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In 2007, the Writers Guild of America went on strike over revenues from Internet and DVD sales. Above, writers and supporters march in Los Angeles on Nov. 9, 2007, the fifth day of the strike. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

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As Audiences Enjoy 'Peak TV,' Strike Threat Puts Spotlight On The Writers

A writers' strike was narrowly averted Tuesday, as a tentative three-year pact was reached between members of the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.

Unf---theworld Angel Olsen
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When I Was on Horseback The Memory Band
Debate Exposes Doubt Death Cab for Cutie

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In 'The Circle', What We Give Up When We Share Ourselves

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We're Going Home
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This Strange Effect

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Writers Guild Of America Reaches A Tentative Deal With Studios

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Dr. Who (Main Title) BBC Radiophonic Workshop & Evolution

Lee Seung-won, 74, considers himself a pro-U.S. conservative, and he believes the ousted South Korean president, Park Geun-hye, was unfairly treated. Park goes on trial Tuesday for corruption. An election to replace her will be held May 9. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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In South Korea's Presidential Election, A Referendum On U.S. Relations

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Gilbert Monterrosa was 15 years old (left, from his high school yearbook in 1992) during the Los Angeles Riots. He and some friends decided to loot a Fedco department store where he found something unexpected — Nirvana's album, Nevermind. Courtesy of Gilbert Monterrosa hide caption

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'Aggressive Yet Sublime': A Looter, Nirvana And The Los Angeles Riots

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Let Them Knock Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
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Fox News co-President Bill Shine has not been accused of sexual harassment, but a number of women at Fox News have alleged that he was aware of inappropriate behavior and dismissed their complaints. Lucas Jackson/REUTERS hide caption

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Fox News Co-President Bill Shine Resigns

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Cascade NW By W Max Richter

Ian McShane as Mr. Wednesday and Ricky Whittle as Shadow Moon hit the road in the new Starz adaptation of Neil Gaiman's American Gods. James Dimmock/Copyright 2017 Starz Entertainment, LLC hide caption

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In 'American Gods,' Even Deities Have The Immigrant Experience

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