BOSTON (AP) -- Two bombs exploded in the crowded streets near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing three people and injuring more than 130 in a bloody scene of shattered glass and severed limbs that raised alarms that terrorists might have struck again in the U.S.
A White House official speaking on condition of anonymity because the investigation was still unfolding said the attack was being treated as an act of terrorism.
President Barack Obama vowed that those responsible will "feel the full weight of justice."
A senior U.S. intelligence official said two other bombs were found near the end of the 26.2-mile course in what appeared to be a well-coordinated attack.
McCready, a country singer better known recently for her ongoing personal
troubles than for her string of late-'90s hits, died Sunday of an apparent
self-inflicted gunshot wound at her Arkansas home, the Cleburne County sheriff
Sheriff Marty Moss said his office received a call to the McCready home
around 3:30 p.m. local time in Heber Springs, Ark., west of Memphis and north of
Little Rock. "Ms. McCready is deceased from what appears to be a
self-inflicted gunshot wound,'' Moss told USA TODAY. more...!
Mark Balelo, an auction house owner who appeared on the A&E reality series "Storage Wars," was found dead on Monday at his workplace, authorities told the Ventura County Star, two days after he was arrested on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance.
The Ventura County Medical Office would not give a cause of death, the paper said. An autopsy is scheduled to be conducted Tuesday.
Police said Balelo was arrested Saturday in connection with possession of methamphetamine, according to the Star. He was scheduled to appear in court on Feb. 19.
Lady Gaga, unable to walk after an injury she suffered at a show, is pretty "heartsick" about the whole thing.
Mother Monster unleashed a stream of apologetic tweets Tuesday afternoon telling of her synovitis, an inflammation of the joints, that resulted from an injury she's been hiding from her staff and has caused a cancellation of two shows in Chicago, one in Detroit and one in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
The singer was left immobile after a concert in Montreal on Monday.
It is unclear what the actual injury is. more...!
(Reuters) - A heavily armed gunman opened fire on school children and staff at a
Connecticut elementary school on Friday, killing 26 people including 18 children
in the latest in a series of shooting rampages that have tormented the United
States this year, U.S. media reported.
The gunman was dead inside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown,
Connecticut, state police Lieutenant Paul Vance told a news conference. Vance
declined to report casualty figures but CBS News said 18 children and nine
adults were dead, including the shooter. more...!
Korean pop star PSY -- who rose to fame through his YouTube record-breaking video "Gangnam Style" -- apologized Friday for anti-American lyrics he rapped back in 2004.
That performance resurfaced on CNN's iReport and then circulated widely online. It included lyrics calling for the death of American troops serving in Iraq, not long after news of the brutal slaying of a South Korean hostage by Iraqi insurgents -- an incident which sparked anti-American sentiment in South Korea.
LONDON -- Two Australian radio DJs made a prank call to the hospital where Prince William's pregnant wife, Catherine, is staying with acute morning sickness, claiming to be Queen Elizabeth II and her son, Prince Charles.
The DJs, from Sydney's 2Day FM station, succeeded in getting through to Kate's private nurse at King Edward VII Hospital and had a brief conversation that included some details of her condition, according to audio of the call posted online.
The parents of
Atlanta R&B singer Natina Reed are asking for help from anyone who can shed light on their daughter’s death Friday night after
being hit by a car. Meanwhile, her parents are working on plans for a public
wake and funeral set for Friday and Saturday, according to Channel 2 Action
No charges are pending against the driver who hit Reed on Lawrenceville
Highway near Hamilton Road, just north of Lilburn, according to police. Reed is
known for singing with the late-1990s R&B group Blaque, and for her roles in
films such as “Bring it On.”
Hot FM Flashback (Video) Blaque
- Bring it All to Me
and Chris Brown appear to be back together after a bizarre, sexually-tense,
passive-aggressive break-up, or hiatus rather.
This information has fueled many fucked up emotions in all of
us. We all know how it ended, with tears, bruises, and heartache. That was
exactly when my hate for Chris Brown erupted -- seriously, this guy is a piece
of s$^# more...!
