Jack Johnson
 

Jack Johnson

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Eddie Van Halen donates guitars to public schools
 

Eddie Van Halen

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Ben Harper takes on police shootings on latest album
 

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Crisis in Myanmar: Rohingya ethnic cleansing

Crisis in Myanmar: Rohingya ethnic cleansing 

Los Angeles (CNN) Nearly 690,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled predominately Buddhist Myanmar for neighboring Bangladesh in what the UN describes as “ethnic cleansing” by the military. The crackdown began in August after insurgents attacked police outposts in Rakhine State. But human rights groups say the response left thousands of innocent civilians dead and hundreds of […]

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Edel Rodriguez – Time Cover Illustrator

Edel Rodriguez – Time Cover Illustrator 

Donald Trump first appeared on the cover of Time in 1989 and, over the years, he’s had a love/hate relationship with the magazine. He famously hanged fake covers with fake headlines in four of his golf clubs. These days, President Trump regularly makes the cover but often in a striking, stylized form  — which seems […]

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2017 Music That Makes a Difference

2017 Music That Makes a Difference 

Songs have always had the power to bring both awareness and change. They serve as lasting documents that forever stamp a time and place in our world. The challenges in 2017 were many: war, famine and polarizing political leaders. To combat it, a wide-ranging mix of artists brought back protest music and political performance art […]

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“The Journey is the Destination” tells the incredible story of Dan Eldon

“The Journey is the Destination” tells the incredible story of Dan Eldon 

In what can often be a divided world full of bitter political battles, social and economic injustice, racial and religious persecution — it’s easy to get lost in it all. So how do you find your way? Your purpose? Dan Eldon found his early, and risked his life — ultimately losing it — to document […]

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“Dirty John” — Do you know your date?

“Dirty John” — Do you know your date? 

There are countless stories of people meeting their true love online — and living happily ever after. But still — when you see the picture of that handsome stranger and start chatting him up, you have to ask yourself: “Just who am I talking to? What secrets does he have? What isn’t he telling me?” […]

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Eminem skewers President Trump in freestyle BET rap

Eminem skewers President Trump in freestyle BET rap 

Rapper Eminem is getting praise and backlash for his cutting freestyle blast of U.S. President Donald Trump. The video of Eminem dropping lyrical bombs in a parking lot first aired on the 2017 BET Awards. But we better give Obama props ‘Cause what we got in office now’s a kamikaze That’ll probably cause a nuclear […]

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Bryan Hopkins on Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Bryan Hopkins on Las Vegas Mass Shooting 

Las Vegas (CNN) The deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Jason Aldean was headlining the final night of the Route 91 Harvest Festival. He was a few songs into his set when shots rang out from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel. 1,100 rounds were fired by a 64-year-old man killing 58 […]

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Dale Hansen on Trump vs. The NFL

Dale Hansen on Trump vs. The NFL 

Los Angeles (CNN) Colin Kaepernick took a knee. Donald Trump took offense. And now the world is paying attention. 13 months after the former 49ers quarterback began his silent protest, the President of the United States launched into a sensational tirade against NFL players who have taken a knee in protest of “The National Anthem.” […]

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Jack Johnson

Jack Johnson 

Los Angeles (CNN) If mellow was a movement, Jack Johnson would be its peaceful and eternal leader. For the past 15 years, the former pro surfer-turned-acoustic guitar strummer has recorded the ultimate soundtrack to laid-back living from his home on the North Shore of Oahu in Hawaii. But in the age of Donald Trump, Johnson’s […]

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Kenny G serenades Delta passengers

Kenny G serenades Delta passengers 

Ahhh… sax on a plane. It ain’t cheap — but can be so rewarding, especially when it’s with the legendary Kenny G. The Grammy Award winner had a captive audience — when he busted-out some tunes aboard a Delta flight heading from Tampa to Los Angeles. The head flight attendant announced the saxophonist would play […]

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