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John Oates said he and Daryl Hall played five songs during an appearance at the White House. "President Obama was sitting right in front of me. He looked at me and then made his hand go around in a circle and said, 'one more.' Then he said, 'do another one,'" Mr. Oates said. (Hall & Oats)

John Oates of legendary duo reflects on decades in music biz

As half of the “blue-eyed soul” duo Hall & Oates, John Oates has toured the globe, created a slew of hit songs and sold well over 80 million records worldwide with songs like “Private Eyes,” “Kiss on My List,” “She’s Gone,” “Maneater,” “Sara Smile,” “I Can’t Go for That,” “Rich Girl” and dozens more.

Comedian Bill Cosby performs at the Buell Theater in Denver, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) ** FILE **

Bill Cosby: ‘Hey, Hey, Hey — I’m far from finished’

- The Washington Times

Bill Cosby said his career is “far from finished” and offered thanks to supporters ahead of his performance Friday night in Louisiana — one of the few remaining stops on his tour schedule that hasn’t been canceled or postponed due to numerous rape allegations.

Will Smith and Margot Robbie (right) appear in a scene from "Focus." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, Frank Masi)

Charismatic acting makes ‘Focus’ seem better than it is

Near the beginning of “Focus,” Nicky, a veteran pickpocket and con man played by Will Smith, explains to a young recruit that the essence of the business is controlling the attention of the mark.

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Celeb birthdays for the week of March 1-7

- Associated Press

March 1: Actor Robert Clary ("Hogan's Heroes") is 89. Singer Harry Belafonte is 88. Actor Robert Conrad is 80. Singer Mike D'Abo of Manfred Mann is 71. Singer Roger Daltrey is 71. Actor Alan Thicke ("Growing Pains") is 68. Actor-director Ron Howard is 61. Country singer Janis Oliver Cummins of Sweethearts of the Rodeo is 61. Actress Catherine Bach ("The Dukes of Hazzard") is 61. Actor Tim Daly is 59. Keyboardist Jon Carroll (Starland Vocal Band) is 58. Bassist Bill Leen (Gin Blossoms) is 53. Actor Bryan Batt ("Mad Men") is 52. Actor Chris Eigeman ("Gilmore Girls," ''Malcolm in the Middle") is 50. Actor George Eads ("C.S.I.") is 48. Actor Javier Bardem is 46. Actor Jack Davenport ("Pirates of the Caribbean," ''Smash") is 42. Guitarist Ryan Peake of Nickelback is 42. Actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar is 41. Actor Jensen Ackles ("Supernatural") is 37. "Blues Clues" host Donovan Patton is 37. Actress Lupita Nyong'o ("12 Years a Slave") is 32. Singer Kesha is 28. Singer Sammie is 28. Singer Justin Bieber is 21.

FILE - In this April 23, 2013 file photo, a stained glass window, broken by thieves according to the local priest, remains damaged at the Basilica of Our Lady of Copacabana in Copacabana, Bolivia. Bolivian officials say more than 400 objects of art have been stolen from churches, including paintings, decorative silverwork, polished gold and silver altar pieces and gem-encrusted jewelry. (AP Photo/Juan Karita, File)

Paintings stolen from Bolivian church await return from NY

- Associated Press

The discovery that two paintings held by a New York couple had been stolen from a Bolivian church in 2002 has ignited a search for 10 other colonial-era paintings that were taken in the theft, one the largest such crimes in the country's history.

FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2013, fikle photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, left, tries to break a tackle from Chicago Bears free safety Chris Conte during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Minneapolis. A federal judge has cleared the way for Peterson to be reinstated. U.S. District Judge David Doty issued his order Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, less than three weeks after hearing oral arguments. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt, File)

Judge rules for Peterson, opening door for reinstatement

- Associated Press

A federal judge has opened the door for faster reinstatement of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, ruling an NFL arbitrator "failed to meet his duty" in a child abuse case that brought national backlash for the league and widened its rift with the players' union.

In this Feb. 19, 2015 photo, Gabe Sachs, right, executive producer of NBC's "The Night Shift," watches over filming of an episode at Albuquerque Studios in Albuquerque, N.M. Almost two years after the last "Breaking Bad" episode aired, film and television production in New Mexico has not slowed, with new projects in the works. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

Crews keep cameras rolling in New Mexico post 'Breaking Bad'

- Associated Press

When the last "Breaking Bad" episode aired almost two years ago, New Mexico officials feared film and television production might end in the state after the series brought welcome attention and tourism to Albuquerque.

Black Madam: I've done 'thousands' of buttocks injections

- Associated Press

A Gothic hip-hop artist who called herself "the Michelangelo of buttocks injections" testified at her murder trial Thursday that she got into "body sculpting" 20 years ago to help transgender friends and has since performed thousands of procedures.