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Robin Thicke says he was high during ‘Blurred Lines’ breakout year

The R&B singer says he was high on painkillers and alcohol for most of 2013 when "Blurred Lines" became a hit.

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in National, World

Lawmakers push ahead with bid to arm Syrian rebels

Lawmakers began debating legislation to arm and train rebels who oppose both ISIS militants and Syria's government.

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in Lifestyle

Do you tip the hotel maid?

Marriott is placing envelopes in its 160,000 hotel rooms to encourage guests to leave gratuity.

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in Sports

Vikings reinstate Peterson after abuse charge

Minnesota says the star running back will play on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints.

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in Sports

NFL adds 4 women to help shape domestic violence policies

In a memo to the league's 32 teams, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he hired advisors to shape programs for domestic violence and sex assault.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 16

A look back on the Hollywood headlines of days gone by.

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in Music

BeyoncĂ© and Jay Z star in ‘Bang Bang’ triology

The couple released the first part of a short film series, with more episodes to come this week.

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in Entertainment, Weird

Chinese city sidewalk offers ‘cell phone’ lane

The special path offers a lane for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they're going.

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in National

GM offers compensation for 19 deaths related to ignition switch

General Motors will pay compensation for 19 deaths, more than the 13 the automaker previously admitted were caused by the recalled part.

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in Music, Entertainment

Gene Simmons launching music reality show

The new show will pit bands against each other with Simmons deciding their fates.

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in National

Apple receives record orders for new iPhone

Apple says it had more than 4 million pre-orders of its new iPhone in 24 hours, exceeding its initial pre-order supply.

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in Entertainment

Michael Ealy to play civil rights activist

The "Think Like a Man" star has been cast as civil rights activist Dr. Gilbert Mason in an upcoming biopic.

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in Weird

Gun-toting woman threatens boy over clarinet practice

Sheriff's deputies in Colorado arrested a woman who pointed a rifle at her neighbor's 11-year-old son during music practice.

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in Entertainment

LAPD detains ‘Django Unchained’ actress

Actress Daniele Watts has accused officers of brutality and racism after being detained while with her boyfriend.

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in National

U.S. to help train people to spot potential violent extremists

The U.S. government launched a program to stop radicalized young people joining extremist groups fighting in Syria and Iraq.

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in Music

Amy Winehouse honored with hometown statue

The unveiling of the life-sized, brass sculpture fell on what would have been the "Back to Black" hitmaker's 31st birthday.

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in Entertainment

‘Frozen’ attraction set for Disney World

The new attraction will offer fans the chance to meet Princess Anna and Queen Elsa.

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in National

Minimum-wage hike finds hope in the heartland

The push to raise the minimum wage has largely found success in liberal-leaning states, but could make headway in the conservative heartland.

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in Sports

SEC dominates top 15

The SEC has an unprecedented seven teams in the top 15, although none are ranked in the top two.

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in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports news making headlines today, Monday, Sept. 15.

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It’s been 30 years since ‘The Cosby Show’ debuted

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Here are some of our favorite moments from one of America's favorite TV families.

in Music

New Queen album features Michael Jackson collaboration

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The track features vocals from late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury and the King of Pop.

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Jennifer Garner’s life ‘too boring’ for Instagram

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The "Dallas Buyers Club" actress is adamant she won't join her husband, actor Ben Affleck, on Twitter either.