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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis hit warm up for Grammys

01/24/2014 12:01am
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were a little-known rap duo from Seattle with an album that sold beyond modest expectations a year ago.

8 things to know about 'Octomom' Nadya Suleman

01/24/2014 2:04am
Much has transpired since Nadya Suleman became "Octomom" by giving birth to eight premature but otherwise healthy children on Jan. 26, 2009. She's gone from medical marvel _ hers are the only known full set of octuplets to live past their first week _ to national punch line for her various money-generating efforts

A look at the nutrition facts label

01/24/2014 2:23am
The nutrition facts label has been required on the back of packaged foods for the last 20 years. Now the Food and Drug Administration is planning to update it. Here's what consumers will find today if they turn over their food packages:

Lance Bass forgives Bachelor for anti-gay remarks

01/24/2014 6:11am
If Juan Pablo Galavis is looking for forgiveness after his anti-gay comments, he need look no further than Lance Bass.

Sheldon Harnick revisits the past, offers new work

01/24/2014 8:00am
Sheldon Harnick has been hard at work on something new, something old, something very old and something fixed.

ABC News' Elizabeth Vargas: 'I am an alcoholic'

01/24/2014 8:19am
ABC News reporter Elizabeth Vargas has publicly acknowledged that she's an alcoholic, and said it took her years to admit it.

Cyrus, Hudson to perform at Clive Davis gala

01/24/2014 8:20am
Miley Cyrus may have been snubbed by Grammy voters, but the "Wrecking Ball" singer will take center stage at Clive Davis' pre-Grammy gala.

Springsteen to perform in South Africa

01/24/2014 8:23am
The man who was Born to Run has come all the way to South Africa for a first-ever performance in the country.

Get the Olympics spirit with fast and easy borscht

01/24/2014 8:23am
Borscht is woefully underappreciated in America. This classic dish from Russia (and much of Eastern Europe, in fact) not only is a great way to eat a ton of vegetables, it also can be incredibly delicious.

'Forbidden Broadway' ready to restart its mocking

01/24/2014 9:26am
Get ready to goof on "Pippin," "Kinky Boots," "Matilda the Musical" and "Motown the Musical" _ the theater spoof revue "Forbidden Broadway" is sharpening its witty claws again.

Huckabee's comments on birth control gift for Dems

01/24/2014 9:33am
Mike Huckabee's comments about contraception proved quick fodder for Democrats and a headache for Republicans trying to market themselves as a better choice for female voters who have proved elusive to the GOP.

Jazz composer Schneider jumps into classical world

01/24/2014 9:40am
Jazz composer Maria Schneider feels "absolutely giddy" to find herself in new company at the Grammy Awards with her first contemporary classical CD, "Winter Morning Walks" featuring soprano Dawn Upshaw.

PepsiCo rebrands 'Natural' products with 'Simply'

01/24/2014 10:32am
PepsiCo has quietly gotten rid of the word "Natural" in some of its products and instead is going with "Simply."

Singing or sinking? Justin Bieber hits new low

01/24/2014 11:15am
For more than a year, Justin Bieber has had more tabloid hits than Billboard hits: The singer's music career has taken a backseat to his wild boy antics, and a new arrest for a DUI charge marks a new low for the Grammy-nominated pop star.

3 Fla. police officers suspended for Bieber escort

01/24/2014 11:17am
An official says three Florida police officers have been suspended for giving Justin Bieber an unauthorized escort from the airport.

'Grace of Monaco' to open Cannes Film Festival

01/24/2014 11:26am
The big-budget biopic "Grace of Monaco" will hold its world premiere at the opening of the Cannes Film Festival in May, after its original release date was twice delayed.

Super Bowl players score with food ventures

01/24/2014 11:37am
Sure, the Seahawks and the Broncos are hungry for a Super Bowl win. But sometimes they're hungry for other things, like pizza and Skittles. And apparently a whole lot of eggs.

Grayson Perry receives honor at Buckingham Palace

01/24/2014 12:16pm
Cross-dressing artist Grayson Perry has been honored at Buckingham Palace, wearing what he dubbed his "Italian mother-of-the-bride" outfit.

Madonna to perform at the Grammy Awards

01/24/2014 12:28pm
It's official: Madonna will perform at the Grammy Awards.

2 versions of Van Gogh's 'Sunflowers' go on show

01/24/2014 12:54pm
Two versions of Vincent Van Gogh's "Sunflowers" are going on display side-by-side in London.

British Museum: Prototype for Noah's Ark was round

01/24/2014 12:58pm
It was a vast boat that saved two of each animal and a handful of humans from a catastrophic flood.

Craft beer playbook open wide for Super Bowl

01/24/2014 1:05pm
The Super Bowl is all about the spectacle. Whether it's the food, the commercials, the half-time show, the game itself, it's got to be big and brash.

will.i.am charity event raises $2.4 million

01/24/2014 2:18pm
It was an old-school party at will.i.am's annual pre-Grammy charity concert as veteran rap stars like Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh rocked a capacity crowd along with the likes of Bell Biv Devoe, Chaka Khan and Sergio Mendes.

Outdoor-gear expo has luxury for people and dogs

01/24/2014 2:49pm
Wilderness gear is going soft, and not just for people. Dogs are getting their own luxury outdoor items.

Egypt bombing damages Islamic art museum

01/24/2014 4:12pm
Centuries-old glass and porcelain pieces were smashed to powder, a priceless wooden prayer niche was destroyed and manuscripts were soaked by water spewing from broken pipes when a car bombing wreaked havoc on Cairo's renowned Islamic Art Museum.

Many Sundance films coming to theaters near you

01/24/2014 5:18pm
Most of the 117 feature films screening at this year's Sundance Film Festival were missing just one thing: Distribution.

Hathaway, 'Prada' assistant reunite for 'Song One'

01/24/2014 6:03pm
After working together on "The Devil Wears Prada," Anne Hathaway has reunited with first-time filmmaker Kate Barker-Froyland for her directorial debut, "Song One," which she also wrote.

Tough shoot for Jake Paltrow's sci-fi 'Young Ones'

01/24/2014 6:05pm
Jake Paltrow's "Young Ones" was shot in South Africa over 35 days amid scorpions, snakes and an average daily temperature of 110 degrees. Still, the crew was determined to make a film that star Kodi Smit-McPhee calls "truthful, but with a twist."

Kings of Leon remember grandfather, namesake

01/24/2014 6:41pm
When the Followill family _ brothers Nathan, Caleb, Jared and cousin Matthew _ moved to Nashville to start a rock band, they wanted the band's name to pay homage to their family ties back in Oklahoma.

Michigan woman arraigned in attack on Blige's dad

01/24/2014 7:25pm
A woman accused of stabbing the father of singer Mary J. Blige has been arraigned on a charge of attempted murder.

3 country legends gather ahead of Grammy Awards

01/24/2014 7:53pm
Kris Kristofferson is being given a lifetime achievement award during the Grammy Awards celebration, but he doesn't think that will be the highlight of the weekend.