Why you should read young adult literature

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Young Adult stories, such as Harry Potter and "Hunger Games," have tapped into the imagination of adults worldwide. So what makes the genre so appealing to grown-ups? Full Story

Keith Urban fans party too hard

Authorities say several dozen people were treated for alcohol-related illnesses at a weekend Keith Urban concert in Massachusetts. Full Story

Comic-Con's dark side: Sexism

Status quo toward women persists at Comic-Con despite increased attention on sexual harassment and more female fans. Full Story

Sarah Palin launches online channel

The Sarah Palin Channel costs $99/year and bills itself as a "direct connection" between Palin and her supporters. Full Story

Take off your clothes to make it in TV

The "Dating Naked" series is the latest example of reality TVs newest trend: Nudity is hot, no longer confined to late-night cable. Full Story

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Meet Summertime

This beagle/pug spent the first two years of her life in a Tennessee puppy mill with virtually no socialization or creature comforts.


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'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs

Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I'll be ready.
, July 29, 2014
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