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‘Glee’ Actor Naya Rivera’s Body Recovered From California Lake

Rivera was best known for her role as Santana Lopez, a take-no-prisoners cheerleader/singer on Glee for six seasons. That character was also an inspiration for young LGBTQ viewers.

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In ‘Perry Mason,’ Matthew Rhys Lives Out His Boyhood Noir Fantasies

Welsh actor Matthew Rhys says his version of the iconic criminal defense attorney is more hardboiled than the one Raymond Burr played on TV: "He's a man who kind of lives on whiskey and cigarettes."

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Kelly Preston, Actress And Wife Of John Travolta, Dead At 57

Preston died after a two-year battle with breast cancer. She acted in various TV shows but rose to fame after her role in the 1988 Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito comedy, Twins.

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Trans People ‘Have Always Been There,’ Says ‘Disclosure’ Producer Laverne Cox

The Emmy-winning actress is the executive producer of Disclosure, a new documentary on trans representation in Hollywood. Trans people were on film as early as 1914, but often misrepresented.

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How 6 Problem-Solvers Tackled Pandemic Challenges In Their Neighborhoods

From a generous urban farmer to a roving mariachi band, people are using their talents to help others. Read their stories — then nominate a problem-solver in your community.

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Take ‘The Unadoptables’ Home For A Rollicking Adventure

Hana Tooke creates a memorable villain, Matron Gassbeek, who menaces the feisty orphans of The Unadoptables in the grand tradition of awful authority figures like Miss Trunchbull and Viola Swamp.

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Thomas Chatterton Williams On Debate, Criticism And The Letter In ‘Harper’s Magazine’

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‘Utopia Avenue,’ The Greatest Sixties Band That Never Was

David Mitchell's new novel chronicles the rise and fall of fictional 1960s psychedelic rock band. He says he was drawn to both the music and the "dark magic that was in the air" in that era.

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Not My Job: Jameela Jamil Of ‘The Good Place’ Gets Quizzed On ‘The Wood Place’

Jameela Jamil arrived in Los Angeles, went on one audition, booked the job and became a star on the sit-com The Good Place — a totally typical, not at all out of the ordinary Hollywood story!

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Kick Back With ‘Palm Springs,’ A Witty Romcom About Fighting Despair

The romantic comedy starring Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti finds two people connecting at a wedding and getting a lot more than they bargained for.

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