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A Miss Universe insulted by Trump steps up for Clinton
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Alicia Machado says that when she gained weight after being crowned Miss Universe for 1996, Donald Trump labeled her with a sexist nickname - "Miss Piggy" - that caused her shame and humiliation....

Selena Gomez's Instagram account hits 100M followers
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Selena Gomez isn't keeping her Instagram account to herself. The pop star has become the most followed celebrity on the popular photo sharing site....

Debate reaches 84 million viewers, toppling record
NEW YORK (AP) -- The showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was the most-watched presidential debate ever, with 84 million viewers....

Most-watched presidential debates on television
The most-viewed presidential debates, since they began regularly in 1976....

NBC sued over 'Timeless' series days before its premiere
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The NBC show "Timeless" hasn't aired its first episode yet, but it has already prompted a copyright infringement lawsuit by the makers of a Spanish-language series....

Tom Hanks crashes wedding photo shoot in Central Park
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tom Hanks took a break from a jog around New York to surprise a couple on their wedding day....

Blige, Clinton interview clips face ridicule online
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A pair of clips teasing Mary J. Blige's interview with Hillary Clinton on her upcoming Apple Music show "The 411" isn't winning over social media users....

Kashif Saleem, producer for Whitney Houston, dies at 59
NEW YORK (AP) -- Kashif Saleem, the singer, songwriter and producer who crafted dance-funk hits in the 1980s and also produced Whitney Houston's first big hit, died Sunday from undetermined causes in his California home, his representative said Tuesday. He was 59....

Street named after late country music star Marty Robbins
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- City officials in Glendale have named a street after late country music star Marty Robbins, who was born in the Phoenix suburb in 1925....

My Hometown: Springsteen launches book tour in New Jersey
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) -- The Boss was back in his hometown....

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