Talk show host Glenn Beck returned to the air Monday, but did not address the advertiser boycott that began after he called President Barack Obama a racist.
Beck, who had been away on a planned vacation, didn't shy away from making other controversial statements upon his return, however. Launching a weeklong series called "The New Republic: America's Future," Beck opened the show by encouraging viewers to tell their friends to watch his show with a pen and paper because he was going to ask "reasonable questions for unreasonable times."
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Police have identified the mystery woman who checked Ryan Jenkins into the motel in which he was found dead, but will not reveal her identity as they continue investigating Jenkins' death and whether he received help eluding authorities.
"We don't want to identify this individual," Sgt. Duncan Pound of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said in a news conference Monday. "This is not someone we feel is a risk to the public."
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The woman, currently a person of interest, could be charged with aiding Jenkins' illegal escape into Canada and as an accessory after the fact in the murder of Jenkins's ex-wife, Jasmine Fiore, Pound said.
Jenkins, 32, was charged with murder in the death of Fiore, whose body was found without teeth and fingers in a trash bin in Buena Park, Calif., on Aug. 15. Her body was so mutilated that she was identified by the serial numbers on her breast implants, prosecutors said. Jenkins evaded police for ...
The Los Angeles coroner's office ruled Michael Jackson's death a homicide and an unsealed warrant said the singer had a lethal dose of the anesthetic propofol in his body when he died, the Associated Press reports.
Jackson's personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, told officers that he was treating ...
Attention all future American Idol hopefuls: Simon Cowell can be impressed.
The usually prickly judge was recently won over by a contestant on the U.K's The X Factor, according to Popeater. Danyl Johnson dazzled Cowell so much with his rendition of The Beatles' "With a Little Help from My Friends" that the singer earned a standing ovation from Cowell.
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"That was single-handedly the best first audition I have ever heard," Cowell said. "He could be one of the best contestants we've ever had," he added.
But was he really that good, or just an improvement over the rest of the talent from that day? Cowell had stormed out of the theater earlier in the day after a man ...
Miss Venezuela may have won Miss Universe for the second year running, but the real highlight from 2009 pageant was reality star Heidi Pratt's feeble attempt at a live performance.
Pratt took the stage in bedazzled, flesh-toned midriff, with matching spandex pants, to perform her "Body Language" song during Sunday's Miss Universe pageant at the Atlantis resort in the Bahamas.
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The newest Playboy cover girl not only appears to be lip-synching, but the back-up dancers upstage her so much, that Pratt's knock-kneed, offbeat dancing abilities become painfully obvious.
Watch Pratt's performance after the jump.
It's the end of our summer season and, regretfully, it's time to say good-bye. Coincidentally, our finale — a longer version of which will be available on-line and on iTunes after-air — seems mostly about going away. That's not only a clue to Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson's personal life, but also to solving the mysteries confronting Major Crimes.
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Ryan Jenkins, the reality show contestant sought in the murder of his model ex-wife, has been found dead of an apparent suicide in a motel in British Columbia, The Associated Press reported Sunday.
Sgt. Duncan Pound of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police border integrity unit said in a press conference that police responded to a call about a dead person found in Hope, east of Vancouver. He called investigators searching for Jenkins.
Swimsuit model Jasmine Fiore's nude body was found Aug. 15 in a suitcase that had ...