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How soon is too soon? Glee episode centers on school shooting

"Glee's" latest episode, which centers on a shooting at the show's fictional William McKinley High School, had many viewers wondering, "How soon is too soon?"

Comedian Jonathan Winters dead at 87

Actor and comedian, Jonathan Winters, died of natural causes at his home in Montecito, California, Thursday evening. Winters rose to fame while teaming up with close friend, Robin Williams, for the comedy Mork and Mindy.

Stocks open lower after banks, retail sales

Stocks were slightly lower Friday, following weak retail sales and mixed bank earnings. The Dow Jones industrial average and Nasdaq shed 0.3%, while he S&P 500 lost 0.4%.

Jay-Z responds to Cuban vacation critics in rap

The rapper has recorded a song that appears to take on those who criticized his recent trip to Cuba with wife Beyoncé.

BREAKING: Georgia firefighters being held hostage by gunman

A barricaded gunman is holding five Gwinnett County, Georgia, firefighters hostage in suburban Atlanta, a Atlanta police spokesman said.

GM advertising on Facebook again

General Motors, one of the world's largest advertisers, is buying ads on Facebook for the first time in almost a year.

Payments coming for borrowers in $3.6B foreclosure settlement

Were you going through the foreclosure process in 2009 or 2010? Well, even if you didn't end up losing your home, you might have some money coming to you.

Rap/country collaborations nothing new

Everyone seems to be buzzing about "Accidental Racist," the new musical collaboration between country singer Brad Paisley and rapper LL Cool J -- but this is not the first such tag team from those two genres.

USPS delivery change delayed

On Wednesday, the U.S. Postal Service said it will delay its plan to eliminate Saturday mail delivery, saying "restrictive language" in Congress' temporary government funding resolution prohibits the new schedule.