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Jan. 9, 2013

Same Sex Marriage: 7 States Most Likely to Legalize Gay Marriage in 2013

Seven states are queued up to fully recognize same sex marriage in 2013. It could be the tipping point.
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Jan. 9, 2013

Gun Control Facts: 13 Facts You Never Considered

13 facts about gun control that may have slipped by you.
Jan. 9, 2013

One Direction People's Choice Awards 2013

One Direction lost a People'c Choice Award to The Wanted, but they did win for Favorite Song.
Jan. 9, 2013

7 Pop Stars Bravely Leading the Fight Against Bullying

These pop stars have busy schedules and tours to worry about, but will stop at nothing to end schoolyard harassment.
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Jan. 9, 2013

Kyrsten Sinema Uses Constitution, Not Bible, to Take Oath of Office

Rumored atheist Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema chose to take her oath of office on the Constitution instead of the Bible. So what?
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Jan. 9, 2013

Since the Assault Weapon Ban Expired, There Have Been 27 Mass Shootings in the U.S.

Do gun bans cut crime? The gun control data in the U.S. and around the world shows no clear conclusion on what assault weapons bans or lax gun laws do in terms of gun crime.
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Jan. 9, 2013

An Inconvenient Truth: Al Gore Sells Current TV to the Emir Of Fossil Fuels

Al Gore has sold Current TV to Al Jazeera, which is owned by the emir of one of the largest oil-exporting countries in the world.
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Jan. 9, 2013

Rizana Nafeek, Sri Lankan Nanny, Beheaded in Saudi Arabia for Death of an Infant

The execution, for the death of an infant in Nafeek's care when she was 17-years-old, is being protested by Human Rights Watch.
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Jan. 9, 2013

Rape Culture For Dummies

Despite the protestations of "men's rights activists" and others, rape culture remains a persistent problem in American society, and is preventing women from enjoying true equality.
Jan. 9, 2013

Live Stream People's Choice Awards 2013

Where to watch the 2013 People's Choice Awards tonight? You can watch live online right here.
Jan. 9, 2013

People's Choice Awards 2013: Winners, Nominees, and LIVE Updates

On Wednesday, January 9, the People's Choice Awards will hit the airwaves. Kaley Cuoco hosts with big performances from Alicia Keys, Jason Aldean, and Christina Aguilera. Follow along LIVE.
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Jan. 9, 2013

Trillion Dollar Coins Being Considered in Debt Ceiling Talks: Clearly Democrats Have Lost Their Mind

Democrats are avoiding any discussion of spending reform during debt ceiling talks while searching for loopholes to exploit. Their latest idea? Minting $1 trillion platinum coins.
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Jan. 9, 2013

The Violence Against Women Act Saved This College Student's Life

The Violence Against Women Act has been a bipartisan bill since its inception. Today, it's nonexistent after the GOP let it die. A sexual assault survivor explains what the bill meant to her.
Jan. 9, 2013

2013 Oscar Predictions: Why These 5 Films Will Be Nominated For Best Picture

Using war as the theme that will predict the Academy's choices, five films are sure standouts for an Oscar nomination. 'Les Miserables,' and 'Argo' make the list.
Jan. 9, 2013

Pokemon X and Y Trailer: Debut Trailer Previews 3DS Game Coming October 2013

The first trailer for the new Pokémon game has been released. Despite a new coat of paint (and not a very good one), no improvements are visible.
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Jan. 9, 2013

The Best Way to End Gun Violence? End the War On Drugs

What if expanding freedom could reduce gun violence more than any gun control measure could ever hope to accomplish?
Jan. 9, 2013

BCS Rankings: The SEC Has Proven to Be a Mini NFL Over the Last 10 Years

The Alabama championship victory and the wider rankings of Southeastern Conference schools in the BCS prove that it is time to create a partnership between the NFL and SEC.
Jan. 9, 2013

Oscar Nominees 2013: Lincoln, Zero Dark Thirty and Moonrise Kingdom Will Be Best Picture Nominees

Who's in and who's out for the five Oscar categories people care about? We find out on Thursday morning, but we're predicting a lot of 'Les Mis' and even more Daniel Day-Lewis.
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Jan. 9, 2013

The New Evolution of Drone Warfare

As debates about the U.S. use of drones abroad continue, Americans can now own their very own toy drones, complete with miniature hi-def camera and "black box."
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Jan. 9, 2013

Chris Christie Runs for President as a Democrat and Other Political Predictions

Hint: Governor Christie runs for president ... as a Democrat.
Jan. 9, 2013

Twitter IPO: Don't Count On Twitter Stock Doing Any Better Than Facebook

Twitter is valued at $11 billion, with a potential IPO in 2014. But the same technical and advertising problems Facebook has battled will plague Twitter ... and it's stock.
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Jan. 9, 2013

Dianne Feinstein vs. the NRA: Who Will Win?

