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Theron pledges help in AIDS fight

Theron pledges help in AIDS fight JOHANNESBURG — Actress Charlize Theron has pledged her support in the campaign against AIDS during a meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma. Theron, an ambassador for the United Nations program on AIDS, met Zuma in Pretoria on Monday to discuss the fight against AIDS in South Africa and across the continent.

Radio, TV personality David ‘Kidd’ Kraddick dies

Radio, TV personality David ‘Kidd’ Kraddick dies NEW ORLEANS — Radio and TV personality David “Kidd” Kraddick, the high-octane host of the “Kidd Kraddick in the Morning” show heard on dozens of U.S. radio stations in national syndication, has died at a charity golf event near New Orleans, a publicist said. Kraddick was 53. The Texas-based radio host whose program is syndicated by YEA Networks, died at his Kidd’s Kids charity function in the New Orleans suburb of Gretna on Saturday, said publicist Ladd Biro in releasing a statement on behalf of YEA Networks.

Washington wins 3 trophies at NAACP Image Awards

Washington wins 3 trophies at NAACP Image Awards

'Hobbit' extends No. 1 journey with $36.7 million

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiny hobbit Bilbo Baggins is running circles around some of the biggest names in Hollywood.

Mickey Baker, '50s guitarist heard on 'Dirty Dancing,' dies at 87

Mickey Baker, ‘50s guitarist heard on ‘Dirty Dancing,’ dies at 87

Thompson to end 'Cul de Sac' comic strip

Creator ends ‘Cul de Sac’ due to Parkinson’s diagnosis

TNT renews Eric McCormack-led drama 'Perception'

TNT renews Eric McCormack-led drama ‘Perception’

After 'Dark Knight' shooting, moviegoer reluctance persists

After ‘Dark Knight’ shooting, moviegoer reluctance persists