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U.S. Postal Service to realease Jimi Hendrix stamp

Jimi Hendrix gets his own 'Forever' stamp By Jimi Hendrix fans have something to celebrate.

J.J. Abrams searching for lead role in new 'Star Wars'

Could one of these faces be the future lead of J.J. Abrams' "Star Wars: Episode VII"?

New app lets you speed-read 'Harry Potter' in an hour

Social media and tech blogs have been ablaze with hype about a new speed-reading technology called Spritz.

Employees sue McDonald's for wage left in 3 states

McDonald's workers filed seven class-action lawsuits in New York, California and Michigan Thursday over wage theft violations.

Amid search for the missing in NYC blast, friends, loved ones reflect on those killed

 In the mid-March chill Thursday, the victims and their stories continued emerging as firefighters ferreted through the piles of bricks and wreckage on the East Harlem block where a powerful explosion and fire leveled two buildings.

FDNY searching rubble of collapsed building for missing persons

More than 24-hours later, smoke is still rising from the scene of Wednesday’s massive explosion in Manhattan’s east Harlem area. It leveled two, five-story apartment buildings.

Jeopardy host Alex Trebek gets revenge on Conan O'Brien

Don't cross "Jeopardy" master Alex Trebek.

Paul Ryan's 'inner city' comments sparking backlash

Rep. Paul Ryan said comments he made on a conservative radio program about people in inner cities not valuing the "culture of work" were "inarticulate."

NJ teen returns home after losing lawsuit against parents

A high school senior who filed suit against her mother and father for financial support and college tuition has returned to her home in Lincoln Park, New Jersey, the attorneys for her parents said Wednesday.

GA senate to vote on legalizing medical marijuana

Medical marijuana is another step closer to being legal in Georgia. A state senate committee voted unanimously to put medical marijuana to a vote in the full senate next week.