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Matthew McConaughey Is on a Mission to Heal America

Big screen star reflects on his career and explains why he wants to help unify the country

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MTV's 40th Anniversary: A Look Back at the Music Stars

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Meet the hosts who were there when the cable network first launched

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Fight for Racial Equality

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar lauds influence of Black athletes on social justice

The (New) Rules for Houseguests

Post-vaccine visits are starting, but expectations have changed


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Milestone Celebrity Birthdays in July

Sandra Oh, Martha Reeves, Woody Harrelson among those celebrating this month


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Barrier Breakers: Black Athletes Who Paved the Way

African American sports figures talk about the stars who inspired them

The Heroes Behind Asian American Stand-Out Achievers

Interviews with Greg Louganis, Amy Tan, Padma Lakshmi and more

Tony Bennett's Secret Battle With Alzheimer's

For four years, the singer and his family have kept his secret. Now, they're breaking their silence


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For Centuries Black Leaders Raised Voices for Justice

From Harriet Tubman to John Lewis, they sought change


The Last Days of Marvel Comics Legend Stan Lee

A look at the alleged abuse of the superhero creator

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