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Someone breaks into home, takes nothing, gives it good scrub

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. — Whoever broke into a Massachusetts man's home last week didn't take a thing. They did, however, leave the house spotless.
Asian, Asian American heroes to power Marvel comics series

Asian, Asian American heroes to power Marvel comics series

Asian superheroes — assemble. Marvel Comics is giving ink to an unprecedented team-up of its mightiest Asian and Asian American heroes, also known as the new Agents of Atlas.
Britain's losing Eurovision song now lower-scoring than ever

Britain's losing Eurovision song now lower-scoring than ever

PARIS — Britain's Eurovision song "Bigger Than Us" is an even bigger flop than previously thought after its last-place entry was stripped of five points to correct a math error.

Comedian Artie Lange awaits drug program violation hearing

NEWARK, N.J. — Authorities say a court hearing has not yet been scheduled for comedian Artie Lange following his arrest on a charge of having failed to comply with his court-ordered drug program.
Rotten Tomatoes to link audience ratings to ticket purchases

Rotten Tomatoes to link audience ratings to ticket purchases

LOS ANGELES — Rotten Tomatoes is taking another step to verify that users posting a rating of a movie have actually seen it.
'Real Housewives' husband wins reprieve in deportation fight

'Real Housewives' husband wins reprieve in deportation fight

NEWARK, N.J. — A federal court has ruled that the husband of "Real Housewives of New Jersey" cast member Teresa Giudice can stay in the U.S. as he appeals deportation to his native Italy. The 3rd U.S.
Egypt frees Al-Jazeera journalist detained since 2016

Egypt frees Al-Jazeera journalist detained since 2016

CAIRO — An Egyptian court on Thursday ordered the release of an Al-Jazeera journalist who had been detained since 2016 on allegations of spreading false news and defaming Egypt's reputation.

Faces of concussions: NHL's head-on battle with an epidemic

HOMER GLEN, Ill. — Wearing a black shirt with "Fight for your happiness" on the front and "Sick not weak" on the back, Daniel Carcillo eats an apple as his wife makes a cappuccino nearby and their oldest daughter scampers around the kitchen.
GLAAD: LGBTQ representation in film is up, but not for all

GLAAD: LGBTQ representation in film is up, but not for all

LOS ANGELES — The advocacy organization GLAAD says that LGBTQ representation is up for major studio films released in 2018, but that none included transgender characters. Of the 110 movies surveyed, 20, or 18.2%, contained an LGBTQ character.
Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing assault charge in Boston

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing assault charge in Boston

BOSTON — Celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing a criminal charge on allegations that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017.