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McIlroy withdrawls from Honda Classic

In a season of lows, golf's No.1 Rory McIlroy hit a new low as he simply walked off the course following a disastrous start to the second round of his defense of the Honda Classic title in Florida.

FOX Announces Season Finale and Summer Premiere Dates

FOX is announcing season finale dates and premiere dates for its summer programs.

Jobless claims fall sharply

First-time claims for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week, according to a government report that showed an unexpected improvement in the labor market.

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Sources: Obama picks for ambassadorships include top donors

Major donors of President Barack Obama are leading candidates for ambassadorships, Democratic sources tell CNN.

Black holes rapidly spinning and twisting spacetime

Scientists have been able to pin down the most accurate estimate yet for how fast a supermassive black hole is spinning. The answer is "fast": near the speed of light.

Benedict XVI quits Vatican City for last time as pope

Amid pomp and ceremony, Benedict XVI left Vatican City Thursday for the last time as pope, ahead of his historic resignation as leader of the world's Catholics.

Phillip Phillips' single, "Gone, Gone, Gone," named goodbye song on Season 12 of "American Idol"

Quadruple-platinum, Billboard chart-topper and AMERICAN IDOL winner Phillip Phillips will perform his second single, “Gone, Gone, Gone,” from his debut album, “The World From The Side Of The Moon,” on AMERICAN IDOL Thurs

20 New Culinary Competitors Brave "Hell's Kitchen"

Award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay welcomes 20 new competitors on the 11th season premiere of HELL’S KITCHEN airing Tuesday, March 12 on FOX.

Bobby Brown ordered to jail for DUI

Singer Bobby Brown is headed to jail next month to serve a 55-day sentence imposed for his second drunken driving conviction in a year.