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Weekend update: Seth Meyers signs off 'SNL'

02/02/2014 1:51am
Seth Meyers has departed "Saturday Night Live," just weeks before he begins his new job as host of "Late Night."

Jay Z , with special guest Beyonce, rock SB party

02/02/2014 1:57am
Beyonce is making Super Bowl weekend performances something of a habit.

Film explores 'Kids for Cash' scandal in Pa.

02/02/2014 9:39am
Charlie Balasavage, a baby-faced boy of 14, landed in juvenile detention after his parents bought him a stolen scooter. Hillary Transue was sent away over a MySpace parody of her vice principal. Justin Bodnar was locked up for mouthing off to a woman at his school bus stop.

JK Rowling says 'Harry Potter' ending may be wrong

02/02/2014 10:55am
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is having second thoughts about having ended the series with heroine Hermione Granger paired up romantically with Ron Weasley.

Companies back fast Internet-in-schools initiative

02/02/2014 10:57am
The White House says it's lined up private support for President Barack Obama's pledge to connect 15,000 schools and 20 million students with high-speed Internet service over the next few years.

Despite safety emphasis, school shootings continue

02/02/2014 11:59am
There's been no real reduction in the number of U.S. school shootings despite increased security put in place after the rampage at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012.

Namath wouldn't want his kids to play football

02/02/2014 12:46pm
Joe Namath understands why more parents these days are reluctant to let their children play football.

Hoffman family 'devastated' by actor's NYC death

02/02/2014 1:59pm
The family of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman says his death is "a tragic and sudden loss."

Puerto Rico comedian Luis Raul Martinez dies at 51

02/02/2014 3:35pm
Puerto Rican comedian and actor Luis Raul Martinez has died at age 51 in his Caribbean homeland.

Songs by friends, fans mark Pete Seeger memorial

02/02/2014 6:21pm
Hundreds of friends and fans joined in song Sunday to honor Pete Seeger, doing what the folk singer loved best.

Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in NYC apartment

02/02/2014 7:12pm
Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won the Oscar for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote and created a gallery of slackers, charlatans and other characters so vivid that he was regarded as one of the world's finest actors, was found dead in his apartment Sunday with what officials said was a needle in his arm. He was 46.

SUPER BOWL WATCH: Seattle soaring in Super Bowl

02/02/2014 7:35pm
A look at the Super Bowl on Sunday night between the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium.

Report: US abortion rate at lowest since 1973

02/02/2014 8:50pm
The U.S. abortion rate declined to its lowest level since 1973, and the number of abortions fell by 13 percent between 2008 and 2011, according to the latest national survey of abortion providers conducted by a prominent research institute.

'Frozen' ices out competition at Annie Awards

02/02/2014 9:46pm
Disney's "Frozen" topped the animation honors at the 41st Annie Awards, taking home five trophies, including best animated feature.

5 great Philip Seymour Hoffman performances

02/02/2014 11:03pm
In a medium that prizes glamor and flash, Philip Seymour Hoffman offered the opposite in film: untidy, imperfect, shy, awkward and eminently real people.