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in Sports

Defense rests in murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez

The prosecution spent more than two months laying out its case but he defense has questioned why Hernandez would put his career on the line and attacked what it called sloppy police work.

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in National

Boston bomber ‘wanted to punish America’

A month after defense lawyers admitted his role in the bombing, each side's focus is less on guilt than on the question of whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will die for his crimes.

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in Music

Guns N’ Roses star plans art show

GNR drummer Steven Adler is to show off his creative side with an exhibition of his work.

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in Music

No Elvis imitators at new Vegas chapel

The King will not appear at Elvis Presley's Graceland Wedding Chapel that's coming soon to Las Vegas — exactly how Priscilla Presley wants it.

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in Local

Lawmakers Predict Economic Ripple Effect in University Towns

Lawmakers defending higher education say it's an economic issue.

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in Music

Jon Bon Jovi to give grad speech

The Bon Jovi star will talk to students at Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey, where he often does charity work.

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in Entertainment

‘The Muppets’ reboot in development

Beloved characters Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and their friends could be coming back to the small screen.

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in Music

Freddie Mercury to be honored with London blue plaque

The prestigious honor will mark the Queen star's childhood home.

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in Entertainment

Michael Keaton channels ‘Batman,’ ‘Beetlejuice’ on ‘SNL’

The Oscar-nominee revisited his iconic characters during his stint as the guest host of "Saturday Night Live."

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in Music

Robert Burns, Jr., founding member of Lynyrd Skynyrd, dead at 64

The drummer was with Lynyrd Skynyrd when they recorded "Sweet Home Alabama," "Gimme Three Steps," and "Free Bird."

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

in Lifestyle, Weird

Washington state job seekers … this bud’s for you

Legal pot has created job opportunities for people in Washington state who trim the marijuana plants with tiny scissors.

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in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, April 6.

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in Music, Entertainment

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is making his own ‘South Park’

The rap mogul is entering the world of animation.

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in National

Tax refunds for many take hit or get bump from health law

As the April 15 tax deadline nears, people who got help paying for health insurance under Obamacare are seeing the direct effect on their refunds — hundreds of dollars, for better or worse.

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in National

Indiana faces long road to restore image after religious law

Business leaders say public relations campaigns may not be enough to immediately restore the state's damaged reputation.

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in Sports

All eyes on Indy as Badgers prepare to battle Blue Devils

March Madness comes to a close tonight as Wisconsin takes on Duke for the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship.

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in Entertainment

‘Furious 7′ burns rubber at the box office

The high-octane seventh installment of the "Fast and Furious" series peeled out of the gates in its opening weekend.

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in Music

How Rod Stewart keeps his voice performance ready

The 70-year-old singer admits that he will go to extreme lengths to ensure no harm comes to his distinctive vocal cords.

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in Entertainment, Sports

David Beckham voted best celebrity dad

The soccer star earns high marks as a father.

Recent Headlines

in Music

Warhol’s take on Bob Dylan, Lou Reed to be shown in Times Square

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Andy Warhol's short films featuring the music legends will be screened on a big billboard in the Big Apple.

in Entertainment, Sports

Bruce Jenner: ‘I am a woman’

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The retired Olympic champion confirmed long-running speculation suggesting he is transitioning from male to female.

in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.