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Ezra Miller in The Flash. Warner Bros. Pictures & DC Comics hide caption

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Actress Raquel Welch at the 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards January 16, 2005. Carlo Allegri/Getty Images hide caption

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Raquel Welch, actress and Hollywood sex symbol, dead at 82

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Thursday

Aaron Banks, 38, and his son Aaron Banks, Jr., 8, embrace at a local park on Saturday, May 22, 2021, in Cedar Park, Texas. "The image of the average gun enthusiast needs an update," the elder Banks said. Banks is president of Keep Firing LLC and one of 24 pistol instructors certified by the National African American Gun Association. Christian K. Lee hide caption

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These are the faces of the rising number of Black gun owners in the U.S.

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The 2022 Independent Spirit Awards nod towards possible Oscar winners

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Friday

Teyana Taylor's third musical project, simply titled The Album, is a sprawling work of 23 tracks that sends a clear message: She's done compromising her creative vision. Daniel Sannwald/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Teyana Taylor On 'The Album' And Asserting Her Creative Vision

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