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Trevor Noah.

In Emotional Goodbye To 'Daily Show,' Trevor Noah Thanks Black Women

In his final episode as host of "The Daily Show," Noah thanked the women who raised him and the Black women in America who he says educated him.

 | Bridget Sharkey and Scripps News Staff

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's controversial documentary being aired on Netflix

Duke, Duchess Of Sussex Share Their Story In New Netflix Series

A new Netflix series about Harry and Meghan puts added pressure on the monarchy, already under strain after a recent racism controversy.

 | Julia Chapman

Lady Gaga.

Man Who Shot Lady Gaga's Dog Walker Sentenced 21 Years In Prison

James Howard Jackson, one of three men and two accomplices involved in the violent robbery, pleaded no contest to one count of attempted murder.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Kirstie Alley attends a movie premiere.

Kirstie Alley, Emmy-Winning 'Cheers' Star, Dies At 71

Kirstie Alley died of cancer that was recently diagnosed, according to a social media post by her children.

 | AP

Bob McGrath looks at Cookie Monster.

'Sesame Street' Legend Bob McGrath Dies At 90

McGrath was a founding cast member of "Sesame Street" when the show premiered in 1969, playing friendly neighbor Bob Johnson.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Former film producer Harvey Weinstein appears in court.

Jury Begins Deliberations In Harvey Weinstein Rape Trial

Harvey Weinstein is already serving a 23-year sentence and could be sentenced to more than 60 years if convicted in California of all counts.

 | AP

Takeoff is shown at the ESPY Awards.

Man Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Migos Rapper Takeoff

Houston police arrested a 33-year-old man and charged him with murder in connection with the rapper Takeoff's death.

 | AP

A scene from the film "Cocaine Bear"

'Cocaine Bear' Trailer Is Out — Here's The Real-Life Story Behind It

The real-life story that inspired 'Cocaine Bear' is almost as wild as the trailer: It starts with an Army paratrooper turned drug smuggler.

 | Bridget Sharkey

Infowars host Alex Jones

Infowars Host Alex Jones Files For Personal Bankruptcy

Alex Jones filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, listing $1 billion to $10 billion in liabilities and $1 million to $10 million in assets.

 | AP

The cast of "Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery" arrive at the film's premiere.

Why Don't More Streaming Services Debut Their Films In Theaters?

Even with the box office bouncing back in 2022, the theater is no longer the main way to release a new movie, like Netflix's "Glass Onion."

 | Casey Mendoza

The Spotify logo

Spotify's Wrapped 2022 Lets You Hear Your 'Listening Personality'

Spotify Wrapped 2022 gives you a personalized take on what you listened to this year. The service also announced its most-streamed songs of 2022.

 | Tricia Goss

Actor Danny Masterson and his wife leaving court.

Mistrial After Jury Deadlock In Actor Danny Masterson Rape Case

Masterson — who starred in "That '70s Show" — is charged with the rape of three women between 2001 and 2003, when he was at the height of his fame.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

The Hollywood sign.

Why Do We Have The Hollywood Sign?

The Hollywood sign is turning 100 and as an early gift it got a facelift. A crew used more than 400 gallons of paint to give the letters a fresh glow.

 | James Packard

Christine McVie from the band Fleetwood Mac performs at Madison Square Garden.

Christine McVie, Fleetwood Mac Singer-Songwriter, Dies At 79

No cause of death or other details were immediately provided.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Charity leader Ngozi Fulani, centre left, attends a reception held by Britain's Camilla, the Queen Consort

Buckingham Palace Household Member Resigns Amid Race Comment

The staff member repeatedly asked Ngozi Fulani, a Black British national, what country she "came from."

 | AP

Actor Will Smith

Will Smith Talks About Oscars Slap In First Major Interview

Pop culture expert Stacy Jones spoke with Newsy about Will Smith's strategy to rebuild his rapport with fans after slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars.

 | Scripps News Staff

Prince William and Princess Kate

U.K. Royals Arrive In Boston To Showcase Youthful Monarchy

Americans will see the younger face of a monarchy that is tackling important issues as it seeks to remain relevant in modern, multicultural Britain.

 | AP

The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber.

Apple Music Reveals Top Music In 2022 And Listener Charts

Replay — Apple's alternative to Spotify's Wrapped playlist — lets users see and hear their favorite songs, albums, artists and playlists from 2022.

 | AP

Kate Hudson, Leslie Odom Jr. and Kathryn Hahn are shown in a scene from "Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery."

How To Avoid Movie, TV Spoilers Online

With so many new movies and shows coming out around the holidays, there are also just as many spoilers on social media that can ruin a first viewing.

 | Casey Mendoza

A screenshot of Merriam-Webster.com

Merriam-Webster's 2022 Word Of The Year Is 'Gaslighting'

Merriam-Webster announced its most-searched words of 2022 today. 'Gaslighting' was named the top word over 'endemic,' 'omicron' and 'queen consort.'

 | Marie Rossiter

Mariah Carey performs at the 82nd Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony

When Is It Too Early To Play Christmas Music?

When is it too early to ring in the holiday season on speakers and over the airwaves?

 | Patrick McGovern

Bad Bunny appears on screen performing remotely at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Prudential Center.

Concerts Surge As More Artists Return To The Stage

Analysts say only established performers have benefited from this demand, as newer artists are still struggling to support the high costs of touring.

 | Casey Mendoza

A row of books is shown.

Michigan Town's Only Library May Close After Battle Over LGBTQ+ Books

Many residents of Jamestown, Michigan depend on the town's library to homeschool children, but that resource is set to run out of money.

 | Meg Hilling

Taylor Swift performs.

Taylor Swift Ticket Trouble Could Drive Political Engagement

Researchers say it's not clear how long post-Taylor Swift ticketing anger toward Ticketmaster will last, but it could drive political engagement.

 | AP

Cristiano Ronaldo.

Ronaldo To Leave Manchester United 'With Immediate Effect'

The soccer superstar's contract termination comes after an explosive interview in which he criticized manager Erik ten Hag and the club's owners.

 | AP

Disney CEO Bob Iger

Bob Iger Back On Top In A Disney Plot Twist Few Saw Coming

The development comes two weeks after Disney's quarterly financial performance fell well short of Wall Street expectations on both profit and revenue.

 | AP

Graphic that says "unsolved cases"

Why Are People So Obsessed With True Crime?

From docuseries to TV shows, podcasts, books, films — you name it — true crime is an easy rabbit hole to fall into.

 | Lauren Magarino

Taylor Swift poses for photographers.

Taylor Swift Eras Tour Helped Uncover Deep Issues Of Concert Ticketing

The disastrous ticket sale for Taylor Swift's Eras tour has drawn attention to the industry's issues, from bots to monopolies.

 | Casey Mendoza and Scripps News Staff

'The Menu'

'The Menu' Review: A Delectable Class Satire

Served first at the Toronto International Film Festival, the movie is in theaters this weekend.

 | Daniel Feingold

An image from the movie "She Said" is shown.

'She Said' Film Explores How The Weinstein Story Broke, Its Aftermath

Five years after the emergence of the #MeToo movement, the story that started it all is getting a treatment on the big screen.

 | Casey Mendoza