Miley Cyrus

This Feb. 7, 1964: Fans push forward in hopes of getting a view of The Beatles after their arrival for an American tour in New York. (AP Photo, File)

Beatlemania: A moment in time never to be repeated

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Musical moments that capture the attention of a national audience — and beyond — never seem to be in short supply. Last week, Bruno Mars set a ratings record with 115 […]

02/08/2014

On Feb. 28, 2013, Paris Saint Germain's David Beckham poses for a photograph with unidentified fan during a media event, in a sports store, on the Champs Elysees Avenue, in Paris.  (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)

‘Selfie,’ ‘twerk’ top school’s annoying word list

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan university has issued its annual list of annoying words, and those flexible enough to take selfies of themselves twerking should take note. Since 1975, Lake Superior State University has announced […]

12/31/2013

Dec. 3, 2013: Singer Britney Spears speaks to the crowd after arriving at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino before the debut of her Las Vegas residency "Britney: Piece of Me" in Las Vegas. (Photo by David Becker/Invision/AP,File)

Britney Spears begins long-term Las Vegas gig

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas is getting its newest pop fixture. Britney Spears begins her two-year residency at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Friday, just in time to catch the town’s massive New […]

12/27/2013

Visitors on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange use their smartphones and tablet devices to photograph the opening bell ceremonies. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Americans hopeful for a better year in 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ready to ring in the new year, Americans look ahead with optimism, according to a new AP-Times Square New Year’s Eve poll. Their ratings of the year gone by? Less than glowing. […]

12/26/2013

From left, Phil Robertson, Jase Robertson, Si Robertson and Willie Robertson from the A&E series, "Duck Dynasty." (AP Photo/A&E, Zach Dilgard)

Patriarch off ‘Duck Dynasty’ after gay comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson — suspended from the series indefinitely after making disparaging remarks about gays — is getting some support from key followers. Sarah Palin posted a picture on […]

12/19/2013

Google mousepad (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Google’s top searches peer into society’s mindset

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Death, devices and celebrity drove the quest for more information on Google’s search engine this year. Three of the world’s four fastest-rising search requests on Google were triggered by the deaths […]

12/17/2013

OC high school bans body-shaking twerking

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (AP) — One Orange County high school has recently added twerking to its list of dances that are banned for students. The Orange County Register reports Tuesday that administrators at Aliso Niguel […]

10/30/2013

This photo provided by MTV shows the cast of the new series "Wait 'Til Next Year," which will debut exclusively via the MTV mobile application before it appears on air. (AP Photo/MTV)

MTV to premiere series on app

NEW YORK (AP) — MTV is releasing a full season of a new series about a luckless high school football team on its mobile application Friday, a week before the first episode is shown on […]

10/25/2013

Robin Thicke, left, and Miley Cyrus perform at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (Photo by Scott Gries/Invision/AP)

Sinead to Miley: Don’t be sexually exploited

LONDON (AP) — Irish chanteuse Sinead O’Connor has waded into the Miley Cyrus controversy, warning the young singer to avoid being sexually exploited by the music industry. O’Connor Thursday posted an open letter to Cyrus […]

10/03/2013

Miley Cyrus arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Miley Cyrus performs at IHeartRadio music festival

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Miley Cyrus can’t stop. The pop singer was a crowd favorite at the iHeartRadio music festival day event Saturday in Las Vegas. Before she hit the stage, the crowd of a […]

09/21/2013

Jon Stewart (AP Photo)

Jon Stewart returns to ‘The Daily Show’

  NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Stewart is back, and the shaggy beard he grew over the summer is gone. “The Daily Show” host returned Tuesday night to the Comedy Central show. He’d been off […]

09/03/2013

Robin Thicke, left, and Miley Cyrus perform at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (Photo by Scott Gries/Invision/AP)

Why twerking is already over: A countdown

NEW YORK (AP) — The day after the MTV Video Music Awards came with a few more people Googling the phrase: “What is twerking?” It’s been a popular search all summer, ever since Miley Cyrus, […]

08/26/2013

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