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in Music, Entertainment

Whitney Houston’s family a no-show at biopic premiere

The boycott of Angela Bassett's new biopic doesn't upset the actress-turned-director.

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Dallas Cowboys ‘Doomsday Defenseman’ Jethro Pugh dead

Former defensive tackle Jethro Pugh, who played in five Super Bowls, has died at the age of 70.

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2014 layoffs were the lowest in 17 years

Employers cut 5 percent fewer jobs last year than in 2013 and the smallest number since 1997.

2012 Kennedy Center Honorees and members of the band Led Zeppelin, from left, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and Robert Plant chat on the red carpet after arriving at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors Performance and Gala Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at the State Department in Washington.

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Reward offered for stolen Led Zeppelin collection

A California doctor is offering a $5,000 reward for the return of a priceless collection of autographed albums.

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Flu Limits Visitation At UVA Hospital

Visitation is being limited at UVA Hospital due to the increasing number of flu cases.

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in National

Ready, set, showdown: New GOP leader, Obama lining up fights

The new Senate majority leader and President Barack Obama aren't wasting any time setting up showdowns.

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in Music

Graceland, Tupelo celebrate the ‘King’ on his 80th birthday

Elvis Presley would have marked his 80th birthday today.

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in Music, Entertainment

LL Cool J to host a lip-sync battle show

The 10-episode series will premiere on Spike TV network on April 2.

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in Lifestyle

Hey, guys, those selfies are making you narcissistic

A study shows men who post lots of selfies are more likely to think they are better than others.

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in Music

Foo Fighters to play charity gig this weekend

The gig will be the band's last before embarking on its Sonic Highways World Tour on Jan. 15.

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in Music

Black Sabbath rocker Tony Iommi ‘won’t beat cancer’

The rocker is convinced he will never fully recover from the lymphoma he was diagnosed with three years ago.

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in Sports

Karate wants to be included in 2020 Olympics

Reforms by the IOC have given karate officials renewed hope that the martial art could be added to the Tokyo games.

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in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the top sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Jan. 8.

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in Music

Taylor Swift stays on top of Billboard in first week of 2015

Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars, and Hozier are also among the top-10 albums this week.

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in Music, Entertainment

Ed Sheeran to help relaunch VH1’s ‘Storytellers’ series

The British singer/songwriter has signed up to help revive the beloved series after a three-year hiatus.

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in National

FCC chief seen siding with Obama on net neutrality

The top communications regulator appears ready to endorse strict "net neutrality" rules.

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in Sports

Cooperstown’s class of 2015 reflects diversity in game

From tallest to shortest, and a hybrid starter/reliever to a versatile regular, the class of 2015 embodies the diversity that is part of baseball's appeal.

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in Entertainment

Cosby’s shows continue as more women allege abuse

Bill Cosby, the subject of more than a dozen sex-abuse allegations, opened three shows this week.

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in National, World

French police officer killed in shoot-out, hunt deepens for terrorists

The manhunt widened for two brothers suspected of killing 12 people in an apparent Islamist militant strike.

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in National

Sub-zero winds grip much of U.S., closing schools

An Arctic air blast from Canada hit the U.S., with many parts around minus 10 degrees, the National Weather Service said.

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More clues point to an all-girl ‘Ghostbusters’

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Director Paul Feig has teased fans with his latest "Ghostbusters" casting coup.

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Star-studded cast bringing back ‘Wet Hot American Summer’

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Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks, and Paul Rudd will officially reprise their roles from the 2001 cult comedy.

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Chocolate maker trolls Patriots with ‘deflated football’ candy

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The chocolate football with a big dent in its side is good enough to (ch)eat!