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Justin Timberlake, Jay-Z confirm joint tour

The rumored joint tour between Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z is officially happening.

Don't recall sending that message? Maybe you're 'sleep texting'

If you have a smartphone, you may have felt the embarrassment of sending a private message to the wrong person or having autocorrect fail you at just the wrong time.

Male teen from Houston fights to wear dress to prom

A teenager in Texas is fighting to wear what he wants to his senior prom. He wants to wear a dress, heels and a wig. The boy says his school won't let him.

Aspiring rapper among dead after shooting, fiery crash on Las Vegas Strip

A shooting and a fiery crash left three people dead in the neon heart of the Las Vegas Strip on Thursday, and police scrambled to find out who triggered the carnage.

Hotel with corpse in water tank has notorious past

The Cecil Hotel's dark past earned it a spot on Los Angeles tours long before a woman's body was found inside its rooftop water tank.

Poll: Majority of Americans want to delay forced spending cuts

A new survey shows that a majority of Americans want Congress to stop the looming forced spending cuts from going into effect next week.

Midwest shoveling and shivering after fierce snowstorm

Duke the English bulldog has given new meaning to the word "dogsled."

"American Idol" Semifinal Sudden Death Rounds Continue Tonight at 7

Last night from Las Vegas, the first group of girl semifinalists performed on the stage of Cirque du Soleil’s Beatles LOVE Theatre at The Mirage.

We're eating less fast food - but not by much

Americans are eating less fast food daily than they used to, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But it's not much less.

Laura Bush: Take me out of pro-gay marriage ad

Former first lady Laura Bush, who is one of three prominent Republicans featured in a new ad supporting same-sex marriage, has asked the spot's creator to remove a clip of her espousing support for equal marriage rights.