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Trump declares North Korea a state sponsor of terror

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| The move returns North Korea to the list of countries the U.S. views as state sponsors of terror for the first time since 2008.

Clarkson and Pink honor victims of hurricanes and violence at AMAs


Jamie Foxx said this year "we needed the power of music to help us escape the news of the day ... to help us heal." First responders stood behind the actor at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, earning loud applause from the audience.

SNL skewers alum Al Franken and Trump sons


"I know this photo looks bad. But, remember, it also is bad," said Weekend Update anchor Colin Jost of the image appearing to show Franken groping a sleeping woman.

Russell Simmons accused of sexual misconduct with underage model


Model Keri Claussen Khalighi said that in 1991, when she was 17 years old, she visited Simmons at his apartment where filmmaker Brett Ratner and others were. Simmons allegedly coerced her to perform oral sex.

Oversight groups have repeatedly identified flaws in military crime reporting


The Air Force failed to report the Texas shooter's criminal history to the FBI, which would have blocked his gun purchases. But concerns over military crime reporting have been raised for years.

Azzedine Alaia, French fashion designer known as the 'king of cling,' dies


The Tunisian-born designer was known for his body-hugging designs that were sculpted to celebrate the female form. In the 1980s, stars such as Madonna and Naomi Campbell popularized his fashions.

Toilet signs are mysterious and mirth-inducing


The signs offer important advice. But it seems they can't help but offer humor as well.

​AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64


He was the guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC, helping to create such head-banging anthems as "Highway to Hell," ''Hells Bells" and "Back in Black."

Government outlines when it will disclose or exploit software vulnerabilities


The Trump administration put out guidelines for how the government will decide what software vulnerabilities it will share with tech companies to fix, and which ones it will keep to itself for spying.