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Twitter is booming as a social media destination for teenagers who complain about too many adults and too much drama on Facebook, according to a new study published Tuesday about online behavior. It said teens are sharing more personal information about themselves even as they try to protect their online reputations.
Justin Bieber’s pet monkey is no longer his.
For the past decade, the “American Idol” season finale has been one of television’s biggest events of the year. Now it’s not even TV’s biggest event of the week.
Eminem’s song publisher is suing Facebook and an ad agency, saying they copied music from one of the rapper’s songs.
Burt Bacharach knew writing a memoir would be emotional — not because of his never-heard backstage tales or his tumultuous marriages. He knew that being honest would force him to come to terms with the death of his daughter.
Aretha Franklin is taking off the month of June.
A first edition copy of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” that contains author J.K. Rowling’s notes and original illustrations has sold for $228,000 at a London auction.
Microsoft thinks it has the one. The company unveiled the Xbox One, an entertainment console that wants to be the one system households will need for games, television, movies, sports and other entertainment. It will go on sale later this year, for an undisclosed price.
Amy Grant, “How Mercy Looks From Here” (Capitol Christian)
Few singers probe issues of the spirit and of the heart with the warmth and intimacy of Amy Grant.
Simon Cowell has added former Destiny's Child singer Kelly Rowland and Latin artist Paulina Rubio to the cast of his competition show "The X Factor."
What are you doing after the apocalypse? Video-game creators have been asking that question for years, with results ranging from Bethesda’s sublime “Fallout 3” to id Software’s forgettable “Rage.”
The guys in Vampire Weekend changed how they wrote songs, how they record and what an album of theirs even looks like — the cover for “Modern Vampires of the City” is not another artsy old Polaroid, but a 1966 black-and-white photo of a smoggy New York skyline.
Someone in Jefferson City bought a $10,000 Powerball winning ticket.
Phoenix frontman and singer Thomas Mars says their new album “Bankrupt!” was born out of the negative influences going on in the band after the unprecedented success of their Grammy-winning 2009 album, “Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix.”
“Little Green” (Doubleday), by Walter Mosley
From the moment he first appeared in “Devil in a Blue Dress” in 1990, Easy Rawlins, was an instant favorite of discerning readers and literary critics alike. So the disappointment was palpable when the black private detective, drunk and in despair over a lost love, deliberately drove his car off a California cliff at the conclusion of “Blonde Faith,” the eleventh novel in the series.