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100 Rose Queens later, are they still relevant?

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| Rose Queens who reign over the Rose Parade have become more diverse, but the oldest living one says there's room for more barriers to be broken.

Some of the best (and most overlooked) albums of 2017

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Mikael Wood, pop music critic for the L.A. Times, shares his picks for the year’s best albums and some overlooked gems.

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'The Post' spotlights publisher Katharine Graham's history-making decision

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Graham took over as the Washington Post publisher after her husband committed suicide. Years later she decided the Post would publish some of the Pentagon Papers.

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Library of Congress will no longer archive every tweet

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The library says that as of Jan. 1, it will only acquire tweets "on a very selective basis." By 2013, the archive had already amassed more than 170 billion tweets.

​'Sound of Music' actress Heather Menzies-Urich dies at 68

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Menzies-Urich played Louisa von Trapp, the third-oldest of the seven von Trapp children, in the film adaptation of the Academy Award-winning Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.

Retro-games and consoles are the latest craze in the gamer world

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Many gamers are spending big money on retro-games and their consoles, even as new games and consoles are released. What's with this craze to keep the past alive?

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Serena Williams to play in her first tournament since a having baby

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She'll play an exhibition match at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in the first year that women will be taking part in the tournament.

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' still dominates the movie galaxy

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The space saga added another $69 million to its box office take, beating three new releases including the latest "Jumanji" and "Pitch Perfect" installments.

Bob Givens, Bugs Bunny animator, dead at 99

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Givens, who helped design Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd, died Dec. 14 in Burbank from acute respiratory failure.