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Students accused of racism after wearing monkey, banana costumes at basketball game

Students at a New Jersey high school basketball game have come under fire for wearing costumes that critics are calling racist. According to the Washington Post, the controversy began Feb. 18 at a game between Holy Spirit High School and Atlantic City High School in Atlantic City. Two Holy Spirit ...

Brownstone singer Charmayne Maxwell died Feb. 28, 2015, according to Danish media reports. She was 46.

Photos: Notable deaths 2015

A look at some of the people in the public eye whom we lost in 2015.

Singers Nichole "Nicci" Gilbert, Charmayne "Maxee" Maxwell and Kina Cosper of Brownstone perform at the Excalibur in Chicago in January 1996.

Reports: Brownstone singer Charmayne Maxwell dead at 46

R&B singer Charmayne Maxwell died Saturday, according to Danish media reports. She was 46. The cause and place of death have not been confirmed. "Bad things happened to the most innocent people," her brother, Brandon, wrote on Twitter. "My sister died in the most terrible way, and I'm in so much ...

William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy  joke with each other  during the Dragon Con convention at the Hyatt in Atlanta on Sept. 4, 2009. 

William Shatner holds memorial service for Leonard Nimoy on Twitter

William Shatner, who rose to fame playing Captain Kirk on "Star Trek," held an online memorial service Sunday morning for co-star Leonard Nimoy.  Shatner, who faced criticism from tabloids after he announced that he could not make it to Nimoy's funeral, wrote about Nimoy and took questions from fans on ...

Ludacris, Eudoxie share baby news (PHOTO)

Another life change for Ludacris – he and new bride Eudoxie are expecting a baby. The couple shared a photo on Instagram on Sunday that shows the Atlanta rapper and Eudoxie on a beach. Ludacris kisses her baby bump in the announcement similar to that of Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel. >> ...

WATCH: Man covered in Mentos jumps into bathtub filled with Coke Zero

What happens when you cover yourself with Mentos and jump into a bathtub filled with 50 gallons of Coke Zero? Thanks to YouTube user Hajime, we now have the answer, the Telegraph reports. Click here to watch his original video, which has received more than 6.1 million views. >> Read ...

Marshawn Lynch spoke recently with Turkish media -- on Super Bowl XLIX. 

Marshawn Lynch to Turkish media: ‘I was expecting the ball’

Marshawn Lynch spoke about the ending of Super Bowl XLIX with the media on a recent trip to Turkey. He appeared on NTV Spor, a popular sports network in the country and commented about the fateful near-end of game play -- during Super Bowl XLIX. The interviewer joked with Lynch, ...

Smoke billows from the car of Sprint Cup Series driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (17) after he was involved in a crash during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Hampton, Ga.  (AP Photo/Dale Davis)

Johnson shows he's still the man to beat with Atlanta win

One by one, Jimmie Johnson picked off all the drivers ahead of him. By the end, he was the guy everyone was chasing. Good luck with that. The six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup is already taking aim at No. 7. With a performance that all but locked up his spot in ...

Ian Poulter hits from the second tee during the final round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

Poulter, Casey tied going to Monday sprint at Honda Classic

Ian Poulter twice hit into water on the sixth hole, including his shot from the fifth tee. There was a three-shot swing on one hole, a two-shot swing on another. That was just the final hour of the Honda Classic on Sunday. And it might have been a prelude to ...

This undated image released by Google on Monday, March 2, 2015 shows the company's Trekker device on a zipline above the Amazon jungle in South America. The images taken by the Trekker are the latest addition to the diverse collection of photos supplementing Google’s widely used digital maps. (AP Photo/Google)

Next Google Maps adventure: Soaring through Amazon jungle

For its next technological trick, Google will show you what it's like to zip through trees in the Amazon jungle. The images released Monday are the latest addition to the diverse collection of photos supplementing Google's widely used digital maps. The maps' "Street View" option mostly provides panoramic views of ...

This Feb. 19, 2015 image shows the swarf planet Ceres provided by NASA, taken by the agency's Dawn spacecraft from a distance of nearly 29,000 miles (46,000 kilometers). It shows that the brightest spot on Ceres has a dimmer companion, which apparently lies in the same basin, seen at center of the image. Dawn is preparing to rendezvous with the largest object in the asteroid belt located between Mars and Jupiter, scheduled to go into orbit Friday, March 7 after a three-year journey. Dawn is about 590 miles (950 kilometers) in diameter. (AP Photo/NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA)

NASA spacecraft nearing its second stop – dwarf planet Ceres

A NASA spacecraft is preparing to rendezvous with the largest object in the asteroid belt located between Mars and Jupiter. The Dawn craft is on target to slip into orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres on Friday after a three-year journey. It'll be the second stop for Dawn, which earlier ...

Photo by Hannah Stonehouse Hudson/Stonehouse Photography.

Man known for poignant dog photo adopts new dog

It was an image that touched hearts all over the world. Wisconsin resident John Unger and his senior dog Schoep went viral in 2012 when a photo of Unger cradling the feeble dog circled the web. The 19-year-old dog suffered from hip dysplasia and arthritis and Unger found that floating ...

Funnel cake burgers hope to be a ballpark hit

Thanks to a Wisconsin minor league baseball team, a carnival-inspired take on an American culinary icon is now a menu item. Meet the Big Mother Funnel Burger. http://twitter.com/TimberRattlers/status/571347950514757632 The Timber Rattlers recently debuted two new menu items. The Big Mother Funnel Burger features a beef patty with bacon, cheese, lettuce, ...

Baltimore Ravens player driving 100 in 55 mph zone arrested for DWI, authorities say

A defensive back for the Baltimore Ravens was arrested Saturday on driving while impaired charges in Charlotte, according to investigators with the North Carolina Highway Patrol. Victor Hampton, 22, is facing DWI, speeding, reckless driving and open container charges. Investigators said a trooper clocked a Camaro convertible traveling 100 mph in ...

Richard Nasworthy, 25, and his girlfriend Anjanet Roy, 24, were arrested and charged with three counts of cruelty to a child, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, and drug paraphernalia.

Parents found using drugs in van with children inside

The Baker County Sheriff’s Office arrested a couple who was reportedly found doing drugs at a gas station, with their children in the vehicle. A FWC officer was pumping gas in Macclenny when he spotted a parked van that appeared suspicious. The officer walked to the van and saw the ...

JK Shin, CEO of Samsung's mobile division, shows the new Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, during a Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2015 event on the eve of this week’s Mobile World Congress wireless show, in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, March 1, 2015. Samsung unveiled a stylish new flagship phone that ditches its signature plastic design for metal and glass. The South Korean phone manufacturer also unveiled a premium model with a display that curves around the left and right edges so that information can be quickly glanced at on the side. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Samsung ditches plastic design, adds mobile pay in new phone

Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass. The South Korean phone manufacturer also unveiled a premium model with a display that curves around the ...

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