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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2016, file photo, Frances Bean Cobain attends the 5th Annual Hilarity for Charity Variety Show: Seth Rogen's Halloween in Los Angeles. Cobain posted a tribute to her late father Kurt Cobain on what would have been his 50th birthday on Feb. 20, 2017. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
February 21, 2017 - 9:12 am
Kurt Cobain's daughter has paid tribute to the late Nirvana frontman on what would have been his 50th birthday. Frances Bean Cobain posted a brief note on Instagram on Monday. She writes, "You are loved and you are missed. Thank you for giving me the gift of life." Her mother, actress and former...
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FILE - In this May 19, 2015, file photo, Hoda Kotb accepts the award for outstanding host, news/non-fiction for the "Today" show at the 40th Anniversary Gracies Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Kotb announced on Feb. 21, 2017, that she adopted a baby girl. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
February 21, 2017 - 7:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — "Today" show host Hoda Kotb says she has adopted a baby girl. The co-anchor of the fourth hour of the NBC morning program said in an emotional phone interview Tuesday that she adopted a newborn and named her Haley Joy. The 52-year-old Kotb says the baby was born on Valentine's Day...
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February 21, 2017 - 7:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A college professor who has successfully predicted every presidential election since 1984, including Donald Trump's upset victory last year, is working on a book based on a possible future plot twist: Trump's removal from office. Dey Street Books told The Associated Press on Tuesday...
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February 21, 2017 - 5:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jane Mayer's "Dark Money" and Zachary Roth's "The Great Suppression" are among several works about the modern conservative movement and rural whites that are on the short list for the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize. Other nominees announced Tuesday are Arlie Russell Hochschild's "...
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2017, file photo, Milo Yiannopoulos speaks on campus in the Mathematics building at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo. Right-wing provocateur Yiannopoulos was trying to clarify past comments on relationships between boys and older men after a conservative site posted a collection of edited video clips that set social media abuzz. After the polarizing Breitbart News editor was invited this weekend to speak at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference sparked a backlash, the Reagan Battalion tweeted video clips Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017 in which Yiannopoulos discusses Jews, sexual consent, statutory rape, child abuse and homosexuality. (Jeremy Papasso/Daily Camera via AP, File)
February 21, 2017 - 4:07 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has been disinvited to this year's Conservative Political Action Conference after his attempt to clarify past comments on relationships between boys and older men fell flat with organizers. Hours later, his publisher cancelled his book "...
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February 20, 2017 - 11:00 pm
'Today' show anchor Hoda Kotb adopts baby girl
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February 20, 2017 - 9:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jazz guitarist Larry Coryell, known as the "Godfather of Fusion," has died in New York City. He was 73. His publicist, Kurt Nishimura, said Coryell died Sunday in his hotel room of natural causes. Nishimura says he had just performed two shows at the Iridium on Friday and Saturday...
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February 20, 2017 - 8:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Brenda Buttner, host of Fox News Channel's "Bulls and Bears" has died after a battle with cancer. She was 55. Buttner served as CNBC's Washington correspondent and hosted the network's "The Money Club" before joining Fox News in 2000. Buttner graduated from Harvard University and...
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February 20, 2017 - 5:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos' publisher has cancelled his planned book, "Dangerous." Simon & Schuster and its Threshold Editions imprint announced Monday that "after careful consideration" they had pulled the book, which had been high on's best-seller...
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February 20, 2017 - 3:24 pm
WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Survivors of a 2003 nightclub fire that killed 100 people have marked the 14th anniversary of the blaze with small gatherings where it happened. Small gatherings of survivors and relatives of those who died were held Sunday and Monday at the site of the former Station...
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