The First 15: Combat Ban for Women to End
The Pentagon is dropping the last vestiges of rules barring American women from serving in combat, paving the way for the largest expansion ever of their role on the front lines. What do you think about this? -- WSJ.com
'American Idol': Nicki Minaj-Mariah Carey Brawl Sparked Over 'Country Thing'
The Charlotte auditions episode of "American Idol" featured a somewhat rational debate (prompted by Minaj) on whether a contestant should feel “forced” to “do the country thing,” and then we saw Minaj determinedly stomping off the set after complaining that “Maybe I should get off the f—ing panel." -- PopWatch.com
Beyonce Fans Not Silent on Lip-Synch Critics
High-profile vocalists, including 2009 presidential inauguration singer Aretha Franklin, are coming to Beyoncé Knowles' defense since the singer came under fire for reportedly lip-synching the "Star Spangled Banner" at President Obama's inauguration Monday. -- L.A.Times.com
Watch: Baby Survives After Being Thrown from Car
On a cold, desolate stretch of Russian highway, the driver of a small car loses traction and goes skidding out of control. When an oncoming truck smashes into the car's rear, a baby is thrown on to the highway. Have you seen this video? -- USAToday.com