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Chicago homicides soared in 2015, but crime fell overall

As it scrambles to regain public trust shattered by the video of a black 17-year-old being shot 16 times by a white officer, the Chicago Police Department released crime statistics Friday that reveal a drop in some major crimes in the city but a significant increase in the number of homicides and …

Crime

Crazy face-tattoo guy causes more of a scene than usual

He should have kept the mask on his face.<p>Michael Carter, 26, whose confused facial tattoos include a swastika, Stars of David, and the words “Jesus Christ,” was busted after donning a cape and a mask and causing a disturbance at an Oklahoma convenience store, The Smoking Gun reported.<p>Red flags …

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10 games we're most looking forward to in 2016

The holiday rush is over, which means most fans of video games have settled into a time of long, wintry hibernation when we catch up on everything we …

Japan Has Created Holographic Images That You Can Actually Touch

In a breakthrough that may change post-mortem 2Pac concerts for the rest of time, Japanese scientists have created a machine that clones objects into holographic images that people can actually touch. Thus rendering all of Star Wars’ and in general science fiction’s greatest tropes out of date and …

15 Movie And TV Retrospectives From 2015 That Will Make You Nostalgic

In 2015, BuzzFeed News talked to disappearing '00s star Susan May Pratt, found out the story behind Love and Basketball, and had Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg talk to each other about their career highlights. Here are our best retrospectives of the year, in the order they were published.

39 Stars We Couldn't Get Enough Of In 2015

There were plenty of impressive performances this year, but BuzzFeed Entertainment talked with a group of actors about their particularly outstanding achievements — on screen and off. Here are our features, presented in chronological order of when they were published.

Jason Segel says he's 'not very uncomfortable' filming nude scenes

Being naked in front of the camera doesn't seem to bother Jason Segel.<p>In a new interview with Vulture, the 35-year-old actor opens up about the nude scenes he filmed for the 2008 comedy "Forgetting Sarah Marshall."<p>"The full-frontal nudity? I thought that was hilarious," Segel, who played Peter …

Filmmaking

Jazz icon Natalie Cole, daughter of Nat 'King' Cole, dead at 65

Natalie Cole, the Grammy-winning daughter of Nat "King" Cole" who carried on her late father's musical legacy and, through technology, shared a duet with him on "Unforgettable," has died. She was 65.<p>Natalie died Thursday evening at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles due to complications …

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