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'Spirit in the Sky' singer hurt in crash

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'Spirit in the Sky' singer hurt in crash
Norman Greenbaum, best known for his much-played 1969 hit "Spirit in the Sky," was in critical condition after a crash that killed a motorcycle driver Saturday afternoon, the California Highway Patrol said.

Shooting at edge of massive facility

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Shooting at edge of massive facility
Police are on the scene following an incident at NSA headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.

Photos: America's National Parks Spring to Life in Stunning Images

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See which parks were named the spring season's most beautiful.


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Syrian president Bashar al-Assad on the fight against ISIS

Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad gave a rare, wide-ranging interview to "CBS This Morning" co-host Charlie Rose. Rose joins CBSN with more on his talk with ... more

As Yemen chaos spirals, stage set for regional war

Day after Saudi-led, U.S.-backed alliance touts plans for ground intervention, airstrikes apparently block advancing Shiite rebels

Somber new clue in Germanwings crash investigation

German prosecutors' latest remarks appear to bolster mounting evidence that Andreas Lubitz battled severe depression

"What could have destabilized Andreas Lubitz?"

European investigators claw for clues as to what could have driven Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz to fly himself and 149 others into a mountain

Apple's Tim Cook calls state discrimination laws 'dangerous'

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A number of tech executives have decried state laws that promote discrimination against the LGBT community by allowing companies to refuse service on religious grounds, ... more

Tammy Duckworth Formally Announces U.S. Senate Run

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Tammy Duckworth Formally Announces U.S. Senate Run
Democratic Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth has formally announced she is running for the U.S. Senate.

GM Ignition Switch Death Toll Rises to 77

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Toll from faulty General Motors ignition switches rises to 77 deaths, 141 injuries

Preview: Kings-Blackhawks

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Preview: Kings-Blackhawks
Puck drop is set for 7:30 p.m. at the United Center.

SEC Files Fraud Charges Against Lynn Tilton, Firms

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SEC files fraud charges against Wall Street exec Lynn Tilton, Patriarch Partners firms

Stolen Uber logins being sold online

​Strangers may be taking free cab rides -- on you

​NASA Mercury probe trying to survive for another month

Engineers want to eke a little more work out of the spacecraft before it runs out of fuel and crashes into the planet

Spotify comes to PlayStation

It replaces Sony's own Music Unlimited service

Apps connect pot customers for dates, friendship

There's a new gold rush in Colorado from the state's legal pot industry. Instead of growing weed, some entrepreneurs are cashing in without getting anywhere ... more

Mad Max or Furious 7: Which will be Best Car Movie of the Year?

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Mad Max or Furious 7: Which will be Best Car Movie of the Year?
I adore the Fast and Furious franchise, so much so that I've collaborated with the video team on a very special, very large project that will ... more

Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata has not given up on Spain career

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Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata has not given up on Spain career
• Mata has not featured for Spain since World Cup win over Australia• ‘I look forward to keep contributing and achieving more success’• Why Juan ... more

Everton’s Ross Barkley believes loss of form will make him stronger

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Everton’s Ross Barkley believes loss of form will make him stronger
• Barkley: I haven’t done as well as I know I can• Midfielder admits he wants to be playing further forward• Everton do not want ... more

Lakers' Week 22 in review

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Lakers' Week 22 in review
After defeating the Philadelphia 76ers at Staples Center, the Lakers hit the road for four games through Week 22.

In Boston Olympic Bid Vote, More at Stake Than Games

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In Boston Olympic Bid Vote, More at Stake Than Games
If a referendum on continuing Boston’s candidacy for the 2024 Olympics fails, it will be a huge blow to its backers and another blow to ... more

Hampshire sign former West Indies fast bowler Fidel Edwards

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Hampshire sign former West Indies fast bowler Fidel Edwards
• Fidel Edwards to arrive Hampshire in late July• ‘It’s an honour to follow Malcolm Marshall and Gordon Greenidge’• County cricket fixturesHampshire have signed the ... more

Ronda Rousey, the Rock confront Stephanie McMahon, HHH at WrestleMania

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Ronda Rousey, the Rock confront Stephanie McMahon, HHH at WrestleMania
There was an amazing moment during WrestleMania at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara on Sunday. Stephanie McMahon and Hunter Hearst Helmsley, who are the story-line ... more

