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8 hours ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘How To Be Single’ feels the same while trying too hard to be different

"How to Be Single" makes a valiant attempt to send up rom-com clichés but it borrows so much from other, better movies that you start to wonder if the film’s title should be "How to Commit Larceny."

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10 hours ago in Music

Springsteen promises to show his mind in autobiography

Springsteen, 66, has been working on the autobiography, called "Born to Run," for seven years.

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10 hours ago in National

Wall Street tumbles

Wall Street was off more than 1 percent on Thursday, pushing the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average down 10 percent for the year, as investors jettisoned stocks and scurried toward safer shores.

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10 hours ago in Sports, World

U.S. to hire disease experts ahead of Rio Games

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is recruiting two infectious disease experts to advise members of the Rio 2016 team who are concerned about the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil.

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11 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Star Wars’ producers face charges in Harrison Ford’s on-set accident

The "Indiana Jones" star broke his leg when the door of the Millennium Falcon fell on him during filming in 2014.

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11 hours ago in Lifestyle

More Americans turning to Internet to play Cupid

Just in time for Valentine's Day, a survey shows that more Americans are looking for love through online dating, with more than four times as many young adults using mobile apps than in 2013.

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13 hours ago in Music

Ace Frehley to release covers album, records with Paul Stanley

Frehley will release a covers album, entitled "Origins Vol. 1" in April, and on it he teams up with his former bandmate for "Fire and Water," a track originally recorded in 1970 by the English rock group Free.

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14 hours ago in Weird

A reporter’s worst nightmare

That awkward moment when a mugshot looks just like the reporter.

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15 hours ago in Entertainment

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ headed for Broadway debut

Harper Lee's classic novel is coming to Broadway for the first time in a new stage version written by "West Wing" writer Aaron Sorkin.

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15 hours ago in Sports

Fantasy sports companies defend embattled industry

Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016.

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15 hours ago in National

Congress likely to give final OK to local Internet tax ban

Congress is a step away from sending to President Barack Obama a bipartisan compromise that would permanently keep state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.

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15 hours ago in Sports

Vickers to replace Tony Stewart

Stewart-Haas Racing has scheduled a Friday news conference to discuss its plans for the No. 14 Chevrolet.

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15 hours ago in Music

Paul McCartney and Skype make tech history

Paul McCartney is embracing modern technology by teaming up with Skype to launch the first ever audio emojis in time for Valentine's Day.

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15 hours ago in Entertainment

Charlize Theron gearing up for ‘Fast 8’

The "Mad Max: Fury Road" star is in early talks to play the villain in the eighth installment of the hugely successful street racing series.

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15 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Deadpool’ isn’t even out yet – but a sequel is in the works

Ryan Reynolds suits up as the homicidal mercenary, aka Wade Wilson, in the adaptation of the Marvel comic book series, which opens Friday.

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16 hours ago in Sports

PREVIEW: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Brandt Snedeker will look to defend his title as 17 of the top 30 players in the FedExCup standings are in the field.

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16 hours ago in Lifestyle

Move over Whopper, the King is adding hot dogs to its menu

The world's most famous "dog" is helping the fast food chain promote its latest offering.

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16 hours ago in Sports

Morris-Goodwin scuffle makes defeat worse for Suns

The Phoenix Suns' season took another fractious turn on Wednesday when team mates Markieff Morris and Archie Goodwin got into a shoving match during the team’s loss to the Golden State Warriors.

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16 hours ago in National

U.S. preparing for Zika

President Obama is asking Congress for over $1.8 billion in emergency funds to fight Zika at home and abroad, and pursue a vaccine.

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16 hours ago in National

In Illinois homecoming, Obama calls for improved tone in U.S. politics

Obama won the White House in 2008 partially on a promise to overcome partisan divides in Washington. He has called his failure to do that, seven years after taking office, a regret.

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8 hours ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘How To Be Single’ feels the same while trying too hard to be different

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"How to Be Single" makes a valiant attempt to send up rom-com clichés but it borrows so much from other, better movies that you start to wonder if the film’s title should be "How to Commit Larceny."

11 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Star Wars’ producers face charges in Harrison Ford’s on-set accident

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The "Indiana Jones" star broke his leg when the door of the Millennium Falcon fell on him during filming in 2014.