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Group says man arrested in fatal crime spree mentally ill

The head of an Ohio Latino advocacy group says the man arrested for the fatal shooting of one woman and the wounding of another has had serious mental health issues for years. Read more

Readington music teacher faces child porn charges

FBI agents have arrested a Readington middle school music teacher after they say they found sexually explicit images of children on his home computer. Read more

John Legend to handle music for slave drama 'Underground'

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John Legend is bringing his talents to a TV drama about Southern slaves fighting for freedom. Read more

Farm Aid to mark 30th anniversary with concert in Chicago

Farm Aid will have a 30th-anniversary concert featuring Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews in Chicago. Read more

All over now? Bolts open possibly last camp in San Diego

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The San Diego Chargers resemble a circus as they prepare to open what could be their final training camp in San Diego. Read more

University at Buffalo speakers to include actor Kevin Spacey

The University at Buffalo has released the lineup for its annual Distinguished Speakers Series. Read more

Flavor Flav fires 2nd lawyer in New York case; no plea deal

Entertainer Flavor Flav has fired his second lawyer in his New York traffic case and his plea deal is kaput. Read more

Ex-POW Jessica Lynch to be guest at W.Va. benefit concert

Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch will highlight a holiday country music fundraiser in Wheeling. Read more

Jackson father reported stable after stroke Brazil

One of the organizers of a birthday party that brought the father of the late Michael Jackson to Brazil says he's in stable condition in a Sao Paulo hospital after suffering a stroke. Read more

Dropkick Murphys honor fallen Massachusetts Marine

Friends and family of the Massachusetts Marine killed by a gunman in Tennessee celebrated his life in raucous fashion with a show by the Dropkick Murphys. Read more

Miranda Lambert scholarship to help female musicians

Miranda Lambert wants more women to have the kind of success she's had, so she founded a new scholarship at Belmont University. Read more

Bobby Brown 'completely numb' after death of daughter

Obit Bobbi Kristina Brown

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R&B singer Bobby Brown said Monday that his daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, was "an angel" and that the family must find a way to honor her memory. Read more

James White, wrote screenplay to 'Ray,' dies at 67

James L. White, who wrote the screenplay for "Ray," the 2004 movie about singer Ray Charles, has died in California. He was 67. Read more

Madonna: It's just the beginning for streaming service Tidal


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Madonna, who co-owns Tidal with Jay Z, Beyonce and others, says it's just the beginning for the streaming service that's had some troubles since its launch in March. Read more

Taylor Swift postpones Fargo concert until October

Taylor Swift fans in North Dakota will have to wait a little longer to see her play live as the Grammy Award-winning singer's show in Fargo has been postponed until October. Read more

USF football coach was almost country music star

Jed Stugart's first big break came on an airplane. Read more

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia

The Week That Was In Asia Photo Gallery

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Grammy award-winning singer Chris Brown sang at a packed concert in Manila, but wasn't allowed to leave the Philippines the following day because of a fraud complaint over a canceled concert last New Year's Eve. The three-day ordeal finally ended on Friday, when the 26-year-old R&B singer flew to... Read more

Drumstick maker Everett 'Vic' Firth dies at 85

Everett "Vic" Firth, a longtime timpanist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra who launched a successful drumstick company bearing his name, has died at 85. Read more

Oklahoma court records sealed in divorce of country singers

A judge has sealed many of the court documents in the divorce of country singers Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert, a move that has raised questions among attorneys over whether Oklahoma law was broken. Read more

Mariah Carey to receive star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Mariah Carey will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next week. Read more

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