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2 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

ABC's Robin Roberts to get honorary degree

Southeastern Louisiana University will honor ABC's "Good Morning America" co-host Robin Roberts with an honorary doctorate at its spring commencement on May 17. The school's governing body, the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors, approved awarding Roberts with the degree last year.


Related Topix: Good Morning America, Television, SportsCenter, Southeastern Louisiana University, Lafayette, LA

6 hrs ago | ABC News

Discovery Network Cancels Everest Jump

The Discovery Network is canceling a daredevil's planned jump off the summit of Mount Everest in a wing suit next month following the avalanche that killed at least 13 people on Friday.


Sun Apr 20, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Country music singer Kevin Sharp dies at age 43

Kevin Sharp , a country music singer who recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a well-publicized battle with cancer, has died.


Related Topix: Country, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Fair Oaks, CA, Redding, CA, Sarcoma


Chris Brown on trial in D.C.

Although Chris Brown faces just a misdemeanor charge, the singer has a lot riding on Monday's assault trial in Washington.


Related Topix: Howard University, Malibu, CA

The Star Press

'Capt. America' tops box office for third week

Captain America continues to vanquish box office foes, triumphing in ticket sales for the third consecutive week and dominating over megastar Johnny Depp's new movie.


Related Topix: Western, Action Movies, The Lone Ranger, Horror Movies, Dark Shadows, Celebrities, Johnny Depp


Carriage horse foes, PETA, picket Liam Neeson's NYC home

Animal welfare activists picketing Liam Neeson's home on Saturday said they don't agree with him that the city's carriage horses should keep working.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Taken, Drama Movies, Thriller, Celebrities, Liam Neeson, Activism, Animal Rights, New York

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Rosie, Al, and Other Extreme Celebrity Weight Loss Stories

The comedian and TV personality flaunted her major weight loss in a before-and-after photo of herself posted on Twitter this past Thursday.


Related Topix: Today, The View

ABC News

Veteran Fox Executive Fired Over Fundraising Email

Fox has fired a veteran executive who used her company email account to plan aid for loved ones of the missing Malaysian airplane.


Sat Apr 19, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Jack White records songs, releases vinyl in hoursJack White records...

Jack White played his new single for fans on Record Store Day and four hours later a copy of the performance was available on a limited run of vinyl.


Related Topix: Somerset County, England, United Kingdom, Nashville, TN


Your Week in Pop Culture: 5 questions the 'Scandal' finale didn't answer

'Scandal' ended with more questions than answers for the millions of gladiators who love the Shonda Rhimes-created show.


Related Topix: Scandal, Television, Kerry Washington, Criminal Defense Law, Law


'Touched by an Angel' producer back in series TV

In the decade that "Touched by an Angel" executive producer Martha Williamson has been away from series TV, much has changed.


Related Topix: Drama, Television, Touched by an Angel, Mad Men, Comedy, Ugly Betty, Eric Mabius

WCTO-FM Lehigh Valley

Is There Drama on the Set of "Glee?"

Is there trouble on the set of Glee ? Sources told TMZ that Lea Michele, who plays Rachel Berry on the Fox musical series, is acting like a "diva," causing many of her co-stars to be upset.


Related Topix: Glee, Television, Lea Michele, Naya Rivera, Hot Chicks

WMAL-AM Washington

Debbie Matenopoulos Reveals She's Married and Pregnant

Former The View co-host Debbie Matenopoulos, 39, shared a double dose of news with People magazine -- she's married and pregnant! Matenopoulos married Jon Falcone, a 36-year-old photographer, in Greece over the summer after two years of dating.


Related Topix: The View, Television, Debbie Matenopoulos, Wedding

Rebecca Sedwick: New questions about bullying

Before she jumped to her death in September,12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick of Lakeland, Florida, was repeatedly bulled on- and offline, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said at the time.


Related Topix: Suicide, Lakeland, FL, Opinion

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Miley Cyrus' U.S. tour dates postponed

The American leg of Miley Cyrus' tour is now officially over, thanks to an "extreme allergic reaction" to an antibiotic.


National Public Radio

Sutton Foster And Jeanine Tesori Bond Backstage

Foster was entertaining composer Jeanine Tesori, who has written the music for Foster's latest show, and Mabel, her new fluffy pup rescued from a Texas animal shelter and just spayed.


Related Topix: Bunheads, Television, Sutton Foster, North Carolina

KHOU-TV Houston

Prince reaches agreement with music label

Prince now owns the rights to the music he recorded on Warner Bros. Records after years of disputes and battles with the record label.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Purple Rain, Music!, Black Entertainment, Prince, Pop-Funk

Norwalk Citizen News

'GMA' promotes Lara Spencer to co-host billing

This May 23, 2012 file photo shows Laura Spencer on ABC's "Good Morning America" show, in New York.


Related Topix: The Insider, Television, Good Morning America


'Orphan Black': The best show you're not watching

If fans thought season one of "Orphan Black" was mysterious, get ready to spiral deeper down the rabbit hole for a second season.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Television

Bellingham Herald

A nutty finale for 'Scandal,' TV's craziest show

But there's a method to its madness, demonstrated every week with OMG intensity.


Related Topix: Scandal, Television, Kerry Washington, Tony Goldwyn, Bellamy Young