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Ocean City's Popcorn Royalty

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Will Hall, who represents the fourth generation of Ocean City's most famous popcorn-making family, has been "popping the corn" since he was a kid.
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Will Hall, who represents the fourth generation of Ocean City's most famous popcorn-making family, has been "popping the corn" since he was a kid.

Popcorn has long been a part of the American culture -- as no other country eats as much -- but, as coastal reporter Bryan Russo explains, it has been the legacy for one family in Ocean City, Md., for more than 70 years.

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Shante, He Stays: RuPaul Reflects On Decades Of Drag — And 2 Emmy Nominations

RuPaul is the most recognizable drag queen in America. His hit show, RuPaul's Drag Race is up for two Emmy Awards as it begins filming its ninth season. But drag, he says, will never be mainstream.
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Food World Rallies For Quake-Hit Amatrice, Home Of Famous Pasta Dish

In Italy and the U.S., restaurants are pledging to use sales of Amatrice's signature dish, spaghetti all' amatriciana, to raise funds for the Italian town devastated by Wednesday's earthquake.
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Friday News Roundup - International

Italy searches for survivors after a devastating earthquake. Turkey escalates its role in the fight against ISIS. And Colombia and the FARC rebels sign a peace treaty ending a half-century-long guerrilla war. A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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WhatsApp Will Start Sharing Data, Including Phone Numbers, With Facebook

It will also test new ways for businesses to communicate with users on the app. The privacy policy changes mark the long-expected move by Facebook to begin making money from the free app.

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