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Rocker Avril Lavigne splits from Nickelback's Chad Kroeger after two years of marriage

It's over: Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger have split after two years of marriage.<p>The "Complicated" songstress and Nickelback rocker announced the breakup Wednesday via<p>Instagram.<p>"It is with heavy heart that Chad and I announce our separation today," wrote Lavigne, captioning what appeared to be a …

Los Angeles

Dean Jones, 'The Love Bug' Star, Dies at 84

LOS ANGELES — Actor Dean Jones, best known for his acting work in such Disney films as "The Love Bug" and "That Darn Cat," died of Parkinson's disease Tuesday in Los Angeles. He was 84.<p>In addition to his appearances in films such as "Under the Yum-Yum Tree," "The Shaggy D.A.," "The Million Dollar …

New York City

Chelsea Clinton: The lurking threat to child survival

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sometimes, when we look around, it can seem that our world is worse off than it's ever been. But despite intractable problems, there is good news: Untold millions of people are living healthier, more productive and more secure lives than ever before.<p>One of the most important areas where …

Disease

Idris Elba ‘too street’ to play James Bond? Get with the times

Idris Elba’s chances of being cast as the first black screen Bond took a hit this week when the author Anthony Horowitz claimed the star of Luther and The Wire was “too street” to be Britain’s favourite spy.<p>Hackney-born Elba, 42, has been one of the frontrunners to play 007 since leaked Sony emails …

James Bond

Researchers Just Found The Easiest Way To Help You Lose Weight, And It's Something You Already Do Every Day

<i>By Samuel Blackstone for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Everybody knows the importance of drinking enough water. Aside from its benefits to your skin, muscles, organs, and digestion, it detoxifies, prevents certain cancers, and can improve your post-workout mood. Heck, when you're a baby, you're 75 …

Associated Press News

Google will hold Nexus event September 29 in San Francisco

The search giant and Android maker will introduce two smartphones, one made by LG and the other by Huawei.<p>BERLIN -- Google is doubling down on its Nexus smartphones.<p>The tech giant is set to hold an event September 29 in San Francisco to unveil two new Nexus devices, according to people familiar …

Mobile Technology

New Apple TV Will Feature Universal Search, Start At $149

One of Apple TV's most-desired features finally makes its way to the diminutive set-top box.<p>On Wednesday, Sept. 9, Apple will unveil its next-generation Apple TV, as we've already told you. And, as we've also already told you, the device is a significant overhaul of its hoary predecessor, with more …

Smart TV

Atlas V delivers military satellite to orbit

CAPE CANAVERAL — A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket has successfully delivered the Navy's military satellite to orbit after a 6:18 a.m.Eastern blastoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Wednesday.<p>Launching 19 minutes later than planned after resolving a technical problem during fueling, …

Space Exploration

U.S. second-quarter productivity strongest in one-and-a-half years | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. nonfarm productivity increased at its strongest pace in 1-1/2 years in the second quarter, keeping wage inflation subdued for now.<p>The frame of a 2015 Ford Mustang vehicle moves down the production line at the Ford Motor Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Flat Rock, Michigan, …

Economy

Iran Nuclear Deal Reaches Key Number of Senate Supporters

Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland announced this morning that she will support President Obama’s nuclear agreement with Iran, giving the …

Judge Denies Bid to Drop Freddie Gray Case

Baltimore judge rejects allegations of misconduct by prosecutor<p>A Baltimore judge denied a bid by six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray to have their case dismissed, rejecting allegations of misconduct against Baltimore’s top prosecutor.<p>Mr. Gray’s death in April from injuries he …

Justice

Image of dead Syrian boy captures human tragedy of Europe's migrant crisis

As politicians argue over how to handle the worst migrant crisis since the Second World War, the body of a little boy still dressed in T-shirt and shorts washes ashore<p>It was an image that captured the human tragedy of Europe’s migrant crisis: a Turkish border guard tenderly cradling the lifeless …

Is the world running out of space?

In an increasingly crowded world, will we still be able to find respite from one another?<p>Sometimes it’s difficult to fathom that the world could actually become even more crowded than it is today – especially when elbowing through a teeming Delhi market, hustling across a frenetic Tokyo street …

Geography