‘Stand By Me’ singer Ben E. King dead at age 76

In this June 14, 2012, file photo, Towering Performance Award inductee Ben E. King arrives at the 2012 Songwriters Hall of Fame induction and awards gala in New York. King, singer of such classics as "Stand By Me," "There Goes My Baby" and "Spanish Harlem," died Thursday, April 30, 2015, publicist Phil Brown told The Associated Press. He was 76. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Ben E. King, the unforgettable lead singer for the Drifters and solo star whose plaintive baritone graced such pop and rhythm ‘n blues classics as “Stand by Me,” ”There Goes My Baby” and “Spanish Harlem,” has died. He was 76.

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State of the news media in 2015: Facebook and mobile rule

In this Tuesday, April 28, 2015 photo, an unidentified person uses a mobile phone to read the news from The Huffington Post on Facebook, in Los Angeles. “State of the News Media 2015,” published Wednesday, April 29, 2015, by the Pew Research Center’s Journalism Project found that nearly half of Web users learn about politics and government from Facebook, roughly the same percentage as those who seek the news through local television and double those who visit Yahoo or Google News. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

NEW YORK (AP) — A new report on the state of the media has some simple terms for how we learn about the world: mobile and social media.

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