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Beyonce faced the media to preview her halftime show at the Super Bowl this weekend. But reporters got an earful. Beyonce sang the National Anthem....and then said, "any questions?" Obviously this was in regard to the fact she lip-synched the Star-Spangled Banner at the inauguration. Beyonce admitted so and explained why.

"I did not have time to rehearse with the orchestra. It was a live television show and a very very important, emotional show for me. One of my proudest moments and due to the weather, due to the delay, due to no proper sound check, I did not feel comfortable taking a risk," Beyonce said.

Her next performance is Sunday during the Super Bowl.

Old habits must die hard with Rihanna. She's back together with Chris Brown. Rihanna told Rolling Stone, "even if it's a mistake, it's my mistake." Brown pleaded guilty to assaulting Rihanna just before the 2009 Grammys.

Labs are still top dogs. The American Kennel Club says the Labrador retriever is the nation's most popular dog -- for the 22nd straight year. The German shepherd still commands the number-two spot and the golden retriever noses out the beagle for third.

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