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Actress detained by police refuses to apologize

An actress who was detained by Los Angeles police is refusing to apologize for claiming race played a role in the incident, despite calls from local civil rights leaders. Read more »

Published 8 hours ago

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FDA tweaks food safety rules due next year

The government will rewrite sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that earlier proposals could hurt business, the Food and Drug Administration said Friday. Read more »

Published 9 hours ago

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E! says 'Fashion Police' will continue

TV channel says that "Fashion Police" will continue without Joan Rivers. Read more »

Published 10 hours ago

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Procter & Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion

Procter & Gamble is canceling an on-field breast cancer awareness promotion it had been planning with the National Football League, the latest sponsor to respond to the NFL's growing problems. Read more »

Published 11 hours ago

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Goodell: 'Same mistakes can never be repeated'

Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. Read more »

Published 14 hours ago

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Hamm, other stars join campaign against assault

The White House has enlisted Hollywood stars including Jon Hamm of "Mad Men" and Connie Britton of "Nashville" to help fight campus sexual assault. Read more »

Published 19 hours ago

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Iranian youth behind 'Happy' video sentenced

Six young Iranian men and women videotaped dancing to Pharrell Williams' "Happy" and the homemade video's director have been sentenced to suspended jail terms and lashes, their lawyer said Friday. Read more »

Published 19 hours ago

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'The Voice' returns Monday with Pharrell, Stefani

Gwen Stefani is surrounded by men. She has three sons with husband Gavin Rossdale and is the only female in her rock band No Doubt. Read more »

Published 19 hours ago

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American performers get standing ovation in Iran

Hundreds of Iranian art lovers gave a troupe of Chicago-based puppeteers flowers and a lengthy standing ovation at the Tehran City Theater at the end of their historic performance this week during... Read more »

Published 20 hours ago

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'Gotham' actor's Penguin inspired by DC Comics

Robin Lord Taylor remembers seeing the "Batman" film starring Michael Keaton and Danny DeVito on its opening night in 1989. Read more »

Published 20 hours ago

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Sierra Leone to shut down for 3 days to slow Ebola

Shoppers crowded the streets and markets of Sierra Leone's capital Thursday, stocking up for a three-day shutdown when volunteers will identify people infected with Ebola and hand out 1.5 million... Read more »

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Chiefs' Reid dedicated to domestic abuse victims

Beth Sturman's voice lights up when she remembers a fund-raising gala that she helped put on for Laurel House a few years ago. Most of the volunteers in charge were women, she recalled, so... Read more »

Published yesterday

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New 'NCIS' spinoff sets up shop in New Orleans

The newest members of the "NCIS" TV franchise understand the importance of family roots. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Yellen says US families need to boost savings

The Great Recession showed that a large number of American families are "extraordinarily vulnerable" to financial setbacks because they have few assets to fall back on, Federal Reserve Chair Janet... Read more »

Published yesterday

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UK nurse who survived Ebola to help US patient

A British nurse who survived Ebola has traveled to the United States to donate blood to an American still battling the disease, an experimental measure some scientists think can help patients fight... Read more »

Published yesterday

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Striking or spanking a child is not a solution, experts say

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he never intended to hurt his 4-year-old son when he hit him with a tree branch. But experts in childhood development said the intent... Read more »

Published Sept. 17, 2014

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Ex-VA doctor: Phoenix report a 'whitewash'

A doctor who first exposed serious problems at the troubled Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital said Wednesday that a report on patient deaths there is a "whitewash" that minimizes life-threatening... Read more »

Published Sept. 17, 2014

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Drugstores, retailers dive deeper into vaccines

Walgreens provided enough flu shots last season to protect a population roughly twice the size of Los Angeles. Read more »

Published Sept. 17, 2014

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Getting animals to dazzle on screen is a wild job

For animal trainers on film sets, the job can be wild. Getting snakes on a plane takes a bit of heat or light, but cajoling a bear to perform for the camera can require buckets of fried chicken. Read more »

Published Sept. 17, 2014

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Vikings place Adrian Peterson on exempt list, keeping him off team

ings announced early Wednesday morning they have placed Vikings running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt/commissioner’s permission list, which will keep him away from the team while the... Read more »

Published Sept. 17, 2014

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Obama: Ebola one day, extremist threat the next

Underscoring the multiple challenges facing his administration, President Barack Obama consulted with military officials Wednesday about the U.S. counterterrorism campaign against Islamic State... Read more »

Published Sept. 17, 2014

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Syria: 15 children die after getting vaccinations

At least 15 children died after receiving vaccinations in rebel-held parts of Syria, and activists said Wednesday that the death toll from two days of government airstrikes in the central city of Talbiseh climbed to nearly 50, a... Read more »

Published Sept. 17, 2014

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Syria: 15 children die after getting vaccinations

At least 15 children died after receiving vaccinations in rebel-held parts of Syria, and activists said Wednesday that the death toll from two days of government airstrikes in the central city of Talbiseh climbed to nearly 50, a... Read more »

Published Sept. 17, 2014

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Ebola survivor: No time to waste as Obama ups aid

An American doctor who survived Ebola said there's no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up the U.S. response to the epidemic in West Africa. Read more »

Published Sept. 17, 2014

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Millennials read more books than their elders, Pew study finds

More millennials read books than their elders, a new Pew Research report finds. Read more »

Published Sept. 17, 2014

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