The sitcom South Park debuted on Aug. 13, 1997. It is Comedy Central's highest-rated and longest-running show. South Park has received a Peabody Award as well as four Emmy Awards. Courtesy of Comedy Central hide caption

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In this image provided by the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon greets Sean Penn as he visits a tent camp at the Petionville Club golf course in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on March 14. Sophia Paris/MINUSTAH via Getty Images hide caption

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On the streets of Kingston, Jamaica, women buy bleaching products sold in plastic bags without labels. Davia Nelson for NPR hide caption

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The documentary Game of Death, broadcast Wednesday in France, shows participants in a game show obeying orders to deliver increasingly powerful electric shocks to a man until he appears to die. The reality show was actually a fiction and the man an actor (Laurent Le Doyen), but the contestants and audience didn't know. Christophe Russeil/HO/AP via FRANCE 2 hide caption

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