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Jim Carrey Tests David Letterman for Ebola on The Late Show (Video)

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Better safe than sorry. With so much news about would-be Ebola patients in New York, perhaps Jim Carrey thought it was best to be absolutely sure he was in safe hands during his Wednesday night appearance on Late Show with David Letterman. "This goes in your ear or your mouth or anywhere you feel like," Carrey told Letterman, brandishing a thermometer. "Have you ever kissed a monkey or licked an airport toilet seat?" he inquired.Letterman asked if Carrey was concerned about contracting the disease as he travels around promoting his latest film, Dumb and Dumber To, to which the comedian responded, »


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Diem Brown: My Cancer Has Spread - and I'm Going to Beat It

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It was not the news Diem Brown wanted to hear. About to undergo surgery to relieve crippling pain in her kidneys on Oct. 13, her doctors delivered a devastating blow: The cancer that had been found in her stomach and colon in August had spread to her liver and lymph nodes. "That was a shocker to me," the MTV reality star and People.com blogger, 32, tells People. "I was blown away. It really crushed a little bit of my spirit." A veteran of facing difficult truths after fighting cancer on-and-off for nearly 10 years, "I go into trauma mode," she says. "My mind goes, »


- Michelle Tauber, @michelletauber

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5 Things to Know About World Series Hero Madison Bumgarner

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At just 25, he might already be the best pitcher in World Series history. Madison Bumgarner almost single-handedly led the San Francisco Giants to baseball's world championship over the past 10 days, winning two games as a starting pitcher earlier in the series before throwing five innings of scoreless relief Wednesday to clinch the deciding Game 7 over the Kansas City Royals. It was a staggering performance, though not the first postseason success for this 6'5", 230-lb. October phenom. Still, the handsome, soft-spoken North Carolina native lives a relatively quiet life when he's not dominating batters from the pitcher's mound. Below, check out »


- Tim Nudd, @nudd

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5 Things to Know about World Series Hero Madison Bumgarner

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At just 25, he might already be the best pitcher in World Series history. Madison Bumgarner almost single-handedly led the San Francisco Giants to baseball's world championship over the past 10 days, winning two games as a starting pitcher earlier in the series before throwing five innings of scoreless relief Wednesday to clinch the deciding Game 7 over the Kansas City Royals. It was a staggering performance, though not the first postseason success for this 6'5", 230-lb. October phenom. Still, the handsome, soft-spoken North Carolina native lives a relatively quiet life when he's not dominating batters from the pitcher's mound. Below, check out »


- Tim Nudd, @nudd

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Publicly Comes Out as Gay

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Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay. In an essay written for an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, Cook says that while he never denied his sexuality, he never publicly acknowledged it, either. "For years, I've been open with many people about my sexual orientation," he writes. "Plenty of colleagues at Apple know I'm gay, and it doesn't seem to make a difference in the way they treat me. Of course, I've had the good fortune to work at a company that loves creativity and innovation and knows it can only flourish when you embrace people's differences. »

- Associated Press

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Publicly Comes Out as Gay

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Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay. In an essay written for an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, Cook says that while he never denied his sexuality, he never publicly acknowledged it, either. "For years, I've been open with many people about my sexual orientation," he writes. "Plenty of colleagues at Apple know I'm gay, and it doesn't seem to make a difference in the way they treat me. Of course, I've had the good fortune to work at a company that loves creativity and innovation and knows it can only flourish when you embrace people's differences. »

- Associated Press

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How Kerry Washington Is Taking a Stylish Stand Against Domestic Violence

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When it comes to women's issues, Scandal star and activist Kerry Washington is always tuned-in - and hands-on. She has merged her love of style with a cause that's dear to her heart, teaming up with the Allstate Foundation to design a limited-edition purse benefitting victims of domestic and financial abuse. "I actually fell into this work as an artist," Washington tells People of her dedication to the cause. "Back in 2000, I had just finished filming Save the Last Dance, and my friend and costar Julia Stiles invited me to watch her in Eve Ensler's play The Vagina Monologues. »


- Janine Rayford Rubenstein

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The Haunted States of America: Iconic Ghosts of the Union (Infographic)

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As Halloween approaches, we were swapping ghost stories around the ol' People offices. Though we're based in New York, staffers here come from all over, and so it got us thinking about what we like to call the Haunted States of America: What "ghost story" defines your state? This infographic is assembled from a variety of sources - in some cases, it's the "most famous" ghost in each state, in others, it's the one we found the most interesting. Enjoy, and add your own in the comments! AlabamaBear Creek Swamp in Prattville is home to floating lights, phantom cars, the ghosts of Creek Indians, »


- Alex Heigl, @alex_heigl

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Terminally Ill Brittany Maynard in New Video: Why I May Not End My Life on Nov. 1

