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Benedict Cumberbatch goes old-school with engagement

If you're going to break hearts, at least be classy about it.

Taylor Swift's '1989' has biggest sales week since 2002

It's official: Taylor Swift's new album had the largest sales week since 2002, according to Billboard. "1989" sold almost 1.3 million copies in its debut week, said the data from Nielsen SoundScan.

First look at George Lucas' $300 million space-age art museum

No, you're not looking at an idyllic scene from pre-Death Star Alderaan. This futuristic building is the plan for George Lucas' $300-million art museum on Chicago's lakefront.

Mitch McConnell re-elected in Kentucky

Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell will win in Kentucky, staving off Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes, according to a CNN projection.

Mom accused of throwing 6-year-old over bridge appears in court

An Oregon mother is behind bars after tossing her 6-year-old son to his death off of the Yaquina Bay Bridge in Newport Monday evening.

Cute or creepy? This toy lets babies post selfies on Facebook

 "Little Bob says hi!" "Bob sneezes! So cute!" "Bob's first ice--cream!"

Spirit Airlines: Fliers don't just hate us

 Spirit Airlines gets slammed for charging fees for almost everything except the air we breathe. (Although that fee could be coming soon.)

Amanda Bynes' bipolar diagnosis turns murky

 Actress Amanda Bynes appeared to tweet Tuesday that she's been diagnosed as bipolar and is on medication, but it wasn't long before that admission became less clear.

A young Lorde covers Kings of Leon

  Before she was a platinum-selling artist and Grammy winner, Lorde was a Kings of Leon fan. Audio has emerged of the now-17-year-old star covering the band's hit "Use Somebody."

Jamie Dornan says no full frontal for him in '50 Shades'

We hate to break it to you, but if you are planning on seeing "50 Shades of Grey" so you can see a lot more of star Jamie Dornan, don't hold your breath.