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Space Shuttle Challenger Sample In New Beyonce Song Stirs Controversy

The sampled audio in the track “XO” is from the NASA announcer who described to the world what was happening as the Challenger exploded on Jan. 28, 1986.

12/31/2013

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, depart The Lindo Wing with their newborn son at St Mary's Hospital on July 23, 2013 in London, England. (credit: Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

The Top 13 ‘Talkers’ Of 2013

Of all the stories that made headlines this year, these kept you talking for days. It was difficult to limit this list to 13, but we did our best. We hope you enjoy taking a look back of some of the events that we were glued to over the past 12 months.

12/31/2013

A runner dons a 'Boston Strong' shirt while waving an American flag. (credit: Monica Miller)

The Top 13 News Stories Of 2013

We have a new pope, a new mayor-elect and more time to enjoy those large, sugary drinks. Here are our picks for the 13 biggest news stories from 2013, in order of when they occurred.

12/31/2013

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Woman Wants Apology From Beyonce For Coney Island Wonder Wheel Hold-Up

A woman claims she got stuck on the Coney Island Wonder Wheel for nearly half an hour on Thursday night while Beyonce and her entourage boarded the ride.

08/30/2013

Before and after of Ayan Noor's look with a new Beyonce inspired haircut. (credit: WLNY)

Stylist Transforms Beyonce Fan With New Haircut

Stylist Mika Rummo stopped by the Couch to transform fan Ayan Noor’s look with a new Beyonce inspired haircut.

08/09/2013

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Lady Gaga Takes The Lead At TriBeCa Pride Rally

Lady Gaga urged her fans in the gay community to emerge as more than a niche, and it appeared as though they were following the singer’s lead.

06/29/2013

Met Costume Gala: Jennifer Lawrence And Sarah Jessica Parker

Met Gala Fashion Hits & Misses

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Costume Institute Benefit gave A-listers, including Madonna, Anne Hathaway, Gwyneth Paltrow, co-chair Anna Wintour, and honorary chair Beyonce, a chance to flaunt their finest on the red carpet.

05/07/2013

Met Costume Gala: Gwen Stefani

New York Celebs Go Punk, Rock The Red Carpet At Annual Met Gala

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Costume Institute Benefit gave A-listers, including Madonna, Anne Hathaway, Gwyneth Paltrow, co-chair Anna Wintour, and honorary chair Beyonce, a chance to flaunt their finest on the red carpet.

05/06/2013

Jay-Z and Beyonce watching the Brooklyn Nets and the New York Knicks at the Barclays Center on November 26, 2012. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Jay-Z Touches On Brooklyn Nets Situation In Scorching ‘Open Letter’

Jay-Z just released a blistering attack track, taking aim at the critics of his controversial trip to Cuba. But four lines of “Open Letter” jumped out to us here at the sports desk.

04/11/2013

Portia de Rossi, Ellen DeGeneres, Katy Perry (Christopher Polk / Getty Images)

On Social Media, Jay-Z’s Jab Trumps Katy Perry’s Cleavage

On music’s biggest night, social media networks exploded with commentary, making the 55th GRAMMY Awards this year’s second-most popular event with close to 15.5 million interactions as reported by Trendrr, a social TV analytics provider […]

02/11/2013

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VIDEO: 2 Students Sneak Into Super Bowl; NFL Investigating

Forget the Superdome power outage. That’s so last week. The NFL and organizers in New Orleans have a new headache.

02/11/2013

Singer Justin Timberlake (L) and rapper Jay-Z perform onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Justin Timberlake, Jay-Z, Elton John Perform At 55th Annual Grammy Awards

Early winners included Rihanna, Beyonce, Taylor Swift and Mumford & Sons, one of six top nominees with six nods apiece. Ocean is up for the major awards best new artist, album of the year and record of the year.

02/10/2013

The Lumineers practice on the Grammys stage (credit: CBS 2)

Mash-Up Performances, New Artists The Focus Of 55th Annual Grammy Awards

The Grammys will be handed out at the Staples Center in Los Angeles Sunday night and will be seen live on CBS.

02/10/2013

MetLife Stadium exterior (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Cold Weather May Hinder 2014 Super Bowl Halftime Show

There are no current plans for a halftime show during Super Bowl XLVIII because NFL officials are unsure how to stage the event in a cold-weather climate, according to a report.

02/05/2013

Beyonce (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images), Boomer Esiason (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Boomer: I Repeat, Beyonce Had Power Issues Before Super Bowl; More On Lewis

Boomer has his story, and he’s sticking to it: “There was no embellishment … there was no agenda from where I got the story from, nobody was looking to embarrass anybody.”

02/05/2013

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