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  • Fanciful 'Boaty McBoatface' passed over for vessel name
    LONDON (AP) — Boaty McBoatface had captured the public's fancy but British officials said Friday the country's newest polar research vessel will be christened Sir David Attenborough, in honor of the prominent naturalist and broadcaster.
  • Kerry stars in Russian adaptation of Robert Burns poem
    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian foreign minister's spokeswoman has lightheartedly riffed on a poem by Robert Burns to comment on the frequent phone calls between her boss and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
  • Big art auctions open in NYC next week
    NEW YORK (AP) — A sculpture of a kneeling Hitler and two rare Fauve period paintings are among the offerings at the impressionist, modern and contemporary evening art auctions in New York next week.

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  • Dean Ween Remembers Prince: 'He Was My John Lennon'
    The sonic DNA of Ween borrows from dozens of classic artists, but Prince's influence on the cult duo runs especially deep. "As young kids in Ween, it was attainable to imitate Prince," guitarist Mickey Melchiondo, a.k.a. Dean Ween, told Rolling Stone this week. "When we got better, we could actually make...
  • Watch Chance the Rapper Debut Spiritual 'Blessings' on 'Fallon'
    Chance the Rapper debuted a spiritual, jazzy new single, "Blessings," Thursday on The Tonight Show. He followed the broadcast by tweeting the cover art and release date (May 13th) for his long-awaited third mixtape, 3. #Chance3 May 13 pic.twitter.com/tZBILQCVUK — Lil Chano From 79th (@chancetherapper) May 6,...
  • Cyndi Lauper Talks Keeping Controversial North Carolina Gig
    While many notable musicians have canceled their North Carolina performances in opposition of the controversial "bathroom bill," Cyndi Lauper has maintained her North Carolina tour date. The singer stopped by Late Night With Seth Meyers to explain her decision. The "bathroom bill" enforces all people within the state...

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