Feinstein's proposed reforms are doomed, because pro-gun activists control the conversation.
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Jan. 9, 2013

Hugo Chavez Cancer Mystery is Set to Spiral Venezuela Out of Control

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez postponed the official start of his third term due to alleged illness, prompting debate over the lengths that his health is linked to the health of his country.
Jan. 9, 2013

Immigration Reform: Obama Talks Change, But Deported Half a Million People Last Year

Comprehensive immigration reform is not going to happen in 2013. Politicians are talking the talk but there's no grand bargain to be had.
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Jan. 9, 2013

2013 Stock Picks: 5 Must-Have Stocks for Your Portfolio

As the New Year rolls in, here are 5 stocks to buy that can make your 2013 a pecuniary success.
Jan. 9, 2013

Oscar Predictions 2013: Les Miserables, Argo, Zero Dark Thirty Will Be Nominated For Best Picture

With 10 spots available for the Best Picture nomination, here are this year's likely films. The official announcement will be made Thursday morning by Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone.
Jan. 9, 2013

Emma Watson People's Choice Awards: Watson's Pre Show Tweet to Fans

The 'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson tweeted in anticipation of tonight's 2013 People's Choice Award where she's nominated for one award. Will she win?
Jan. 9, 2013

People's Choice Awards Red Carpet 2013

The 39th People's Choice Awards take place Wednesday, January 9 at 9 p.m. EST. The red carpet begins at 8 p.m. Follow along for full updates on the winners, drama, and nominees.
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Jan. 9, 2013

NYC 'Stop and Frisk' Policy Ruled Unconstitutional: Conservatives Immediately Start Whining

U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin rules that stop-and-frisk trespass stops, as part of the NYPD's 'Clean Halls' program, are unconstitutional.
Jan. 9, 2013

The Wanted People's Choice Awards: The Wanted Beats One Direction

The Wanted won the coveted People's Choice Award for Favorite Breakout Artist.
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Jan. 9, 2013

Immigration Reform: Why Montana Has Become the Biggest Battleground

Laws to combat illegal immigration in Montana and Pennsylvania could indicate how the Obama administration plans to tackle immigration reform in 2013.
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Jan. 9, 2013

Robert Levinson, Former FBI Agent, is Languishing in Secret Iranian Prison

Shocking photos of missing ex-FBI agent Robert Levinson have been released, showing the brutalized man in chains in a secret Iranian prison.
Jan. 9, 2013

Selena Gomez People's Choice Awards

Selena Gomez at the 2013 People's Choice Awards. Will the hit starlet win?
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Jan. 9, 2013

Republicans Set to Present the 35th Bill Seeking to Repeal Obamacare

New Senator Ted Cruz wants to repeal "every syllable of every word" of Obama's health care reform law.
Jan. 9, 2013

Academy Award Nominees 2013: Argo and Django Unchained Will Lead the Pack

Predictions for the 2013 Oscar nominees.
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Jan. 9, 2013

Assault Weapons Ban Proposed By Andrew Cuomo Would Be Toughest Anti-Gun Law In America

New York's Andrew Cuomo plans to announce proposals for a strengthened assault weapons ban and tighter restrictions on gun ownership during his address to the state today.
Jan. 9, 2013

People's Choice Awards Winners 2013

Taylor Swift, Jennifer Aniston and Maroon 5 are among the night's first winners.
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Jan. 9, 2013

Immigration Reform Battles in 2013 Will Make the Fiscal Cliff Debate Seem Tame

The stage is set and actors are in place for immigration reform in 2013. However, it's still going to an epic battle over details.
Jan. 9, 2013

Academy Awards 2013 LIVE: Updates and Commentary on Hollywood's Biggest Night

The 85th annual Academy Awards is airing February 24 and will be hosted by Seth McFarlane. Check here for LIVE up-to-the-minute updates and analysis.
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Jan. 9, 2013

