Viral Videos

yesterday in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Pinnacle base jump

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Two guys jump from the world's tallest building and it's terrifyingly cool.

Wednesday in Viral Videos

It’s not Pitbull, it’s Amy Poehler

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Do you think she fooled anyone?

Wednesday in Viral Videos

Brian Williams raps ‘Gin & Juice’

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After he leaves the "NBC Nightly News," Brian Williams might have a future in music.

Tuesday in Viral Videos

Action Movie Kid flies to school

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Who needs a school bus when your dad is an animator?

Tuesday in Viral Videos

Priest’s surprise

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A priest gives a bride and groom the wedding vows of a lifetime.

Entertainment

yesterday in Entertainment

‘The Other Woman’ serves up revenge in comic female fantasy

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"The Other Woman" is a somewhat rare species - a comedy by women, about women and for women.

yesterday in Entertainment

Judd Apatow’s ‘Simpsons’ episode to air after 24 years

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The "Knocked Up" writer/director submitted a script in the 90s. Now it's finally being made.

yesterday in Entertainment

Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson close to signing on for ‘Jungle Book’

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Idris Elba will voice the villainous tiger Shere Khan in the latest adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's adventure tale.

yesterday in Entertainment

John Leguizamo chops off fingertip during filming of ‘Chef’

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The actor came away from filming with a new-found respect for kitchen staff, a few tips and a great party tale.

yesterday in Entertainment

Netflix to debut original Spanish-language series

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Netflix announced its first original Spanish-language television series, planned for 2015.

National

yesterday in National

Yellen, Cyrus strange bedfellows in ‘Time 100′

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There are 41 women on this year's list, of "most influential," but some of them may surprise you.

yesterday in National

Ronald McDonald is ready for his selfie

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America's most famous spokesclown has a new look and new TV ads.

yesterday in National

FDA moves to ban sale of e-cigarettes to minors

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The FDA proposes rules that would ban the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone under 18, but health advocates say it's not enough.

yesterday in National

U.S. considers clemency review of drug offenders

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New clemency guidelines are expected to make thousands of drug offenders eligible for a reduction in the sentences.

yesterday in National

Budget cuts will force 2K soldiers out of Army

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The U.S. Army will cut captains and majors as part of plans to reduce its active duty numbers due to budget cuts.

Weird

yesterday in Weird

If he can’t go to prom with Miss America, he’ll go alone

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A Pennsylvania teen, suspended for asking Miss America to prom, has turned down offers from a reality TV star, Las Vegas "bunnies" and scores of young women on social media.

yesterday in Weird

Do you want fries with your truck fire?

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A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries catches fire. You're going to need a lot of ketchup.

Monday in Weird

Student suspended for asking Miss America to prom

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Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school to reconsider the punishment of a senior who asked her to prom.

Monday in Music, Weird

White House: ‘no comment’ on Justin Bieber deportation petition

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The troubled Canadian pop star is staying in America for now.

April 17, 2014 in National, Weird

Missing toddler found safe, playing in ‘claw crane’ machine

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A 3-year-old boy has been reunited with his mother after being found playing inside a coin-operated arcade game.

Trending

yesterday in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Pinnacle base jump

base

Two guys jump from the world's tallest building and it's terrifyingly cool.

News

yesterday in Music

Florence Welch, Arcade Fire among donors at celebrity yard sale

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Proceeds will be donated to the Oxfam charity to help women in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

yesterday in Music

Rock Hall says Jimi Hendrix at Monterey ‘greatest’ festival moment

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Fans vote on the top 10 music festival performances of all time. Do you agree with the list?

yesterday in Music

Doctor convicted in Michael Jackson’s death loses latest appeal

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Dr. Conrad Murray loses his latest bid to have his 2011 conviction overturned.

yesterday in Lifestyle, World

Historic canonization of popes brings joy, controversy

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Two giants of Roman Catholicism will become saints on Sunday at an unprecedented twin canonization.

Wednesday in Lifestyle

Travel through time on Google maps

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Google is now offering trips down memory lane on its digital maps.

Wednesday in Music

Led Zeppelin back with ‘Whole Lotta’ unreleased tunes

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The rock legends will publish a number of unreleased tracks, including an alternate version of "Whole Lotta Love."

Tuesday in Lifestyle

Airlines rank lowest in traveler satisfaction

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Air carriers lag hotels and online travel agencies in customer satisfaction.

Monday in Lifestyle, National

Kraft recalls 96K pounds of Oscar Mayer hotdogs

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Just in time for cookout season, Kraft is recalling nearly 100,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer hotdogs.

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