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Excessive Bay Area Heatwave Opens Cooling Centers

Officials are tapping into an array of Bay Area libraries, malls, and senior, recreation and swim centers to provide some relief.
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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Method Man attends the Turner Upfront 2018 arrivals on the red carpet at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on May 16, 2018 in New York City. 376263 (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Turner)

Method Man Visits a Wu-Tang Clan Fan With a Life-Threatening Illness

Following an epic show at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in June, Wu-Tang Clan rapper Method Man stopped by a Staten Island University Hospital in New York to visit a fan with a life-threatening illness.
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In this photo taken June 18, 2019, provided by the Ocean Voyages Institute, are nets brought in by the sailing ship Kwai from the Pacific gyre cleanup in Honolulu. (AJ Jaeger/Ocean Voyages Institute via AP)

40 Tons of Fishing Nets Retrieved In Pacific Ocean Cleanup

Mariners on a sailing vessel hundreds of miles from the Hawaiian coast picked up more than 40 tons of abandoned fishing nets in an effort to clean a garbage patch in the Pacific Ocean, where the nets can entangle whales, turtles and fish and damage coral reefs.
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Dog in a car (Photo credit: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Keeping Pets Safe On Hot Days

With temperatures at all-time highs in the Bay Area in recent days, it's worth reviewing the risks of leaving your pet unattended in your car and what you can do if you see someone else's dog in distress.
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In this Oct. 31, 2017, file photo, former President Barack Obama, right, and former first lady Michelle Obama appear at the Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

The Obamas To Produce Exclusive Podcasts For Spotify

Their production company is teaming up with Spotify to produce exclusive podcasts for the platform.
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In this May 13, 2004 file photo, designer Kate Spade poses with handbags and shoes from her next collection in New York. Law enforcement officials say Tuesday, June 5, 2018, that New York fashion designer Kate Spade has been found dead in her apartment in

Kate Spade New York Fulfills $1 Million Mental Health Pledge

A year after Spade took her own life, the foundation that bears her name announced Wednesday the completion of a $1 million pledge to support mental health services.
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Singer H.E.R. poses for photographers upon arrival at the amfAR, Cinema Against AIDS, benefit at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, during the 72nd international Cannes film festival, in Cap d'Antibes, southern France, Thursday, May 23, 2019. (Photo by Joel C Rya

H.E.R., Mariah Carey, Turn Out For Glitzy amfAR Gala Near Cannes

Mariah Carey gave a special performance for the dinner guests along with Tom Jones and Dua Lipa during Thursday's event at the famed Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc. Charli XCX provided the live entertainment at the after-party.
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Milo Ventimiglia, from the cast of "This Is Us," attends the NBC 2019/2020 Upfront at The Four Seasons New York on Monday, May 13, 2019. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

'This Is Us' Star Milo Ventimiglia Says Trip Showed Him Red Nose Charity's Impact

Ventimiglia, star of the series "This Is Us," traveled to the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya, and saw programs supported by the campaign providing health care, education and more. Video of his trip is included in NBC's two-hour Red Nose Day special airing Thursday with host Terry Crews.
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In this March 23, 2018 file photo, DJ Khaled performs as the opening act for Demi Lovato during her "Tell Me You Love Me World Tour" in Philadelphia. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

DJ Khaled Releasing Collaboration With Nipsey Hussle

Khaled is releasing a single with Nipsey Hussle that was filmed days before Hussle was shot to death in Los Angeles.
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Students and other attendees walk out of a community vigil held to honor the victims and survivors of yesterday's fatal shooting at the STEM School Highlands Ranch, late Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Highlands Ranch, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Hero Students Disarm Gunman, Not Thinking About Their Safety

The three students who disarmed a gunman in a Colorado school shooting leapt up from their desks without a word and with no thought for their own safety when they spotted the gun, recounted one of the young men.
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