James Holmes Proves the Need For the Death Penalty

Capital punishment is simply the truest form of justice for a crime of the magnitude James Holmes committed.
Jan. 9, 2013

How to Watch the People's Choice Awards ONLINE

A brief, but pithy description of how to watch the People's Choice Awards on your computer, whether you are in a bar, a car, or where ever you are.
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Jan. 9, 2013

CEDAW: U.S. Helps Draft Women's Rights Treaty, But Refuses to Ratify It

America's embarrassing and outdated objection to the ratification CEDAW is the latest slap in the face to equal rights.
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Jan. 9, 2013

Jack Lew is the Perfect Bi-Partisan Pick For Treasury Secretary

Finally a true bipartisan move by Obama -- nominating Jacob Lew for Treasury Secretary. But how much does Obama compromise his political philosophy by doing so? A lot. For the better.
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Jan. 9, 2013

AIG Lawsuit: Why American International Group Might Sue the Government

AIG's possible lawsuit against the government is inhuman, but very predictably business-like. Can the two be reconciled?
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Jan. 9, 2013

Rush Limbaugh: Gay Marriage is Like Pedophilia (AUDIO)

The right-wing radio talk show host claims there is a movement to "normalize pedophilia" out there, similar to the one for marriage quality.
Jan. 9, 2013

Piers Morgan and Guests Joke About Shooting Alex Jones (VIDEO)

Daily Beast writer Buzz Bissinger said on air that Piers Morgan should “pop” Alex Jones with a semi-automatic weapon, while Morgan and his guests laughed about it.
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Jan. 9, 2013

Hugo Chavez Close to Death and a Coup d'etat is in Motion

On January 10 the President elect of Venezuela must assume office, but Chavismo will try to curb the Constitution and follow a completely illegal procedure in order to remain in power.
Jan. 9, 2013

Consumer Electronics Show 2013: CES is Just Barely Relevant At This Point

Much of the news around CES this year isn’t about what the latest gadget is, but rather whether or not conventions like this even matter.
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Jan. 9, 2013

Boy Scouts Gay Policy Courageously Challenged By BSA California Chapter

A California chapter of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is challenging the national organization's ban on gays by recommending openly gay former Scout Ryan Andresen for the top rank of Eagle.
Jan. 9, 2013

'Girls' Season 2 Premiere: 5 Things That Should Happen in Season 2

Lena Dunham's hit HBO show is scheduled to start again on January 13th, and there are lots of things that should happen in season 2. For starters, Hannah needs to get a job already.
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Jan. 9, 2013

Iran Sanctions Are Crushing the Iranian People, Not the Regime

Western sanctions in Iran have resulted in a limited amount of basic supplies to pharmacies and hospitals, resulting in black market pharmaceutical peddling as a more affordable option.
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Jan. 9, 2013

Green Energy: The Fiscal Cliff Deal Actually Pushes Obama's Green Agenda

Everyone's favorite deal to trash in the new year, it turns out, was brilliant politics from and environmentalist's point of view. Does the fiscal cliff deal portend a "greening" of the economy?
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Jan. 9, 2013

Presidential Inauguration 2013: Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson, and James Taylor Will Perform

Barack Obama's second inauguration takes place on January 21. A preliminary list of performers was announced with Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson, and James Taylor anchoring the bill.
Jan. 9, 2013

People's Choice Awards 2013: Sandra Bullock Honored as Favorite Humanitarian

Announcement for BIG AWARD given tonight!
Jan. 9, 2013

Baseball Hall Of Fame Vote: LIVE Coverage Of 2013 Voting

It's the first year of eligibility for known steroids users Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa. But who else is on the ballot?
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Jan. 9, 2013

James Holmes Took Creepy Photos on His iPhone Before Aurora Massacre

Self-shot photos of the 'Dark Knight Rises' shooter Holmes emerged in court Wednesday, depicting the gunman posing with his weapons and visiting the theater in the weeks before the massacre.
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Jan. 9, 2013

Steubenville Rape Case: Shooting Threat Prompts Lockdown of Ohio School District

The Ohio school district, which is in the midst of a much publicized rape case investigation, remained in a 90-minute lockdown on Tuesday because of a shooting threat made on Facebook.
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Jan. 9, 2013

Indiana Earthquake the Result of Hydrofracking? The Evidence

Tremors in Indiana and elsewhere could be the result of hydrofracking. This is no fracking joke.
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Jan. 9, 2013

