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2 days ago in National

Carly’s croon sparks bewilderment, criticism on social media

Carly Fiorina was so happy to be named U.S. presidential hopeful Ted Cruz's running mate, she broke into song during her acceptance speech. But the chorus that greeted her on social media was anything but complimentary.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

Whistleblower Snowden gets big screen treatment

The story of National Security Agency contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden captivated the U.S. in 2013 and now he is getting the Hollywood treatment.

U.S. singer Prince leaves the French Open tennis tournament in Paris June 2,  2014. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier/Files

2 days ago in Music

Reports: Opioid medication found on Prince, at death scene

Authorities investigating the death of Prince found prescription opioid medication on him, according to various news outlets on Wednesday, the same day court records showed a judge appointed a bank to safeguard the music legend's estate.

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2 days ago in Viral Videos

Stern father finally praises you

"Law & Order" star J.K. Simmons and Stephen Colbert know how much praise from a stern father means. Here, pull up a chair.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 28

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that have made history.

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3 days ago in National

Email privacy bill headed for House approval

The House of Representatives is expected to vote to require law enforcement authorities to get a search warrant before asking technology companies to hand over old emails, with the bill's Senate prospects unclear.

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3 days ago in Sports

Players chosen in NFL draft need to plan for the long game

Every year, the National Football League draft makes a number of strapping young men very, very rich. But a word of advice from former NFL stars: Start thinking about your next career right away.

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3 days ago in Lifestyle, National

Brady Campaign unveils app to scrub mass killers’ names from media sites

U.S. anti-gun-violence activists on Wednesday introduced a phone app designed to strip notorious mass shooters' names and photos from news stories, saying that keeping their images out of the public eye could help avert future mass killings.

Rock singer Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., during his opening show, Feb. 18, 1985. (AP Photo/Liu Heung Shing)

3 days ago in Music

‘Purple Rain’ coming to more movie theaters

The 1984 film is a big hit in cinemas all over again thanks to fans seeking ways to pay tribute to the late music icon.

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3 days ago in Weird

Don’t take a selfie with Flat Creek Floyd

Fearing Snapchat could take an ugly turn toward "snap chomp," police are warning people not to take selfies with an alligator in suburban Atlanta.

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3 days ago in Sports

Uncharted territory: Predators gear up for game 7

Call it a new frontier for the Nashville Predators, one the Anaheim Ducks know all too well.

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3 days ago in Olympics, Sports

Venues ready, but many challenges remain for Rio Games

With 100 days to go before the Olympic Games begin in Rio de Janeiro, the nation famous for doing things at the last minute faces a novel situation: The venues are ready, but the host does not appear to be.

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3 days ago in Sports

Clippers lose Paul, Griffin for rest of playoffs

The Los Angeles Clippers were hit with a double whammy on Tuesday.

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3 days ago in Lifestyle

Math scores slip, reading flat for nation’s 12th-graders

Only about a third of the nation's high school seniors are prepared for the academic challenges of entry-level college math and reading courses.

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3 days ago in National

Fed set to keep rates unchanged, may nod to ebbing risks

The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to keep interest rates unchanged on Wednesday as it continues to monitor the impact from weakening global growth but may seek to signal to markets it is determined to resume policy tightening this year.

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3 days ago in Entertainment

Keanu Reeves voices the cat star of ‘Keanu’

Comedians Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele star in the action comedy as friends who set out on a mission to rescue their stolen kitten, named after "The Matrix" actor, by posing as drug dealers for a street gang.

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3 days ago in Viral Videos

The Internet is down – the musical

How will you live without 24/7 access at your fingertips?

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3 days ago in Entertainment

Roberts and Aniston celebrate ‘Mother’s Day’

An all-star case that includes Julia Roberts, Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson and Jason Sudeikis weaves several fractured family relationships into a story line that ultimately intersects on the day that celebrates being a mom.

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3 days ago in National

Career education making a comeback in high schools

Decades after "shop class" became known as a lesser alternative for children deemed unfit for college, vocational education is making a comeback in American high schools.

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3 days ago in National

Poll: Half of Americans think presidential nominating system ‘rigged’

More than half of American voters believe that the system U.S. political parties use to pick their candidates for the White House is "rigged" and more than two-thirds want to see the process changed, according to a new poll.

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20 hours ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule

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Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

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The best sports shots this week

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A look at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

20 hours ago in National

Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

23 hours ago in Sports

Reigning NL batting champ banned 80 games for doping

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Dee Gordon of the Miami Marlins was suspended 80 games without pay after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance, Major League Baseball said.

1 day ago in National

Teen pregnancies hit historic low

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The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.