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USC is apologizing and awarding honorary degrees to Japanese-American students whose education was disrupted after WWII
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USC is apologizing and awarding honorary degrees to Japanese-American students whose education was disrupted after WWII

The University of Southern California is apologizing and plans to award honorary degrees to dozens of Japanese-American students, who were not able to complete their studies in the 1940s after being sent to internment camps during World War II. USC President Carol Folt is planning to issue the diplomas and deliver the apology at the…MORE

TV OT: The aliens are coming! The aliens are coming! Plus: ‘Curb’ and ‘Insecure’ return

TV OT: The aliens are coming! The aliens are coming! Plus: ‘Curb’ and ‘Insecure’ return

Chalk it up to the government’s revelations in recent years about UFOs, or maybe just the pendulum swinging back, again, after “The X-Files” inspired a host of imitators in the 1990s. Whatever the reason (including possibly happenstance), to paraphrase a great patriot, “The aliens are coming! The aliens are coming!” This week saw the finale…MORE

Two Doral police officers injured, suspect killed in shooting outside Miami-Dade police station

Two Doral police officers injured, suspect killed in shooting outside Miami-Dade police station

Two Doral, Florida, police officers were shot and injured Friday morning outside a Miami-Dade Police Department station, police said The suspect was killed “as a result of the gunfire exchange with officers,” Doral Police spokesperson Rey Valdes told CNN. One officer was transported to the hospital in serious but stable condition. The officer was wearing…MORE

The timeline of Brian Laundrie’s disappearance still doesn’t jibe among authorities and his family’s lawyer
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The timeline of Brian Laundrie’s disappearance still doesn’t jibe among authorities and his family’s lawyer

Now that the remains of Brian Laundrie have been positively identified by authorities, there are still lingering questions as to why, how and even when he disappeared in the days after his fiancĂ©e, Gabby Petito, was reported missing. His parents, Chris and Roberta Laundrie, may be vital to unraveling the mysteries. But their recollections of…MORE

Hollywood’s tragic history of on-set accidents
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Hollywood’s tragic history of on-set accidents

Hollywood is the land of make believe, but the very real specter of death can hover over television and movie sets. The death of 42-year-old director of photography Halyna Hutchins while working on the movie “Rust” in New Mexico after actor Alec Baldwin discharged a prop gun is just the latest on-set tragedy. There have…MORE

A 10-year-old girl arrested at school over a drawing was the only student disciplined because she is Black, mom and attorney say
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A 10-year-old girl arrested at school over a drawing was the only student disciplined because she is Black, mom and attorney say

A 10-year-old Black girl who was arrested at a school in Hawaii over a drawing was the only Black student involved in the incident and the only one disciplined, the girl’s family and their attorney said. “It’s hard to believe that they were not treated that way because of their race,” Attorney Mateo Caballero said…MORE

Peter Scolari, ‘Bosom Buddies’ and ‘Newhart’ star, has died
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Peter Scolari, ‘Bosom Buddies’ and ‘Newhart’ star, has died

Peter Scolari, a veteran actor who rose to fame alongside Tom Hanks on “Bosom Buddies,” died Friday morning. Scolari had cancer and had been ill for two years, his manager Ellen Lubin Sanitsky told CNN. He was 66. Scolari appeared in numerous films and television series over the years, including “Newhart,” “Murphy Brown,” and “The…MORE

A Virginia museum wants to melt down Charlottesville’s Robert E. Lee statue and transform it into public art
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A Virginia museum wants to melt down Charlottesville’s Robert E. Lee statue and transform it into public art

An African American historical museum in Virginia is throwing its hat in the mix to turn what was once a daunting reminder of the country’s Confederate past and in recent years, violence, into a public display of art. The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center in Charlottesville has submitted an offer to the City Council…MORE

Alec Baldwin says he’s ‘fully cooperating with police’ after fatal shooting on ‘Rust’ set
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Alec Baldwin says he’s ‘fully cooperating with police’ after fatal shooting on ‘Rust’ set

Alec Baldwin has made his first public statement since a fatal shooting on the set of his new film on Thursday. “There are no words to convey my shock and sadness regarding the tragic accident that took the life of Halyna Hutchins, a wife, mother and deeply admired colleague of ours,” Baldwin tweeted on Friday.…MORE

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