What a Week for Lucy Hale; Niagara Falls Like You Rarely See It

Lucy Hale Drops Her Debut Single
PHOTO: Lucy Hale arrives at the 40th annual Peoples Choice Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, Jan. 8, 2014, in Los Angeles.
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"Pretty Little Liars" star Lucy Hale is having the best week ever.

Not only did she win a People's Choice Award for favorite cable TV actress for her work on the ABC Family teen drama, but she also debuted her single "You Sound Good to Me."

And it seems plenty of people would agree that Hale sounds good to them, too. The song is sitting pretty at the top of the iTunes country chart.

(In case you missed it, Hale stopped by "Good Morning America" today to talk about her new single.)

Amiri Baraka Dies at 79
PHOTO: Poet and social activist Amiri Baraka speaks during the Black Political Convention in Gary, Ind., March 12, 1972.
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Amiri Baraka, the poet and playwright who brought the political debates of the civil rights era to the arts, has died, according to The Associated Press.

The former LeRoi Jones was a contemporary of beat poets Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac and later went on to found the Black Arts Movement.

Baraka was 79.

Frozen Niagara Falls Photo Is Stunning
PHOTO: The U.S. side of the Niagara Falls is pictured from Ontario, Jan. 8, 2014.
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It was so cold this week that the polar vortex even stopped Niagara Falls in its tracks.

Check out this photo of a partially frozen falls taken from the U.S. side. Makes us cold just looking at it!

OutKast Will Reunite at Coachella
PHOTO: In this file photo, Outkasts Big Boi, left, and Andre 3000, right, visit MTVs "TRL" on Aug. 22, 2006 in New York City.
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Hey Ya! Have you seen the Coachella 2014 lineup?

Get ready to shake it like a Polaroid picture, because OutKast will reunite at the Indio, Calif., music festival after an almost seven-year hiatus.

Check out the rest of the lineup here.


It's Friday and that's reason enough to celebrate, but temperatures are also rising.

After much of the nation was pummeled by the polar vortex this week, temperatures are warming up just in time for the weekend. While it's still chilly, the Social Climber will take the mid-30s over subzero temperatures any day of the week!

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