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Donna Briggs is a news writer with The Last Stand Podcast. She's covered politics, health, business, parenting, and finance for the past 10 years. She grew up in Florida and loves to travel. She has three children who are all grown up now—one daughter and two sons. Her hobbies include running, hiking, and reading books on tape while driving around town.

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Richard M. Sherman, who fueled Disney charm in 'Mary Poppins' and 'It's a Small World,' dies at 95

NEW YORK — Richard M. Sherman, one half of the prolific, award-winning pair of brothers who helped form millions of childhoods by penning the instantly memorable songs for “Mary Poppins,” “The Jungle Book” and “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” — as well as the most-played tune on Earth, “It’s a Small World (After All)” — has […]

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Hundreds in Peru mark Clown Day in hopes of getting the holiday official recognition

LIMA, Peru — With their unmistakable red noses, extravagant shoes, colorful outfits and unique makeup, hundreds of clowns Saturday gathered in the streets of Peru’s capital to mark Clown Day. They have sought for years to gain official recognition of the day. The colorful parade in Lima, which includes awards for the best costumes, makeup,

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Paris Hilton Is Already Teaching Her 6-Month-Old Daughter How to Say ‘That’s Hot'

Paris Hilton is known for many things: her affinity for spray tans, the “stop being poor” shirt she never actually wore, and a fondness for all things pink and sparkling. Be that as it may, there is only one phrase that comes to everyone’s minds when they hear her name, no matter if they know

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Rapper Nicki Minaj says Dutch police told her they found pot in bags

AMSTERDAM — Rapper Nicki Minaj said Saturday that police in the Netherlands discovered marijuana in her bags as she was preparing to leave the country for her next concert. Minaj tweeted that she was stopped at the Amsterdam airport as she was about to board a plane for a concert in Manchester, England. Police told

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Hailey Bieber Fans Think Her Latest Manicure Revealed the Sex of Her Baby

If anyone was going to post a gender reveal via manicure, it would probably be Hailey Bieber. On May 24, the 27-year-old mother-to-be shared her latest round of nail-inspo, this time featuring a pink-toned translucent base coat covered with dainty pink and white flower designs, some of which were topped off with little pink rhinestones.

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Sean Baker's 'Anora' wins Palme d'Or, the Cannes Film Festival's top honor

Sean Baker’s “Anora,” a comic but devastating Brooklyn odyssey about a sex worker who marries the son of a wealthy Russian oligarch, has won the Cannes Film Festival’s top award, the Palme d’Or. Baker accepted the prize with his movie’s star, Mikey Madison, watching in the audience at the Cannes closing ceremony Saturday. The win

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Trump TV: Internet broadcaster beams the ex-president's message directly to his MAGA faithful

OPELIKA, Ala. — On the second floor of a single-family home in a sprawling suburban development, a three-member production crew sat behind banks of computer monitors and guided the conservative Right Side Broadcasting Network’s coverage of a recent Donald Trump rally. RSBN’s show director, whispering into a microphoned headset, instructed the camera operators and on-air

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Travis Kelce Reportedly Plans to Fly ‘Back and Forth’ to Europe for More Taylor Swift Concerts

Travis Kelce has a lot of long flights to look forward to… According to Us Weekly, the Kansas City Chiefs player plans to attend as many of Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour performances “while he has the time.” With the NFL preseason kicking off in August, the tight end apparently has a few more months of

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