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Decades later, fan returns stolen Patti Smith gear
Decades later, fan returns stolen Patti Smith gear

Thirty-six years after her tour truck was stolen, rock legend Patti Smith was moved to tears as a fan returned a bandana from her late brother and other items thought to have been inside the stolen truck.

Decades later, fan returns stolen Patti Smith gear
Sabina Altynbekova. Photo © Aibek Sultangaziyev
Sabina Altynbekova, a living anime character from Kazakhstan, is off to Hong Kong to meet fans

Kazakhstani volleyball player Sabina Altynbekova famous for her anime-like appearance is in Hong Kong meeting fans and local volleyball players.

Sabina Altynbekova, a living anime character from Kazakhstan, is off to Hong Kong to meet fans
'Friends' fans flock to New York pop-up cafe
'Friends' fans flock to New York pop-up cafe

Obsessed "Friends" fans mobbed a pop-up replica of the coffeehouse from the hit comedy series, some even camping out overnight.

'Friends' fans flock to New York pop-up cafe
Football: Disaster for Brazil as Germany run riot

Brazil's World Cup dream was smashed into oblivion Tuesday as majestic Germany ran riot to win an extraordinary semi-final 7-1, sending the hosts crashing to the worst defeat in their 100-year footballing history.

Football: Disaster for Brazil as Germany run riot
Michael Jackson impersonators. ©Reuters/Kevork Djansezian
Jackson fans, doctor recall icon, five years on

Michael Jackson fans laid flowers at the pop icon's mausoleum to mark the fifth anniversary of his death, as the singer's doctor recalled his patient's final hours.

Jackson fans, doctor recall icon, five years on
Japanese female pop group AKB48 members Rina Kawaei (C) poses with Nana Okada (L) and Ryoka Oshima. ©Reuters/Kyodo
Fans vote for leader of Japan girl group AKB48 after saw attack

Thousands of fans of Japanese girl group AKB48 gathered Saturday for the results of a ballot on which member will lead the band for the next year amid tight security after two members were attacked by a man wielding a saw.

Fans vote for leader of Japan girl group AKB48 after saw attack
Fifteen dead as trouble erupts at DR Congo soccer match
Fifteen dead as trouble erupts at DR Congo soccer match

Fifteen people were killed and 21 others injured after trouble broke out at a football match in the DR Congo capital Kinshasa on Sunday, during which police fired tear gas at fans, officials said.

Fifteen dead as trouble erupts at DR Congo soccer match
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Murakami's new book unveiled in Japan

Haruki Murakami's first collection of short stories in nine years hit the shelves in Japan on Friday with some excited fans queuing for the midnight launch.

Murakami's new book unveiled in Japan
A dragon statue stands on a red carpet in preparation for the season four premiere of the HBO series "Game of Thrones". ©Reuters/Lucas Jackson
Blood, sex and dragons: 'Game of Thrones' returns

Millions worldwide will tune in for the fourth season of medieval fantasy drama "Game of Thrones" from Sunday as the hit show returns to television screens, promising to deliver its usual jaw-dropping mix of sex, violence and vengeance.

Blood, sex and dragons: 'Game of Thrones' returns
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Late Motown icon Marvin Gaye remembered on 75th birthday

Family, friends and fans of Marvin Gaye came together Wednesday to pay joyful hommage the late Motown legend and native Washingtonian on what would have been his 75th birthday.

Late Motown icon Marvin Gaye remembered on 75th birthday
After 50 years, Beatlemania rocks Washington anew
After 50 years, Beatlemania rocks Washington anew

Beatlemania returned to Washington on Tuesday when the Fab Four's earliest hits once again echoed through the venue where they played their first concert on US soil 50 years earlier.

After 50 years, Beatlemania rocks Washington anew
Olympics: Fans wowed by Sochi show, even at $1,000 a ticket
Olympics: Fans wowed by Sochi show, even at $1,000 a ticket

Fans may have paid $1,000 a ticket to see the opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics, but insisted it was value for money for a trip through Russia's history and culture.

Olympics: Fans wowed by Sochi show, even at $1,000 a ticket
More than a million Xbox One consoles sold on launch day
More than a million Xbox One consoles sold on launch day

Microsoft on Friday crowed that more than a million Xbox One consoles were snapped up within 24 hours in 13 countries after hitting shelves for the first time in the morning.

More than a million Xbox One consoles sold on launch day
Gamers snap up first deliveries of PS4 game console
Gamers snap up first deliveries of PS4 game console

The wait nearly over, Casey Karch was ready to get his hands on one of the first PlayStation 4 game consoles set to be released.

Gamers snap up first deliveries of PS4 game console
 Peter Jackson. ©Reuters/Carlo Allegri
Hobbit fans to get sneak peek at Smaug event

Hobbit fans will get a sneak peek at the second film of the trilogy -- "The Desolation of Smaug" -- after director Peter Jackson announced a global live presentation next month.

Hobbit fans to get sneak peek at Smaug event
Fan of an NFL star? Buy his stock...
Fan of an NFL star? Buy his stock...

US football fans glued to television screens on Sundays will soon have a new way of showing their devotion to the pigskin: buying stocks linked to their favorite players.

Fan of an NFL star? Buy his stock...
Woman charged with stalking US actor John Cusack
Woman charged with stalking US actor John Cusack

A 45-year-old woman was charged Thursday with stalking US actor John Cusack, whom she allegedly pestered with text, Twitter and other messages for the last three years.

Woman charged with stalking US actor John Cusack
"Harry Potter" fans stampede for Radcliffe in Venice
"Harry Potter" fans stampede for Radcliffe in Venice

The Venice film festival descended briefly into chaos Sunday as screaming "Harry Potter" fans stampeded across the seafront after British star Daniel Radcliffe, in town to present his new film.

"Harry Potter" fans stampede for Radcliffe in Venice
Ben Affleck. ©REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Affleck as Batman? Fans unconvinced

The casting of Hollywood A-lister Ben Affleck as the new Batman sparked fan outrage Friday, with petitions calling for the coveted role to be recast and widespread howling on Twitter.

Affleck as Batman? Fans unconvinced
Eurovision fever hits the land of ABBA
Eurovision fever hits the land of ABBA

Fans from around the world have descended on the Swedish city of Malmoe for Saturday's final of the Eurovision Song Contest, with ABBA's Benny Andersson and Bjoern Ulvaeus expected to appear.

Eurovision fever hits the land of ABBA