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Queen Elizabeth II as portrayed by Claire Foy (The Crown), Helen Mirren (The Queen) and Imelda Staunton (The Crown). Netflix; Laurie Sparham/Miramax Films; Alex Bailey/Netflix hide caption

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For decades, the media struggled to capture Queen Elizabeth II

Movies and TV shows like The Crown, The Queen and Spencer have played a huge role in how Americans have perceived the queen.

In documents filed in court Friday, lawyers for former President Donald Trump and the Department of Justice listed their preferred candidates for the role of special master. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Justice Dept. and Trump lawyers dispute how the Mar-a-Lago special master should work

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Las Vegas Review-Journal reporter Jeff German stands on the Las Vegas Strip on June 2, 2021. German was found dead on Saturday. K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal/Tribune News Service/Getty Images hide caption

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A slain Las Vegas reporter is remembered as a fair but dogged journalist

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For decades, the media struggled to capture Queen Elizabeth II

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Hip-hop collective Alphabet Rockers makes music for and with kids. Alphabet Rockers/Alphabet Rockers hide caption

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It's kids who are the stars of the Grammy-nominated Alphabet Rockers

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