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Eighties pop star George Michael is embarking on his first North American tour in 17 years starting in June.

Consumers are facing record food prices worldwide due to unusual weather, the rising cost of oil for fertilizer and transportation, and greater demand.

Assisted-suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian says he’s running for Congress as an independent for a seat representing Detroit’s suburbs.

Under a judge’s order, a man who admitted to molesting a boy has posted signs around his Kansas house and a decal on his car proclaiming that he is a sex offender.

Author J.K. Rowling admitted she contemplated suicide as she suffered from depression before her rise to success.

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