Former Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King, who co-wrote the hit "Sweet Home Alabama," has died at age 68. The musician died at home in Nashville on Thursday. The cause of death is not known. According to Rolling Stone, he had been battling lung cancer.

Mark David Chapman, the man who killed John Lennon, was denied parole for the 10th time on Thursday, according to the Associated Press.

CBS Sports is following suit with ESPN and plans to not air the national anthem during weekly NFL broadcasts. A source tells USA Today that Fox Sports will play the anthem only during special broadcasts, while NBC Sports remains undecided as to its plans for the upcoming season.

In Austria, a man attempted to board a commuter train with his horse.

Agents discovered a 600-foot drug tunnel that ran from an old KFC restaurant in Arizona to a bedroom In Mexico.

Texas has exported more oil than it imported for the first time in history.

Ben Affleck stopped at a Jack in the Box on the way to rehab the other day.

California congressman Duncan Hunter has been indicted for using campaign funds for personal use like makeup, video games and a trip to SeaWorld.

Mr. National Enquirer and longtime Trump friend David Pecker has received federal immunity in the Michael Cohen case.

The Forbes list of actors that get paid the most was topped by George Clooney, thanks to the sale of his tequila biz. He made $239 million over the past year. Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson came in 2nd with $124 million.

Life expectancy is actually declining due to the opioid crisis.

Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer has received a three game suspension for his mishandling of a domestic violence issue with one of his coaches.

A Harvard professor is warning about using coconut oil, calling it "pure poison."

Weeks after breaking up with longtime girlfriend Lindsay Shookus, Ben Affleck was "struggling." His ex, Jennifer Garner, went and talked with him and the two went to a rehab facility where he checked in.

Simon Cowell received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame this week.

Nicki Minaj has canceled her scheduled North American concert tour, reportedly due to poor ticket sales.

The next season of "Big Bang Theory" will be its 12th and its last.

Country singer Gretchen Wilson was arrested Tuesday night after getting off an American Airlines flight to Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, after reportedly acting "belligerent" on board.

Harvey Weinstein is now facing new charges of sex trafficking.

Meanwhile, another Kevin Spacey sexual assault case is being investigated in Los Angeles.

Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, Yolanda Adams and Jennifer Holliday have all been supposedly lined up to perform at Aretha Franklin's upcoming funeral.


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