Cyntoia Brown

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam granted an early release to Cyntoia Brown, who was sentenced to life in prison in 2004 for killing a 43-year-old real estate agent who solicited sex from her. Brown was a 16-year-old runaway when she fatally shot John Allen in the back of the head while he slept in his bed in 2002.

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Snoop Dogg

Rapper Snoop Dogg unloaded on President Trump in an expletive-filled video tirade over the weekend. In the Instagram video, the 47-year-old rapper slammed the President over the partial government shutdown that began on Dec. 22.

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Jazmine Barnes suspect

Harris County homicide investigators have filed capital murder charges against two Houston men suspected in the drive-by murder of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes. Jazmine was killed early Sunday, Dec. 30, as she rode in a car with her mother and three siblings near a Walmart in east Harris County.

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Frank Ski, Jade Novah, JR

Entercom announced two new co-hosts to replace Wanda Smith and Miss Sophia on the V-103 (WVEE) morning show. Wanda and Sophia, born Joe Taylor, were let go from the Frank Ski In the Morning Show on Thursday. Their one-year contracts reportedly expired and were not renewed.

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DeAndre Hopkins, Jazmine Barnes

A NFL player stepped up to contribute to the growing reward fund for Jazmine Barnes, the 7-year-old Houston girl who was gunned down in a Walmart parking lot.

On Thursday, DeAndre Hopkins announced he will donate his NFL playoff check -- $29,000 -- to pay funeral expenses and help authorities find the gunman who shot and killed Jazmine on Dec. 30.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent surgery to remove cancerous tumors in her lung, according to published reports.

Ginsberg, 85, was hospitalized in November after breaking 3 ribs during a fall in her office at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

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President Trump, Barack Obama

Democrats vowed to appeal a federal judge's ruling that will finally undo former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law known as Obamacare.

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