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Taylor Swift's eighth album, Folklore, was surprise-released Friday. The record features production by The National's Aaron Dessner and a new set of songwriting tools. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'The Last Of Us Part II' Presents An Accessible Apocalypse

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Actress, model and singer Diahann Carroll. Bee Harris hide caption

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Actor and comedian Nick Cannon was fired from his long-running Wild 'N Out show over anti-Semitic comments he made on his Cannon's Class podcast. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images hide caption

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A display at Hello Kitty's Kawaii Paradise in Tokyo. Sanrio's new president and CEO Tomokuni Tsuji will be steering a company that has seen slumping revenues in recent years. Hitoshi Yamada/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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