So... did your favorite make the cut?

The X Factor unveiled its top 32 contestants last night, throwing in the one twist that really does make this competition different from American Idol: There are four groups of eight, each to be mentored by one of the judges.

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The morons at the Westboro Baptist Church announced plans last night to protest Steve Jobs' funeral, but even they can't resist Apple's really cool tech stuff.

Margie Phelps, daughter of the church’s founder and a lawyer who represented the church during their First Amendment case at the Supreme Court (which Westboro won), Tweeted about the death of Steve Jobs using ... wait for it ...

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Amanda Knox was cleared of murder charges in Italy on Monday after jurors threw out a 2009 conviction that sent the American student to prison for a quarter-century.

Almost immediately following her exoneration in the slaying of Meredith Kercher, media watchers began pondering when/if a book deal for Knox is on the way.

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Dr. Conrad Murray's defense attorney has told jurors that the personal physician to Michael Jackson gave him a modest 25 milligrams of Propofol on June 25, 2009.

Reports suggest the star had significantly higher levels of the powerful anesthetic in his system, however. Of course, Murray's defense also has an answer for that.

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A month after debuting her latest single on America's Got Talent, Susan Boyle has released the official music video for "You Have To Be There."

It's classic Boyle in every way, too, as this 50-year old shows off her ridiculous vocal range in a classically-filmed black and white shoot. Look for Boyle's new album to hit stories and iTunes next month.

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Redmond O'Neal will be sentenced today for a probation violation stemming from his recent heroin arrest and subsequent no contest plea. Will a judge have mercy?

The 26-year-old son of Ryan O'Neal sure hopes so. He wants the judge to give him one more opportunity to make good and sentence him to rehab, and not jail.

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