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FSU Student Accused of Trying to Eat Stabbing Victim's Face Is Undergoing Surgery – and May Not Live

Originally posted 08/17/2016 12:15PM

Police say the 19-year-old Florida State University student accused of fatally stabbing a couple and trying to eat one victim's face remains "heavily sedated" in a hospital and officials don't know whether he will live, PEOPLE confirms.

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What Is Flakka? All About the Drug that May Be Behind Florida Man Allegedly Stabbing, Attempting to Eat Couple

Originally posted 08/16/2016 06:50PM

Authorities have speculated the drug "flakka" could be connected to the gruesome case of a Florida couple who were fatally stabbed Monday before the 19-year-old suspect allegedly tried to eat one of their faces.

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Inside Elvis' Desperate Battle with Diet and Drugs – And How Linda Thompson Saved Him from Drowning in a Bowl of Chicken Soup

Originally posted 08/11/2016 12:25PM

When Linda Thompson began a whirlwind romance with Elvis Presley in 1972, he was in the midst of a critically acclaimed comeback.

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Cameron Douglas' Dark Days: His Battle with Addiction and Life in Prison

Originally posted 08/01/2016 02:45PM

The eldest son of actor Michael Douglas has been released from prison after nearly seven years behind bars following a drug conviction. During the difficult time period that also saw the 71-year-old actor battling cancer, Cameron Douglas and his father have both been outspoken about the harsh sentencing for non-violent drug offenders.

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Khloé Kardashian Lashes Out at Critics Saying She Should Be 'Helping Her Husband' After Lamar Odom's Reported Airplane Incident

Originally posted 07/12/2016 12:25PM

Amid a flurry of reports concerning Lamar Odom's worrying behavior, Khloé Kardashian is taking to Twitter to address the news.

The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star, 32, tweeted a sad emoji Tuesday morning after news broke that her estranged husband, who has been in recovery from a near-fatal overdose since October, was spotted near a Los Angeles strip club on Monday before being reportedly escorted off a plane en route to New York City. (According to TMZ, Odom threw up both in the galley and in the plane bathroom. Representatives for Delta had no comment when reached by PEOPLE, and the LAX police department had not received a report of the incident.)

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Jack Wagner Speaks Out on Addiction After Son Harrison Disappeared for 5 Days

Jack Wagner Speaks Out on Addiction After Son Harrison Disappeared for 5 Days

Originally posted 07/11/2016 04:05PM

Jack Wagner spent hours talking with fans about addiction struggles after his son relapsed and disappeared for nearly a week.

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Chaka Khan Enters Rehab for Prescription Pain Medication Addiction

Chaka Khan Enters Rehab for Prescription Pain Medication Addiction

Originally posted 07/10/2016 03:55PM

Singer Chaka Khan has entered a drug rehabilitation program to battle her addiction to prescription drugs.

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Comedian and TV Writer Amber Tozer Opens Up About Her Descent into Alcoholism

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Amber Tozer Opens Up About Her Descent into Alcoholism

Originally posted 07/10/2016 02:20PM

It was long past midnight, and Amber Tozer had passed out in the backseat of a taxi in Brooklyn. When she came to, she realized she didn't have enough money to pay the fare. With the cabbie chasing after her, she sprinted through the darkened streets. While running, she encountered two strange men who chased the cabbie away.

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Kristen Bell: How Dax Shepard's Struggle with Addiction Inspired Me to Help Others

Originally posted 07/01/2016 03:40PM

Kristen Bell has been candid about her marriage with Dax Shepard – and now, she's opening up about how her husband has changed the way she sees the world.

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