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Meg Ryan sightings in Va. as star directs film

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Meg Ryan sightings are increasing around central Virginia as the actress prepares to make her debut as a director. Full Story

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Biggest party colleges in each state are ranked

Thu Jul 24, 2014

If you're looking for a good time, changes are there are parties at the homes of the Duke Dogs and Terrapins. Full Story

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'Monster Fish' tales: Hunting the world's largest freshwater fish (Photos)

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Most people run away from monsters, but not Zeb Hogan. The host of National Geographic's "Monster Fish" has made a career our of unearthing some of the planet's most terrifying, if misunderstood, aquatic creatures. Full Story

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Coroner: Heroin overdose killed Peaches Geldof

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Model and TV personality Peaches Geldof died from a heroin overdose after relapsing from a battle to give up the drug, a British coroner ruled Wednesday. Full Story

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Trailer out for 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Thu Jul 24, 2014

If the books left you hot and bothered, now you can get a glimpse of what the movie will be like. Full Story

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Son of British singer Adele wins privacy case

Wed Jul 23, 2014

British singer Adele's toddler son has won a five-figure sum in damages after paparazzi photographed private family moments. Full Story

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NYC official: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Some of the hottest tickets in town -- to Broadway hits, Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake concerts, a New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox game -- were snapped up by an international ring of cyber thieves who commandeered more than 1,000 StubHub users' accounts to make big money by fraudulently buying tickets and reselling them, prosecutors said Wednesday. Full Story

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Big milestone for Britain's little prince

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The palace is releasing special pictures, the Royal Mint is striking a commemorative coin and newspapers are publishing glowing tributes. Full Story

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Bing Crosby's kids recall dad's duet with Bowie

Thu Jul 24, 2014

David Bowie's duet with Bing Crosby on the entertainer's 1977 Christmas television special left an indelible impression on Crosby's teenage children. Full Story

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China's love and dating scene laid out on stage

Thu Jul 24, 2014

For many of today's Chinese youth looking for a partner, love takes second place to parental pressure, moving up the social ladder and a heavy dose of fear drummed into women that they will end up as "leftover." Full Story

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Jimmy Fallon takes on D.C. marijuana decriminalization (Video)

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Could the decriminalization of marijuana in D.C. lead to renaming the area's famous group of museums the "Smithstonian"? Full Story

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Shemar Moore to return to 'Young and Restless'

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Shemar Moore is returning to his daytime roots with a two-day guest appearance on "The Young and the Restless." Full Story

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More works found at German collector's apartment

Thu Jul 24, 2014

More art works have been found at the Munich apartment of the late collector Cornelius Gurlitt, including a sculpture apparently by Edgar Degas and another that could be by Auguste Rodin, the task force investigating the pieces' origin said Thursday. Full Story

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D.C. murals make a comeback (Photos)

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Murals are a way for the people in a city like D.C. to have a voice and an opinion that will, in turn, influence community involvement and urban aesthetics. Full Story

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Filmmaker Michael Moore's divorce is finalized

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Filmmaker Michael Moore's divorce from Kathleen Glynn has been finalized, ending their two-decade-long marriage. Full Story

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'Downton Abbey' back on Jan. 4 for season 5

Wed Jul 23, 2014

"Downton Abbey" will be back for its fifth season on Jan. 4, but the return date for another hit PBS series, "Sherlock," is up in the air, PBS chief executive Paula Kerger said Tuesday. Full Story

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George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles

Thu Jul 24, 2014

A tree planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed -- by beetles. Full Story

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Stonestreet: Acceptance will grow for gay athletes

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Actor Eric Stonestreet predicts that one day, it's not going to take an act of courage for an openly gay person to play in the NFL. Full Story