Comedy's Self-Deprecating Pioneer Phyllis Diller Dies
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Thomas Mapfumo wrote one of the most famous revolutionary songs, "Hokoyo." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Musicians Who Paid The Price Before Pussy Riot
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Marvin Hamlisch (left) with Liza Minnelli and Barry Manilow in 1987. Time & Life Pictures/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images hide caption

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Remembering Award-Winning Composer Marvin Hamlisch
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Marilyn Monroe's will reveals a quieter, more complicated side to her legacy. Evening Standard/Getty Images hide caption

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Monroe's Legacy Is Making Fortune, But For Whom?
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In Movie Theaters, How Much Security Is Enough?
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Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps signed an endorsement deal with Subway in 2008, but because Subway is not an Olympic sponsor, Phelps isn't allowed to appear in a Subway ad from July 18 to Aug. 15 2012. via SubwayEatFresh365/YouTube hide caption

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For Olympic Committee, Marketing Is No Game
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Queen Esther stands in front of Billie Holiday's gravesite in New York City. Mito Habe-Evans/NPR hide caption

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Looking For Lady Day's Resting Place? Detour Ahead
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Comedian Charlie Hill says he's achieved the American dream, but that it's been out of reach for many fellow Native Americans. Courtesy of Charlie Hill hide caption

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Native American Comic Living The 'Indigenous Dream'
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Bishops Find Modern Allegories In Mexican War Film
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Why Cable Channels Don't Mind Airing Reruns
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Robin Gibb performs at the Dubai International Jazz Festival in 2008. Tracy Brand /AP hide caption

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Bee Gee Robin Gibb Dies Of Cancer At 62
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Mexican author Carlos Fuentes poses for a photo after a news conference in Mexico City on March 12. Fuentes died Tuesday at a hospital in Mexico City. He was 83. Alexandre Meneghini/AP hide caption

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In Writing, Fuentes Shed Light On Poverty, Inequality
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In the influential Dark Shadows, a 1960s ABC soap opera with a gothic and supernatural bent, Jonathan Frid played Barnabas Collins, a vampire who returned to claim his coastal Maine manor. Dan Curtis Productions/The Kobal Collection hide caption

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'Dark Shadows': The Birth Of The Modern TV Vampire
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In First Position, dancer-turned-filmmaker Bess Kargman seeks to challenge stereotypes about ballet dancers. Kargman says she didn't fear the challenges of being a first-time director because her subjects' stories were so compelling. IFC Films hide caption

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Young Dancers, Aiming For 'First Position'
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Andrew Love (left) and Wayne Jackson pose for a studio portrait in 1965. Gilles Petard/Redferns hide caption

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Andrew Love Of The Memphis Horns Has Died
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