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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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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 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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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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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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Puppeteer Basil Twist poses with Ballerina, the marionette at the center of a tragic love triangle in his adaptation of Petrushka. Doriane Raiman/NPR hide caption

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Isabella Dawis plays the protective 12-year-old Edith in the Mu Performing Arts production of Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them, by Rey Pamatmat. Michal Daniel/Mu Performing Arts hide caption

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'Edith Can Shoot' (And Knit A Family Together)

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Composer/lyricist Robert Sherman (left) and his brother Richard stand next to the car used in the 1968 film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The brothers wrote the songs for the movie, as well as a musical version that began running in 2002. Ezio Petersen/UPI/Landov hide caption

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Disney Songwriter Robert Sherman Has Died

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Not long after it was unveiled in 2011, controversy erupted over the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. Critics argued that one of King's quotes had been paraphrased in a way that altered its meaning. In January, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced the mistake would be fixed. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Quote On MLK Memorial To Be Fixed, But How?

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Jordan Peele (left) plays President Obama and Keegan-Michael Key (right) plays his "anger translator" in a sketch from Key & Peele, premiering Jan. 31 on Comedy Central. Comedy Central hide caption

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For 'Black Nerds Everywhere,' Two Comedy Heroes

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