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Stories of those who died in the Paris attacks

Paris Attacks The Victims

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They were students and artists, music lovers and parents. The victims of the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris had varied backgrounds and interests. Among the 130 killed in the attacks, here are some of their stories: Read more

Jeff Gordon chases 5th championship before retirement

NASCAR Homestead Auto Racing

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It's a Hall of Fame career that includes four championships, 93 victories and more than $150 million in winnings. He's got a beautiful family, a reputation as one of the good guys and a popularity that transcends NASCAR. Read more

Band member: People hid in dressing room during Paris attack

Music Eagles of Death Metal

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Two members of the Eagles of Death Metal band tell VICE that several people hid in their dressing room during the deadly terrorist attack in Paris last week. Read more

Singapore jails church leader who funded wife's music career

Singapore Church Fraud

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A Singapore court on Friday sentenced the founder of a popular church to eight years in jail for misappropriating more than $35 million in donations to support his wife's singing career. Read more

Billy Joel urges school board not to close NY arts school

A New York arts high school that was targeted for closing has won a reprieve and a possible commitment of support from Billy Joel. Read more

Shuttered theater on Detroit's east side to be demolished

Eastown Theatre-Detroit


A former movie theater that became a well-known music venue on Detroit's east side is expected to be torn down. Read more

MIT professor creates symphony featuring sounds of Detroit

Music Symphony in D

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International composer, inventor and Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Tod Machover spent the past year contemplating the question: "What does Detroit sound like?" Read more

Review: Adele's '25' lives up to all of its expectations

Adele, "25" (Columbia Records) Read more

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Read more

The Latest: Belgium raises threat level for Brussels area

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The latest on the deadly attacks in Paris. (All times local): Read more

Bogus Lil Wayne concert raises questions at Alabama State

One day after Alabama State University students were scheduled to watch Lil Wayne perform, and two days after administrators found out he was never coming, students got apologies and a few answers. Read more

Officer fired after singing on duty with death metal band

A Florida police officer has been fired after singing a song titled "Let the Killing Begin" with a death metal band — while on duty and in uniform. Read more

A hunk of burning lights coming on at Graceland for holidays

Grammy-winning country artist Trisha Yearwood is flipping the switch to turn on the holiday lights and decorations at Graceland, Elvis Presley's home in Memphis. Read more

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending Nov. 19, 2015: Read more

Parisians voice shock, defiance a week after attacks

France Paris Attacks

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A week after their city was shaken to the core by a bloody series of attacks, Parisians turned out in their thousands Friday to pay tribute to the dead and express defiance at those who would try to challenge the French way of life. Read more

10 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: Read more

From fake guitars to collectible toys, gifts for any gamer

Gift Guide-Video Games

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Video-game players aren't that difficult to shop for. Let's face it: It's an expensive hobby, and most gamers have something on their list that they've set aside in the hopes that Santa might deliver. Read more

2 dead, 10 hurt in crash east of El Paso involving band bus

Two drivers have been killed and 10 passengers hurt in a head-on crash in West Texas involving a bus carrying a rock band and a truck. Read more

New Orleans to pay tribute to the great Allen Toussaint

The city of music is preparing a farewell to musical legend Allen Toussaint, who died earlier this month at the age of 77. Read more

The Latest: Rousing 'I'll Fly Away' ends Toussaint tribute

The latest from a musical tribute in New Orleans to famed songwriter, producer and performer Allen Toussaint, who died last week. All times local: Read more

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