8 Things You Need To Know This AM — Dec 03 2014

Is it just us or does George Clooney look a little...out of place in this Downton Abbey trailer?
Everybody! Backstreet's coming back in 2015 with a new documentary that'll show why the band really was larger than life. Alright!
You tweeted, Twitter listened. The microblogging site released a new, easier way to report tweets that violate its abuse policies.
Looks like King Richard III's long-lost skull has been found!
As a means of preventing the spread of sexually transmitted infections, the Center for Disease Control is now urging teenage boys to undergo circumcision — if they haven't already.
They say size doesn't matter, but NPR really means it says it wants you and your band (no matter how big or small it is) to perform a Tiny Desk concert.
Speaking of music, Pink Feathers dropped its new EP just in time to shake all those Hump Day blues away.
Finally, Bobby Keys, the exuberant saxophonist for the Rolling Stones, has passed away.
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