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Elton John's Dolce & Gabbana boycott spreads

Elton John's Dolce & Gabbana boycott spreads

 (CNN) -- Italian fashion designer Stefano Gabbana is calling on fans to boycott Elton John in a war of words stemming from Gabbana's comments about in-vitro fertilization.
'Buffy' star arrested on charge of criminal mischief

'Buffy' star arrested on charge of criminal mischief

 (CNN) -- Nicholas Brendon, the actor who played Buffy's sidekick Xander on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," was arrested on a charge of criminal mischief and property damage in Tallahassee, Florida.
Facebook: Here's exactly what we mean by 'nudity'

Facebook: Here's exactly what we mean by 'nudity'

Facebook has updated its "community standards" for its 1.4 billion users, getting super-specific about what is and isn't allowed on the social network.
Americans exposed to Ebola patient return from Africa for monitoring

Americans exposed to Ebola patient return from Africa for monitoring

Three more American aid workers who were exposed to Ebola in Sierra Leone are due to arrive back in the United States on Monday for monitoring. None of them are sick or known to be infected with the disease.
'Cinderella' shines at the box office

'Cinderella' shines at the box office

 "Cinderella," the latest live-action retelling of a classic, sparkled like a glass slipper in its opening weekend, with an estimated debut of $70.1 million.
Most profitable NCAA teams

Most profitable NCAA teams

The Kentucky Wildcats head into the NCAA tournament undefeated and are the huge favorite to win it. But when it comes to profits, they're also-rans.
L.A. police seek one of their own in connection with man's killing

L.A. police seek one of their own in connection with man's killing

(CNN) -- Los Angeles area police are searching for one of their own in connection with a shooting death Saturday after finding an odd lead.
How to drink like an American (and be historically accurate)

How to drink like an American (and be historically accurate)

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- There are few things Americans have both loved and fought about more than alcohol.
Elton John's Dolce & Gabbana boycott spreads

Elton John's Dolce & Gabbana boycott spreads

(CNN) -- Support is growing for Elton John's campaign to boycott Dolce & Gabbana in a controversy testing the limits of free speech in the social media age.
Ferguson: Man admits shooting, denies he aimed for officers, police say

Ferguson: Man admits shooting, denies he aimed for officers, police say

Jeffrey Williams admitted he fired the shots that struck two officers in Ferguson, police said, but claimed he wasn't aiming for them.
How to drink like an American (and be historically accurate)

How to drink like an American (and be historically accurate)

There are few things Americans have both loved and fought about more than alcohol.
SAE brothers at OU facing death threats, assaults, lawyer says

SAE brothers at OU facing death threats, assaults, lawyer says

 (CNN) -- Some of the 100 fraternity brothers of the now-disbanded Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at the University of Oklahoma have received death threats after the release of a video in which a racist chant was heard, a lawyer for the chapt
Donald Trump Fast Facts

Donald Trump Fast Facts

 (CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of businessman Donald Trump. Personal: Birth date: June 14, 1946 Birth place: New York, New York Birth name: Donald John Trump
IRS scam costing victims $15 million

IRS scam costing victims $15 million

 (CNN) -- They are very convincing when they call. They have a Washington phone number and can cite your financial history down to the cent.
Kansas officials: 3 dead after listeria linked to ice cream products

Kansas officials: 3 dead after listeria linked to ice cream products

 (CNN) -- Three people died in the past year from a listeria outbreak that has been potentially linked to Blue Bell Creameries products, according to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.