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A Closer Look: Reading tablets decent, but needed?

Wed Aug 27, 2014

E-book readers are great for reading books, but they can't be used get directions or watch videos of people dumping ice over their heads. Full Story

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'Cops' crew member killed in Omaha police shooting

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Police officers who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha killed a crew member with the TV show "Cops" as well as the suspect, who was armed with a pellet gun that they thought was a real handgun, authorities said Wednesday. Full Story

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Miley Cyrus' date wanted by Oregon police

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards has a warrant out for his arrest in Oregon. Full Story

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Video game makers: Lohan sued us for attention

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The makes of the "Grand Theft Auto" video games say Lindsay Lohan sued to get attention when she asserted the games' latest installment features a character based on her. Full Story

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Alec Baldwin visits mom's booth at NY State Fair

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Alec Baldwin has paid a visit to his mother's cancer research booth at the New York State Fair. Full Story

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TiVo to make version for those without cable

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Here's a sign more households are going without cable or satellite TV: TiVo Inc. is making a digital video recorder just for so-called cord-cutters. Full Story

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Tortoises in controversial art exhibit removed

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Three tortoises wearing iPads for a controversial Aspen, Colorado, art exhibit have been removed at a veterinarian's request because of wet, cool weather. Full Story

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John Lennon's killer sorry for being 'an idiot'

Wed Aug 27, 2014

John Lennon's imprisoned killer says he still gets letters about the pain he caused in his pursuit of notoriety nearly 34 years ago. Full Story

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Power tools and manicures: A different kind of ladies night

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Women from all over D.C. brought their bikes and shopping lists to a happy hour unlike any other. Instead of sipping on fancy cocktails, they were there to learn how to use table saws and work on their bicycles. Full Story

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Godzilla stomps back in ultra HD, wires intact

Wed Aug 27, 2014

At a humble Tokyo laboratory, Godzilla, including the 1954 black-and-white original, is stomping back with a digital makeover that delivers four times the image quality of high definition. Full Story

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CBS releases outtakes from interview it held back

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The release of U.S. journalist Peter Theo Curtis by Syrian captors has prompted "60 Minutes" to issue portions of an interview with a fellow ex-hostage that the show had edited last year to remove references to Curtis. Full Story

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Video games come of age as spectator sport

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play "Pac-Man." And for decades, kids have gathered in living rooms to marvel at how others master games like "Street Fighter II" and "Super Mario Bros." Full Story

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Source: BET suspends producer after Blue Ivy joke

Wed Aug 27, 2014

BET has suspended a producer after a joke about Beyonce and Jay Z's daughter that aired Monday on the network's music video countdown show, "106 & Park." Full Story

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Reality star accused of rape, child molestation

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Discovery Channel has canceled reality TV star Will Hayden's popular "Sons of Guns" show after his arrest on an aggravated rape charge. Full Story

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SHOW BITS: A last hurrah for 'Breaking Bad'

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Show Bits brings you the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item. Full Story

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Can Ferguson change the 'ritual' of black deaths?

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The choir sang, the preachers shouted and the casket stayed closed. The body was taken to the cemetery, and Michael Brown was laid to rest. Full Story

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Hear (and watch) women roar on new fall TV shows

Wed Aug 27, 2014

"The Good Wife," ''Homeland," ''Scandal," ''Nurse Jackie" and, well, "Girls" are just a few current shows that put women front and center. Full Story

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NY judge dismisses suit over 'Deep Throat' film

Wed Aug 27, 2014

A Manhattan judge has found a lot of differences between the porn classic "Deep Throat" and last year's Hollywood-produced biography of the world's first major porn star. Full Story