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Quentin Tarantino re-files lawsuit against Gawker.com

Aaaand ... take 2! Not one to give up, director Quentin Tarantino has filed an amended lawsuit against the gossip website Gawker for linking to the leaked screenplay for his next movie, "Hateful Eight."

PETA asks Utah for sign to honor turkeys killed in crash

Deer Creek Reservoir, UT (KSL) -- Animal rights activists are asking for permission to erect a memorial at the site where hundreds of turkeys died when a truck crashed into Deer Creek Reservoir.

Sen. Reid: NFL follow NBA, force Redskins to change name

The National Football League should take note of NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's stance on race and force the Washington Redskins to change their name, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said on Wednesday.

Unemployment rate drops to 6.3%, but for the wrong reasons; More people dropping out of labor force

The jobs recovery is still chugging along, although at this pace it will still take years to get back to a pre-recession labor market. The U.S. economy added 288,000 jobs in April, the Department of Labor said Friday.

CNN exclusive: Amanda Knox says, 'I did not kill my friend'

If she had been at the scene of the crime, forensic evidence would prove her guilt, but Amanda Knox says there is nothing -- no DNA, no hair, no footprints, no handprints -- to show she was there.

Shirtless man asks reporter on date during CA wildfire coverage

A reporter for KTLA-TV was in the middle of covering neighborhood evacuations forced by a wildfire, when a random gentleman walks up and says “'Wow you're super pretty -- you wanna go on a date sometime?"

DA says Aaron Hernadez indicted after jailhouse fight

Aaron Hernandez -- already accused of first-degree murder -- was indicted Thursday on charges stemming from a jailhouse fight, a district attorney's office in Massachusetts said.

What critics are saying about 'Amazing Spider-Man 2'

  "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" might not be so amazing, judging from some early reviews of the anticipated May 2 sequel.

NJ police arrest 62 students after senior prank goes too far

A senior prank went too far and ended with dozens of students in handcuffs. 62 Teaneck High students were rounded up in a line, handcuffed one by one, and hauled away in police vans after allegedly trashing their school.

TX: fed up bus driver throws keys to child, says ‘you drive’

In Texas, a school bus driver fed up with her rambunctious passengers screeches to a halt in the middle of traffic, then walks off! Outraged parents are clamoring for the driver to be fired for abandoning their children.