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Billie Eilish Really Is the California Girl Next Door

If Billie Eilish lives in the neighborhood, is she one of us? It might seem preposterous to think of Eilish as the California girl next door. The 18-year-old is the first international pop star born in the 21st century, with the best-selling album of the pa...
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Cancer Claims Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, at 76

NEW YORK — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from pancreatic ...