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First Lady invites hopeful teens to network with winners of National Design Awards

WASHINGTON (AP) -- For 16-year-old Princess Lawrence, it was dizzying to be one of 15 high school students invited to the White House as Michelle Obama honored the winners of the National Design Awards.



Though they recently split, entertainers collaborate on clothing

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony may be ending their personal relationship, but their professional one lives on.



Celebrity Interview

Born in Oakland, CA 1996, Zendaya talks about "Shake It Up!" her hit Disney Channel sitcom where she co-stars opposite Bella Thorne as Raquel "Rocky" Blue, half of a comedic duo trying to dance their way to superstardom.



Aretha Franklin scheduled to perform before Labor Day speech open to public

DETROIT (AP) -- President Barack Obama will have a royal warm-up act when he comes to Detroit to speak during the city's annual Labor Day festivities.



Tablet P device is small enough to fit in a purse, opens to reveal two screens

NEW YORK (AP) -- Sony Corp. on Wednesday revealed its first two tablet computers, with some features that aim to set them apart from the herd of iPad competitors.



Wives, mothers of political prisoners are often insulted by pro-government groups

HAVANA (AP) -- Cuban singer-songwriter Pablo Milanes has harshly criticized government-backed harassment of the Ladies in White dissident group in his country.



Christina Aguilera, Smokey Robinson and Cee Lo Green to headline Michael Forever

Janet Jackson said Monday she won't attend a planned tribute concert for her older brother Michael in Wales because the show coincides with the trial of a doctor charged in the King of Pop's death.



Strange, spooky King to be replaced as struggling chain looks to grab new customers

MIAMI (AP) -- The king is dead. Burger King's spooky "The King" mascot is retiring so the struggling burger chain can refocus its marketing to reach new customers. The mascot has been around for years, but recently has become a more prevalent and somewhat creepy presence in ads - showing up in people's beds and peeping in their windows.



Case against Kathryn Stockett dismissed because statute of limitations elapsed

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Did Kathryn Stockett use her brother's African American maid as the basis for a character in the bestselling novel-turned-movie "The Help?" For now, that question may go unanswered, by a court anyway.



More than 15,000 attend vigil on 34th anniversary of singer's death

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Silent mourners with heads bowed and yellow-orange candlelight leading the way paid their respects to Elvis Presley at his grave at Graceland, his longtime Memphis home, to remember the 34th anniversary of his sudden death.


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