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‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ singer-actor Irene Cara dies at 63

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar, Golden Globe and two-time Grammy winning singer-actress Irene Cara, who starred and sang the title cut from the 1980 hit movie “Fame” and then belted out the era-defining hit “Flashdance .. What a Feeling” from 1983′s “Flashdance,” has died. She was 63. Her publicist, Judith A. Moose, announced the news …

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Inflation hovers over shoppers seeking deals on Black Friday

NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers hunted for the best deals at stores and online as retailers offered new Black Friday discounts to entice consumers eager to start buying holiday gifts but weighed down by inflation. Due to elevated prices for food, rent, gasoline and other essentials, many people were reluctant to spend unless there was …

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Researchers: AI in connected cars eased rush hour congestion

NASHville, Tenn. (AP) — As millions of people travel the interstates this Thanksgiving, many will encounter patches of traffic at a standstill for no apparent reason — no construction or accident. Researchers say the problem is you. Human drivers just don’t do a good job of navigating dense traffic conditions, but an experiment using artificial …

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Seven Michigan St football players charged in tunnel melee

1 of 3 FILE – Security and police break up a scuffle between players from Michigan and Michigan State football teams in the Michigan Stadium tunnel after an NCAA college football game on Oct. 29, 2022 in Ann Arbor, Mich. Seven Michigan State football players were charged in the postgame melee in Michigan Stadium’s tunnel …

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Thanksgiving travel rush is back with some new habits

The Thanksgiving travel rush was back on this year, as people caught planes in numbers not seen in years, setting aside inflation concerns to reunite with loved ones and enjoy some normalcy after two holiday seasons marked by COVID-19 restrictions. Changing habits around work and play, however, might spread out the crowds and reduce the …

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Reality TV’s Chrisleys sentenced for bank fraud, tax evasion

ATLANTA (AP) — Reality TV stars Todd and Julie Chrisley were sentenced Monday to lengthy prison terms after being convicted earlier this year on charges including bank fraud and tax evasion. US District Judge Eleanor Ross in Atlanta gave Todd Chrisley 12 years in prison plus 16 months of probation, while Julie Chrisley got seven …

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Taylor Swift tickets breakdown probed by attorneys general

NASHville, Tenn. (AP) — The breakdown in Ticketmaster’s sales of Taylor Swift tickets is a mess some attorneys general aren’t shaking off. With fans sharing outrage and heartache over the fruitless hours they spent trying for seats for Swift’s upcoming concert tour, top legal chiefs in Nevada, Tennessee and Pennsylvania have launched investigations into the …

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Jury says it’s deadlocked in Danny Masterson rape trial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jurors at the rape trial of “That ’70s Show” star Danny Masterson said Friday that they are deadlocked, but a judge told them they have not deliberated long enough for her to declare a mistrial. The jury told Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Charlaine Olmedo that after nearly three days of …

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