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How The Entertainment Industry Helped Influence Support For LGBT Issues

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Saudi actor Nasser al-Qasabi, at left, appears in a scene from his TV show Selfie, which satirizes ISIS. He's received death threats in reaction to the series, which airs on a Saudi-owned channel. Via MBC hide caption

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In Saudi Arabia, An Uphill Fight To Out-Shout The Extremists

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Henry Louis Gates Apologizes Over Ben Affleck 'Find Your Roots' Episode

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Comedian Marc Maron interviewed President Obama for his podcast WTF on Friday. Click here to listen to their conversation. Dan Hallman/Invision/AP hide caption

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Obama Visits Marc Maron's Garage; Cats Annoyed They Were Shut In Bedroom

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USA's Mr. Robot tells the story of a cyber-security engineer and vigilant hacker (played by Rami Malek) who also suffers from anxiety. Sarah Shatz/USA Network hide caption

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The Human Drama Of Hacking Fuels TV Thriller 'Mr. Robot'

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The Brink imagines how the White House situation room —€” and the U.S. secretary of state, played by Tim Robbins —€” respond when Pakistan is taken over by a certifiably crazy general. Merie W. Wallace/HBO hide caption

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HBO's 'The Brink' Puts The Situation Room In Situation Comedy

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Joy (Amy Poehler) and Sadness (Phyllis Smith) catch a ride on the Train of Thought in Disney and Pixar's Inside Out. Pixar hide caption

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Poet Rives explores why 4 a.m. has become synonymous with the strangest hour of the day. Bret Hartman/Courtesy of TED hide caption

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Which Time Of Day Is Both Too Early And Too Late?

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Shigeru Miyamoto plays the latest Mario game, called Super Mario Maker, at the Nintendo booth Wednesday at this year's E3 video game expo in Los Angeles. Travis Larchuk/NPR hide caption

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