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Valerie Harper, Rhoda On 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show,' Dies At 80

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In her memoir, I, Rhoda, Harper (pictured here in 2013) writes that she was "determined to define [Rhoda's] style" and help soften her sharp edge. Kris Connor/Getty Images hide caption

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Valerie Harper, Who Played Beloved TV Sidekick Rhoda, Dies At 80

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Pioneering Filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker Dies At 94

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The Edge and Bono perform in the Netherlands during U2's The Joshua Tree tour in 1987. The U2 song "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For," inspired by gospel, has become a rock and roll hymn, even finding its way into real-life church services. Rob Verhorst/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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In U2's 'I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For,' A Restless Search For Meaning

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Left: Pablo, a giant marionette dances and plays with ballerina Atharina; Right: Monsieur Gazon prepares to juggle fire on a unicycle. Joannie Lafrenière for NPR hide caption

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Montreal Is Full Of Laughs As It Hosts 2019 Comedy Festival

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Encore: Comedian Brian Regan Sees The Dinosaurs In Everyday Life

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During a civil rights demonstration, folk singer Pete Seeger sings on the steps of the New York State Capitol Building. James Marshall/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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The Songs That Define Us, From NPR's 'American Anthem' Series

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2 Women Publicly Corroborate E. Jean Carroll's Allegations Of Sexual Assault By Trump

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Smithsonian Institution Names Lonnie Bunch III As Its New Secretary

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MTV Hires 'Doyenne Of Documentaries,' Sheila Nevins, For Its New Division

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Sheila Nevins, the former president of HBO Documentary Films, will join MTV to launch MTV Documentary Films. Brigitte Lacombe/Viacom hide caption

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MTV Launches New Documentary Division Led By Producer Sheila Nevins

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In recent years, Dave Chappelle returned to stand-up comedy in force with a series of specials, released on Netflix. He will receive the Mark Twain Prize on Oct. 27, 2019. Lester Cohen/Netflix hide caption

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Mahlana Graham — champion from the U.S. Virgin Islands — recites at this year's Poetry Out Loud competition. James Kegley hide caption

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These High Schoolers Have A Passion For 'Poetry Out Loud'

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