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    ‘The Daily Show’ replaces Jon Stewart with …

    NEW YORK — It looks like “The Daily Show” has a new host. The New York Times reports that comedian Trevor Noah will take over for Jon Stewart, who announced in February that he was leaving the show he founded after 16 years. “You don’t believe it for the first few hours,” Noah told the Times. “You need a stiff drink, and then unfortunately you’re in a place where you can’t really get alcohol.” Noah, who is South African and […]

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    Angelina Jolie’s message to kids at Nickelodeon show: ‘Different is good’

    INGLEWOOD, Calif. — Angelina Jolie took the stage Saturday at Nickelodeon’s 28th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards and delivered a message of hope to anyone who’s ever felt out of place. In her first public appearance since revealing that she underwent a second preventative surgery to lower her risk of cancer, Jolie attended the show with her children, Shiloh and Zahara. She hugged them before she went to the stage to accept the favorite villain award for her role as Maleficent […]

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    Outrage over Jamie Foxx’s Bruce Jenner joke at iHeartRadio Music Awards

    LOS ANGELES — Some viewers of the iHeartRadio Music Awards on Sunday night took to social media to vent about the opening monologue, saying one controversial joke crossed the line. Musician and actor Jamie Foxx hosted the second annual awards show in Los Angeles. “We got some ground-breaking performances, here too, tonight,” Foxx said. “We got Bruce Jenner, who will be doing some musical performances. He’s doing a his-and-her duet all by himself.” There have been reports that Jenner, an […]

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    DUI suspect passes out on freeway, dramatic rescue caught on camera

    SAN DIEGO — Shocking video out of California shows an allegedly intoxicated woman passed out on a busy freeway as dozens of cars zipped by her without stopping. The black, Chrysler Sebring was stopped in the third lane of northbound 805 with traffic speeding by on both sides. Paul Anderegg spotted the car, pulled over and called 911. During a break in traffic Anderegg ran over to try to wake the driver, but the windows were rolled up, the doors were locked […]

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    Roller coaster stalls, forcing riders to climb down

    The riders were forced to climb down...

  • Quadruple amputee dog learns to get around in prosthetics

    Quadruple amputee dog learns to get around in prosthetics

    DENVER — Here’s a dog tale about a pooch with a literal “spring” in his steps. Brutus, a 2-year old Rottweiler, is walking again thanks to modern technology and months of training. He’s said to be only the second dog ever known to have four prosthetic limbs. “You can’t explain to an animal why you are putting these contraptions on their feet. You can’t explain to them, that it’s to help them,” foster mom Laura Aquilina told KDVR. The Loveland, […]

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    Bodies found in rubble of New York building explosion

    NEW YORK — Crews searching at the site where a building exploded in New York’s East Village found two bodies in the rubble Sunday, police said. The victims’ remains have not yet been identified, New York police Sgt. Lee Jones said. Police had been searching for two people who were reported missing after Thursday’s blast. Both of them were thought to have been at a sushi restaurant at the time of the explosion. Three buildings collapsed and four others were […]

  • Those for and against Indiana's controversial "religious freedom" bill gathered at the Statehouse on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, the day before Governor Mike Pence signed the bill into law.

    Indiana’s ‘religious freedom’ law: What you need to know

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence stirred up controversy this week when he signed a “religious freedom” bill into law. The law has businesses and civil rights groups up in arms and threatening — or in some cases pledging — to boycott the state. The reaction has gotten so hot, that on Saturday, Pence told The Indianapolis Star that he is working with legislators to amend the law and “clarify” that it does not promote discrimination. He told the Star that a […]

  • You don't need to squint too hard to see the similarities between the new Samsung Galaxy S6 and Apple's iPhone 6.

    An iPhone for people who hate Apple

    NEW YORK — You don’t need to squint too hard to see the similarities between the new Samsung Galaxy S6 and Apple’s iPhone 6. The curved aluminum edges, the placement of the volume and on/off buttons, the bumped-out rear camera and pretty much everything else about the Galaxy S6 is the same as the iPhone 6 — right down to the fingerprint-sensor home button. If imitation is the highest form of flattery, Apple’s design team should be blushing right now. […]

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    Newspaper releases timeline of Germanwings flight before crash

    The sounds recorded on one of the “black boxes” recovered from downed Germanwings Flight 9525 firms up investigators’ theory that the co-pilot locked the captain out of the cockpit and then crashed the plane. “For God’s sake, open the door!” Capt. Patrick Sondenheimer screamed as he banged on the cockpit door, pleading with the co-pilot. Thirteen minutes later, the plane slammed into the French Alps. The audio from the plane’s cockpit voice recorder has not been released, but the German […]

  • Finding Jesus

    What’s ‘true’ about Jesus’ cross? Duke professor weighs in

    In July of 2013, the oldest of Jesus relics stories rose again when Turkish archaeologists discovered a stone chest in a 1,350-year-old church that appeared to contain a piece of Jesus’ cross. “We have found a holy thing in a chest. It is a piece of a cross,” said excavation team leader Gülgün Köroğlu, an art historian and archaeologist. At the time, she thought the chest served as a symbolic coffin for a holy person’s relics — ones connected to […]

  • A variety of single-serve breakfast cereals sit on a shelf in Atlanta, Georgia.

    Happy eating: Ingredient to a long life, in your cereal bowl

    There’s good news for those of you who wake up to a bowl of cereal every morning, especially if your go-to choice is high in fiber. Hidden in that favorite box may be a prize better than a plastic toy. It just might hold the key to a longer life, according to a new study. No, this study wasn’t done by Snap, Crackle or Pop. Tony the Tiger was not involved in the making of this research. Some scientists at […]

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