Articles by Melanie Jones

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Valentines Day 2012: 25 Famous Love Quotes For A Romantic Feb. 14

As couples around the world try to find the words to express their love on Valentine's Day 2012, take a page from our book and see what others have said first. From the poet Sappho to children's author and political cartoonist Dr. Suess, here are 25 beautiful quotes about love and loving someone on Valentine's Day 2012.

Valentine's Day 2012: Croatia's Museum of Broken Relationships Expects Holiday Surge

The museum, which collects relics from past breakups, is expecting to double the amount of visitors who usually stop in on Valentine's Day 2012. We might say it's a love museum, says co-founder Drazen Grubisic, just upside down. Learn about the objects that have been left there, and find out how the museum was founded in the first place.

Valentine's Day Gifts 2012: 10 Last Minute, Affordable Gift Ideas For Him and Her

It's almost Valentine's Day 2012. For those who haven't planned ahead, putting together a romantic but affordable gift at the last minute can seem daunting. Not to worry: here are ten free or affordable gift ideas for him and for her on Feb. 14, with little to no prep work required. Forget chocolates and flowers: give your date something something truly special for the romantic holiday.

Kelly Clarkson Engaged? Diamond Ring Spotted At 2012 Grammys [VIDEO]

Kelly Clarkson gave an amazing duet performance with country star Jason Aldean at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards last night (watch here), but fans of the American Idol winner were more interested in the large diamond ring on the singer's finger. Is Kelly Clarkson engaged? And if so, to whom?

Bobbi Kristina Suicidal? Bobby Brown Quits Tour to Be With Whitney Houston's Daughter

Whitney Houston's ex-husband Bobby Brown has left his reunion tour with New Edition and flown to Los Angeles to be with daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown, who was hospitalized following news of Houston's death and who sources say wants to die after losing her mother. Bobbi Kristina helped her mother Whitney Houston when she battled drug addiction a few years back, and family friends report that she is devastated by her loss.

Grammys 2012: Full List Of Grammy Award Winners, Adele to Taylor Swift

Adele swept the 54th Annual Grammy Awards, winning six Grammys in one night, including Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Song of the Year. Cee Lo Green and Taylor Swift were also big winners. Get the full list of Grammy Award winners at the 2012 Grammys here, from New Artist to Rap Performance of the Year.

Whitney Houston Dies at 48: Facebook Blames Bobby Brown, Remembers Singer

The Queen of Pop reigned in the 1980s and 1990s until her life was ravaged by drug use, increasingly erratic behavior and a tumultuous and allegedly abusive marriage to Bobby Brown. Facebook reactions from users have mourned the iconic singer, blasting Bobby Brown and sending their condolences to the singer's daughter and mother.

Maine Republican Caucus 2012: Why Ron Paul May Win the Offbeat State

The 2012 Maine Republican caucuses, from its length to its delegates to its voting requirements, are the odd birds of the GOP primary system. It's why candidates like Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich are staying away ... and why Ron Paul has a good chance of beating Mitt Romney there for the win.

Can Chocolate Cake for Breakfast Diet Help You Lose Weight?

A new study by Tel Aviv University found that eating a slice of chocolate cake as part of a balanced breakfast actually helped dieters lose more weight and keep it off longer, a great piece of news for dieters with a sweet tooth. Find out the results, what this means for your diet, and whether this study is too good to be true.

Adele Responds To Karl Lagerfeld 'Too Fat' Remark: 'I Just Don't Want That In My Life'

Karl Lagerfeld has apologized to Adele for calling the singer a little too fat earlier this week, but the British import doesn't care what the fashion designer has to say about her body. I represent the majority of women, and I'm very proud of that, she said. Adele told reporters she avoids people who make weight a life-consuming issue, and tries not to let her insecurities weigh her down.

Anonymous Group LulzFinancial Hacks Westboro Baptist Church Over Powell Funeral

LulzFinancial, an off-shoot of hacktivist group Anonymous, went after Westboro Baptist Church this week for threatening to picket the funeral of Charlie and Braden Powell, the two boys murdered by their father Josh Powell earlier this week. Hackers shut down the church's two main sites and leaked contact information on all its members, including phone numbers and home addresses.

Steve Jobs FBI File: All The Details From 191-Page Report On Apple CEO

A comprehensive background check on Steve Jobs was conducted by the FBI in 1991, intended to vet him for a position in the George H. W. Bush White House. What position did Jobs end up holding? What did his co-workers and neighbors think of him? What was the 1985 bomb threat that first caused Jobs and the FBI to cross paths? Here are all the details so far from the 1991 Steve Jobs FBI file.

Roland Martin Suspended: 7 Tweets That Got Celebrities Fired

CNN analyst Roland Martin has been suspended indefinitely after posting several homophobic tweets during the Super Bowl. Martin has agreed to meet with GLAAD, a gay rights group, and CNN has condemned them as regrettable and offensive. But compared to other Twitter controversies, Martin got off easy: for seven other celebrities, their tweets got them fired.

