office’

Joss Whedon pulled out all the stops to get out the vote for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton ahead of Election Day, but to no avail — and now the writer-director says Republican President-elect Donald Trump “cannot” be allowed to serve even his first term in office.

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Scarlett Johansson: Right to Abortion ‘A Human Rights Issue’

Speaking at the 2016 Power of Women Los Angeles luncheon Scarlett Johansson – a longtime defender of Planned Parenthood – said the abortion business “has been under attack for many years now for…providing a safe place for legal abortions.”

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Helen Mirren for Hillary: ‘Time for the Best Role Model in the White House’

British actress Helen Mirren made her U.S. presidential preference clear while accepting honors at this year’s Variety Power of Women event in Hollywood on Friday, telling attendees that the country will see a “real-life example” of workplace gender equality in November when voters head to the polls to elect Hillary Clinton president.

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Joss Whedon Assembles ‘Avengers’ Stars for Anti-Trump Ad

Writer-director Joss Whedon has assembled his Avengers cast — and a bevy of other Hollywoods stars — for an anti-Donald Trump campaign ad released Wednesday timed to the launch of his Save the Day PAC, which encourages Americans to vote on Election Day.

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The Jungle Book Rocks All Ages at the Book Office

The Jungle Book, a remake of the 1967 Disney classic, grossed the sixth-highest opening weekend for a children’s movie last weekend, as the beloved tale of a boy adopted by a wolves and his journey to manhood dazzled all ages of viewers and earned top critic reviews.

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