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Vegan couple to serve life sentences for starving baby: An Atlanta vegan couple whose malnourished 6-week-old son starved to death after they fed him a too-limited diet of soy milk and apple juice will have to serve their life sentences for murder, Georgia's top court ruled on Monday.


Ryan Seacrest taking over VHI Soul? The rumor is that he, along with entertainment giant AEG, is in talks to potentially take over MTV Networks' VH1 Soul. Talks are in an advanced stage, insiders say, but the deal — being brokered by CAA — is not done and could still fall apart.

Is Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" campaign helping black kids? In a recent University of Michigan study, published online in Obesity Journal, researchers evaluated the balance of prevention and treatment required to achieve the White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity's goal. Researchers concluded that the emphasis needs to be placed on both prevention and treatment, the latter of which they feel has been overlooked, especially among minorities.


Terrence Howard leaves death-threat voice mail: He left a life-threatening message on a stranger's voice mail that was obtained by In the message, the actor identifies himself before going off on an angry tirade about the source calling his wife.

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