Eddie Van Halen donates guitars to public schools
 

Eddie Van Halen

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Ben Harper takes on police shootings on latest album
 

Ben Harper

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Lissie’s “Daughters” brings clean water to women in developing nations
 

Lissie

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Eddie Van Halen donates guitars to public schools

Eddie Van Halen donates guitars to public schools 

Los Angeles (CNN) Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Eddie Van Halen credits music with keeping him out of trouble — and he asks an important question: “Could you imagine a world without music?” “It’s a must,” Van Halen told CNN’s John Vause during an interview Tuesday. “It has to be taught.” In an era […]

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Wyclef Jean: “If I Was President (2016)”

Wyclef Jean: “If I Was President (2016)” 

Los Angeles (CNN) Wyclef Jean has long talked about presidents. In 2004, he sang: If I was President I’d get elected on Friday Assassinated on Saturday Buried on Sunday They go back to work on Monday¬† He re-worked and re-released the song in 2009 after Barack Obama was elected to the White House. A year […]

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Teen stolen as a baby still loves “Mom”

Teen stolen as a baby still loves “Mom” 

Los Angeles (CNN) July 1998 — Kamiyah Mobley was just a few hours old. A woman, dressed as a nurse, walked out of a Jacksonville hospital with the infant and vanished without a trace. A mother left devastated — longing for her daughter’s return. “That would be the happiest thing in the world right now […]

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Andy Grammer brings “Fresh Eyes” to L.A.’s Skid Row

Andy Grammer brings “Fresh Eyes” to L.A.’s Skid Row 

Los Angeles (CNN) Pop rock singer Andy Grammer wrote “Fresh Eyes” for his wife, but thanks to a new music video, the song has taken on a different meaning and put the spotlight on Los Angeles’ homeless population. “It’s about rediscovering love with someone you’ve been with for awhile,” he told CNN’s John Vause. Yet, […]

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Roger Federer’s Aussie Open comeback

Roger Federer’s Aussie Open comeback 

Tennis and TV… I’ve done both of them forever. Tonight, the institutions that I love collided when Roger Federer joined our program. I produced the segment and John Vause dropped the racket with his interview skills. Truly a life highlight… Melbourne (CNN) Tennis superstar Roger Federer is making his big comeback after being sidelined for […]

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Cities battle for $1.5b George Lucas art museum

Cities battle for $1.5b George Lucas art museum 

Los Angeles (CNN) The creator of Star Wars, George Lucas, has decided that he wants to give a new home to one lucky city — and that is an offer to build a museum which will house his art collection. And in true Star Wars fashion — the proposed renderings of the $1.5 billion project […]

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2016: The Year the Music Died

2016: The Year the Music Died 

Los Angeles (CNN) February 3, 1959… Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper killed in a plane crash. It was the day the music died… Then, came a sad 11 month stretch in 1970-71 when the world lost Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison and Louis Armstrong. Both stretches of time were awful but, […]

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NYT Photojournalist on Philippines Drug War

NYT Photojournalist on Philippines Drug War 

Los Angeles (CNN) President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs has led to a deadly crackdown in the Philippines. The country’s national police says nearly 6,000 people have been killed since July 1. More than 1/3 of them happened during police operations — but more than half were extrajudicial or vigilante-style killings. They largely remain unsolved […]

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Black Eyed Peas’ Taboo fights DAPL & Cancer

Black Eyed Peas’ Taboo fights DAPL & Cancer 

Los Angeles (CNN) “The Fight” — it’s the new single by Taboo from the Black Eyed Peas. And he’s been doing a lot of fighting lately. He’s been on the front lines with fellow Native Americans trying to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline from being built on their sacred land. Taboo also recently opened up […]

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Sandy Hook Promise: learning from one of America’s saddest days

Sandy Hook Promise: learning from one of America’s saddest days 

Newtown, CT (CNN) It’s one of those dates in history that you just can’t shake. December 14, 2012. My workout clothes were on and I was headed to the gym. But in a moment of procrastination… I turned on the TV. There had been a shooting. At a school. An elementary school. In Connecticut. Children […]

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