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Sit-ins, die-ins, blockades in American cities not just about Eric Garner

 (CNN) -- They're preparing the signs. Lining up the locations. Getting ready to shut down traffic once again.

Rolling Stone apologizes over account of UVA gang rape

Rolling Stone magazine apologized to readers Friday for a story it published chronicling one woman's account of a gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity house and the school's failure to respond to that alleged assault.

Ratings snag for NBC's 'Peter Pan Live!'

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up was no match for the Von Trapp's.

Woman accused of faking cancer, collecting more than $18,000

A woman is being accused by her friends of collecting more than $18,000 for terminal cancer that she never had. Erin Talpey claimed to have terminal brain cancer with just months to live and asked people for help on Facebook.

Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul has a new app: Yo B*tch

AMC's "Breaking Bad" might be over -- but actor Aaron Paul hasn't gotten over his character. Or his Breaking Bad alter-ego Jesse Pinkman's famous catch words: "Yo" and "B*tch."

2014 is best year for job gains since 1999

Hiring surged in November as employers added 321,000 jobs, crowning 2014 as the strongest year for job growth since 1999.

Taylor Swift, Iggy Azalea up for top Grammys

The Grammys are taking their time releasing nominations Friday, but Taylor Swift can already celebrate a nod for one of the big categories: record of the year.

Woman alleges Cosby raped her -- and other Playboy bunnies

By the late 1960s, Bill Cosby was a married man well on his way to having five children, not to mention a landmark career in stand-up comedy, television and beyond. He was also no stranger to Playboy.

2014 is best year for job gains since 1999

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Hiring surged in November as employers added 321,000 jobs, crowning 2014 as the strongest year for job growth since 1999.<