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BREAKING: Stage collapses ahead of Radiohead show in Toronto

CBC reports: A stage at Toronto’s Downsview Park has collapsed ahead of a Radiohead concert, killing 1 person and injuring at least 3, according to Toronto EMS.

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JUST IN: Lance Armstrong faces fresh doping charges

The Washington Post: The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has brought formal doping charges against cyclist Lance Armstrong in an action that could cost him his 7 Tour de France titles, according to a letter sent to Armstrong and several others.

Photo: Lance Armstrong of the U.S. runs during the Ironman Panama 70.3 triathlon in February. (Reuters)

Private spacecraft becomes 1st to visit International Space Station

The International Space Station crew successfully captured the SpaceX Dragon capsule with the station’s robotic arm at 9:56 a.m. EDT, NASA says. This is the 1st time a commercial spacecraft has visited the International Space Station.

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Photo: A camera on the International Space Station captures a view of SpaceX’s Falcon cargo spacecraft at a distance of 30 meters. (NASA TV via

JUST IN: TMZ reports Donna Summer has died

The Queen of Disco Donna Summer died this morning in Florida, according to TMZ. She was 63.

Update (12:05 p.m. EDT): E! News has confirmed Donna Summmer’s death.

Famed hair stylist Vidal Sassoon dead at 84

The Los Angeles Times: Famed hair stylist and fashion icon Vidal Sassoon was found dead at his home in Los Angeles, California, authorities say. Law enforcement sources say Sassoon died after an unspecified illness and that family were by his side. He was 84.

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Obama declares support for gay marriage

BREAKING: In an interview with ABC News, US President Barack Obama says he now supports same-sex marriage, reversing his longstanding opposition amid growing pressure from the Democratic base and his own vice president.

Watch video from the interview here.