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Lauryn Hill Responds To Tax Evasion Charges

AP   |   June 8, 2012

NEWARK, N.J. — Reclusive singer Lauryn Hill said in an Internet posting Friday that she hasn't paid taxes since she withdrew from society to guarantee...

Arkansas School Choice Law That Uses Race To Determine Transfer Eligibility Rejected By Judge

AP   |  JEANNIE NUSS   |   June 8, 2012

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A federal judge on Friday struck down an Arkansas school choice law, saying race couldn't be the only factor considered in...

'Scandal' Cast Shake-Up: Star Henry Ian Cusick Not Returning To ABC Drama For Season 2

THR.com   |   June 8, 2012

Former "Lost" star Henry Ian Cusick will not be returning for the second season of ABC's "Scandal." The actor and showrunner Shonda Rhimes came to...

Kanye West Gives Kim Kardashian Diamond Ring: REPORT

Media Takeout   |   August 8, 2012

MediaTakeOut.com just got BREAKING NEWS this morning. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are "betrothed" to each other. Not engaged . . . but close to...
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David Alan Grier Interview: Tony-Nominated 'Porgy And Bess' Star On Broadway vs Hollywood

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Mallika Rao   |   June 9, 2012

This is one in a series of nominee snapshots in the lead-up to the Tony Awards Sunday night. "In Living Color" star David Alan Grier...

'True Blood' Season 5 Premiere: Photos, Video And More

  |   June 8, 2012

Waiting sucks so it's a good thing you don't have to hold out for that much longer for new episodes of "True Blood." The vampire...

Travelistas Guide To Jet Setting In Style

Travelista.TV   |  Travelistas   |   August 8, 2012

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Instead of going through the motions during your next trip to the airport, treat it as an experience. Airplanes utilize a runway for take-off and...

'Figure It Out' Reboot: Preview New Version Of Classic Nickelodeon Series (VIDEO)

  |   June 8, 2012

"Figure It Out" is back! The classic '90s Nickelodeon series returns to the network Mon., June 11, at 7 p.m. ET with new host Jeff...

Samuel L Jackson Joins 'RoboCop' Remake

NME   |   June 8, 2012

Samuel L Jackson is the latest star to sign up for the RoboCop remake....

Natural Mosquito Repellent: Safer Ways To Prevent Bites

The Huffington Post   |  Sarah Klein   |   June 9, 2012

By now you've probably heard the bad news: We're in for a buggier summer than usual. Pests that usually would have died in the cold...

Don Rickles Tells Obama Racial Joke At AFI's Shirley MacLaine Tribute

The Huffington Post   |  Ross Luippold   |   June 9, 2012

Don Rickles told a racial joke Thursday night at the American Film Institute’s tribute to Shirley MacLaine that may have been more appropriate half a...

Maxine Waters Ethics Investigation: House Committee Won't Release Outside Counsel's Findings

AP   |  LARRY MARGASAK   |   June 8, 2012

WASHINGTON — The House Ethics Committee refused Friday to make public an outside counsel's findings in the conflict-of-interest investigation of Rep. Maxine Waters, a senior...
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Terry Jones, Quran-Burning Pastor, Hangs Barack Obama Effigy Outside Florida Church (PHOTO)

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Andres Jauregui   |   June 8, 2012

The Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Fla., has hanged an effigy of President Barack Obama from a gallows on its front lawn, a move...

Jennifer Hudson Family Murder Trial: William Balfour's Attorneys Request A New Trial

AP   |   June 8, 2012

CHICAGO -- A judge in Chicago says he'll decide next month on the request for a new trial for the man convicted of killing three...

Brian Banks Accuser Caught On Video Confessing That Rape Accusation Was Fake

  |   June 9, 2012

Brian Banks, a former Long Beach high school football star who was recently exonerated of rape charges, owes his innocence to a private investigator named...

Rihanna And Chris Brown: Greystone Manor Stare-Off Sparks More Rumors

  |   June 8, 2012

West Hollywood's Greystone Manor was allegedly the site of a Chris Brown and Rihanna passive-aggressive stare-off on Sunday, reports Page Six. Brown was reportedly there...
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Jada Pinkett-Smith Talks: 'Madagascar 3,' 'Annie' Remake And Recording Music With Willow Smith

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Brennan Williams   |   June 10, 2012

Four years since voicing the role of Gloria the Hippo in the sequel to Dreamworks' animated comedy "Madagascar," Jada Pinkett-Smith returns for the series' third...

