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Nicki Minaj sued for $30 million by 'wig guru'

A hair stylist is accusing former "American Idol" judge and rapper Nicki Minaj of wigging out on a deal.

GM accused of deadly recall delay

General Motors has been accused of dragging its feet for a decade on recalling popular compact cars with a defect that was involved in the deaths of at least six people.

Not-guilty plea from ex-NFLer Darren Sharper in alleged rapes of two women

Former NFL star Darren Sharper pleaded not guilty in a Los Angeles court Thursday in the alleged druggings and rapes of two women.

Tornadoes, floods hit Illinois

Severe storms including tornadoes struck Illinois late Thursday afternoon, knocking out power, damaging buildings and spawning floods, the National Weather Service reported.

Man convicted in boating death of Usher's former stepson

A jury in Georgia found a man guilty of homicide by vessel in the death of singer Usher Raymond's former stepson.

Colorado expects $184 million in tax revenue from marijuana

Colorado expects to take in about $184 million in tax revenue from marijuana in the first 18 months after legislation -- and much of that money will be funneled into teaching kids to stay away from pot.

40-year-old Pharrell confirms he is not a vampire

Forget about Pharrell Williams' hat. We're more interested in his skincare routine. Somehow, the 40-year-old musical everyman has been in the business for roughly 20 years without appearing to have aged a single day.

Elton John, Kanye West to headline Bonnaroo

What do Elton John and Kanye West have in common?

Fugitive falls 17 stories down trash chute to evade cops in Denver

A fugitive is back in custody despite going to great lengths to escape police.

NY McDonald's fires manager after buying fire department food with own money

A former McDonald’s worker in New York says her bosses fired her, for showing gratitude to firefighters.