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Chris Rock Has COVID and a Message

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Chris Rock has joked about having received the one-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine. "That's the food stamps of vaccines," the 56-year-old comedian said in May on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon , People reports. But he left humor out when he announced Sunday on Twitter that he's tested positive......

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Emmy Host to Go Light on Politics

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The Emmy Awards will be held in a tent Sunday night instead of a theater, the big winners look likely to be streaming services instead of broadcast networks, and political humor might be among the losers. Cedric the Entertainer, who will host the show, has signaled he won't revisit the......

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'The Strike Was a Tragic Mistake'

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The Pentagon retreated from its defense of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan last month, announcing Friday that an internal review revealed that only civilians were killed in the attack, not an Islamic State extremist as first believed. “The strike was a tragic mistake," Marine Gen. Frank......

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