Fla. — Reality TV star and former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan is suing a Tampa
Bay-based disc jockey, the DJ’s ex-wife and a New York media group over a sex
According to a news release from Hogan’s publicist, two lawsuits will be
discussed during a news conference Monday afternoon near the federal courthouse
Hogan says he was secretly taped six years ago having sex with
the ex-wife of DJ Bubba “The Love Sponge” Clem. Portions of the video of
Hogan and Heather Clem were posted on the online gossip site Gawker. more...!
Nicki Minaj Cusses Out Mariah
Carey During 'American Idol' (Video)
Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong is headed to treatment
for substance abuse. Sunday's announcement by the band's rep comes after the
rock frontman had a meltdown onstage at the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Las
In a clip that has gone viral, Armstrong profanely
complained that the band's time was being cut short, then smashed his guitar. more...!
-- Michael Clarke Duncan, nominated for an Academy Award for his role in the
1999 film "The Green Mile," died Monday morning at age 54, according
to a representative for his family.
Duncan "suffered a
myocardial infarction on July 13 and never fully recovered," a written
statement from Joy Fehily said.
Clarke died at a Los Angeles
hospital where he had been since having the heart attack more than seven weeks
According to TMZ, it was Duncan's
girlfriend Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth, a reality star and former contestant on
"The Apprentice," who had acted quickly and provided lifesaving
efforts when he had the heart attack. more...!
"The fact is, I'm gay, always have been, always will be, and I couldn’t be any more happy, comfortable with myself, and proud.
I have always been very open and honest about this part of my life with my friends, my family, and my colleagues.
On Sunday, following an exchange with a fansite that leaked one of her singles online, the hip hop star shut down her account with a very simple message: Like seriously, its but so much a person can take. Good f-cking bye."
The 24-year-old Jersey Shore star (real name Nicole Polizzi) is hoping to turn the pregnancy into moneymaking marketing deals, according to the New York Post.
Earlier this month, Snooki shot down Star magazine claims that she was expecting. "Does that mean they're calling me fat?" she asked while talking with Opie and Anthony on Feb. 1. "That means that I have a belly then."
YORK (Reuters) - Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey vetoed on Monday a
$420,000 film tax credit dubbed the "Snooki Subsidy" for the reality
show "The Jersey Shore," citing the state's budget crunch.
Christie, a longtime critic of the raucous MTV show that offers a less than
flattering portrayal of life in the Garden State, said in a statement the money
would be better spent on "projects that actually benefit the state."
In a letter to the Economic Development Authority, which awarded the hit show
$420,000 in film tax credits, Christie said it was not just a matter of money.
It was personal, too. more...!
ANGELES (AP) – First, prosecutors showed a photo of Michael Jackson's pale and
lifeless body lying on a gurney. Then, they played a recording of his voice,
just weeks before his death.
Slow and slurred, his words echoed Tuesday through a Los Angeles courtroom at the start of the trial of the doctor accused of killing him. As a worldwide audience watched on TV and Jackson's family looked on from inside the courtroom, a drugged Jackson
Fifteen years ago today, prolific rapper Tupac Shakur died at
age 25 due to complications after a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas.
His slaying, like that of peer Christopher Wallace (a.k.a. Notorious B.I.G.),
remains unsolved. Over the last 15 years, theories about who gunned down the two
have been debated by everyone from law enforcement and scholars to journalists
The circumstances of Shakur's death, notwithstanding, there isn't much to pen
about his life, his many troubles with the law or his indelible sonic
contributions to rap that has't already been written. A robust posthumous
catalog has cemented Shakur's musical legacy and continued to inspire new
generations of rappers who hold his "thug life" brand of wayward
teaching close to their chests as they hope to glean an ounce of Shakur's swag. more...!
100: Dream - He Loves U Not
99: Lifehouse - Hanging By a Moment
98: Kylie Minogue - Come into My World
97: Blu Cantrell - Hit 'Em Up Style (Oops!)
96: Jordin Sparks - Tattoo
95: Nelly Furtado - I'm Like a Bird
94: Taylor Swift - Teardrops On My Guitar
93: Staind - It's Been Awhile
92: Joe featuring Mystikal - Stutter
91: Moby with Gwen Stefani - Southside
90: K-Ci & JoJo - Crazy
89: Missy Elliott - Get Ur Freak On
88: Toya - I Do!!
