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Univision drops Miss USA pageant over Donald Trump’s comments about Latinos

NEW YORK (AP) — Univision drops Miss USA pageant over Donald Trump’s comments about Latinos.

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PBS: ‘Finding Your Roots’ Affleck episode violated standards

In this Nov. 14, 2014 file photo, Ben Affleck poses in the press room with the Hollywood film award for "Gone Girl" at the Hollywood Film Awards in Los Angeles. PBS says it's postponing the third season of "Finding Your Roots" after an internal investigation of an episode about Ben Affleck's ancestors. In a statement Wednesday, June 24, 2015, PBS said it's also delaying a commitment to a fourth season until it's satisfied with improvement in the show's editorial standards. The public TV service launched a review after it was reported that Affleck asked the program to avoid revealing he had a slave-owning ancestor. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — PBS put its “Finding Your Roots” series on hold Wednesday after determining an episode that omitted references to Ben Affleck’s ancestor as a slave owner violated its standards.

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Hulu recreates Seinfeld apartment as it releases episodes

This June 23, 2015 image from video shows a replica of the set from Jerry Seinfeld's apartment from the NBC sitcom "Seinfeld," in New York, created by the streaming service Hulu. Hulu made all nine seasons available on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Bruce Barton)

NEW YORK (AP) — “Seinfeld” fans are getting an open invitation into Jerry’s apartment.

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Fox News, Sarah Palin part ways again

FILE- In this Feb. 26, 2015 file photo, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Md. Fox News Channel said Wednesday, June 24, 2015, that it was not renewing Palin's contract as a contributor. The professional divorce, first reported in Politico, was described as amicable. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel and Sarah Palin are cutting ties again.

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Comedy Central’s Larry Wilmore to Don Lemon: Calm down

In this Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, file photo, Larry Wilmore speaks on stage during Comedy Central's "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore," panel at the Viacom 2015 Winter TCA, in Pasadena, Calif. The "Nightly Show" host had some pointed words for Don Lemon, who became a target of some social media anger for opening his CNN show by holding up a card with the N-word written on it and asking, "Does this offend you?" Lemon's segment was in response to President Obama's use of the word in a podcast discussion on racism arising from last week's shooting of nine blacks in a Charleston, South Carolina, church. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Comedy Central’s Larry Wilmore has two words for Don Lemon of CNN: Calm down.

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