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Adam Levine on His Rock Star Life: 'I Went a Little Nuts'

He’s the lead singer of one of music’s most popular bands, he’s on a blockbuster television show, his abs are to-die-for and he has a beautiful model …

Eric Dane Comes Clean: 'We've All Made Mistakes'

These days, Eric Dane is all about family.<p>The star of this summer’s hit TNT drama <i>The Last Ship</i> cherishes his life at home in L.A. with his wife of …

Deceased Drug Lord's Escaped Hippos Taking Over Colombian Countryside

More than a decade after notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar’s 1993 death, villages in rural Colombia began calling the government with sightings of a …

Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy Leave The View

Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy are parting ways with <i>The View</i>.<p>A source tells PEOPLE that Shepherd, 47, and her rep couldn’t reach an agreement …

Mark Wahlberg Talks Fatherhood: I'm Dreading When My Girls Start Dating

It doesn’t matter what time of day it is in the Wahlberg household, it’s always organized chaos.<p>Mark Wahlberg‘s four children with wife Rhea – Ella, …

Unforgettable Details of Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa: Imagineer Joe Rohde on Design and Inspiration

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Joe Rohde, creative executive at Walt Disney Imagineering, about his inspirations for the design of …

Daily hits and misses in pop culture

Drinking behind 1 in 10 deaths of working-age adults

One in 10 deaths among working-age adults between 2006 and 2010 were attributable to excessive drinking, researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report.<p>A study published in <i>Preventing Chronic Disease</i> found that excessive alcohol use — which includes binge drinking, heavy …

Japan lawmaker's sexist taunts spark uproar

TOKYO — At least one lawmaker apparently didn't get the memo about women being crucial to Japan's economic and social rebirth — and it's causing embarrassment for the nation's leader.<p>Assemblyman Akihiro Suzuki, a member of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling Liberal Democratic Party, was forced to …

VA employee: I kept a secret Phoenix VA list

PHOENIX — A scheduling employee for the Phoenix VA Health Care System disclosed Monday that she was the keeper of a "secret list" of veterans who waited months for medical care. She also accused others of altering records after the scandal broke to try to hide the deaths of at least seven veterans …

Century-old Mafia murder apparently solved

(NEWSER) – After more than 100 years, Italian police believe they've solved the killing of a famed New York police detective, after an alleged modern Mafioso allegedly bragged about his relative's role in the killing.<p>NYPD Lieutenant Joe Petrosino, who was something of a celebrity during his …

Man survives after lightning strike blows him out of boots

NEWNAN, Ga. -- A Georgia man is thankful to be alive after being blown out of his boots by lightning over the weekend.<p>Sean O'Connor was in his front yard Saturday during what he described as a sunny day. It started to sprinkle and as he reached for the rake, he says he heard a loud noise.<p>"I thought …

Long-lost shipwreck found in Lake Michigan, explorer says

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A debris field at the bottom of Lake Michigan may be the remains of the long-lost Griffin, a vessel commanded by a 17th-century French explorer, said a shipwreck hunter who has sought the wreckage for decades.<p>Steve Libert told the Associated Press that his crew found the …

2014 'Most Endangered' list spotlights places in peril

The National Trust for Historic Preservation issues an eclectic list for 2014.<p>A Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house in Florida, an Art Deco train station in Cincinnati and an expansive Hudson River view in New Jersey are among this year's inclusions on the just-released America's 11 Most Endangered …

'Predator' franchise to be reborn with Shane Black

<i>Predator</i> is one franchise that doesn't bleed, so you can't kill it.<p>The 1987 testosterone-filled action flick that starred Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jesse Ventura and Carl Weathers is getting a franchise reboot behind Shane Black, according to <i>The Hollywood Reporter.</i><p>Black, the screenwriter behind <i>Lethal</i> …

Drone accused of peeping into woman's window was photographing aerial views

PORTLAND -- Lisa Pleiss was surprised to see a drone hovering outside the window of her 26th-floor apartment this weekend.<p>"It was freaky," said Pleiss. "You don't expect to be walking around indecent in your apartment and then have this thing potentially recording you." She thought she had privacy …

