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4 weeks ago in National

Carly’s croon sparks bewilderment, criticism on social media

Carly Fiorina was so happy to be named U.S. presidential hopeful Ted Cruz's running mate, she broke into song during her acceptance speech. But the chorus that greeted her on social media was anything but complimentary.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Whistleblower Snowden gets big screen treatment

The story of National Security Agency contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden captivated the U.S. in 2013 and now he is getting the Hollywood treatment.

U.S. singer Prince leaves the French Open tennis tournament in Paris June 2,  2014. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier/Files

4 weeks ago in Music

Reports: Opioid medication found on Prince, at death scene

Authorities investigating the death of Prince found prescription opioid medication on him, according to various news outlets on Wednesday, the same day court records showed a judge appointed a bank to safeguard the music legend's estate.

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4 weeks ago in Viral Videos

Stern father finally praises you

"Law & Order" star J.K. Simmons and Stephen Colbert know how much praise from a stern father means. Here, pull up a chair.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 28

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that have made history.

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4 weeks ago in National

Email privacy bill headed for House approval

The House of Representatives is expected to vote to require law enforcement authorities to get a search warrant before asking technology companies to hand over old emails, with the bill's Senate prospects unclear.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Players chosen in NFL draft need to plan for the long game

Every year, the National Football League draft makes a number of strapping young men very, very rich. But a word of advice from former NFL stars: Start thinking about your next career right away.

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4 weeks ago in Lifestyle, National

Brady Campaign unveils app to scrub mass killers’ names from media sites

U.S. anti-gun-violence activists on Wednesday introduced a phone app designed to strip notorious mass shooters' names and photos from news stories, saying that keeping their images out of the public eye could help avert future mass killings.

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4 weeks ago in Local

69,000 Commonwealth Kids with Parents in Prison

The highest percentage of those children in Western Mass are in Holyoke and Huntington, where the number stands at close to eight percent.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Home Sales Up in Western Mass

The Realtors Association of the Pioneer Valley says sales have risen over 38 percent this year over last, while prices jumped almost three percent.

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4 weeks ago in Local

College Student Breaks In to Amherst Home

Twenty-one-year-old Aidan Hubbard was arrested at the Cottage Street home after the owner called police.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Northampton’s Acting Public Works Director Resigns

James Laurila is leaving to take a job in Springfield, to run that city's water department.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Whately Town Meeting Approves Budget

Also approved was an article to use 200-thousand dollars in free cash to reduce the town's tax rate.

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4 weeks ago in Music

Lady Gaga, Elton John team up on clothing line

he pop icons have collaborated on a range of limited edition clothes and accessories with Macy's.

Rock singer Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., during his opening show, Feb. 18, 1985. (AP Photo/Liu Heung Shing)

4 weeks ago in Music

‘Purple Rain’ coming to more movie theaters

The 1984 film is a big hit in cinemas all over again thanks to fans seeking ways to pay tribute to the late music icon.

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4 weeks ago in Weird

Don’t take a selfie with Flat Creek Floyd

Fearing Snapchat could take an ugly turn toward "snap chomp," police are warning people not to take selfies with an alligator in suburban Atlanta.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Uncharted territory: Predators gear up for game 7

Call it a new frontier for the Nashville Predators, one the Anaheim Ducks know all too well.

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4 weeks ago in Olympics, Sports

Venues ready, but many challenges remain for Rio Games

With 100 days to go before the Olympic Games begin in Rio de Janeiro, the nation famous for doing things at the last minute faces a novel situation: The venues are ready, but the host does not appear to be.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Clippers lose Paul, Griffin for rest of playoffs

The Los Angeles Clippers were hit with a double whammy on Tuesday.

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4 weeks ago in Lifestyle

Math scores slip, reading flat for nation’s 12th-graders

Only about a third of the nation's high school seniors are prepared for the academic challenges of entry-level college math and reading courses.

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2 hours ago in Music

Bob Dylan turns 75, with latest tour and album in the wind

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Rock bard Bob Dylan, forever young in the minds of baby boomers who grew up with his music, turned 75-years-old on Tuesday, a little more than a week before the start of a U.S. summer tour in support of his latest album.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Chewbacca Mom’ and ‘Star Wars’ director J.J. Abrams take a drive

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Just three happy Chewbaccas having fun in a car together.

1 day ago in Music

Paul McCartney says he almost quit music in the early ’70s

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In a new interview, the rocker reveals he went wild in the years after the Fab Four called it quits, and his band Wings helped him straighten out and rediscover his love for music.

1 day ago in Viral Videos

Bernie and Hillary walk into a bar

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The Democratic presidential candidates reminisce about their time running against each other in the primary.

2 days ago in Music

Would you wear Rolling Stones swim trunks?

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The veteran rockers have teamed up with a fashion company to roll out a collection of men's swimwear.