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Univision Cancels Miss USA Over Donald Trump's Mexico Comments

Spanish-language television network Univision has cancelled its plans to broadcast Miss USA and Miss Universe after Trump — who owns the pageants — made harsh comments about Mexican immigrants.
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Henry Louis Gates Apologizes Over Ben Affleck 'Find Your Roots' Episode

Gates has apologized for not being more transparent in handling a controversial episode of the series he hosts on PBS, Finding Your Roots. PBS has delayed scheduling the show's third season.
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For Online Video Stars, YouTube Is No Longer The Only Stage

Online video is such a huge and lucrative market that a lot of companies are trying to lure some of the biggest stars away from the current king of medium — YouTube.
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Readers' Review: "Everything I Never Told You" by Celeste Ng

Set in small-town Ohio in the 1970s, the novel tells the story of a Chinese American family as it grapples with a daughter’s tragic death. Join us for our next Readers’ Review on Wednesday, June 24.

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'New Yorker' On Secret Civilian Efforts To Save America's ISIS Hostages

Renee Montagne talks to Lawrence Wright of The New Yorker about his article on the impact of U.S. hostage policy on 5 families whose children where held hostage in Syria by the Islamic State.
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When The Local Paper Closes, Where Does The Community Turn?

Two Maryland papers shut down this week, leaving community members wondering where they should go to find local news. Some residents have turned to Facebook, but they say the papers leave a void.

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NBC Names Lester Holt New Anchor Of Nightly News

TV Anchor Brian Williams will not be returning to the NBC Nightly News. He's officially being replaced by Lester Holt. Williams will move to cable on MSNBC.
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4 Ways NBC Might Rehabilitate Brian Williams' Image

Now that NBC has finalized a deal to move disgraced anchor Brian Williams to MSNBC, NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans outlines some ways the network might salvage his credibility.
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It's Official: Brian Williams Out As 'NBC Nightly News' Anchor

He's being replaced by interim anchor Lester Holt. Williams will return to MSNBC, where he was an anchor from 1996 to 2004. There, he will anchor breaking news and special reports, the network said.
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Reports: Brian Williams Out As 'Nightly News' Anchor But Will Stay With NBC

Several reports indicate Brian Williams will remain at NBC but will no longer anchor the Nightly News. Williams was suspended after it turned out some of the stories he told about himself were false.

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