Merriam-Webster adds da ‘Yoopers’ to dictionary

The moniker for native or longtime residents of the Lake Superior region known for a distinctive manner of speaking and its Scandinavian roots was among 150 new words announced Monday by the Springfield, Massachusetts, company.

Networks’ plea to viewers: Watch now!

Networks are adjusting to the changed world of how people watch their programs: hours or weeks later on DVR, online or on-demand. But the industry’s financial structure hasn’t caught up yet, so viewers who watch when a program is first aired — once the only way to watch — are considered more valuable.

Tech companies sue over Michael Jackson hologram

The owners of technology used to digitally resurrect Tupac Shakur have asked a federal judge to block the use of their techniques in any effort to project a Michael Jackson hologram at Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards.

Indiana State Fair announces Free Stage concerts

The Indiana State Fair says its Free Stage during this summer’s fair will include performances by rising country performer Dustin Lynch and Grammy-nominated Canadian rockers Barenaked Ladies.

Authorities: Casey Kasem found in Washington state

Kasem’s condition was not immediately known, although his children rejoiced after days of uncertainty and said in a statement that locating their father was the first step in bringing him back to the Los Angeles area.

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CBS to add 5 series in fall; Tea Leoni in drama

CBS said Wednesday it has ordered eight new series for next season, five of them premiering in the fall, with a New Orleans-based spinoff of TV’s most popular series, “NCIS,” among them.

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Clippers’ Sterling slams Magic Johnson, HIV status

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling repeatedly disparaged Magic Johnson’s HIV-positive status in an interview that aired Monday, saying he was not a fit role model for children and dismissing his work in business and charity.

Casey Kasem’s whereabouts unknown

A judge has ordered an investigation into the whereabouts of Casey Kasem after an attorney for the ailing radio personality’s wife said he had been removed from Los Angeles without his children’s knowledge.

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Wurst’s Eurovision win shows pop still political

The victory of whiskered drag queen Conchita Wurst in the Eurovision Song Contest had celebrities from Nigella Lawson to Russell Brand posting bearded selfies on the Internet in tribute — and Russian men snapping clean-shaven pictures in protest.