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Butterbeer ice cream hitting shelves for Harry Potter fans

Harry Potter Butterbeer Ice Cream

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A Pennsylvania ice cream maker is courting Harry Potter fans with a new flavor based on Hogwarts' favorite drink, "butterbeer." Read more

ABC's Diane Sawyer to interview Caitlyn Jenner again


Photo by Jordan Strauss

ABC News' Diane Sawyer is reprising her interview with Caitlyn Jenner, with the former Olympic gold medalist slated to talk about her first couple of years of life as a woman. Read more

Man who stopped fight in video honored for his peacemaking

Street Fight Facebook Video

Edward Lea

A New Jersey man who interrupted a street fight between two teenagers in a video that has drawn millions of views and wide praise said Wednesday that he's saddened that his act of peacemaking isn't a more frequent occurrence. Read more

Charlotte schools switch book for elementary students

School officials in Charlotte have dropped plans to have some elementary school students read a book about a boy who likes to dress like a girl. Read more

Student on spring break killed during music video filming

Family members say a college freshman was home for spring break and was watching a friend film a music video when the young woman was fatally shot in northeast Washington. Read more

Chance the Rapper to play Lollapalooza in Chicago hometown

Music Lollapalooza

Photo by Matt Sayles

Grammy-winning artist Chance the Rapper is planning a return to his hometown of Chicago this summer to headline the Lollapalooza music festival. Read more

Ukraine bans Russia's entry to Eurovision song contest

Ukraine Eurovision Russia

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The Eurovision song contest, nominally an apolitical festival of pop music confections and cheerfully tacky costumes, erupted into a political dispute Wednesday after Ukraine banned Russia's contestant from entering the country. Read more

Viral video imagines Elmo getting fired over PBS budget cuts

Sesame Street Elmo's World

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A viral online video imagines lovable "Sesame Street" character Elmo getting fired due to budget cuts to PBS. Read more

Liverpool plans extravaganza for 50 years of 'Sgt. Pepper'

Britain Sgt Pepper at 50

Peter Byrne

It was 50 years ago today — almost — that Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play. Read more

Missed, not missing: Simmons' withdrawal sparks fascination

Richard Simmons

Photo by Richard Shotwell

Officially, Richard Simmons is not missing. Read more

Kaepernick donates $50K to Meals on Wheels after Trump swipe

Spike Lee Colin Kaepernick

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Meals on Wheels has confirmed a $50,000 donation from former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Read more

Philadelphia shutting some streets for Ellen DeGeneres

Philadelphia is closing some streets for part of a segment on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." Read more

Chuck Berry's final studio album to be released in June

Obit Chuck Berry Reaction

David Carson

Chuck Berry's final studio album will be released on June 16. Read more

TV production begins on nun who stood up to 'Billy the Kid'

Filming has begun on a television pilot about an Italian-born nun who once challenged Billy the Kid, calmed angry mobs and opened schools in the American Southwest. Read more

Australia pair are first foreigners to own US radio stations

Radio Stations Foreign Owners

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An Australian couple with roots in Alaska has bought more than two dozen radio stations in three states, marking the first time federal regulators have allowed full foreign ownership of U.S. radio stations. Read more

Thomas Keller shows off his sleek new French Laundry remodel

Thomas Kellers New Kitchen

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On a sunny morning in Napa Valley, America's most celebrated chef is reflecting on his career, the culinary empire it spawned and why he just spent $10 million to upgrade his famed restaurant, the French Laundry. Read more

Wyoming high school student wins accolades for documentaries

Laramie High School freshman Arundathi Nair is an award-winning documentary filmmaker. But while she is honored by accolades, Nair said the best part of making a film is seeing the finished product. Read more

'Fox & Friends' the morning show of choice for Donald Trump

TV-Fox & Friends

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"Fox & Friends" has emerged as the morning television show of choice for President Donald Trump and his fans, although that may have backfired for Fox News Channel this week. Read more

Tuesday's Sports in Brief


'Gong Show' creator Chuck Barris dies at 87

Obit Chuck Barris

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Chuck Barris, whose game show empire included "The Dating Game," "The Newlywed Game" and that infamous factory of cheese, "The Gong Show," has died. He was 87. Read more

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