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Magic Johnson supports son ‘in every way’

Magic Johnson supports son ‘in every way’

Magic Johnson loves his kids, no matter whom his kids choose to love.

The 53-year-old basketball legend and co-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers said as much to TMZ after the celebrity website posted a video of Johnson's son, Earvin Johnson III, out in Los Angeles with his reported boyfriend.

The video depicts 20-year-old Earvin, who goes by E.J., walking along Sunset Boulevard hand-in-hand with an unidentified gentleman. E.J., a New York University student who's one of Johnson's three kids, didn't discuss his sexuality or his companion in the video, whom TMZ refers to as his boyfriend. Instead, he chatted about the Dodgers and the Los Angeles Lakers.

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  • Written by CNN
  • Category: News

High-definition voice: coming to your phone

High-definition voice: coming to your phone

Smartphone makers have long touted the appeal of their high-definition display screens. Soon they'll be able to add high-definition sound to the mix, too.

"HD Voice," also known as wideband audio, is a technology designed to make a caller's voice, and other noises, sound on phone calls as close as possible to how they do in person.

On Monday, AT&T Senior Vice President Kris Rinne confirmed that the company plans to roll out HD Voice later this year, making it the latest major player officially adopting a mobile feature that, unlike many in recent years, actually has to do with making phone calls.

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  • Written by Doug Gross/CNN
  • Category: News

First defendants surrender in Atlanta cheating scandal

First defendants surrender in  Atlanta cheating scandal

The trickle began before daylight on Tuesday, as the first of 35 educators indicted in a cheating scandal that rocked Atlanta Public Schools turned themselves in to the Fulton County Jail.

Tameka Goodson came first. The Kennedy Middle School instructional coach turned herself in just after midnight on Tuesday, CNN affiliate WXIA reported. She is charged with racketeering and making false statements in writing. Her bond was set at $200,000.

"This is the closest she's ever been to a jail in her life," Goodson's attorney, Raymond Lail, told CNN affiliate WXIA. Lail said Goodson, an educator for about 20 years, is "absolutely not guilty of these charges."

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  • Written by Jamie Gumbrecht/CNN
  • Category: News

AEG Live to put Michael Jackson on trial in his own death

AEG Live to put Michael Jackson on trial in his own death

Michael Jackson's last concert promoter will defend itself in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the pop icon's family by arguing that Jackson was responsible for his own demise.

Child molestation accusations against Jackson, for which he was acquitted after a trial, and evidence of his drug addiction will likely be presented by AEG Live's lawyers as they argue that the company had no liability in his death.

The Jackson v. AEG Live trial, which could last two or three months, begins in a Los Angeles courtroom Tuesday.

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  • Written by Alan Duke/CNN
  • Category: News

8 April Fools’ jokes you may have missed

8 April Fools’ jokes you may have missed

April Fool's Day is a tricky time of year when bizarre but often hilarious headlines and products flood our newspapers, Twitter streams and Facebook feeds.

This year has seen a fantastic plethora of pranks from the likes of Google, BMW, Twitter and more. But did they manage to trick you? CNN rounds up some of the best April Fools Day jokes from 2013.

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  • Written by Lauren Said-Moorhouse/CNN
  • Category: News

President Obama attends church on Easter

President Obama attends church on Easter

President Barack Obama and his family attended a church service on Easter at St. John's Episcopal Church, which is across the street from the White House.

"Happy Easter, everybody," he said while walking to the service with first lady Michelle Obama and the couple's two daughters.

The sermon was delivered by The Rev. Luis Leon, whom Obama tapped in January to deliver the benediction at his second inauguration after controversy forced his first pick for that slot to step aside.

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  • Written by CNN
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