Knicks Star Jeremy Lin Says Tim Tebow 'Inspires' Him: 'I Respect Him So Much!'

Jeremy Lin's amazing plays for the New York Knicks has some sports fans swapping Tebow Mania for Linsanity. But one fan of Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow is unwavering in his devotion: Jeremy Lin himself. He's a polarizing figure, but the things he says in interviews, his approach to the game, is just unbelievable, Lin, a fellow devout Christian, said in a recent interview.

The Real 'Food Stamp President': Rep. Gutierrez Rips Newt Gingrich [VIDEO]

Gutierrez called out Gingrich for labeling President Obama the food stamp president (watch here), and revealed the actual food stamp president was not a Democrat, but a Republican: George W. Bush. Gutierrez also tore into the former Speaker on Wednesday for relying on politically punchy and racially volatile props to sustain his presidential campaign.

'The Bourne Legacy' Trailer: 5 Things We Learned From Jeremy Renner Teaser [VIDEO]

The newest Bourne movie won't star Matt Damon or Julia Stiles, but Jeremy Renner's turn as a new agent in a program called Outcome looks to give fans as much action, intrigue and excitement as the original trilogy. Watch the first full-length trailer for The Bourne Legacy here, and find out everything we've learned about the newest film in the Bourne franchise so far.

Kate Middleton Pregnant 2012: Did Prince William's Wife Suffer a Miscarriage?

That's what Globe, a British magazine, is claiming. In its February issue, palace insiders assert that the Duchess of Cambridge, after becoming pregnant near the end of 2011, suffered a miscarriage just as Prince William prepared to depart for military duty as an RAF pilot in the Falklands. But is there any truth to the rumor? Judging by Globe's track record, we'd say not.

Elizabeth Olten Timeline: Retracing Alyssa Bustamante Murder Case

The 18-year-old has been sentenced to life in prison for the brutal murder of her nine-year-old neighbor. Here, get a comprehensive timeline of the murder of Elizabeth Olten, and the Alyssa Bustamante murder trial that followed, including what evidence was stricken from the record, why Bustamante changed her plea, and Olten's family's reaction to the verdict.

Alyssa Bustamante Gets Life In Prison: 8 More Teen 'Thrill Killers' [PHOTOS]

Child killer Alyssa Bustamante, 19, has been sentenced to life in prison for the brutal murder of nine-year-old Elizabeth Olten. But Bustamante is far from the first teenaged thrill killer. From infamous killing pairs like Leopold and Loeb to sadistic teens like Jesse Pomeroy and Eric Harris, here are eight more teen thrill killers whose murders have shocked the public.

Amy Duggar Responds: Inside '19 Kids And Counting' Extortion Scheme

The 19 Kids And Counting star has denied allegations by would-be extortionist Teresa Hunt that she's sleeping with 54-year-old friend James. But what was pictured in the incriminating photos sent to TLC? What were Hunt's motives, beyond fast cash, for attempting extortion? And how did the FBI catch the attempted blackmailer?

Rick Santorum Wins Minnesota Caucus, Mitt Romney Trailing Behind

The Minnesota Republican caucus has been called for Rick Santorum, giving the former Pennsylvania senator his second win on Tuesday after a huge victory in the Missouri primary. By winning two states in one night, Santorum has rocketed from being a candidate who many expected to see leave the presidential primary race to one who can cast himself as one with significant staying power among socially conservative voters.

Missouri 2012 Primary: Rick Santorum’s Win All Sound, No Fury

Rick Santorum has secured a substantial victory in Missouri, his first win since he beat out Mitt Romney in the Iowa caucus. But after weeks of being touted as the beauty pageant primary, Santorum's delegate-less win won't do much for the future of his presidential campaign.

Missouri Republican Primary 2012 Results: Where to Get Live Updates

Tonight's primary won't award the GOP presidential candidates any delegates for the nomination, but its symbolic significance may give Rick Santorum the boost he needs to stay in the Republican race. Click here to get live updates of the results, follow the primary on Twitter and find out where to get candidates' reactions.

Prop. 8 Ruling: 5 Things to Know After Calif. Gay Marriage Ban's Overthrow

The Ninth Circuit Court ruled in support of Judge Walker's decision that Prop 8 was unconstitutional, striking down the ban against same-sex marriage in California. But what does this mean for LGBT couples? What was Walker's original ruling? Who ruled in Tuesday's case? Here's everything you need to know, and what comes next.

Charles Dickens Quotes: 200 Years Of Wit And Wisdom

Charles Dickens is one of the most frequently quoted authors in the English language, and for good reason: the way he used words to poke fun at, uphold or deplore humanity's tics and tendencies make him an author worth honoring on his 200th birthday. Read some of Dickens' best quotes from some of his most iconic works here.



Moldova Seeks Sign On EU Accession Talks By Year-end

Moldova is hoping for a sign by the end of the year at least that EU accession talks can begin as the former Soviet republic races to implement reforms proposed by Brussels, Foreign Minister Nicu Popescu told Reuters.