Syria Civil War: Syrian Refugee Crisis Spiraling Out Of Control

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) reports on the ever-increasing number of Syrian refugees. The capacity to deliver assistance to all is simply not available.
Jan. 9, 2013

Alicia Keys People's Choice Awards Performance

"Girl on Fire" and "New Day" was the Alicia Keys selection for the 2013 People's Choice Awards.
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Jan. 9, 2013

Obama Gun Control Could Actually Produce Results

The NRA will meet with Vice President Joe Biden this week to discuss methods of preventing gun violence - just a year after the pro-gun group refused to. Can they find common ground?
Jan. 9, 2013

Emma Watson Wins People's Choice Award

Emma Watson takes home the prize for Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress at the 2013 People's Choice Awards.
Jan. 9, 2013

Let's Talk: Nominees for Best Movie at the People's Choice Awards 2013

My blathering about who I think will win for best picture and who should win!
Jan. 9, 2013

Channing Tatum Sure to Win People's Choice Award 2013

Why I think Channing Tatum will win BIG tonight at the People's Choice Awards.
Jan. 9, 2013

Where to Watch the People's Choice Awards Online?

The 2013 People's Choice Awards will air January 9 p.m. on CBS. Live performances by Jason Aldean, Christina Aguilera, and Alicia Keys. Follow along for LIVE udpates.
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Jan. 9, 2013

12 Republicans Plan Coup Against Boehner: Will Things Get Ugly For GOP in 2013?

An attempted mini-coup that went down the day the GOP re-seated Speaker John Boehner has nearly been overlooked. Here's what it might mean for a Republican-dominated Congress.
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Jan. 9, 2013

Kaley Cuoco People's Choice Awards: Host Cuoco is Unprepared

The People's Choice Awards host, 'Big Bang Theory' star Kaley Cuuco, wouldn't call herself nervous for tonight, but she would call herself, "the least prepared person in the world."
Jan. 9, 2013

Watch the People's Choice Awards Online LIVE

Looking for a place to watch the 2013 People's Choice Awards? Watch here live.
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Jan. 9, 2013

The One Class Everyone Should Take in College

Freshman English forces students to constantly practice writing, preparing the student for the one thing they will do for the rest of their professional lives: write.
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Jan. 9, 2013

I Survived Civil War in Liberia, And This is What I Learned

I am a feminist, a peacemaker, an activist. I am a proud citizen of Liberia, who was forged by its brutal civil war. We have come far, but we have much work to do.
Jan. 9, 2013

Fashion at the People's Choice Awards

Talking a Red Carpet Revolution
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Jan. 9, 2013

Jack Lew Secretary of Treasury Nomination: White House Chief of Staff is the Likely Candidate

The appointment would shake up the White House as President Obama would also have to find a new chief of staff.
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Jan. 9, 2013

Inauguration Speeches: What Obama Could Takeaway from Washington and Jefferson

Washington and Jefferson were both re-elected and Obama could learn a couple things from their inauguration speeches, like brevity.
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Jan. 9, 2013

The Senate Should Refuse to Ratify UN Treaty on Women's Rights

The UN's treaty on women's rights, CEDAW, holds the potential to interfere with our electoral system and military, and is unnecessary in America. It should not be ratified.
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Jan. 9, 2013

National Cathedral to Allow Same-Sex Marriage: Is It Appropriate?

The National Cathedral has announced that it will now wed same-sex couples, a win worth celebrating for LGBTQ Americans and their allies in the fight for marriage equality.
Jan. 9, 2013

People Choice Awards Winners 2013: Lea Michele and Taylor Swift Early Winners

Taylor Swift, Maroon 5, and Ellen Degeneres were early winners at the 2013 People's Choice Awards.
Jan. 9, 2013

Justin Bieber People's Choice Awards: Bieber Could Win All 5

Justin Bieber is nominated for five People's Choice Awards. Is there any way the heartthrob star won't win? The young idol has Beliebers around the world voting for him tonight.
Jan. 9, 2013

People's Choice Awards 2013

The 2013 People's Choice Awards will begin at 9 p.m. tonight. Tune in LIVE here.
Jan. 9, 2013

Julio Franco's Batting Stance Should Be Inducted Into Baseball Hall of Fame

If Jerseys, cleats, bats, and gloves can go to Cooperstown, why not a batting stance?
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Jan. 9, 2013

Drone Warfare Should be Scaled Back Until Moral and Legal Abuses Can be Addressed

Drone warfare has serious legal and moral problems that leaders should address before increasing their use on the "battlefield."
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Jan. 9, 2013

What is the Debt Ceiling?

