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Run-DMC to open for Chili Peppers at pre-Super Bowl concert

ATLANTA (AP) — Run-DMC will open up for the Red Hot Chili Peppers at a pre-Super Bowl concert in San Francisco. The famed rap group is expected to hit the stage at the sixth annual DirecTV Super Saturday Night concert party at Pier 70. The show is an invitation-only event...

Viewer’s Guide: Clinton, Sanders look to break out at debate

AP Photo/John Minchillo WASHINGTON (AP) — The final face-to-face meeting between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders before the nation’s first presidential primary is all about finding a breakout moment. The debate Thursday night comes after Clinton scored a...

Threat targets sheriff’s office at center of Netflix series

AP Photo/Morry Gash MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a caller who phoned in a bomb threat to a Wisconsin county sheriff’s office made an apparent reference to “getting justice” for the man at the center of the “Making a Murderer”...

Cam Newton took fancy pants where other pros dare not go

AP Photo/Charlie Riedel NEW YORK (AP) — Lots of athletes have style, but could they rock the Cam pants? Super Bowl 50 is just days away and already has a breakout star: the $849 Versace skinny pants of Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. Newton was snapped Sunday in...

Microsoft shows off possible future of football viewing

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Imagine being able to watch all 22 players at the snap with video that expands from your living room television set to the entire wall. Curious about how big Terrence “Pot Roast” Knighton really is, or how 5-foot-11 quarterback Russell...

Celine Dion to speak but won’t sing at Rene Angelil memorial

AP Photo/Jae C. Hong LAS VEGAS (AP) — Celine Dion will address the audience, but she isn’t expected to sing at the memorial in Las Vegas for Rene Angelil, her husband and manager credited launching with her career. Angelil died on Jan. 14 after a long battle with...

Tommy Hilfiger puts out prep aimed at younger set

AP Photo/Andres Kudacki NEW YORK (AP) — Will preppy ever go out of style? Not if Tommy Hilfiger can help it. But guardians of prep like Hilfiger most definitely need to adapt, he said Wednesday as he presented his Hilfiger Edition line aimed at “feeling necessary,...

John Oliver, about to return to HBO, and his secrecy policy

NEW YORK (AP) — HBO’s John Oliver says he likes the idea of keeping as much as possible about his show a secret until it airs each week, a philosophy he took to the extreme last spring when he traveled to Moscow to interview Edward Snowden. Oliver, who begins a new...

Halftime at the big game is among the top culture moments

AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill NEW YORK (AP) — Warren Duncan has something in common with Madonna, Beyonce, Mick Jagger, Bruce Springsteen and Prince – and doesn’t hesitate to let his grandchildren know about it every year about this time. All performed at the Super...

5 of the most memorable Super Bowl halftimes

AP Photo/DAVID PHILLIP Coldplay tries to make its mark before 100 million people Sunday at halftime of the Super Bowl. Here are five of the most memorable shows, for different reasons. -MICHAEL JACKSON, 1993: Gave birth to the spectacle of today, relegating the marching bands and...