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make (the) headlines

To be featured on the headlines of news articles, as due to being particularly important, popular, fashionable, etc. It may not be so tremendous as to make the headlines, but this small change in immigration law could have a huge impact on foreign workers. The pop star made headlines yesterday after his latest run-in with police.
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Kelly usually makes the headlines in her skimpies but Tornado stole her thunder with his muscle-clad number.
Another teenage pregnancy makes the headlines, like some kind of celebrity news.
As Apple makes the headlines this week at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), these publishers are leveraging Pheedo's RSS management services to broadcast news, analysis and commentary on the latest Apple happenings.
Like his golfing namesake, the County kid has prodigious talent but makes the headlines for all of the wrong reasons.