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  • Adam Yauch, founding member of the Beastie Boys, dies at 47

     
    The Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch, best known the world over as the thoughtful, witty, in-your-face rapper MCA, has died. Yauch, who had been battling cancer for the last three years, was part of a trio of New York rappers whose music starting in the 1980s transfor
  • Fashion News: Johnny Depp to receive CFDA award Lady Gaga won last year

     
    Johnny Depp is to receive the CFDA Fashion Icon Award on Monday, the same category Lady Gaga won last year. Presenters will include Lily Collins and Jessica Chastain, with Seth Myers serving as the evening's host.

    Informant's credibility complicates jail probe

    Informant's credibility complicates jail probe
    For months, Anthony Brown fooled his jailers into believing that he was just another prisoner inside Men's Central Jail. In fact, the 45-year-old armed robber was working for the FBI on a highly sensitive investigation of the Los Angeles County jails....

    Dixie Chicks perform in honor of Rick Rubin at David Lynch benefit

    Dixie Chicks perform in honor of Rick Rubin at David Lynch benefit
    The Dixie Chicks made a rare U.S. concert appearance Thursday night as the headlining act at a benefit for the David Lynch Foundation. Held in a ballroom at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, the evening doubled as a salute to the record producer Rick Rubin,...

    Gay NBA player Jason Collins feels the love; will goodwill continue?

    Gay NBA player Jason Collins feels the love; will goodwill continue?
    Jason Collins, the first active male athlete in a major U.S. professional team to come out as gay, is receiving widespread support for his announcement. The reaction to his news Monday was swift. President Obama, who just last year announced his...