Game of Thrones Star Maisie Williams to Appear on Doctor Who

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Game of Thrones Star Maisie Williams to Appear on Doctor Who
'Doctor Who' returns to the BBC this fall
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Madonna and Taylor Swift’s Joint Performance Was the Best Sort of Collaboration

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Madonna and Taylor Swift’s Joint Performance Was the Best Sort of Collaboration
At the iHeartRadio Music Awards, the two superstars teamed up to thrilling effect
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ArtsBeat: Walker Art Center to Begin $75 Million Renovation

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ArtsBeat: Walker Art Center to Begin $75 Million Renovation
The project will restructure the museum’s grounds and it tie the Walker more closely to the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden across the street.
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9 Hilarious Tweets From New Daily Show Host Trevor Noah

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9 Hilarious Tweets From New Daily Show Host Trevor Noah
One-liners from the comedian replacing Jon Stewart
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Interactive 'Hello Barbie' could invade child privacy, critics say

published Thu, Mar 19 2015 09:03 GMT
Interactive 'Hello Barbie' could invade child privacy, critics say
John Hopton for redOrbit.com - @Johnfinitum Using technology to make kids’ toys super cool - seems like a happy enough situation, no? Sadly things are ... more
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Study finds Millenials aren't news-less

published Tue, Mar 17 2015 15:16 GMT
Study finds Millenials aren't news-less
Shayne Jacopian for redOrbit.com - @ShayneJacopian According to a study on the information habits of people aged 18-34, the Millennial generation is anything but “news-less". ... more
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VIDEO: Two guys watch Netflix through an 8-bit Nintendo

published Wed, Mar 11 2015 03:22 GMT
VIDEO: Two guys watch Netflix through an 8-bit Nintendo
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck In a world that’s becoming increasingly obsessed with the latest and greatest gizmos and gadgets (see: the Apple Watch), ... more
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9-year-old explains Net Neutrality better than we did

published Tue, Mar 10 2015 06:26 GMT
9-year-old explains Net Neutrality better than we did
Christopher Pilny for redOrbit.com - @NotRealChainsaw Over the past year or so, we've tried to explain Net Neutrality with any number of articles. You can ... more
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Selfie sticks banned from Smithsonian museums

published Mon, Mar 09 2015 07:35 GMT
Selfie sticks banned from Smithsonian museums
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Bad news for museum goers who want to squeeze as many historic artifacts into their selfies as possible: The ... more
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​Carrie Underwood shares photo of baby Isaiah

The country singer and her husband, Mike Fisher, welcomed their first child together last month

Destiny's Child reunites for performance

Beyonce, Kelly and Michelle brought their award-winning pop group back to life at the Stellar Gospel Music Awards.

Jay Z launches new music streaming service

Hip Hop icon Jay Z is re-launching his music streaming service "Tidal" with support from some big-name artists. CNET's Dan Ackerman tells CBSN what this ... more

Angelina Jolie makes first appearance post-surgery

Angelina Jolie won the award for "Best Villain" at the Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Awards and had a message for children everywhere.

"Daily Show" names Trevor Noah as new host

Comedy Central has tapped Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart's successor on "The Daily Show." CBSN's John Dickerson and Meg Oliver show us the comedian's reaction ... more

Doctors weigh in on school drug testing

Teen drug and alcohol abuse is a big problem, but are random drug tests the right way to fight it?

Spending more time with children not always better, study finds

More time with your children does not necessarily result in better grades, health or behavior. But that's not an endorsement for hands-off parenting. Jennifer Senior, ... more

Ludacris, Chrissy Teigen to co-host the Billboard Music Awards

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Ludacris, Chrissy Teigen to co-host the Billboard Music Awards
Karen ButlerLOS ANGELES, March 30 (UPI) -- Rapper-actor Ludacris and model Chrissy Teigen are to co-host the Billboard Music Awards show, ABC announced Monday.

Pilot from downed plane had suicidal thoughts, officials say

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Pilot from downed plane had suicidal thoughts, officials say
Doug G. WareCOLOGNE, Germany, March 30 (UPI) -- The co-pilot of the flight that crashed into a mountain in France last week had told a ... more

Two men dressed as women involved in NSA headquarters shooting

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Two men dressed as women involved in NSA headquarters shooting
Andrew V. PestanoFORT MEADE, Md., March 30 (UPI) -- Police are responding to a potential shooting at the National Security Agency headquarters in Fort Meade, ... more