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How Far a $15 Minimum Wage Goes in 6 US Cities

May 25
The minimum wage in Los Angeles could increase to $15 an hour by 2020 under a plan given initial approval by the City Council. Here's a look at how far that money could go in six cities, given living expenses.

True Colors

By JC Alvarez | May 25
EDM producer extraordinaire Zedd reveals his "True Colors" on the largely explosive full-length release that features collaborations with Selena Gomez, Bahari and Jon Bellion. A spectrum awaits!

Portraits At An Exhibition

By Monique Rubens Krohn | May 25
A young man visits portraits at an exhibition while contemplating his life and his brother's death. Through these portraits we learn more about him, the painters, their subjects and other assorted characters.

Actress Anne Meara Mom of Ben Stiller, Dies

By Sandy Cohen | May 24
Actress and comedian Anne Meara, whose comic work with husband Jerry Stiller helped launch a 60-year career in film and TV, has died. She was 85.

Audiard's 'Dheepan' Wins Palme D'or In Upset Cannes Finale

By Jake Coyle | May 24
Jacques Audiard's Sri Lankan refugee drama "Dheepan" on Sunday won the Palme d'Or, the top honor of the Cannes Film Festival.

'Stabbed by the Bell': TV's Screech to Stand Trial

By EDGE | May 24
The actor who portrayed Screech on the 1990s TV show "Saved by the Bell" wants to use a concealed carry instructor as an expert at his trial next week.

Irish Gays Wake Up to Whole New World: When's the Wedding?

By Shawn Pogatchnik | May 24
Ireland's gay citizens woke up Sunday in what felt like a nation reborn - some with dreams of wedding plans dancing in their heads.

John Nash, Wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' Inspiration, Die in NJ

By Bruce Shipkowski | May 24
The Nobel Prize-winning mathematician whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind" has died in a car crash along with his wife in New Jersey. John Forbes Nash Jr. was 86.

Putin Signs Russian Law to Shut 'Undesirable' Organizations

May 24
President Vladimir Putin signed a bill into law Saturday giving prosecutors the power to declare foreign and international organizations "undesirable" in Russia and shut them down.

Sweden Wins Eurovision Song Contest While Russia is Booed

By George Jahn | May 24
Sweden beat Russia to win the 60th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, in an event described by organizers as beyond politics but marred by boos for the Russian that were apparently prompted by the Ukraine conflict and the Kremlin's anti-gay policies.

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