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17 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes You Never Hear

While best known for his "I Have a Dream" speech, King's legacy included much more than that.<p>If any of you are around when I have to meet my day, I don't want a long funeral. And if you get somebody to deliver the eulogy, tell them not to talk too long. Every now and then I wonder what I want them …

Obama taking State of the Union speech to 'cord cutters'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday will be more available to “cord cutters,” a nod to the changing television viewing habits of Americans, the White House said on Sunday.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama waves at the start of his State of the Union …

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Empire’s Taraji P. Henson Hands Out Cookies After First Golden Globes Win

"Cookies for everyone tonight, my treat,” <i>Empire</i> star Taraji P. Henson proclaimed on stage after winning the Golden Globe for best actress in a drama …

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Lady Gaga is now a Golden Globe winner

The Countess has ruled her category at the Golden Globes.<p>Lady Gaga walked away with the statue for Best Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture …

10 Weird (But Totally Normal) Things About Your Newborn

Sure, all those books and classes have prepped you for the major things: labor and delivery, the unavoidable sleepless nights and, of course, …

Target has right to sell Rosa Parks biographies, commemorative plaque

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit just handed down an interesting and important right-of-publicity decision, in <i>Rosa & Raymond Parks Institute for Self Development v. Target Corp.</i> In the process, the court announced yet another test for right-of-publicity cases, alongside the many …

How climate change became a civil rights issue

One advantage of having presidential candidates come to campaign every four years is hearing from the advocacy groups that trail them in hopes of …

Oprah Talks to Jean-Georges Vongerichten

It's a thrill to enter a restaurant and know you're in good hands—especially if those hands belong to Jean-Georges Vongerichten. When I'm in New …

Sport picture of the day: the Goodison cat

In a possible attempt to outdo its neighbour, the Anfield Cat, a feline interloper appeared in Joel Robles’s penalty area at Goodison Park. In a match that lacked incident, the four legged pitch invader provided a point of interest and amusement during Everton’s routine 2-0 win over League Two’s …

Ticket to paradise: Powerball jackpot could hit $1.3B

The Powerball lottery jackpot continues to grow — to an estimated record $1.3 billion by the next drawing at 10 p.m. ET Wednesday — after nobody matched the winning numbers Saturday.<p>No shame in that. The odds of winning the largest prize in U.S. lottery history were 1 in 292.2 million.<p>"That just …

Obama gun-control measures: More than 100 celebrities offer support in letter

Bradley Cooper, Jessica Alba, Olivia Munn, Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, and the Duplass brothers are among the dozens of Hollywood stars who signed …

ABC orders $100,000 Pyramid reboot with Michael Strahan as host

Who wants to be a hundred thousandaire?<p>The <i>$100,000 Pyramid</i> is coming to prime time on ABC this summer, EW has confirmed. The new incarnation of the …

The Muppets: ABC Head Explains Need for Season 1 Retooling

The Muppets is getting a bit of a makeover before it returns for the rest of its Season 1 run.<p>ABC picked the series up for a full season in October …

Golden Globes winners predicted by the Internet

The 73rd Golden Globe Awards may not be airing until Sunday night, but you can take a peek at who’s going to win big right now!<p>Okay, okay… we don’t</i> …

InStyle's 2016 Golden Globes After-Party Is Set to Be the Greatest Ever—Here's Why

Who wouldn’t want to pop the cork and sip some bubbly after winning a Golden Globe? That’s exactly why since 1999, a raucous mix of A-listers like …

Otis Clay, Soul Singer and Blues Hall of Fame Inductee, Dead at 73

Otis Clay, “Trying to Live My Life Without You” soul singer and Blues Hall of Fame inductee, passed away Friday in Chicago following a heart attack. …

Kanye West’s New Album, Swish, Will Drop February 11

The rapper dropped a new song and—finally—confirmations about his new album last night.<p><b>Kanye West’s</b> last solo album, <i>Yeezus,</i> dropped all the way back in June of 2013. Since then, West has been busy both conceiving and creatively naming children and fashion lines. He’s also been just as busy working …

Walmart Proposal Kicks Off Romantic Night Of Sex Toy Stealing: Cops

The couple is accused of stealing two thongs, oral sex candy and a vibrator.<p>Ain't love grand?<p>A couple that celebrated its engagement at a Walmart with a $29.62 ring and a dramatic proposal over the PA system spent the night in separate jail cells after allegedly shoplifting sex toys.<p>Bay City …

The Wedding Cake Rock, Australia

The Wedding Cake Rock is an unusual geological formation located just north of Marley Beach near Bundeena within the Royal National Park, in New …

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Here's What Your Favorite Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream Says About Your Personality

| Sat., Feb. 6, 2016 6:50 AM<p>Ben and Jerry's released their top-selling flavors of 2015 and, of course, Half-Baked came out at number one. According …

Ya’ll Need More People: Celebrity Images We Just Can’t Get Behind

1 of 15<p>Celebrity brands are big business. They’re the stories that drive the drama on reality shows and let fans know what to expect. Some famous …

Tyler Perry<p>While some of us are packing on the pounds this holiday season, others are hitting the gym in an effort to stay healthy and fit. For …