Arizona police 'excessively militarized,' ACLU says

PHOENIX -- Over the past 25 years, Arizona law-enforcement agencies have received enough U.S. military equipment to outfit a battalion: 1,034 guns, 64 armored vehicles and 17 helicopters, according to the American Civil Liberties Union's latest report on the militarization of American policing.<p>Most …

Wednesday's forecast: Storms to pelt the East

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will pelt the East Coast and parts of the central U.S. on Wednesday, while the Southwest will see searing heat and the threat of wildfires.<p>East: A front moving toward the eastern seaboard will set off showers and storms. Temperatures will be in the muggy 80s and …

Yuck! 1 in 10 U.S. beaches unsafe for swimming

A day at the beach can be hazardous to your health, researchers say. About 10% of America's beaches failed a new federal benchmark for what constitutes safe swimming water in the past year, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council's 24th annual beach report.<p>Nearly 3,500 water quality …

Revised settlement reached in concussion suit vs. NFL

In effect, a judge said, "Show me the money." In response, the NFL and attorneys in concussion suits by more than 4,500 former players came up with a revised settlement that removes a limit on how many hundreds of millions of dollars might be paid to players as compensation for brain impairment.<p>The …

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Stolen Corvette being returned 33 years later

A 1979 Chevrolet Corvette, like the one shown here, is being returned to its owner in Michigan after being found in Mississippi, 33 years after it was reported missing. / Chevrolet Public Relations/Detroit Free Press file<p>When George Talley's 1979 Corvette was stolen more than three decades ago in …

Authorities: Flight 370 on autopilot when it crashed

BEIJING — Authorities believe missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was on autopilot for hours when it crashed into the southern Indian Ocean, Australian officials said Thursday as they announced the search for the jet will shift to a new area.<p>"Certainly for its path across the Indian Ocean, we are …

Court won't reinstate NYC's big-soda ban

With court victory, soft drink lovers can continue to gulp big portions.<p>Big Gulps can remain on the menu in New York City.<p>The New York Court of Appeals ruled Thursday not to reinstate the ban on super-sized soft drinks that then-Mayor Michael Bloomberg supported two years ago.<p>In its 20-page ruling, …

Thrills are extinct in latest dull 'Transformers'

<i>Transformers: Age of Extinction</i> begins with a hint of hope as dinosaurs screech and clatter over a nascent Earth abundant with life.<p>Alas, moments later, prehistoric robots wipe out the reptiles — and any whiff of life in Michael Bay's latest temple of excess and ego.<p>Deafening, deadening and about …

A journey through 'Middle-earth'

There's no shortage of fantasy role-playing games poised to launch on PCs and video game consoles over the next year. <i>Dragon Age</i>, <i>The Witcher</i> and <i>The Legend of Zelda</i> are among those titles arriving between this fall and 2015.<p>But perhaps the most intriguing is <i>Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor</i>, an RPG …

U.S. judge upholds Colorado gun restrictions

Colorado gun laws that mandate background checks on private sales and that limit ammunition magazines to 15 rounds are constitutional, a federal judge ruled Thursday.<p>The state's Democratic-majority legislature passed the measures last year in reaction to the 2012 mass killings at a Denver-area …

Verruckt: Designer of tallest slide takes the plunge

The countdown continues for the opening of Verrückt — the world's tallest water slide — in Kansas City, Kansas, at Schlitterbahn water park. After multiple delays and test runs, the ride is still undergoing refinements, and at this point there is no scheduled opening date.<p>Verrückt, which means …

Manziel on partying: 'I'm not going to change for anybody'

Johnny Manziel has had it.<p>The Cleveland Browns rookie finally responded to criticism that has come from every corner — Joe Montana, Warren Moon and even Brady Quinn have spoken up — about his off-field partying.<p>Speaking Friday at a Play 60 event in Berea, Ohio, Manziel addressed the constant …

Book Buzz: George R.R. Martin spills on new 'GOT' book

<b>(Spoiler alert! The following contains plot details for A Dance With Dragons and a preview of The Winds of Winter.)</b><p>There's still no word on when the sixth installment in George R.R. Martin's epic <i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i> saga (that's <i>Game of Thrones</i> to you television viewers), but the author has …