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Kelly Clarkson Debuts New Single 'Invincible,' Written By Sia

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | February 24, 2015 | Entertainment
First she was "Stronger" and now Kelly Clarkson is "Invincible." The "American Idol" alum released the second single off her forthcoming album "Piece By Piece" on Monday. The uptempo track was written by Sia and showcases Clarkson's powerful vocals. "I was so afraid, I felt...

Medical Marijuana Patients In California Are Being Denied Organ Transplants, But That Could Soon Change

Carly Schwartz | February 24, 2015 | Politics
Justin Turley has suffered from cirrhosis, a degenerative liver disorder that keeps him in near-constant pain, for 13 years. Shortly after his diagnosis, frustrated by the side effects of pharmaceutical medications he said turned him into a "zombie," he started using medical marijuana to treat his symptoms. "I was able...

Jimmy Kimmel's Question Prank Confirms No One Watches Oscar-Nominated Movies

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | February 24, 2015 | Comedy
If you've ever wondered who actually sees those Oscar-nominated movies, you can be pretty sure it's not these people. It's no secret that Academy Award nominees don't always tend to make a lot of money at the box office. Nevertheless, there's always a lot of pressure to have...

Kobe Bryant Not Exactly Thrilled When Jimmy Kimmel Shows Him Lakers' Post-Game Antics

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | February 24, 2015 | Sports
Bryant appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on Monday and was asked about the team's recent antics. It did not go well.

U.S. Measles Count Increases To 154 Across 17 States

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | February 24, 2015 | Healthy Living
As of February 20, 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has documented 154 cases of measles in 17 states and Washington D.C. Most of the cases -- 118 -- have been linked to an outbreak that began at Disneyland in California in...

Behind LA's Dramatic Decline In Gang Violence

Ann Brenoff | February 24, 2015 | Impact
From 1988 to 1998 -- known to some as the “decade of death” -- close to a thousand people per year were killed in Los Angeles. Gangs didn’t run all the neighborhoods, but the ones they did, they terrorized. Drugs moved openly on street corners, drive-by shootings occurred...

California Lawmakers Want To Increase Penalties For Possessing Date-Rape Drugs

Reuters | Mollie Reilly | February 23, 2015 | Politics
By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb 23 (Reuters) - Illegal possession of so-called date-rape drugs would become a potential felony under a bill in California to reverse what supporters say is an unintended consequence of a voter-approved law reducing penalties for non-violent crimes. The measure by Republican Tom Lackey, set...

'American Horror Story' Star Ben Woolf Dead At Age 34

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | February 23, 2015 | Entertainment
"American Horror Story: Freak Show" star Ben Woolf died on Monday at the age of 34, reports TMZ. A source close to the actor, who played Meep on the F/X series, told the website that Woolf suffered a stroke at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after...

Party Bus That Hit, Dragged Efren Virgen More Than 200 Feet Located

AP | David Moye | February 23, 2015 | Crime
NORWALK, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say they believe they've found a party bus that dragged a man more than 200 feet in a weekend hit-and-run in a Los Angeles suburb. Witnesses described the bus as having flashing lights and blaring music, and City News Service says it was located Monday.

VA Secretary Robert McDonald Falsely Claimed He Served In Special Forces

David Wood | February 24, 2015 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- Robert McDonald, the secretary of veterans affairs, wrongly claimed in a videotaped comment earlier this year that he served in special operations forces, the most elite units in the armed forces, when his military service of five years was spent almost entirely with the 82nd Airborne Division during...

Rep. Ted Lieu Wants A Congressional Hearing On UCLA 'Superbug' Outbreak

Reuters | Reuters | February 23, 2015 | Politics
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES, Feb 23 (Reuters) - A U.S. lawmaker on Monday called on the Congress to investigate the medical scopes blamed for an outbreak of a bacterial "superbug" at a University of California, Los Angeles hospital that has infected seven patients. Representative Ted Lieu, a Democrat...

12 Impossibly Endearing Couples From The Oscars 2015

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | February 23, 2015 | Weddings
The awards and red carpet fashion may be highlights of Oscar night for some, but our favorite part is the adorable moments between our favorite married celebrity couples. Check them out below in no particular order. Julianne Moore and Bart Freundlich

Here's A Chart To Explain Why You Couldn't Look Way From The 2015 Oscars

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | February 24, 2015 | Comedy
Don't kid yourself. This is actually why you were glued to the screen.

Leonardo DiCaprio Reportedly Threw Rihanna A Birthday Party, So Maybe They Are A Couple?

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | February 23, 2015 | Entertainment
Rihanna celebrated her 27th birthday in style on Friday, with a party courtesy of rumored beau Leonardo DiCaprio. For months, rumors the actor has been romancing the pop star have been brewing, ushering in the era of RihCaprio (or Rihanardo as commenters over at Jezebel...

Sheryl Lee Ralph On Mo'Nique Being 'Blackballed': Sometimes You Need To 'Shut Up' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | February 23, 2015 | Black Voices
Academy Award-winning actress Mo’Nique made headlines last week for her interview with The Hollywood Reporter, in which she recalled director Lee Daniels stating that she had been “blackballed” in Hollywood since winning her 2010 Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role in “Precious.” The 47-year-old...

'RuPaul's DragCon' Coming To Los Angeles Convention Center

JamesMichael Nichols | February 23, 2015 | Gay Voices
Are you ready for the next evolution in drag herstory? Last week the legendary RuPaul and World of Wonder announced "RuPaul's DragCon." Described as a mash-up of "Comic-Con," "BeautyCon" and "Hello Kitty Con," "RuPaul's DragCon" will kick off the 2015 Pride season as the "art of drag, queer culture and...

This Was The Least-Watched Oscars Ceremony In 6 Years

Jessica Goodman | February 23, 2015 | Entertainment
Sunday's Oscars turned out to be the least-watched ceremony in six years. According to early Nielsen estimates, 36.6 million viewers tuned in to see Neil Patrick Harris host the awards show. It was a 16 percent decrease from last year's broadcast, which Ellen DeGeneres...

The Oscar Divorce Curse Is Real For Men, Study Says

Brittany Wong | February 23, 2015 | Divorce
By: Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 02/21/2015 07:47 PM LiveScience Sure, it's the most prestigious award that Hollywood has to offer, but that coveted Oscar statue might also be a bad omen for some of the actors who receive it, a new study suggests.

Los Angeles Schools Can't Afford Tech Device For Every Student

Alexandra Svokos | February 23, 2015 | Politics
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The chief of the Los Angeles Unified School District says there isn't enough money to provide every student with an iPad or other computer device. The remarks Friday by interim Superintendent Ramon Cortines are the latest blow to the district's $1.3 billion technology initiative, which is...

9 Hilarious Aziz Ansari Jokes That Prove He Just Gets Us

Christine Dalton | February 23, 2015 | Comedy
Aziz Ansari's stand-up is consistently on point. Whether he's explaining the insanity of marriage, describing Cold Stone Creamery as the "epitome of American excess" or giving chickenpox a shoutout, we're pretty much always in agreement with what he's saying. In honor of his 32nd birthday, "treat...
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