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Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, a media titan and billionaire who, as chairman of Viacom and National Amusements, drew headlines both for his deal-making as well as his turbulent personal life, died on Tuesday. He was 97.

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Remember when Dolly Parton fully subverted the 'dumb blonde' cliché with her 80s excess styling?

At the Los Angeles premiere of "Steel Magnolias" on November 9, 1989, country diva Dolly Parton was a walking embodiment of that decade of excess: skyscraper hair, elongated nails, pneumatic boobs, and a dress smothered in rhinestones. "I kinda patterned my look after Cinderella and Mother Goose -- and the local hooker," she once said, always ready to beat her critics to a punchline.

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Arab world reaches nuclear milestone

The United Arab Emirates has started-up its nuclear reactor, just weeks after sending up the first Arab interplanetary mission to Mars.

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Opinion: What my Nextdoor neighbors don't get about the word 'plantation'

When I was living in Richmond, Virginia, in 2016, Black Lives Matter protests on Monument Avenue took place two miles from my house. Now that I live in Gainesville, Florida, a statue of Stonewall Jackson doesn't watch me drive to the playground the way it did when I lived in Virginia.

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US hits grim milestone in coronavirus deaths

The US reached a grim milestone in the coronavirus pandemic as more than 150,000 people have died, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. CNN's NIck Watt reports.

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Opinion: The people who sit by while Trump sets Roger Stone free

By ruling on Thursday against President Donald Trump's effort to prevent a New York grand jury from getting its hands on his financial documents, the Supreme Court emphatically told Trump that no one -- not even the President of the United States -- is above the law. All nine justices agreed with one aspect of the ruling, that a president does not enjoy absolute immunity from state criminal process. A 7-to-2 majority also ruled that a state grand jury does not need to show a "heightened need" before serving a subpoena on a president. And, when it comes to congressional subpoenas, that solid majority rejected Trump's insistence that the House of Representatives must demonstrate "specific need" before obtaining his financial and banking records.

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Mueller considered speaking up earlier against Trump's attacks, sources say

Former special counsel Robert Mueller chose to break his silence and defend his investigation this weekend after weeks of contemplating doing so, in part because an inflammatory and factually incorrect White House statement attacked his prosecution of President Donald Trump's ally Roger Stone, according to multiple sources familiar with the Mueller team.

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Analysis: Trump's commutation of Roger Stone's sentence is even worse than it looks

President Donald Trump's decision to commute the sentence of longtime political confidant Roger Stone late Friday night drew the usual outrage from Democrats and silence from Republicans -- yet another norm busted by a man who seems to revel in doing things that no one who has held the job in the past would even consider.

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