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27 min ago | Brooklynvegan

Why we left Nada Surf off our list of underrated '90s bands

Last week we posted " 9 of the best '90s bands you didn't think were the best '90s bands and the awesome stuff they're doing now," and encouraged you guys to leave comments of who you think we should have included and who we should have left off.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

4 hrs ago | Townhall

The Media and the Mob

Those of us who admit that we were not there, and do not know what happened when Michael Brown was shot by a policeman in Ferguson, Missouri, seem to be in the minority.


Related Topix: Missouri, Ferguson, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Opinion

5 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

Obama: US won't stop confronting Islamic State

Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and smoke.


Related Topix: Eric Holder, Missouri, Rick Perry, US Governors

8 hrs ago | The Advertiser

Centre closing for repairs

Aileen Johnson Kathleen Slater, Eileen Hopper, Ken Harris and Dorothy McNally from the Blackhill Art Group, one of the many local organisations which the soon-to-be renovated Blackhill Community Centre.


Related Topix: Hopper

12 hrs ago |

'Big Time Rush' Star -- American Airlines Smashed My Custom Guitar

" Big Time Rush " lead singer Kendall Schmidt is having issues with the airlines again after his custom made guitar was destroyed in flight ... and he demands American Airlines pony up.


Related Topix: Kendall Schmidt, Kendall

17 hrs ago |

Filling the gaps: Crowdfunded reporting in Ferguson, Missouri

As violence continues to flare in Ferguson, Missouri, over the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown and the heavily-armed police response to resulting protests, the mainstream media has also come under criticism.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Missouri, Journalism

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Air Force Times

Security Forces Museum, closed Friday, is already missed

Jackie Chavis looks at the new USAF Security Forces Museum exhibit honoring the eight Security Forces Airmen killed in conflict since 2005.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Antonio

Slam X Hype

We Predicted The Winners For This Year's VMAs.

With this year's 2014 MTV Video Music Awards approaching , our staff sat down to discuss who we think will go home as the winner with the 'Moonman' for each category.


Related Topix: Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Pop/Rock, Sia, Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap, Eminem, Celebrities, Katy Perry, Music, Entertainment

Daily Mail

'No urine was drunk and no leaves were eaten, at least not by...

'I can't go out but the support is really keeping me going during this stressful time.


Related Topix: Missouri, Boat Disaster

KCCI-TV Des Moines

'Agitators' in Ferguson called 'a disgrace'

"Agitators" triggering chaos and violence amid the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, aren't all locals.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Missouri

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Oops, she did it again; Britney Spears accused of lip-syncing

Some fans of Britney Spears are accusing the singer of lip-syncing to her song "Perfume" during her Las Vegas show.


Related Topix: Sia

Sia Vows To Keep Identity Hidden Over Fame Fears

Singer/songwriter Sia insists she will continue performing with her back to the audience because she doesn't want to be famous.


Related Topix: Sia, Chelsea-Handler, Hot Chicks

David Guetta regrets not getting Jackson collaboration

David Guetta wishes he could have had the chance to work with the King of Pop Michael Jackson before the singer died.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, David Guetta, House, Sia

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Nixon Sends National Guard to Impose Curfew in Ferguson

Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered the National Guard into Ferguson after police and protesters clashed on Sunday night.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US National Guard, US Military, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Missouri, John Lewis, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

WXLO-FM Worcester

Sia's "Chandelier" Video is VEVO-Certified

The singer's groundbreaking clip for " Chandelier " has just been certified for more than 100 million views -- in fact, it's racked up close to 113,000,000 views to date.


Related Topix: Sia

Dark Horizons News

Final "Resident Evil" Delayed By Pregnancy

Milla Jovovich used her official Facebook page to announce that production on "Resident Evil: The Final Chapter" has been delayed.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Action Movies, Resident Evil, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Milla Jovovich, South Africa, World News,


Action films bore me, says 'Lucy' director Luc Besson

French director Luc Besson's new film, "Lucy", about a woman who ingests a drug that gives her supernormal mental powers, says action films bore him - but his movie still has a spectacular car chase through Paris.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Bruce Willis, Blues, Milla Jovovich, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks

Inside Bay Area

Fall arts 2014: Dance scene features Garrett + Moulton, sjDANCECO and Sasha Waltz

In the Bay Area, autumn brings shorter days and wondrous weather, flocks of returning students and more enticing dance performances than even the most efficient fan could hope to catch.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Antonio, Spain, World News,

Brandon Sun

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 24-30

Aug. 24: Actor Kenny Baker is 80. R&B singer Marshall Thompson is 72. Actress Anne Archer is 67. Actor Joe Regalbuto is 65. Actor-writer Stephen Fry is 57. Actor Steve Guttenberg is 56. Talk-show host Craig Kilborn is 52. Rock singer John Bush is 51. Actress Marlee Matlin is 49. Country singer Kristyn Osborn is 44. Actor-comedian Dave Chappelle is ... (more)


Related Topix: R&B, R-N-B, Soul, The Chi-Lites, Jazz, Kenny Baker, John, Shedaisy, Country


Where are they now? Rocky Horror Picture Show

Time warp, anyone? "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" was released in the United Kingdom 39 years ago on August 14, and in honor of the long-running release's legacy, we're catching up with where the cast is now.


Related Topix: Rocky Horror Picture Show, Horror Movies, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Science Fiction Movies