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Bob Thomas, dean of Hollywood reporters, dies

In this Oct. 6, 1954 file photo, Associated Press reporter Bob Thomas, center, and other media wait outside the Beverly Hills house of Marilyn Monroe, after reports that the movie star's marriage to baseball star Joe DiMaggio was breaking up. Thomas, the longtime Associated Press reporter who kept the world informed on the comings and goings of Hollywood's biggest stars, died of age-related illnesses Friday, March 14, 2014 at his Encino, Calif., home, his daughter Janet Thomas said. He was 92. AP

Bob Thomas, the longtime Associated Press writer and dean of Hollywood reporters who covered a record 66 Oscar ceremonies, reported on the biggest stars, from Clark Gable to Tom Cruise, and filed AP’s bulletin that Robert F. Kennedy had been shot, died Friday. He was 92.

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Marilyn Monroe lives on in ‘Siren’s Heart’

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BRADSHAW. Portrays Tinseltown’s legendary sex symbol.

Marilyn Monroe would have cooed happily had she seen Louisa Bradshaw’s thoughtful, spot-on portrayal of her in “Siren’s Heart: Norma Jean & Marilyn in Purgatory.”

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When stars fall in and out of love

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TAYLOR. Her “romantic biography” includes eight marriages.

When TV-Film stars fall in and out of love, mere mortals gawk in awe, amazed at their stellar passion. The most memorable stellar love stories ever told are paced by Elizabeth Taylor’s “romantic biography,” which includes eight marriages, including twice to the same man (Richard Burton), the love of her life (producer Mike Todd), an heir to a hotel chain (Nicky Hilton), the man she infamously stole from Debbie Reynolds (Eddie Fisher), a US senator (John Warner), and a former truck driver (Mark Fortensky)!

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FBI removes many redactions in Marilyn Monroe file

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This undated photo shows actress Marilyn Monroe. In late 2012, the FBI has released a new version of files it kept on Monroe that reveal the names of some of her acquaintances who had drawn concern from government officials and members of her entourage over their suspected ties to communism. AP

Newly re-issued and more complete FBI files on Marilyn Monroe reveal the names of some of the movie star’s acquaintances with suspected communists who drew concern from government officials and her own entourage.

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Marilyn Monroe photos sizzle at Polish auction

Two women stand in front of pictures showing Marilyn Monroe during an auction of photographs taken by late celebrity photographer Milton Greene on November 8, 2012 in Warsaw, Poland. A total of 240 photos showing Marilyn Monroe and other Hollywood stars are up for bid, making it the largest ever sale of Greene's photos. Poland's state treasury obtained the candid Monroe shots among a collection of nearly 4,000 Greene photographs it received as part of a complicated 1995 settlement with a Polish foreign debt management agency.   AFP PHOTO / JANEK SKARZYNSKI

Marilyn Monroe fans snapped up over 230 photos of the tragic star and other big Hollywood names by acclaimed celebrity photographer Milton Greene for $740,000 at a rare auction in Poland.

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