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This May 24, 2018 photo shows music maker Jermaine Dupri during an interview in New York. Dupri will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on Thursday, June 14. (AP Photo/John Carucci)
June 14, 2018 - 1:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — When Jermaine Dupri gets inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, he will be only the second hip-hop creator honored after Jay-Z. It's not something he takes lightly. "No matter what you want to say about my records that I created, no matter what you want to say about the artists...
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This May 24, 2018 photo shows music maker Jermaine Dupri during an interview in New York. Dupri will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on Thursday, June 14. (AP Photo/John Carucci)
June 14, 2018 - 12:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — On the eve of being inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Jermaine Dupri was thinking about legacy. He was asked about his thoughts on R. Kelly, whose music has been removed from commercial playlists after the singer was accused of sexual abuse. Dupri worries that punishing...
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Alexander Hamilton exhibit called "Alexander Hamilton: Soldier, Secretary, Icon," that include mail, portraits, and postage and revenue stamps reflective of Hamilton's life and career, at Smithsonian National Postal Museum in Washington, Monday, June 11, 2018. The blockbuster show Hamilton is finally coming to the nation’s capital and the city is preparing in ways that only Washington can. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
June 12, 2018 - 12:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The blockbuster musical "Hamilton" is finally coming to Washington, and the city is preparing in ways that only the nation's capital can. Lin-Manuel Miranda's genre-bending historical musical about the life of Alexander Hamilton will start a three-month run at the Kennedy Center...
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From left, International Boxing Hall of Fame Class of 2018 inductees Ronald Wright, Steve Albert, Vitali Klitschko, Jim Gray, and Erik Morales present their Hall of Fame rings to the crowd gathered in Canastota, New York on Sunday, June 10, 2018. (John Brewer/Oneida Daily Dispatch via AP)
June 10, 2018 - 9:02 pm
CANASTOTA, N.Y. (AP) — Vitali Klitschko had a difficult time grasping the moment. "It's not reality. It's dream," Klitschko said Sunday during his induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. "I never expected I will be in (the Hall of Fame). I didn't expect one day I become world champion...
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A visitor examines a display at the Polish Vodka Museum, a new museum that will open next week, in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, June 6, 2018. The museum is devoted solely to Polish vodka, a national tradition of more than 500 years and one of the country's best-known exports. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
June 06, 2018 - 11:58 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish vodka has been drunk by kings and peasants, used as a medicine, and during World War II even served to bribe the occupying Nazi German forces. Now a museum is opening in Warsaw devoted solely to the 500-year history of the Polish national alcoholic beverage. Known in...
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Serena Williams of the U.S. cleans the baseline with her fingers during her second round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Australia's Ashleigh Barty at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Thursday, May 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 31, 2018 - 3:39 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): ___ 9:30 p.m. Serena Williams' next opponent at the French Open will be 11th-seeded Julia Goerges. The German player reached the third round at Roland Garros for the fourth time with a 7-5, 7-6 (5) win over Alison Van Uytvanck in the...
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Russia's Maria Sharapova returns a shot against Croatia's Donna Vekic during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Thursday, May 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 31, 2018 - 10:49 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): ___ 4:40 p.m. Two-time champion Maria Sharapova improved to 13-0 in second-round matches at the French Open by beating 50th-ranked Donna Vekic of Croatia 7-5, 6-4. It took Sharapova a little bit to close things out. She led 5-2 in the...
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France's Lucas Pouille celebrates winning against Britain's Cameron Norrie during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Thursday, May 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 31, 2018 - 10:01 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): ___ 3:45 p.m. Richard Gasquet advanced to the third round of the French Open for the eighth straight year by defeating Malek Jaziri 6-2, 3-6, 6-3, 6-0. The 27th-seeded Gasquet was joined in the third round by fellow Frenchman Lucas...
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France's Lucas Pouille celebrates winning against Britain's Cameron Norrie during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Thursday, May 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 31, 2018 - 9:54 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): ___ 3:45 p.m. So far for the French male players at Roland Garros it's all red, white and no blues. Richard Gasquet has moved into the French Open third round for the eighth straight year after defeating Malek Jaziri of Tunisia 6-2, 3-...
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May 30, 2018 - 10:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A pathway flanked by six stones meant to symbolize strength and determination will be added to the Sept. 11 memorial site in lower Manhattan to honor the rescue and recovery workers who toiled for months at ground zero, officials announced Wednesday in unveiling the design concept...
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