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The Frame: The Con Behind 'McMillions'

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Academy of American Poets Receives $4.5 Million Grant

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The grant, thought to be the largest-ever from a philanthropic institution for poetry, will enable the academy to fund its Poets Laureate Fellowship program for the next three years.

In Blade Runner, The Future Is Asian

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The biggest puzzler of Blade Runner is perhaps not whether Harrison Ford's character is a replicant, but what's up with all the Asian people wearing rice hats?

Henry Huntington: A Railroad Tycoon Who Transformed Southern California

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One of the most prized treasures of LA County is 100 years old this year.

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29 Awesome Events In Southern California This Weekend

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Mexican Independence Day festivities. Art and music festivals from Glendale to Santa Monica. And the Halloween season begins.

Music Center Plaza Reopens After $41 Million Makeover

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The renovation project brings public restrooms, eateries, and more accessible stairs and escalators to the Music Center's plaza in downtown Los Angeles.

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Koreatown To Get Museum Celebrating Korean American Experience

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The Korean American National Museum is on pace to break ground next year on the corner of Vermont and Sixth.

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Netflix Cuts Controversial Suicide Scene From '13 Reasons Why'

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The show is centered on the suicide of a teenage girl, and the first season's finale shows her taking her own life. Several organizations raised concerns that it could romanticize suicide.

Satirical Staple 'MAD' To Exit Newsstands And Recycle Its Classic Material

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At MAD magazine's peak in the early 1970s, more than 2 million people subscribed to it. The magazine will shift to reprinting collections of old content and end-of-year specials with new material.