Alan Keyes, Former Obama Opponent, Says Romney May Be Worse For Conservatives

The Huffington Post   |  Gene Demby   |   June 8, 2012

Alan Keyes, the Republican and conservative who challenged Barack Obama for Illinois's Senate seat in 2004, called Mitt Romney a "crypto-socialist" in an op-ed for...

Aspirin May Lower Risk Of Dying From Cancer, Study Suggests

  |   August 8, 2012

By Katherine Harmon (Click here for the original article and podcast) Aspirin has long been prescribed to help prevent heart attacks. For those who have...

Christopher Coke, Jamaica Drug Lord, Sentenced To 23 Years

AP   |  TOM HAYS   |   June 8, 2012

NEW YORK — Conceding he's no saint, Jamaican drug lord Christopher "Dudus" Coke was sentenced Friday to 23 years behind bars in a U.S. drug...

'Girls': Lena Dunham Jokes About Perceived Race Issue, Making A New Black Friend In Season 2

  |   June 8, 2012

Since its debut, "Girls" has received both rave reviews and some backlash, which was mainly regarding the lack of diversity amongst its characters. "Girls" star...

Floyd Mayweather Won't See Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley Fight In Vegas Jail

AP   |  KEN RITTER   |   June 8, 2012

LAS VEGAS -- Floyd Mayweather Jr. won't be able to see rival Manny Pacquiao's pay-per-view fight Saturday night against Timothy Bradley, but he will have...

'Washing Dishes' Rap Video Shows How To Cook & Sell Crack Cocaine

  |   June 8, 2012

A gang intervention specialist who works for the City of Los Angeles' anti-gang program is under fire for rapping in a music video about how...

Beyonce, Kate Middleton And 16 Other Best-Dressed Stars This Week (PHOTOS)

Stylelist   |  Christina Anderson   |   October 1, 2012

The Council of the Fashion Designers Of America Awards were earlier this week and the fashion industry turned up in style. The usual suspects were...
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Obama Makes Statement On Economy

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Luke Johnson   |   June 8, 2012

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama delivered a statement on the economy on Friday, linking the European crisis to the American economy. He argued that decreased...

Megachurch Pastor Creflo Dollar Arrested For Domestic Abuse

AP   |  KATE BRUMBACK   |   June 8, 2012

ATLANTA -- Megachurch pastor and televangelist Creflo Dollar – who has drawn scrutiny for his flashy lifestyle and preaching that prosperity is good – was...

Man Gets 35 Years In Prison For Skipping His Tab At Waffle House

Bossip.com   |   June 8, 2012

Do you think he deserves 35 years?...

Yearbook Photos Reveal Gender, Ethnic Differences In Smiling: Study

  |   June 13, 2012

You may not have your dad's sense of style, but what about his smile? As you peruse those old photos this Father's Day, consider this:...

Lil Phat Dead: Rapper Shot In Atlanta

MTV   |   June 8, 2012

Things just got realer for the Trill Entertainment family. On Thursday Trill Ent. artist Lil Phat was fatally shot in front of a hospital in...

Betsey Johnson, Mary-Kate Olsen and More Fashion Flops This Week (PHOTOS)

Stylelist   |  Christina Anderson   |   October 1, 2012

What a week for awards! The last seven days have run the spectrum of style: from the MTV Movie Awards (see our picks for MTV...

TV Stars On Broadway: Growing Trend And Winning Formula

CNN   |   June 8, 2012

Despite what people think, The Great White Way isn't a vast wasteland filled with has-been stars, television talent competition show rejects and washed-up celebrities; it's...

BB Creams For Dark Skin: What Brown Girls Should Know About This 'Miracle' Product

Stylelist   |  Dana Oliver   |   October 1, 2012

While browsing the makeup counter at your local department store or flipping through an issue of any women's magazine, you've probably heard or came across...

Kendrick Lamar, Bonnaroo: Get To Know Rap's Rising Star (VIDEOS)

AP   |  CHRIS TALBOTT   |   June 8, 2012

MANCHESTER, Tenn. -- Everyone loves Kendrick Lamar – from the toughest customers in Compton to the crunchiest fans at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival....

