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R&B Singer Percy Sledge Dies at 74

R&B singer Percy Sledge, whose biggest hit, “When a Man Loves a Woman,” became a cornerstone of soul music, died of natural causes in Baton Rouge Louisiana on Tuesday. He was 74. In a career that started in the 1960s, Sledge had a number of hits, including “Take Time to …

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Eddie Murphy Receives Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Comedian Eddie Murphy, known for his roles in films like “Beverly Hills Cop” and “Trading Places,” will be honored by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor this year. Murphy will be the 18th humorist to receive the honor, adding him …

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