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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.

Fired Florida officer defends use of 'Trayvon Martin' targets

The Florida police sergeant fired for possessing shooting targets resembling Trayvon Martin defended himself Sunday and said the targets were meant to be used as training aids for "no-shoot" situations.

Jenna Bush Hager gives birth to baby girl

Former first couple George W. and Laura Bush said Sunday they were "elated" at the news their daughter Jenna had given birth to a daughter.

McCain backs gun compromise; co-author says Senate support an 'open question'

A bipartisan deal to expand background checks on gun sales got a key conservative endorsement on Sunday, but one of its co-authors said Senate approval remained an "open question."

Police: Hugh Jackman stalked by woman with electric razor

Hugh Jackman got a bit more of a workout this weekend than he bargained for.

Oklahoma man under fire for license plate that says "F CANCER"

An Oklahoma man is under fire for his license plate that says "F CANCER." But he says that the F in "F CANCER" stands for fight.

Triggers vital for path to citizenship, Rubio says

A bipartisan bill revamping America's immigration system, set to be unveiled later this week, will contain three policy steps that must be taken before undocumented workers currently in the United States are allowed to apply for legal statu

Florida police sergeant fired for having Trayvon Martin shooting targets

A Florida police sergeant was fired for possessing several so-called Trayvon Martin shooting targets, authorities said Saturday.