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Why Are The Media Obsessed With Trump's Controversies And Not Clinton's?

While less than shocking by Washington standards, the latest emails between Clinton Foundation and State Department staff underscore existing concerns about Hillary Clinton's ethics and transparency.
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Hacking Is 'A Bit Of A Superpower,' Says Creator Of 'Mr. Robot'

Sam Esmail believes hackers have immense power — the trouble is, superhero psychology isn't always sound. He says his vigilante hacker is driven by narcissism, paranoia, loneliness and pain.
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'Doc McStuffins': The Olivia Pope For Kids?

If you have young children at home, chances are you know Doc McStuffins. If you don't, comedian W. Kamau Bell will tell you why you should love the 6-year-old cartoon girl with a stethoscope.
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A New Lucille Ball Statue Replaces 'Scary' One In Her Hometown

In 2009, legions of Lucy fans were horrified by a sculpture they dubbed "Scary Lucy." The new one reflects the glamorous TV comedy star of the 1950s. It's being unveiled Saturday, her 105th birthday.
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Rio Throws A Party For The World, Kicking Off The 2016 Olympics

After months of negative news, Rio ushers in the Summer Olympics on Friday night. And the city finally gets to do what it's famous for: putting on a grand spectacle.
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David Huddleston, Who Played The Real Mr. Lebowski, Dies

The Emmy-nominated character actor starred in classics such as The Big Lebowski and Blazing Saddles. His career spanned more than 50 years in movies, TV and on Broadway.
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After A Rough Run-Up, Rio Aims For An 'Awesome' Opening Ceremony

The Friday night spectacle could be "a drug for depression in Brazil," says the creative director of the show that viewers around the world will see tonight.
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For James Corden, 'Carpool Karaoke' Has Been An Incredible Ride

The Late Late Show host talks about belting out songs with celebrities like Elton John, Steve Wonder and Adele. He tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross he doesn't know what he did to deserve this great gig.
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C Is For Contract: Longtime Actors In Grown-Up Dispute With 'Sesame Street'

Bob McGrath, who has worked on the show since 1969, says he and two other original cast members have been let go. Sesame Workshop is calling it a "misunderstanding."
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Marriage And Motherhood Are A 'Source Of Power,' Says Comic Ali Wong

Wong was 7 1/2 months pregnant when she filmed her first comedy special, Baby Cobra. She says that the birth of her daughter changed her career for the better.

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