87: Jay-Z - Izzo (H.O.V.A.)
86: American Hi-Fi - Flavor Of The Week
85: Fuel - Bad Day
84: Vanessa Carlton - A Thousand Miles
83: Linkin Park - In the End
82: Crazy Town - Butterfly
81: No Doubt - Hey Baby
80: Jennifer Lopez - Jenny from the Block
79: Eve featuring Alicia Keys - Gangsta Lovin'
78: Shakira - Whenever, Wherever
77: Avril Lavigne - Sk8er Boi
76: Nelly - #1
75: Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & Pink - Lady Marmalade
74: Ludacris - Roll Out (My Business)
73: Celine Dion - A New Day Has Come
72: Tweet - Oops (Oh My)
71: City High featuring Eve - Caramel
70: iio - Rapture
69: Outkast - Hey Ya!
68: Beyoncé featuring Jay-Z - Crazy In Love
67: 3 Doors Down - When I'm Gone
66: 50 Cent - In da Club
65: Justin Timberlake - Cry Me a River
64: Evanescence - Bring Me to Life
63: Baby Bash - Suga Suga
62: Goo Goo Dolls - Here Is Gone
61: Coldplay - Clocks
60: T.A.T.U. - All the Things She Said
59: Fountains Of Wayne - Stacy's Mom
58: M.I.A. - Paper Planes
57: Lil' Kim featuring 50 Cent - Magic Stick
56: Chingy - Right Thurr
55: Usher - U Got It Bad
54: Lil', Jon & The Eastside Boyz - Get Low
53: Hoobastank - The Reason
52: Kid Rock - All Summer Long
51: Maroon 5 - This Love
50: JoJo - Leave (Get Out)
49: Aaliyah - Miss You
48: Ludacris & Lil' Jon Usher featuring - Yeah!
47: Nelly featuring Tim McGraw - Over and Over
46: Black Eyed Peas - Lets Get It Started
45: Mis-Teeq - Scandalous
44: Los Lonely Boys - Heaven
43: Bowling for Soup - 1985
42: Jet - Are You Gonna Be My Girl
41: Three Days Grace - I Hate Everything about You
40: Terror Squad - Lean Back
39: Akon - Locked Up
38: Mariah Carey - We Belong Together
37: Kelly Clarkson - Since U Been Gone
36: Weezer - Beverly Hills
35: Justin Timberlake – Sexy Back
34: Black Eyed Peas - My Humps
33: Kanye West - Gold Digger
32: Ciara - Goodies
31: Will Smith - Switch
30: Gnarls Barkley - Crazy
29: Nelly Furtado Featuring Timbaland - Promiscuous
28: Rihanna - SOS
27: Fall Out Boy - Dance, Dance
26: D4L - Laffy Taffy
25: The All-American Rejects - Dirty Little Secret
24: Fergie - London Bridge
23: Three 6 Mafia Featuring Young Buck & Eightball & MJG - Stay Fly
22: T-Pain - I'm Sprung
21: Backbone - 5 Deuce 4 Tre
20: Rihanna Featuring Jay-Z - Umbrella
19: Avril Lavigne - Girlfriend
18: Shop Boyz - Party Like a Rock Star
17: Pink - U + Ur Hand
16: T-Pain - Bartender
15: Amy Winehouse - Rehab
14: Baby Bash Featuring T-Pain - Cyclone
13: Red Hot Chili Peppers - Snow (Hey Oh)
12: Flo Rida Featuring T-Pain – Low
11: The Pussycat Dolls - Beep
10: Sara Bareilles - Love Song
9: Jesse McCartney - Leavin'
8: Katy Perry - I Kissed a Girl
7: Lil Wayne - A Milli
6: 3 Doors Down - it's Not My Time
5: John Mayer - Say
4: Brooke Allison - The Kiss Off (Goodbye)
3: ATC - Around the World (La La La La La)
2: Lady Gaga - Poker Face
1: Plain White T's - Hey There Delilah
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