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Britney Spears' safety advice for New Year's: 'Arrive together, stick together and leave together'

Pop star Britney Spears is offering some helpful advice for people who'll be partying along the Las Vegas Strip on New Year's Eve.<p>Spears usually shows plenty of skin in her show "Britney: Piece of Me" at Planet Hollywood. But for the public service announcement for Party Smart in Las Vegas, she …

This photo of Jerry Seinfeld and President Obama is real, and it’s spectacular

"Hello... Obama."<p>White House photographer Pete Souza gave America a belated Festivus surprise on Wednesday: An epic photo of comedian Jerry Seinfeld …

Ozzy Osbourne shares emotional tribute to Lemmy: 'We'd joke, which one of us is going first?'

Ozzy Osbourne has shared an emotional tribute to his close friend Lemmy Kilmister who died on Monday after a short battle with cancer.<p>Osbourne, 67, …

Georgia Mother Gets 190 Years in Prison For Locking Child in Chicken Coop

A Georgia mother who locked her adopted daughter in a chicken coop for weeks has been sentenced to 190 years in prison.<p>Diana Franklin showed no …

Funerals for 14 killed in California massacre somberly begin

COVINA, Calif. (AP) — On the morning of Dec. 2, Yvette Velasco got dressed up and flat-ironed her hair. It was an important day: The 27-year-old was …

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Family of teen shot by Chicago cop joins calls for change

CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a black teenager shot 16 times by a white Chicago police officer joined the call Friday for change in local leadership …

Freddie Gray case: Defense rests in 1st officer's trial

<b>Baltimore, Maryland (CNN) —</b> After calling to the stand the mother of William Porter, the first of six Baltimore police officers to be tried for the death of Freddie Gray, Porter's defense team rested its case Friday.<p>The jury has been dismissed until Monday.<p>Helena Porter, a nursing assistant, …

Mississippi man charged with murdering two policemen found dead in jail

(Reuters) - A Mississippi man charged with shooting and killing two police officers in May was found unresponsive in his jail cell and later was pronounced dead, a sheriff’s office official said on Saturday.<p>Marvin Banks, 29, is shown in this undated police handout photo provided by the Hattiesburg …

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Scott Weiland’s Family: ‘Don’t Glorify This Tragedy’

<i>Mary Forsberg Weiland is the mother of the late singer Scott Weiland’s teenage children, Noah, 15, and Lucy, 13. She wrote this with their help in</i> …

Remembering The Day John Lennon Died

<i>This essay first appeared in the 2010 book</i> This Is NPR: The First Forty Years<i>, a collection of writing by NPR staff and contributors.</i><p>I should have cared more, but I didn't. I should have cried, but I didn't.<p>He meant so much to me.<p>But the day John Lennon died, my life and his music were never more …

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Guest List: Best of 2015

We invited artists to discuss their favorite music of the year—be it a song, album, event, or otherwise. From Holly Herdon’s time in Poland to Fetty Wap’s graciousness over "Trap Queen"’s success, here is Pitchfork’s 2015 Guest List.<p>Fetty Wap<p>Fetty Wap: "Trap Queen" (via SoundCloud)<p>It's no surprise …

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Mary Forsberg Weiland writes essay about Scott Weiland's death

Last week, Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland died in his tour bus while on the road in Minnesota. After his death, there …

Scott Weiland: Chris Cornell pays tribute with Say Hello 2 Heaven performance

The untimely death of Scott Weiland at age 48 last week has prompted an outpouring of grief from fellow musicians, including his Stone Temple Pilots …

Readers’ Poll: The 10 Best Scott Weiland Songs

10<p>“And So I Know”<p>Stone Temple Pilots released <i>Tiny Music … Songs From the Vatican Gift Shop</i> less than four years after their debut LP, but they were …

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Ozzy Osbourne: People ‘Aren’t Interested’ in New Black Sabbath Album

The past year has been turbulent for Black Sabbath fans: In October, one year after announcing plans to record a second comeback LP, the metal …

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Jared Leto sues TMZ for publishing 'stolen' video of him badmouthing Taylor Swift

Actor and musician Jared Leto is suing TMZ for copyright infringement, alleging that the the celebrity gossip website published a private video of …

The 40 best songs of 2015

Justin Bieber redefined his sound, Missy Elliott made a comeback, and the Weeknd made us all go numb in the face. EW looks back at the songs that …

20 Best Metal Albums of 2015

20<p>Cloud Rat, ‘Qliphoth’<p>Michigan blursters Cloud Rat turn tail on grindcore's neverending arms race for savagery and velocity, instead giving their …

Nicki Minaj says she'll drop a mixtape: 'I have to set an example for female rappers'

Nicki Minaj released her massive album <i>The Pinkprint</i> nearly a year ago to the day — Dec. 12, 2014 — and has spent the past few weeks reflecting on her …

Scott Weiland’s Final Hours Detailed in Police Report

A recently released search warrant filed by the Bloomington Police Department has detailed the scene in the tour bus bedroom where Scott Weiland was …

Metallica Detail Cover Art, Release Date for ‘Master of Puppets’ Book

Metallica have shared the striking cover art for <i>Back to the Front,</i> a new book about their seminal 1986 LP, <i>Master of Puppets</i>, slated for release in …

Nicki Minaj opens up about racism in America

Nicki Minaj has spoken out about racism in a characteristically candid new interview with <i>Billboard</i>.<p>The “Anaconda” rapper – who has never been shy about speaking her mind – revealed her concerns about the lack of racial justice in the US. “I did research on the Sandra Bland case,” she told the …

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Nicki Minaj Compares War on Drugs to ‘Slavery, or Something Crazier’

Nicki Minaj reflected on Barack Obama‘s presidency and discussed 2016 candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in a new interview where the rapper …

Nikki Sixx Talks Scott Weiland’s ‘Confusing, Tragic, Beautiful’ Career

Mötley Crüe‘s Nikki Sixx remembered Scott Weiland‘s legacy and recalled his own struggles with drug addiction in the latest episode of the bassist’s</i> …

2015: The Year in Pop Comebacks

Sleater-Kinney<p>Sleater-Kinney's return is every group's fantasy: When <i>No Cities to Love</i> dropped in January, it felt as though no time had elapsed …

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Janis Joplin’s Psychedelic Porsche Brings $1.76 Million at Auction

Janis Joplin‘s psychedelic Porsche sold for $1.76 million Thursday night at RM Sotheby’s “Driven By Disruption” car auction in New York. The iconic …

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Lady Gaga reveals rape as teenager 'changed my body, it changed my thoughts'

Lady Gaga – who recorded the emotional song “Til It Happens to You” for <i>The Hunting Ground</i>, a documentary on campus rape – has opened up about her own …

Adele: Little girl with cardboard guitar covers Hello

Watch out, Adele — there’s another one-named young singer out there turning heads with her vocal prowess.<p>In a video posted online by Facebook user …

BB Talk video: Miley Cyrus goes full-on baby

In the new video for “BB Talk,” Miley Cyrus is sitting in a tub with bubbles on her head, talking to the camera.<p>“You put me in these f—ing situations …