First Dog Miss Beazley Dies

First Dog Miss Beazley Dies
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The Bush family is mourning its family pet.

Miss Beazley, a Scottish terrier given to Laura Bush by former President George W. Bush, died over the weekend after battling cancer, according to the family's office. She was nearly 10 years old.

The dog was named for the character Uncle Beazley, a dinosaur in Oliver Butterworth's children's book, "The Enormous Egg," the Associated Press reports.

Godzilla Returns to the Big Screen
PHOTO: A scene from "Godzilla" is seen in this film image released by Warner Bros. Pictures.
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The world's most famous monster is back.

The latest reboot of "Godzilla" hit theaters this weekend. The movie stars Bryan Cranston of "Breaking Bad" fame, Elizabeth Olsen and Aaron Taylor-Johnson.

ABC News' David Blaustein gave it 3.5 out of 5 stars, while Wesley Morris and Chris Connelly of Grantland, which, like ABC News, is owned by Disney, debated whether Godzilla needed to hit the gym.

Will "Godzilla" live up to the hype? Let's hope it's better than the 1998 version, which has a 25% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

Katey Sagal Joins Cast of 'Pitch Perfect 2'
PHOTO: Katey Sagal is pictured on March 11, 2014 in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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Did you know the actress who played Peg Bundy on "Married With Children" can sing, too?

The multitalented Katey Sagal has signed on to the cast of "Pitch Perfect 2," according to the Hollywood Reporter.

It's reported that Sagal, 60, will play the mother of Hailee Steinfeld, who is also a new edition to the cast.

Flappy Bird Will Fly Again
PHOTO: An employee plays the game Flappy Bird on a smartphone in Hanoi, Feb. 10, 2014.
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Get your thumbs ready. Flappy Bird is coming back!

Dong Nguyen, the Vietnam-based creator, said he plans to bring the game, including its infamous big-eyed bird and green pipes, back to the market later this year, but with a few changes.

The game will have a multiplayer capability and be less addictive, Nguyen told CNBC.

>How Nguyen plans to make millions of people's favorite time-wasting game less addictive is anyone's guess.

Flappy Bird, which entails guiding a cartoon bird through green pipes, had been downloaded more than 50 million times before Nguyen pulled it from app stores in February.

Flappy Bird Creator Pulled His Game Because It's an 'Addictive Product'

Diane Humetewa Makes History
PHOTO: Diane Humetewa is the first Native American woman to be confirmed as federal judge.

Diane Humetewa has been confirmed as the first Native-American woman to serve on the federal bench.

Humetewa, a former U.S. attorney from Arizona and a member of the Hopi tribe, was confirmed Wednesday in the U.S. Senate with a 96-0 vote.

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer congratulated Humetewa on Twitter.

"Proud day as AZ's own Diane Humetewa becomes 1st Native American woman to serve as federal judge," she wrote. "Congrats on this historic achievement!"

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