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Grateful Dead reuniting for 50th-anniversary shows

The Grateful Dead is planning on making one final splash -- or should that be "Ripple"?

Star Wars wedding photo goes viral

Apparently "The Force" is with a happy couple from Australia. Here you see a picture taken at Carrie and Cory Shields' 2012 wedding. As you can tell, there was a "Star Wars" theme.

Maroon 5 crash weddings in video for 'Sugar'

 Maroon 5 pulls off the ultimate wedding heist in their newest video, "Sugar." And it's sure to leave you with a smile. Their mission: surprise couples on their wedding day.

'Birdman' flies high at Oscar nominations

 Birdman" flew high and "The Grand Budapest Hotel" was truly grand at the nominations for the 87th Academy Awards, each earning nine nominations to top all films.

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch testifies ex-girlfriend is an assassin

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch, who has been accused by his ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll of domestic assault, testified in a court hearing Tuesday that he believes Driscoll is a trained assassin and that she once showed up wearing a gown covered i

Tom Hanks: 'Community college made me what I am'

Tom Hanks applauded President Obama's plan to provide free community college for millions of Americans, noting that his own two-year stint "made me what I am today."

Holiday hangover: Best Buy dives 15%

The holiday cheer at Best Buy has vanished faster than you can say "iPhone 6." Best Buy enjoyed a solid jump in holiday sales, thanks to surging online purchases and a frenzy for smartphones.

19,000 French websites under attack

19,000 French civilian and military websites are under attack by hackers, according to France's head of cyberdefense.

Are Scouts losing out as cookie sales enter digital realm?

When I was a member of the Girl Scout Council of Greater New York, cookie time was my favorite time of the year, from first grade to 12th grade.

Amazing feat (and hands): Free climbers summit El Capitan via Dawn Wall

Nineteen days. Three thousand feet of some of the hardest climbing in the world. And just their bare hands and sticky-soled shoes to get them up the granite-faced monster known as the Dawn Wall.