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  • Stephen Colbert responds to Twitter controversy, deletes show account

    Stephen Colbert responds to Twitter controversy, deletes show account
    In his first night on the air since a campaign to #CancelColbert erupted on Twitter Thursday night, Stephen Colbert spent nearly his entire show Monday night responding to charges of racial insensitivity.  For anyone who missed out on the brouhaha, it...
  • Silicon Valley satire nails the culture, geeks say

    Silicon Valley satire nails the culture, geeks say
    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Silicon Valley, with its influence and economic clout soaring to all-time highs, is having its pop culture moment. But the stream of movies, books, even a reality TV show spotlighting nerdy start-up culture have all been...
  • Turkey orders access to Twitter restored after two-week ban

    Turkey orders access to Twitter restored after two-week ban
    The Turkish government late Thursday ordered Internet service providers to restore access to Twitter, lifting a two-week ban on the microblogging site a day after the nation's highest court ruled it illegal and an infringement on free speech. An...
  • Nicole Polizzi having baby No. 2, 'pregnancy venting' over leak

    Nicole Polizzi having baby No. 2, 'pregnancy venting' over leak
    It'll be another bambino or bambina for Nicole Polizzi: Snooki has announced she's pregnant with her second child. And guess what: She's a grown woman who will go into "momma bear" mode to protect her family. "Jionni and I are so excited to confirm...
  • James Franco 'embarrassed' by 'bad judgment' in exchange with teen

    James Franco 'embarrassed' by 'bad judgment' in exchange with teen
    On Thursday, James Franco was looking like a creepy old guy or a PR maestro for his leaked social-media come-on to a 17-year-old Scottish tourist. Come Friday, Franco was just looking embarrassed.  The 35-year-old actor appeared on "Live! With Kelly and...
  • What happened to Ellen DeGeneres' epic Oscars Twitter selfie?

    What happened to Ellen DeGeneres' epic Oscars Twitter selfie?
    Twitter users are reporting that numerous tweets have begun to disappear, including the most retweeted picture of all time: Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars selfie. Users of the popular microblogging service began tweeting the disappearance of various tweets...
  • Vine now letting users communicate privately with message feature

    Vine now letting users communicate privately with message feature
    Vine is branching out beyond the world of six-second videos by adding a new feature that makes it possible for users to privately message one another. The Twitter-owned social network introduced the Vine message feature in an update Thursday for its...
  • L'Wren Scott funeral held in L.A.; Mick Jagger among mourners

    L'Wren Scott funeral held in L.A.; Mick Jagger among mourners
    Mick Jagger was among those mourning the death of L'Wren Scott on Tuesday during a small funeral held at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery and attended by close friends and family only. The well-known fashion designer and stylist, who'd been with the...
  • Rebel assault on Kasab, Syria, revives dark memories for Armenians

    Rebel assault on Kasab, Syria, revives dark memories for Armenians
    BEIRUT — A rebel assault on the northern Syrian town of Kasab near the Turkish border has sparked a furor among Armenians worldwide and revived dark memories of the Ottoman-era genocide. It's unclear how many civilian casualties occurred in the...
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 87, hospitalized in Mexico City

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 87, hospitalized in Mexico City
    Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been hospitalized in Mexico City, the Associated Press reports. The author, known colloquially as Gabo, is 87 years old. According to some news sources, Garcia Marquez has been hospitalized with...
  • Should a judge's Facebook friendship disqualify him from a case?

    Should a judge's Facebook friendship disqualify him from a case?
    Is a real-life friendship less meaningful than a Facebook friendship? If a judge discloses that a lawyer who comes before him on a case is a friend, but fails to say that he and the lawyer are Facebook "friends," has the judge hidden important...