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In this photo taken April 3, 2019, a pair of students walk past a historic mural that includes slaves and a dead Native American at George Washington High School in San Francisco. (Yalonda M. James/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)

San Francisco To Paint Over Historic George Washington Mural

The San Fransisco school board unanimously voted Tuesday, June 25, 2019, to destroy a controversial mural displayed in a public high school. This is the latest move in recent times to remove New Deal-era art, now considered offensive.
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In this July 20, 2017 file photo the face of Alfred E. Neuman is framed by attendees at the DC booth during the first day of Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. (Kevin Sullivan/The Orange County Register vi

MAD Magazine Leaving Newsstands After 67-Year Run (Really!)

MAD, the long-running satirical magazine that influenced everyone from "Weird Al" Yankovic to the writers of "The Simpsons," will be leaving newsstands after its August 2019 issue. The illustrated humor magazine will still be available in comic shops and through mail to subscribers. But after its...
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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 09: A$AP Rocky attends The Recording Academy And Clive Davis' 2019 Pre-GRAMMY Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 9, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)

Sweden Wants To Detain Rapper A$AP Rocky After Street Fight

Swedish prosecutors say U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky should be formally arrested over a fight in downtown Stockholm and should be held for two weeks while police investigate the case.
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Night, high-speed car - stock photo A car driving on a motorway at high speeds, overtaking other cars

Nevada Trooper Pulls Over Hearse Traveling In HOV Lane

Nevada Highway Patrol says passengers must be alive in order to be counted as occupants in cars using the high occupancy vehicle lane.
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Jussie Smollett

Actor Jussie Smollett Wants Chicago's Lawsuit Moved To Federal Court

Jussie Smollett wants the lawsuit that the city of Chicago filed against him moved from state court to federal court.
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Disney's The Little Mermaid and Halle Bailey (Photo credit: Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures/Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Halle Bailey Tapped To Play Ariel In 'The Little Mermaid'

Bailey will next be going under the sea, starring as Ariel in the upcoming adaptation of “The Little Mermaid.”
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R. Kelly

R. Kelly Wants Ex-Wife To Stop Talking About Him Publicly

Lawyers for R&B singer R. Kelly are asking a judge in Chicago to fine and jail his ex-wife for breaking a confidentiality clause in their divorce agreement.
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In this Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 file photo, Nicki Minaj performs on stage during the MTV EMA's 2018 at Bilbao Exhibition Centre in Bilbao, Spain. (Stuart C. Wilson/Pool via AP, File)

Hip Hop Star Nicki Minaj To Perform In Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia said Wednesday July 3, 2019 American hip-hop star Nicki Minaj will be performing there this month in the latest eye-popping announcement as the kingdom sheds decades of restrictions on entertainment.
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In this March 28, 1990, file photo, Chrysler Corporation Chairman Lee Iacocca sits in a 1990 Dodge Viper sports car as the Chrysler in the 90's six city tour makes a visit to New York. (AP Photo/Osamu Honda, File)

Lee Iacocca, Engineer of Chrysler's Turnaround, Dies at 94

Former Chrysler CEO Iacocca, who became a folk hero for rescuing the company in the '80s, has died, former colleagues said Tuesday, July 2, 2019. He was 94.
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Police investigate at the scene of a shooting at the Tanforan Mall in San Bruno, Calif., Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Stephanie Mullen)

Suspects In Tanforan Mall Shooting Sought By Police

Police are searching for suspects after at least two people were wounded in a mall shooting near San Francisco on Tuesday that led to region-wide transit delays at rush hour.
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