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Photos of the day - May 1, 2015
Guitar enthusiasts raise their instruments after playing the Jimi Hendrix version of the song "Hey Joe" in an attempt to break the Guinness Guitar Record in Wroclaw, Poland, Friday, May 1, 2015. 5003 guitarists took part in the annual event, but not enough to break the number of musicians playing the tune. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
NFL player surprises teen with cancer by asking her to prom
Prom season is in full swing and “promposals” are all the rage on the Internet, but this latest might bring a tear to your eye.
Carly Fiorina to announce campaign for president: Report
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina is reportedly launching a presidential campaign in the coming days.
Human rights group urges boxing fans not to watch Mayweather-Pacquiao match
Breakthrough, a global human rights organization, is entreating boxing fans not to pay $99 to watch the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight on pay-per-view because of the former fighter's history of domestic violence.
GMO controversy explained
GMOs — or genetically modified organisms — were in the spotlight again this past week following controversy at “The Dr. Oz Show” over, among other things, the television host and doctor's stance on GMOs. It sparked a media firestorm and had people picking sides.
How old do you look? New age-guessing site goes viral
By now, you may have seen Microsoft's new age-guessing site, how-old.net.
Behind the lines: An inside look at the protests on Baltimore's streets
The news Friday that six Baltimore police officers have been charged in the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray culminates a week of protests and violence that have transfixed the city, country and much of the world.
Photos from 'pancake collapse' at Watergate parking garage
Responders are seeking anyone trapped in the collapse, which took down three floors in the infamous Washington complex's parking garage Friday.
Freddie Gray's death ruled a homicide; 6 Baltimore officers charged
Baltimore's State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced Friday morning that Freddie Gray's death has been ruled a homicide, and that six officers will face criminal charges. Gray was reportedly mortally injured when he slammed into the back of a Baltimore police van during his arrest.
Officer stares down Colorado theater shooter James Holmes during trial
Aurora police Officer Jason Oviatt's stare — it was a telling moment in a week marked by tense and often tearful testimony.
Mayweather vs Pacquiao: 'Fight of the century'
It's been hyped for months and talked about for years. Finally, the bell is about to ring in the so-called fight of the century between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.
Martin O'Malley returns to a Baltimore he barely recognizes
“On this corner,” Martin O'Malley told me, “was where one of our early line-of-duty deaths happened.”
11 Ways to Look Gorgeous on Your Wedding Day
On your wedding day, you want to look amazing, but you don't want to have to think about your makeup. Here are my 11 best bridal makeup tips:
Juveniles arrested in Baltimore riots receive unusually tough treatment
Extended detention for juveniles and steep bails for adults arrested during Monday's riots seem designed to discourage future looting, violence and destruction ahead of planned protests and rallies this weekend.
After Baltimore, what hope for change?
Half a century after the Watts riots — and 23 years after the riots following the Rodney King-beating verdict — the persistence of police brutality, racism, poverty and economic neglect in America's inner cities has erupted afresh as a topic riveting the nation.
The Bernie Sanders Website: A Review
Thursday afternoon, beneath a Hillary Clinton-shaped shadow, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders declared his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Apple Watch vs. blender: Who will win?
Tom Dickson, Blendtec founder and general expert on all blendable things, has attempted to blend just about every product Apple has to offer. So it should come as no surprise that he just subjected the new Apple Watch to the Blendtec Will It Blend test.
Vietnam War: The fall of Saigon
FILE - In this Tuesday, April 29, 1975 file photo, U.S. Navy personnel aboard the USS Blue Ridge push a helicopter into the sea off the coast of Vietnam in order to make room for more evacuation flights from Saigon. The helicopter had carried Vietnamese people fleeing Saigon as North Vietnamese forces closed in on the capital. (AP Photo/File)