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Hip-hop highs: Long on lyrics, short on rehab

Lil Wayne is down on drugs - for others. For himself, well, it's a different story.

Design flaw, human errors blamed for Super Bowl blackout

A combination of technical and communication failures contributed to the partial power outage that disrupted this year's Super Bowl, an independent analysis has determined, utility Entergy New Orleans said Thursday.

Focus on Colorado parolee in prison chief's slaying

Colorado investigators are in Decatur, Texas, Friday morning eager to examine evidence found in a black Cadillac whose driver might have been involved in Tuesday's slaying of Colorado's prison system chief.

'A long night' at Quantico Marine base: 3 dead in shooting

A Marine shot and killed two of his fellow service members at a Virginia base Thursday night and then apparently killed himself, base officials said.

Mother cites robbery attempt in her baby's shooting death

A woman says she was taking her 13-month-old son for a walk in this Georgia town when they were approached by two boys who demanded money, then fatally shot her boy and wounded her.

Christie, unsure on 'gay therapy' ban, is blasted by rival

A ban on so-called "gay conversion therapy" that's being considered by New Jersey lawmakers doesn't yet have the approval of the state's Republican Gov.

Monster Energy adds caffeine content to labels

Facing renewed controversy about the safety of energy drinks, Monster Energy Corp. has decided to market its products as beverages instead of dietary supplements.

Aubrey Cleland Chosen as Winner of the AT&T "American Idol Live!" Tour Fan Save

In a brand-new AMERICAN IDOL® element introduced earlier this month, IDOL™ and AT&T teamed up to send an 11th Idol™ on the “American Idol® Live!” Tour this summer.

A call to arms for 'common sense' gun control

The drive for a tough federal gun control law has hit a political roadblock, but that's not silencing Joe Biden and Mike Bloomberg.

Vasectomy surgeon offering March Madness fans excuse to watch game

Guys looking for an excuse to sit around and watch the March Madness championship game can get one from a Texas doctor.