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Taraji Henson apologizes to police officers after racial profiling claims

Actress Taraji P. Henson apologized Friday for claiming her son was racially profiled during a traffic stop in Southern California last year. The Glendale Police Department released dash cam video of the encounter, which contradicted her son's claims.

'Walking Dead's' big finale: Six shows to watch this week

The Walking Dead's" season-long plotline involving a group that headed north from Atlanta all comes to a head in a 90-minute season finale on Sunday night. It's been a season in which Sonequa Martin-Green's character, Sasha, stood out: She's on the verge of insanity after the deaths of her brother and many friends.

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Angelina Jolie's message to kids at Nickelodeon show: 'Different is good'

Angelina Jolie took the stage Saturday at Nickelodeon's 28th Annual Kids' Choice Awards and delivered a message of hope to anyone who's ever felt out of place. In her first public appearance since revealing that she underwent a second preventative surgery to lower her risk of cancer, Jolie attended the show with her children, Shiloh and Zahara.

Outrage over Jamie Foxx's Bruce Jenner joke at iHeartRadio Music Awards

Some viewers of the iHeartRadio Music Awards on Sunday night took to social media to vent about the opening monologue, saying one controversial joke by Jamie Foxx crossed the line.

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If you must smoke, do it away from the kids

Nearly 60% of children between the ages of 3 and 11 are exposed to second hand smoke

There is a growing body of evidence that children's exposure to smoking increases their risk of heart disease as an adult.

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Ebola outbreak: Here's where we are one year later

The director general for Doctors Without Borders calls the outbreak "tragic and avoidable"

A year ago, when Dr. Stephane Hugonnet was dispatched to Guinea to investigate a series of unexplained deaths, he had little idea that he'd be contending with an outbreak that would quickly spread from a small southern rainforest village, across borders, and around the world.

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E-cigarettes: Helping smokers quit, or fueling a new addiction?

It's a portable piece of technology providing seemingly bottomless access to a drug craved by more than 1 billion people worldwide -- nicotine. That craving is caused by smoking tobacco but is now being increasingly satisfied by e-cigarettes and the trend to "vape" instead of smoke.

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10 websites changing the way we travel

Airbnb may be the poster child of the peer-to-peer movement, with more than 800,000 hosts and a valuation in excess of $13 billion.

Utah to allow firing squads for executions

Lethan injection remains the primary method for executions in the state

Utah's governor signed a bill Monday that brings back firing squads as a potential way to execute some death row prisoners.

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Nine things to know about chemical weapons

The Pueblo Chemical Depot is set to begin destroying the United States' largest remaining stockpile of chemical weapons this week in southern Colorado. Here are nine things to know about these chemical weapons and how we got here:

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