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Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown

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Whitney Houston's daughter rushed to hospital

Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown was found unresponsive Saturday morning in a bathtub full of water in Roswell, Georgia, police in the Atlanta suburb said.

Brown, 21, "was not breathing" when her husband and a friend found her at about ...

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In football they trust: Polynesians' pipeline to the American dream

There are only about 300,000 Samoans and Tongans in America but their impact in one of the most American sports of all time is huge.

"As Polynesian kids, we were much bigger than the other kids in high school so it was natural for us to excel and do w...

5 new books teens will dive into

Want to get a head start on your teen's reading list -- or find new titles to feed your young adult fiction habit?

While many recognize the Newbery and Caldecott awards for the year's best children's books, the seventh annual Morris Award celebrates ...

Construction mishap occurred on set in Taipei

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1 killed, 2 hurt on set of Martin Scorsese's movie

A structure on the Taiwan set of a Martin Scorsese movie collapsed this week, killing a studio construction worker and injuring two more, police said.

Michelle Obama Saudi handshake

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Michelle Obama is an 'American Sniper' fan

Celebrities, politicians and celebrity-politicians have voiced their opinions. Now Michelle Obama is wading into the "American Sniper" debate, saying the film "is important to see."

SUGE KNIGHT HIT-AND-RUN

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Friend: Hit-and-run victim former label owner, youth mentor

The man whose hit-and-run death led to the arrest of former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was also a former rap label owner as well as a father figure to wayward youths and gang members, a friend said Friday.

Terry Carter, 55, wasn't a product of the...

Marion 'Suge' Knight Arrested

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Suge Knight arrested in run-over death

Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight is facing a possible murder charge after allegedly running over two men, killing one, following an argument in Compton, California, according to authorities.

"So far, people we talked to said it looked like it was...

Colleen McCullough

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'Thorn Birds' author Colleen McCullough dies

The Australian author of the best-selling novel "The Thorn Birds" has died.

"It is with great sadness that HarperCollins Books Australia advise(s) that the iconic and much-loved author, Colleen McCullough, passed away on Thursday in hospital on Norfol...

Elena, first Latina Disney princess

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Meet Disney's first Latina princess

Disney announced Thursday that its newest princess will be Elena of Avalor, a 16-year-old character inspired by "diverse Latin cultures and folklore."

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Jay-Z to buy music streaming Aspiro for $56 million

In the music world, buying a tech startup is all the rage these days.

Rapper and record producer Jay-Z is the latest, offering $56 million to snatch the Swedish music streaming company Aspiro. Both companies announced the offer on Friday.

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Sunrise Chef: Girl Scout Cookie Crunch

If you love Girl Scout cookies, you'll love these new ways to enjoy them!

 

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12 things to know about Super Bowl XLIX

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Whether you're a hardcore NFL fan or just a wannabe watching the game for the halftime show and commercials, here are 12 things to know about Super Bowl XLIX.

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  • Ida May Fuller, first Social Security check recipient, 1940

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    On this day: January 31

    The first Social Security check is issued, America launches its first satellite into orbit, McDonald's comes to Moscow, and "Avatar" hits the $2 billion mark, all on this day.

 
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