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Prince Dead at 57: Inside His Last Private NYC Show
Prince Rogers Nelson died this morning at the age of 57. The music icon was found in Paisley Park home in Chanhassen, Minnesota, his rep Yvette Noel-Schure said in a statement. "It is with profound sadness that I am confirming that the legendary iconic performer, Prince, has died at his Paisley
Everything You Never Knew About 'Star Trek,' Spock and Leonard Nimoy
Adam Nimoy lost his father, Leonard, right in the middle of filming what was supposed to be a celebration of " Star Trek 's" 50th anniversary and its influence on pop culture to this very day. Nimoy died at the age of 83 in February 2015 and Adam had to not only grieve, but figure out what
Democratic Debate Strategy for Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders
Both candidates hoping to grab minority and young voters as they head to Nevada and South Carolina.
New Sanders Ad Features Eric Garner's Daughter
A new ad set to be released online by the Bernie Sanders campaign features Eric Garner ’s daughter, Erica Garner, explaining why she is backing the Vermont senator. Eric Garner died in the summer of 2014 when police tried to arrest him in Staten Island, New York. A video of the arrest, in which he
Hillary Clinton Endorsement Exposes Divide Among Black Democrats
The political arm of the Congressional Black Caucus formally endorsed Hillary Clinton today, a move that quickly came under fire from one of the few lawmakers on Capitol Hill supporting Sen. Bernie Sanders ' presidential bid. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., one of two members of Congress to endorse
Hillary Clinton vs. Bernie Sanders: 4 Things to Watch for at Tonight's Democratic Debate
Just two days after Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders ’ overwhelming victory over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton , the two are preparing to face off, head to head again for another nationally televised debate. There might be frigid temperatures outside, but voters can expect the heated
March on Selma Remembered 50 Years Later
Thousands of people, two presidents expected to appear at the 50th anniversary events.
'We Are the World': 30 Years After Recording the Classic Song
"We Are the World" was recorded 30 years ago today in 1985. The single was created and written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie and sold more than 20 million copies for charity. The album later won three Grammys and raised more than $60 million for work in Africa and the states. What sticks in
Film Academy's Honorary Oscars Kick Off Awards Season
Maureen O'Hara, Hayao Miyazaki, Jean-Claude Carriere and Harry Belafonte accepted honorary Oscars.
Excerpt: Tavis Smiley's 'Death of a King'
Excerpted from DEATH OF A KING: THE REAL STORY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.’S FINAL YEAR. by Tavis Smiley with David Ritz by arrangement with Little, Brown, an imprint of Hachette Book Group (USA), Copyright (c) Tavis Smiley 2014. INTRODUCTION I hold this...