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All things comedy: HBO's 'Rap Sh!t,' plus, what's going on with late-night TV?

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Beyoncé's seventh album, Renaissance, is now available worldwide. Carlijn Jacobs/Parkwood Entertainment hide caption

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'Nope' and the history of Black horror; plus when to say 'no' to the news

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Starting July 16, 2022, anyone in the U.S. experiencing a mental health crisis can call 988 and talk a trained counselor. smartboy10/Getty Images hide caption

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DJ Frankie Knuckles plays at the Def Mix 20th Anniversary Weekender on May 6, 2007 in London, England. Frankie Knuckles was one of the earliest pioneers of house music, helping to popularize it in Chicago during the 1980's. Claire Greenway/Getty Images hide caption

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