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Selena Did It First: 9 Times Stars Stole the Queen of Tejano’s Look

<b>Selena Quintanilla</b> was more than just a bright young star; she was also a fashionista! Who can forget her sparkly bustiers and bold prints? And it seems today's stars are just catching up. Take a look!

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Ebola outbreak spreads as toll reaches 337

An Ebola outbreak continues to spread in three West African countries, and the death toll in the outbreak has risen to 337, the World Health Organization says.<p>Health officials have struggled to contain the outbreak, which is believed to have begun in Guinea, where the majority of the cases and …

Illinois Man is Third U.S. MERS Infection, CDC Says

A business associate of the man who brought the first case of a mysterious Middle East virus to the U.S. has also tested positive for the disease, though he showed no signs of illness, federal health officials said Saturday.<p>The new infection — the third reported in the U.S. and the first …

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Flashback: The Clash Rock Against Racism in 1978

Watch the punk legends play 'White Riot' at Victoria Park<p>In August 1976 a heavily intoxicated Eric Clapton blurted out some very unfortunate remarks …

Mexican vigilantes asked to give up guns

Mexican vigilantes who have been fighting against drug cartels are being asked to put their guns away and get off the streets.<p>Authorities in Michoacan state are urging them to join a new official police force instead, adding that anyone patrolling without official authority will be arrested.<p>This …

Kate Upton: how style magazines fell for her big-breasted look

<b>Now that Kate Upton has been on the covers of both US and UK Vogue, does this mean breasts are now officially in fashion?</b><p><i>Name withheld, by email</i><p>If only it were so simple, Name Withheld, if only it were. As you beadily note, Kate Upton – a beautiful and well-upholstered model who was previously best …

CDC: Hundreds of thousands of Americans die unnecessarily every year

Health disparities in the U.S. lead to hundreds of thousands of unnecessary deaths each year, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>If all Americans had equal access to the best preventive care currently available somewhere in the country, roughly 20% to 40% of …

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Oklahoma halts double execution after one is botched

A controversial double execution in Oklahoma was scrubbed Tuesday night after the first inmate to receive an experimental three-drug cocktail writhed and grimaced on the gurney, struggled to lift his head and died of a heart attack more than 40 minutes later, officials and witnesses said.<p>Clayton …

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Back to Basics: 11 Shoes Every Woman Should Own

Canadian Pizza Chain Threatens to Unleash 'Pizza Cake'

The Canada-based <b>Boston Pizza</b> chain (confusing, we know) has revealed a new social media campaign that promises to provide a few "<b>Pizza Game Changers</b>," asking fans to vote for outlandish pizza-inspired products: Currently/unsurprisingly, a six-layer "<b>pizza cake</b>" is in the lead, with Boston Pizza …

This Is Big: Scientists Just Found Earth's First Cousin

Meet Kepler-186f, the closest thing to our planet ever discovered—and maybe our best shot at locating life elsewhere in the universe.<p>Right now, 500 light years away from Earth, there's a planet that looks a lot like our own. It is bathed in dim orangeish light, which at high noon is only as bright …

Bigger, more rarefied Coachella offers revelers creature comforts

INDIO — It wasn't yet 1:30 p.m. on Saturday in the Sahara Tent, but 16-year-old Niall Bauer had already met up with friends on the lawn in the massive, LED-flashing venue inside the<p>Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which began the first of two consecutive weekends on the grounds of the …

Mexican 'self-defense' group demands government free prisoners

A top leader of a vigilante "self-defense" group in the western state of Michoacan on Friday gave the Mexican government an ultimatum: free captured members of the movement by May 10 or expect all hell to break loose.<p>Jose Manuel Mireles said if members are not freed by the deadline, his …

Unforgettable Pictures By The Award-Winning Photographer Killed In Afghanistan

Anja Niedringhaus, a critically acclaimed photographer for the Associated Press, was fatally shot in Afghanistan. She had covered everything from war to sporting events.

20 Artists Eligible for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Next

On the eve of the 2014 induction, a look at who might join the ranks through 2019<p>As Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members AC/DC once sang, "It's a long …

15 Insanely Great Pearl Jam Songs Only Hardcore Fans Know

Listen to lesser-known gems from the band's catalog<p>15<p>Pearl Jam are back this month with their 10th album, <i>Lightning Bolt</i>, and an American arena tour. …

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