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Kiss members Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley reunite on stage

Original Kiss members Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley have reunited for their first public appearance since their group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.

Spicer admits 'mistakes' as press secretary, but says he never lied

Sean Spicer made a surprise appearance at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Sean Spicer followed his surprise Emmy appearance on Sunday with an interview Thursday on ABC's "Good Morning America," admitting he said he made "mistakes" as White House Press Secretary.


New York Gov. Cuomo pledges state aid effort for Puerto Rico

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday launched a state effort to help hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.


Inmate wins order forcing Missouri prisons to ban smoking

Missouri prisons have been ordered to eliminate smoking after an asthmatic inmate serving a life sentence for two murders won a court judgment.


Justin Timberlake declares love for Tenn at home state set

Memphis native Justin Timberlake returned to his home state for one of his few performances this year to declare his love for Tennessee.


Demi Lovato to help war-scarred children in Iraq

Demi Lovato was named a Global Citizen ambassador at the organization's annual music festival Saturday, championing the mental health of thousands of children displaced within Iraq and other vulnerable communities.


The Sun rises in new play about Murdoch's tabloid revolution

Rupert Murdoch has power, wealth — and legions of detractors, who say the media mogul's tabloids and TV stations have fueled crass celebrity culture, phone hacking and fake news.


C.J.: Camille Williams is no fashion match for husband, KARE 11 co-anchor Cory Hepola

KARE 11 weekend anchor Cory Hepola is the household fashionista, and his wife and co-anchor, Camille Williams, couldn’t care less. Since…


Reports say Kylie Jenner is pregnant with first child

Is there going to be another addition to the Jenner-Kardashian clan?


Daddy Yankee's fans fill 4 trucks with donations in NY

When Daddy Yankee calls, people answer. So when the reggaeton star went on social media to ask fans to help victims of Hurricane Maria in his native Puerto Rico and the earthquake in Mexico, his fans delivered with an avalanche of donations.


Mendes donates $100k to Mexican earthquake relief

Shawn Mendes has launched an online fundraiser to help those affected by the Mexican earthquake just days after he escaped safely from the quake ahead…


NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were…


Humorist Jimmy Tingle files papers to run for Lt. Gov.

Comedian Jimmy Tingle is apparently setting his sights on public office.


Netflix kids' show producer blames rogue artist for penis drawing: 'A very bad joke'

Blame one "Maya the Bee" artist for that penis drawing on a log in Season 1, Episode 35, which has since been yanked from Netflix over the obscenity.


Marc Anthony pleads for help for Puerto Rico after Maria

Marc Anthony is pleading for help for Puerto Rico, which has been devastated after being pummeled by Hurricanes Maria and Irma.


Rapper Chief Keef pleads not guilty to South Dakota charges

Rapper Chief Keef has pleaded not guilty to drug charges in South Dakota.


Lady Gaga on being famous: 'Not all it's cracked up to be'

Lady Gaga has written an emotional message to fans to mark of the release of her new Netflix documentary.In a note posted to Twitter on…


Jimmy Kimmel transforms debate, and shows comedy's new role

If the latest Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare doesn't work, it may become known as the Jimmy Kimmel Non-Law.


Christian singer Natalie Grant undergoing thyroid surgery

Contemporary Christian singer Natalie Grant will undergo thyroid surgery to remove tumors and will cancel shows between mid-October and November to recover.