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WNBA draft hopes to bring excitement back to women's basketball

The WNBA draft wrapped up in Bristol, Connecticut Monday night and brought a new brand of excitement back to women's basketball.

VIDEO: Two explosions at finish line of Boston Marathon

 UPDATE (6:00PM): CNN is reporting that among the two confirmed dead in the Boston Marathon bombings, one is an 8-year-old child. Also, the White House is calling the bombings an "Act of Terror."

Nine Inch Nails, Pearl Jam sign on to headline 2013 Voodoo Music Experience

NEW ORLEANS, LA (NBC33) — The annual music festival held in New Orleans over Halloween weekend has announced that Pearl Jam and Nine Inch Nails will headline this year’s event.

Rare Psalm book may sell for $30 million

A rare copy of the first book printed in what is now the United States of America may sell for as much as $30 million when it comes up for auction in November, according to Sotheby's.

Anne Frank House praises Justin Bieber visit amid 'belieber' controversy

The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam on Monday praised a visit by Justin Bieber, the 19-year-old pop star who sparked outrage with what he wrote in the site's guest book.

Tax day: Where did the money go in 2012?

Monday is tax day, and in case you're wondering where your money went last year, President Barack Obama is eager to let you know. He's giving you a detailed receipt.

Griner brings new hype to WNBA draft

Brittney Griner's career is unmatched by any other player in NCAAW basketball history, and Monday, she will bring a new hype to the WNBA draft.

R. Kelly ignites Day 2 of Coachella

The rumor blowing up Saturday was that Day 2 of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival could feature a surprise appearance by electronica icons Daft Punk.

WHO reports 5 new bird flu cases in China; total now 49

Five more people in China have been infected with a new variation of bird flu, the World Health Organization said Saturday, as it continued to look for the source of the infection.

Drunken driving arrest a 'wake up' call, comedian Kevin Hart says

Comedian and actor Kevin Hart says he'll straighten up his act. And he's not being funny. Los Angeles traffic police arrested the stand-up comedian for "suspicion" of drunken driving early Sunday.