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  1. Stephen Curry probably won't play SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | The Campbell Reporter

    Warriors star Stephen Curry will "probably not" play in Saturday's Game 3 of their Western Conference semifinal series with the Portland Trail Blazers, coach Steve Kerr said Thursday. Curry spent some time on the practice court Thursday, but wasn't able to join the team while it scrimmaged in practice, Kerr said.


  2. 50 Cent donates $100,000 to right wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WPTV Local News

    The family of an airport custodian mocked by Curtis Jackson III, better known as rapper 50 Cent, says they received an apology from him Tuesday, and that they've accepted his apology.


  3. Janet Jackson Drops 'Dammn Baby' Visual After Pregnancy AnnouncementRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Power 105.1 FM

    After news broke yesterday that Janet Jackson was pregnant, she dropped the video for her new single "Dammn Baby." The black and white visual had the usual epic dance moves from the star.


  4. Kanye West's bodyguard attacks 'self-absorbed' rapper after Met Ball mix-upRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago |

    A bodyguard who was hired to protect Kanye West and Kim Kardashian has opened up about what it's like working for the outspoken rapper. Steve Stanulis, a temporary minder for Kanye, claims he was wrongfully dismissed over claims he was trying to hit on the hip-hop star's wife - and now he's spilling his guts about his brief time with the temperamental rapper.


  5. 50 Cent donates $100,000 to autism charityRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago |

    The rapper poked fun at 19-year-old Andrew Farrell in a social media video on Sunday , suggesting the teenager was high on drugs when he failed to respond to the In Da Club hitmaker while he was at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. In the now-deleted clip, 50 said, "Look at him.


  6. Big plans ahead for Central Saanich's Tristan ThompsonRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Penninsula News Review

    Tristan Thompson has quite a lot on his plate and the big piece is the release of his second album this month. At age 12, right around the time when The King of Pop, Michael Jackson died, Thompson began his personal journey into music for the first time and how it felt to him.


  7. Kanye West, Kim Kardashian latest names to visit HavanaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    American reality-show star Kim Kardashian takes a selfie as she rides on a classic car next to her husband, rap singer Kanye West in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. West, Kardashian and members of her reality-show-star family have become the latest celebrities to visit Havana.


  8. Janet Jackson Releases Dance-Heavy "Dammn Baby" Video Amid Pregnancy ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | WJXA-FM Nashville

    A day after reports proclaimed Janet Jackson is pregnant with her first child, the singer has released the video for her appropriately titled new single, "Dammn Baby." In classic Janet fashion, the black-and-white clip is heavy on the dance moves.


  9. Prince Update: Percocet Found in Singer's System on Day of...Read the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Fairfield Citizen-News

    Registration will allow you to post comments on and create a Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences. Prince had Percocet in his system on ?a pr.


  10. Peterson: The Bay Area exodus suggested by poll? Don't hold your breathRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Inside Bay Area

    By now you likely have been made aware of the many Bay Area residents who claim to be itching for a change of scenery. What is certifiably true is that 34 percent of respondents to a recent poll by the Bay Area Council said they "are strongly or somewhat likely to move out" of the region.


  11. Percocet in Prince's system when rocker died: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Albany Times Union

    In this Nov. 22, 2015 file photo, Prince presents the award for favorite album - soul/R&B at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. Mariah Brown, a former assistant to Prince until last year, has spent the days since his death trying to figure out how her boss, could have died so suddenly, adding that she never saw the singer ingest any substances during her employ.


  12. Paul McCartney Goes "Crazy" in Honor of Prince at Minneapolis ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    On Wednesday night, Paul McCartney became the latest music star to pay homage to Prince in concert when he launched into a version of "Let's Go Crazy" during his show at the Target Center in the late entertainer's hometown of Minneapolis. Sir Paul has posted a video clip from the event showing him and his band going from the Wings tune "Hi, Hi, Hi" directly into a raucous, abbreviated rendition of "Let's Go Crazy," a chart-topping hit from Prince's 1984 Purple Rain album.


  13. Prince's 911 caller, Mill Valley doctor's son, could face drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Inside Bay Area

    Andrew Kornfeld, the son of the Mill Valley addiction doctor asked to help Prince kick his painkiller addiction, could face drug charges for the buprenorphine he brought with him, presumably to help the music icon wean off opioids. Kornfeld isn't a doctor, but a pre-med student who works with his father Howard Kornfeld in his private outpatient addiction treatment clinic in downtown Mill Valley.


  14. Prince had Percocet in body at time of death, says report.Read the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Inside Bay Area

    Prince had the painkiller Percocet in his system when he died two weeks ago, a source reportedly close to the investigation told The Minneapolis Star Tribune. The probe has widened, with the Drug Enforcement Agency and the U.S. Attorney's office joining the Carver County Sheriff's Department in trying to find out what led to the "Purple Rain" artist's April 21 death, according to USA Today.


  15. Rapper 50 Cent 'donates $100,000 to Autism charity' after mocking...Read the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Daily Mail

    It should have never happened, but at least now some good has come from rapper's terrible decision to make fun of a disabled teen. A day after posting a video making fun of a young man who suffers from Asperger's Syndrome, which is on the autism spectrum, 50 Cent has donated $100,000 to a charity which supports those affected by the condition.


  16. Tap, drumming legends team up for showRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | The Advocate

    Invision/AP file photo -- Savion Glover attends the Apollo Theater Spring Gala and 80th Anniversary Celebration at the Apollo Theater in New York in 2014. Glover will appear at the Manship Theatre in Baton Rouge June 3. Savion Glover, already a tap-dancing legend, and Grammy-winning drummer Jack DeJohnette will team up for a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 3, as part of the Irene W. and C.B. Pennington Dance Series.


  17. Your Weekend AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | New York Magazine

    After indulging in these food and drink deals, if you feel the need to dance, Lavo is hosting a Cinco de Mayo party. At TBA Brooklyn, you'll find a ' ChIco de Mayo' party, complete with live art and tacos.


  18. Hillcrest music program helps stir memories for La Verne seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    LA VERNE >> A Hillcrest retirement community resident loves the blues, especially when the voice singing it is B.B. King. His foot stopped patting and he paused when a mischievous Loida Arriaga, Hillcrest's life enrichment coordinator, slipped a “new” artist into his iPod.


  19. Stanford grad hosts new PBS late-night debate showRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Bay Area resident and Stanford grad Carlos Watson is the host of "Point Taken," a new weekly debate program on PBS. Credit: PBS That's the promotional plea for "Point Taken," a new late-night debate program that began airing last month on PBS.


  20. 50 Cent Donates $100,000 To Autism Speaks After Mocking Teen With AutismRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Switched

    The rapper, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, has since deleted the video and apologized to Farrell and his family for his terrible behavior. He then took an extra step in trying to make things right.