A guide to exploring the U.S. statutory debt limit which Congress imposed upon itself in 1917.
Jan. 9, 2013

Jennifer Lawrence People's Choice Awards

Will the 'The Hunger Games' star take home one of the night's awards. Here's what she's nominated for.
Jan. 9, 2013

People's Choice Awards Host: Kaley Cuoco

Who is that woman hosting the night? It's Kaley Cuoco of 'The Big Bang Theory.'
Jan. 9, 2013

Lea Michele People's Choice Awards Winner

The 'Glee' actress takes home the prize for Favorite Comedic TV Actress.
Jan. 9, 2013

Jason Aldean People's Choice Awards Performance

Country music superstar Jason Aldean took the stage at the People's Choice Awards to sing "My Kinda Party."
Jan. 9, 2013

Oscar Nominations 2013: Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone Announce Nominees On Thursday

The 2013 Academy Awards host Seth MacFarlane and actress Emma Stone will be the actors to deliver the official news of this year's Oscar nominees.
Jan. 9, 2013

People Choice Awards Winners 2013: Full List of Winners

The full list of winners from the 2013 People's Choice Awards.
Jan. 9, 2013

Baseball HOF Ballot: Kenny Lofton a Viable Candidate?

Kenny Lofton isn't a first ballot Hall of Famer, but his career warrants serious consideration at some point.
Jan. 9, 2013

Watch People's Choice Awards 2013 Red Carpet Live Stream

The 2013 People's Choice Awards are underway. The ceremony begins at 9 p.m. but you can watch the red carpet festivities live here.
Jan. 9, 2013

Taylor Swift Wins People's Choice Award

Taylor Swift the country idol picks up the second award of the evening at the People's Choice Awards
Jan. 9, 2013

Katy Perry Favorite Female Artist at the People's Choice Awards

Katy Perry wins three awards at the 2013 People's Choice Awards
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Jan. 9, 2013

AIG May Sue the Government For Bailing it Out 4 Years Ago

How much will the government give financial institutions before people realize that this is getting out of control?
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Jan. 9, 2013

Auto Sales Skyrocketed in 2012: A Sign the Economy is Finally Recovering

Large gains in auto sales at the end of 2012 are expected to continue through 2013 and into 2014. This is great news for a recovering U.S. economy.
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Jan. 9, 2013

Hugo Chavez Inauguration Postponed Indefinitely in Venezuela

The move has enraged the Venezuelan opposition which says Chavez must be physically present to be inaugurated on January 10, or step aside and name a "provisional replacement."
Jan. 9, 2013

Roger Clemens Career Was All But Over By 1996

In his younger days, The Rocket was a true ace and the most dominant pitcher in the American League, but....
Jan. 9, 2013

Jeff Bagwell Was in One Of the Worst Trades in Baseball History

Jeff Bagwell posted impressive numbers throughout his career and all with the same team, but things could have been very different.
Jan. 9, 2013

Barry Bonds Steroid Use, as Told in Baseball Cards

Looking back at Barry Bonds' baseball cards, it should've been obvious that something wasn't right with the home run totals he was posting.
Jan. 9, 2013

IMO Girls Dish The People's Choice Award Nominations. OMG.

Teenage girls break it down for us jaded folk who can't get dressed before noon.
Jan. 9, 2013

Hunger Games Wins People's Choice Awards: Jennifer Lawrence and Liam Hemsworth Win Big

'The Hunger Games' cleans up at the People's Choice Awards winning five different awards.
Jan. 9, 2013

The Red Carpet at the People's Choice Awards

Where to watch the red carpet online!
Jan. 9, 2013

"One Direction" Wins People's Choice Awar

Winner of Best Song
Jan. 9, 2013

Sandra Bullock to Be Honored at People's Choice Awards

America's sweetheart Sandra Bullock will receive the first-ever Favorite Humanitarian Award at the People's Choice Awards.
Jan. 9, 2013

People's Choice Awards 2013 Nominees List

The complete list of the 2013 nominations for the People's Choice Awards.
Jan. 9, 2013

Jennifer Aniston Wins People's Choice Awards

People's Choice Awards winner. The first prize of the night goes to Jennifer Aniston.