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FILE - In this Sunday, March 2, 2014, file photo, Jennifer Lawrence arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A publicist for Lawrence says the actress has contacted authorities after nude photos of her were apparently stolen and posted online. Intimate images of the Oscar-winning actress began appearing online on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, and nude images purported to be of other female celebrities were also being circulated online. The source of the leak was not immediately known.  (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)

Jennifer Lawrence requests nude pics investigation

- Associated Press

Jennifer Lawrence has contacted authorities to investigate who stole and posted nude images of the Oscar winner online, a publicist for the actress said.

FILE - This April 19, 2012 file photo shows Carrie Underwood in Nashville, Tenn. Country star Carrie Underwood and NHL player Mike Fisher announced Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 that they are expecting their first child. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Country star Carrie Underwood announces pregnancy

- Associated Press 20 minutes ago

Country star Carrie Underwood and NHL player Mike Fisher chose the Labor Day holiday to announce they are expecting their first child.

Burning Man participants walk through dust at the annual Burning Man event on the Black Rock Desert of Gerlach, Nev., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Organizers call Burning Man the largest outdoor arts festival in North America, with its drum circles, decorated art cars, guerrilla theatrics and colorful theme camps. (AP Photo/The Reno Gazette-Journal, Andy Barron)

Burning Man festival draws peak crowd of 66,000

- Associated Press 25 minutes ago

The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert.

Bryan Cranston as Walter White in AMC's "Breaking Bad." (AMC via Associated Press)

Life lessons from ‘Breaking Bad’

Detractors of AMC’s “Breaking Bad” love to harrumph about how the characters are among the “worst TV role models.” Those who worry that impressionable adults and kids might absorb some of its unsavory elements might want to consider the “teachable moments” mental health and business experts find in the show.

Two-time Grammy award winning rapper and a founding member of the Fugees, Pras Michel, gets doused by his friends for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea. The American rapper and documentary filmmaker said he wanted to join in the immensely popular charity challenge and thought of Pyongyang where the ice bucket craze is unknown, would be the perfect place to do it. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge arrives in North Korea

- Associated Press

It’s pretty hard to find a novel way to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by now, but two-time Grammy-winning rapper Pras Michel, a founding member of the Fugees, has done it - getting his dousing in the center of North Korea’s capital on Sunday.

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In this image made from an undated cartoon broadcast on state-run al-Iraqiya TV in Iraq, a cartoon character, shown with an Arabic word meaning member or supporter of the Islamic State group, and "ISIS" the outdated acronym of the group, appears before a cartoon show. Television networks across the Middle East have begun airing cartoons and comedy programs using satire to criticize the group and its claim of representing Islam. And while not directly confronting their battlefield gains, the shows challenge the legitimacy of the Islamic group and chips away at the fear some have that they are unstoppable. (AP Photo/al-Iraqiya)

Islamic State group becomes target of Arab satire

- Associated Press

The bumbling young militant first drops the rocket launcher on the toes of his boss before taking aim and firing toward a military checkpoint outside of an Iraqi town - not realizing he's fired it backward at his leader.

Clooney's new film sets Slidell casting call

Associated Press

As George Clooney and Sandra Bullock prepare this fall to shoot the political comedy "Our Brand Is Crisis," in New Orleans, producers are looking for locals interested in appearing as extras in the film.

Afrojack performs on stage during the Made In America Festival at Grand Park on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Los Angeles, Calif. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP)

California Made in America show sizzles on day 2

Associated Press

The second day of downtown Los Angeles' inaugural outdoor music festival sizzled on Sunday as more than 37,000 concertgoers grooved to an eclectic mix of rock, hip-hop and electronic music under the blazing sun.

US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law

- Associated Press

A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law. But lawyers and advocates appeared to disagree about whether the judge's order affects doctors at all five abortion clinics in the state or only those at three clinics whose lawsuit challenges the measure.

New film on Ball brothers premieres Sept. 25

Associated Press

A new documentary that explores the lives of five brothers whose glass-making empire helped turn Muncie into an industrial powerhouse will premiere this month in the central Indiana city.

San Francisco 49er defensive end Ray McDonald is seen in an undated photo provided by the San Jose Police Department. McDonald, 29, was arrested early Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 by San Jose Police on felony domestic violence charges. San Jose police Sgt. Heather Randol says McDonald was taken into custody after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood.  (AP Photo/San Jose Police Department)

49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence

Associated Press

San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said.

Play is suspended as storm clouds roll over the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center because of imminent lighting during the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

- Associated Press

Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning.

5 things to know about the Florida election

- Associated Press

Florida's governor's race will be a nationally watched contest between unpopular Republican Gov. Rick Scott, who won office during the tea party surge and now advocates for more government spending, and former Gov. Charlie Crist, who used to call himself a Ronald Reagan Republican and now cozies up to President Barack Obama. And it will be brutal.

No human cases of West Nile in Michigan yet

Associated Press

West Nile virus, an annual health threat for more than a decade, so far hasn't been detected in Michigan residents, likely because of a cool summer, an expert says.

GOP's Nunnelee seeks 3rd term after brain surgery

- Associated Press

Republican U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee is likely to make few campaign appearances in north Mississippi this fall as he recovers from brain surgery and a stroke.

Medical center opens neuroscience institute

- Associated Press

Being No. 1 isn't always best, and Washington Regional Medical Center hopes to help knock Arkansas off the top of the stroke mortality list.

ADVANCED FOR RELEASE MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2014 "I don't fight it. I'm very at peace," said Stacy Mueller in her Savage, Minn. home on Thursday Aug. 7, 2014. Mueller, 45, is receiving hospice care for a rapidly progressing brain tumor. (AP Photo/St. Paul Pioneer Press, Jean Pieri)

Savage woman carries on despite brain tumor

- Associated Press

On Memorial Day 2011, Stacy Mueller suddenly began slurring her speech and losing her balance. When she tried to text someone, she couldn't put the letters and words together. The 42-year-old divorced mom of two thought she was suffering from a stroke or an aneurysm.

In this Aug. 12, 2014 photo, Abigail E. Rigby, a pug belonging to Bill Danosky and his wife, Chris, gets an injection of the parvo-distemper vaccine at Bortell Animal Hospital in Bloomington, Ill. Parvovirus, a highly contagious disease, has killed some puppies after being almost nonexistent in the area for several years. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, David Proeber)

EXCHANGE: Parvovirus attacking puppies in Illinois

- Associated Press

As Abigail E. Rigby, a 1-year-old pug, had her yearly checkup and vaccinations on Aug. 12 at Bortell Animal Hospital in Bloomington, she was standing up to two infectious diseases that have sickened an untold number of dogs this summer in in Central Illinois.

VA to hold town halls to discuss health care

Associated Press

Officials with the Veterans Affairs health care system in New Mexico are planning two town halls to discuss health care and disability claims with veterans and their families.