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With two days left before Nov. 1 - the day Brittany Maynard originally said she was planning to end her own life if her suffering became too great - the terminally ill 29-year-old woman has released an emotional video addressing how she's feeling now that it's so close. "So if November 2nd comes along and I've passed, I hope my family is still proud of me and the choices I made," she said Wednesday in the 6-minute video released with Compassion & Choices, an end-of-life choice advocacy organization, and obtained by People. "And if November 2nd comes along and I'm still alive, »


- Nicole Weisensee Egan, @nweisenseeegan

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Terminally Ill Brittany Maynard in New Video: Why I May Not End My Life on Nov. 1

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With two days left before Nov. 1 - the day Brittany Maynard originally said she was planning to end her own life if her suffering became too great - the terminally ill 29-year-old woman has released an emotional video addressing how she's feeling now that it's so close. "So if November 2nd comes along and I've passed, I hope my family is still proud of me and the choices I made," she said Wednesday in the 6-minute video released with Compassion & Choices, an end-of-life choice advocacy organization, and obtained by People. "And if November 2nd comes along and I'm still alive, »


- Nicole Weisensee Egan, @nweisenseeegan

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Suge Knight & Katt Williams Arrested, Charged with Robbery in Alleged Camera Theft

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Suge Knight and comedian Katt Williams were arrested and charged with robbery Wednesday after a celebrity photographer reported the men stole her camera last month. Prosecutors say Williams and Knight, who founded Death Row Records, were arrested Wednesday. Knight has a prior conviction for assault with a deadly weapon and could face up to 30 years in prison if convicted. The men are accused of taking a paparazzo's camera in Beverly Hills on Sept. 5. The incident remains under investigation by Beverly Hills police, who did not immediately return a phone message seeking comment. Williams, who was arrested at a Los Angeles-area »


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Suge Knight & Katt Williams Arrested, Charged with Robbery

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Suge Knight and comedian Katt Williams were arrested and charged with robbery Wednesday after a celebrity photographer reported the men stole her camera last month. Prosecutors say Williams and Knight, who founded Death Row Records, were arrested Wednesday. Knight has a prior conviction for assault with a deadly weapon and could face up to 30 years in prison if convicted. The men are accused of taking a paparazzo's camera in Beverly Hills on Sept. 5. The incident remains under investigation by Beverly Hills police, who did not immediately return a phone message seeking comment. Williams, who was arrested at a Los Angeles-area »


- Associated Press

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Ricki Lake Files for Divorce

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Ricki Lake has filed for divorce from her second husband, Christian Evans, citing irreconcilable differences. The 47-year-old former talk show host separated from Evans, 42, on Oct. 9, and filed for divorce a week later, according to court filings in Los Angeles. She is expected to pay Evans spousal support. Lake, the mom of two boys Milo, 17, and Owen, 13, told People in 2011 that she began dating Evans, a jewelry designer, during the summer of 2010. At the time, she described him as a "normal guy. We met through my best friend. He's a nobody but he's somebody to me. He's everything to me. »


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Ricki Lake Files for Divorce

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Ricki Lake has filed for divorce from her second husband, Christian Evans, citing irreconcilable differences. The 47-year-old former talk show host separated from Evans, 42, on Oct. 9, and filed for divorce a week later, according to court filings in Los Angeles. She is expected to pay Evans spousal support. Lake, the mom of two boys Milo, 17, and Owen, 13, told People in 2011 that she began dating Evans, a jewelry designer, during the summer of 2010. At the time, she described him as a "normal guy. We met through my best friend. He's a nobody but he's somebody to me. He's everything to me. »


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Katie Holmes on Motherhood: 'You Do the Best You Can'

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Katie Holmes opens up about starting over, her life as a single mom and finding love again. Subscribe now for instant access to the exclusive People interview.Like most moms, Katie Holmes admits to wrestling with moments of self-doubt as a parent. "Am I enough? Am I doing enough? Have I seen her enough?" she tells People of the questions she faces while raising her 8-year-old daughter, Suri. "Guess what? You're not enough, she hasn't seen you enough, you're horrible: That's how it can feel sometimes." But, she adds in this week's exclusive cover story, "You do the best you can. »


- Kate Coyne, @KatePeople

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Katie Holmes on Motherhood: 'You Do the Best You Can'

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Katie Holmes opens up about starting over, her life as a single mom and finding love again. Subscribe now for instant access to the exclusive People interview.Like most moms, Katie Holmes admits to wrestling with moments of self-doubt as a parent. "Am I enough? Am I doing enough? Have I seen her enough?" she tells People of the questions she faces while raising her 8-year-old daughter, Suri. "Guess what? You're not enough, she hasn't seen you enough, you're horrible: That's how it can feel sometimes." But, she adds in this week's exclusive cover story, "You do the best you can. »


- Kate Coyne, @KatePeople

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