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Actor Kevin Spacey, center, arrives at the Old Bailey in London on Thursday. He pleaded not guilty to charges of sexually assaulting three men years ago. Frank Augstein/AP hide caption

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Massachusetts prosecutors dropped criminal charges against actor Kevin Spacey on Wednesday. The Oscar winner was accused of groping an 18-year-old man at a restaurant in 2016. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Kevin Spacey, formerly the lead of Netlix's House of Cards, will face felony charges for sexual assault in a Massachusetts district court. Netflix dropped Spacey after accusations of sexual assault came out last year. Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP hide caption

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Robin Wright — shown in character as Claire Underwood in Netflix's House of Cards -- will be the lead actor in the final season of the show. Her former co-star Kevin Spacey has been accused of sexual harassment and assault. David Giesbrecht/Netflix hide caption

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Kevin Spacey was awarded outstanding male actor in a drama series for House of Cards at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in January 2016. Jordan Strauss/Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP hide caption

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After a fellow actor made allegations against him, Kevin Spacey says, "if I did behave then as he describes I owe him the sincerest apology for what would have been deeply inappropriate drunken behavior." Aude Guerrucci/Getty Images hide caption

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Kevin Spacey's depiction of Frank Underwood from "House of Cards" epitomizes the Machiavellian idea of power. But researcher Dacher Keltner argues, that's not actually an effective way to gain influence. Nathaniel E. Bell/AP Photo/Netflix hide caption

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The Perils of Power

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