Coco Calls Out Cosmopolitan Magazine For 'Skanky' Comment

  |   June 8, 2012

Don't mess with Coco. The reality-TV star lashed back at Cosmopolitan magazine after it called her "skanky" for wearing tight clothes while walking her dogs....

Kathleen Pyles, Connecticut Middle School Teacher, Allegedly Made Racist Comment, Called Student 'Black Boy'

  |   June 10, 2012

Kathleen Pyles, a math teacher at North End Middle School in Waterbury, Conn., is on paid leave while school officials investigate allegations that she addressed...

Chris Rock Talks Bath Salts, Romney & Obama On 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' (VIDEO)

  |   August 8, 2012

Chris Rock stopped by "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" Thursday to promote his new film, "Madagascar 3," but ended up talking about much more than...

Tyra Banks, Robert Evans Dating: 'Next Top Model' Host Dating Younger Man (REPORT)

Media Takeout   |   August 8, 2012

Tyra is about to PLAY HERSELF like so many of these chicks who try and date younger male models. Boo . . . even Stevie...

Diana Ross' 1970s Glamour... And How To Get The Look

Stylelist   |  Sarah Leon   |   October 1, 2012

Diana Ross should be inducted to the style hall of fame (even though there's no such thing). The now 68-year-old singer, who was the front...

'The Glee Project' Season 2: Chris Colfer, Jane Lynch, Amber Riley To Mentor

  |   June 8, 2012

"The Glee Project" Season 2 is getting visis from some very familiar "Glee" faces. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Chris Colfer, Jane Lynch and Amber...

FAMU Hazing Crisis: James Ammons Gets No-confidence Vote

AP   |  By GARY FINEOUT   |   June 7, 2012

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The president of Florida A&M University vowed to remain on the job Thursday despite a no-confidence vote from school trustees over his...

Morgan Freeman: 'I Think We Invented God'

  |   June 8, 2012

Does playing God onscreen give you unique insight into deity? The Science Channel seems to think so: It cast Morgan Freeman as the host of...

Will Smith, 'Summertime' Remix: Actor Returns To Fresh Prince Roots With New Rap Song (AUDIO)

The Huffington Post   |  Kia Makarechi   |   June 8, 2012

It's a Friday treat: Will Smith is releasing another rap song. The "Men in Black 3" star has recorded a remix to "Summertime," TMZ reports....

New York Officials, Department Of Justice Meet Over Stop-And-Frisk

AP   |  SUZANNE GAMBOA   |   June 7, 2012

WASHINGTON -- New York officials from three levels of government asked the Justice Department on Thursday to consider investigating the city police department's stop-and-frisk program...

George Zimmerman's Old Cell Phone Number Given To Junior Guy In Orlando; Death Threats Begin

The Huffington Post   |  Andy Campbell   |   June 8, 2012

The moment Junior Alexander Guy activated his very first cell phone, calls started rolling in. He was threatened, harassed and accused of murder at all...
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Norm Lewis Interview: 'The Gershwin's Porgy And Bess' Star On The Tony-Nominated Remake

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Mallika Rao   |   June 10, 2012

This is one in a series of nominee snapshots in the lead-up to the Tony Awards Sunday night. Norm Lewis' Tony-nominated performance as Porgy, the...

Sydney Trapp, 6, Plays Violin For Michelle Obama During Surprise Visit (VIDEO)

  |   June 13, 2012

Michelle Obama visited Mom's Apple Pie Company in Occoquan, Va. on Thursday, CBS reports. She received a warm welcome from patrons who hugged her, cheered...

'Punk'd': Neil Patrick Harris Finds A Bear In His Car (VIDEO)

  |   June 8, 2012

This season on "Punk'd" (Thu., 10 p.m. ET on MTV) has seen a few celebrities realize they're being set up mid-way through a prank. On...

'L.A. Hair': Kim Kimble Fires Charity After She Asks Omarosa, 'What's Your Name?' (VIDEO)

  |   June 8, 2012

On "L.A. Hair" (Thu., 10 p.m. ET on WE) Kim Kimble's receptionist Charity found herself on the sharp end of Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth's temper. Charity failed...
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