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Why did the bear cross the road?

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A Polish brown bear went to great lengths for love.

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Foiled by a hat

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A man evading police almost got away - if it wasn't for his lost hat.

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Gross grass? Paint your lawn green

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There's plenty of green in California's brown lawns.

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Teacher suspended after screening ‘Fifty Shades’ for students

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A teacher showed the movie to her high school health class as a "reward."

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‘Cruising’ tiger a sight to see

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A realistic-looking stuffed animal caused quite the uproar.

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RECALL ROUNDUP: Cars, poultry top the list

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Get a look at some of the products that have been recalled this month.

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To the beach! Roads expected to be packed for Memorial Day

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With lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel this weekend, the most since 2005.

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Survey: U.S. schools beef up safety measures

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Public schools have increased security with safety drills and parent notification systems in the years following the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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Move over Bacardi – there’s a new rum in town

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Pernod Ricard is poised to sell its Cuban-made rum in the U.S. once a 53-year-old trade embargo is lifted, going head-to-head with Bacardi.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Game of Thrones: The Musical’

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Coldplay teams up with the cast of "Game of Thrones" for a hilarious musical version of the hit HBO show to help raise money for Red Nose Day.

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PHOTOS: Dogs of Hollywood

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Check out these celebs and their four-legged friends.

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National Portrait Gallery show explores nature of celebrity

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In the age of selfies and social media, the idea of what makes a celebrity has expanded far beyond the Hollywood icons of the past.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back on some of the most memorable moments in Hollywood history.

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REVIEW: Evil clown returns for “Poltergeist” reboot

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Just when you felt it was safe to look under the bed, we're given another "Poltergeist" movie.

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PLAYLIST: 19 of the best Summer songs

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Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer. Start your season off right with this playlist spanning the '60s to now.

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Netflix: What’s coming and going in June

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Take this long weekend to binge on shows and movies that are leaving Netflix and get a sneak peak at what's coming next month.

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REVIEW: Disney goes meta at the multiplex with ‘Tomorrowland’

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Long before the credits roll, Tomorrowland will have you craving a theme park turkey leg and planning a meet up at Mr. Toad's Wild Ride.

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