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Recent articles by Samantha:

Onions cause salmonella outbreak in 37 states, CDC reports

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control is asking Americans to check their onions after a salmonella outbreak sickened more than 650 people across the country. → Read More

Ina Garten tells story of how camping with Jeffrey inspired her to learn how to cook

It all started with a little coq a vin on a camping stove. → Read More

Former ‘Millionaire Matchmaker’ contestant Trevor Jones dies suddenly

A former contestant on the dating show “Millionaire Matchmaker,” Trevor Jones died earlier this month after a sudden illness, his friend and business partner Travis Lubinsky confirmed. → Read More

Angelina Jolie brings kids to 'Eternals' red carpet in rare public outing

Maddox, 20, twins Vivienne and Knox, 13, Shiloh, 15, and Zahara, 16, all did the step-and-pose with their famous mom. → Read More

Chrissy Teigen says cookbook, friends helped save her after pregnancy loss

She shared a behind-the-scenes photo of one difficult day when she was working on her latest cookbook. → Read More

It's Kitty's turn! 'To All the Boys' gets TV spinoff starring Anna Cathcart

Anna Cathcart will return to the screen as character Kitty Covey in a dramedy spinoff series from Netflix’s franchise, “To All the Boys I Loved Before.” → Read More

Judge approves Kanye West's legal name change to Ye

The rapper has used the moniker as a nickname for years. → Read More

Lance Bass, husband Michael Turchin welcome boy/girl twins

Lance Bass and his husband Michael Turchin are parents of two! The *Nsync singer and Turchin welcomed twins — a boy and a girl — on Oct. 13. → Read More

Howie Mandel explains why he was so dehydrated that he collapsed in a Starbucks

"What has this world come to where you can't pass out in a Starbucks privately anymore?" he joked. → Read More

Adele releases new song, music video for 1st time since 2015

For the first time since 2015, pop star Adele is releasing new music. The "Hello" singer dropped her first single and music video on Thursday night, "Easy on Me." → Read More

Howie Mandel ‘home and doing better’ after reported health scare

After unconfirmed reports of a health scare in Los Angeles on Wednesday, TV personality Howie Mandel told his fans he is recovering. → Read More

Watch Jimmy Fallon and Chris Stapleton sing a tribute to Nancy Meyers movies

TV host Jimmy Fallon and musician Chris Stapleton put together a hilarious sketch that aired Tuesday night about the classic Nancy Meyers rom-com aesthetic we all wish we could have. → Read More

Megan Fox reveals new silver hair for upcoming role

Megan Fox is known for her dark brown tresses but on Friday she revealed a new look for an upcoming role. → Read More

Madonna crawls on Fallon's desk in cheeky 'Tonight Show' interview

Madonna kept longtime host of "The Tonight Show" Jimmy Fallon on his toes Thursday night in an off-the-rails interview. → Read More

Raising Cane’s puts corporate staff to work as fry cooks, cashiers amid staffing shortage

One national fast food chain called Raising Cane's is putting their corporate office employees to work in restaurants amid the ongoing worker shortage. → Read More

Watch Kelly Clarkson freak out after final 4-chair turn of ‘The Voice’ season

As the blind auditions on this season of "The Voice" came to a close, one four-chair turn for San Antonio, Texas wedding singer Aaron Hines had all of the coaches fighting. → Read More

Matthew McConaughey's wife Camila says he's a 'disciplined' dad

Matthew McConaughey's wife Camila Alves tells TODAY in an exclusive interview what he is really like as a dad. → Read More

Dying dog enjoys snow one last time with help from local ice center

Salt Lake City rallied around a Saint Bernard/Newfoundland dog, Maggie, by providing snow for her to enjoy before her death from cancer. → Read More

Wilmer Valderrama explains how Fez on 'That ‘70s Show' ended up with Jackie

Despite chasing her for years, Fez on "That '70s Show" still surprised fans when he ended up with Jackie in the final season. → Read More

Chrissy Teigen mourns 'baby Jack,' 1 year after pregnancy loss

"a year ago you gave me the greatest pain I could ever imagine to show me I could survive anything, even if I didn’t want to," she wrote on Tuesday. → Read More