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Just 10% Of Popular Movies Had A Muslim Character. Riz Ahmed Wants To Change That

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Sara Bareilles, American Ninja Warrior & Rugrats

Grammy-winning artist Sara Bareilles talks about how the musical Waitress changed her life and the harrowing experience of over-dressing to sing the national anthem at a Dodgers game. Then, the self-professed Golden Girls superfan puts it all on the line in a true/false trivia game. American Ninja Warrior hosts Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbaja-Biamila plug in for a game about video game controllers. Plus, voice actors Cheryl Chase and Bart Simpson herself, Nancy Cartwright, talk about the Paramount+ reboot of Rugrats.

Sara Bareilles, American Ninja Warrior & Rugrats

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Sara Bareilles

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Check-In: Eyewear Escapades

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Hosts of NBC's American Ninja Warrior Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila. Michael Becker/NBC hide caption

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American Ninja Where?

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Real or Fake Video Game Peripheral

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Animal Songs

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Pictured: Tommy Dewey as Stu Pickles, Nancy Cartwright as Chuckie Finster and Cheryl Chase as Anjelica Pickles of the Paramount+ series Rugrats. Nickelodeon/Paramount+ hide caption

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Adult Milestones

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COMIC: Director Jon M. Chu's Long Journey From Home Videos To 'In The Heights'

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A sculpture created out of electronic waste in the likeness of Mount Rushmore and the G-7 leaders sits on a hill in Cornwall, England, near where the leaders of the world's wealthiest nations will meet. Jon Super/AP hide caption

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2 Artists Want G-7 Leaders To End E-Waste. So They Sculpted Them Out Of Trash

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A mini replica of the French-designed Statue of Liberty will reach the U.S. on July 1. Here, the statue awaits its move in Paris on Monday. Francois Mori/AP hide caption

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'In The Heights' Is A Spirited, Socially Undistanced, Summer Crowd Pleaser

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Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights has been adapted for the big screen, directed by Jon M. Chu. Filming on the street, they'd stop for passing emergency vehicles and their time was limited by the natural light. Warner Bros. Pictures/2021 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. hide caption

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'In The Heights' Dances From The Stage, To The Streets, To The Screen

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Khloe Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, Kris Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, and Kendall Jenner in Hollywood at the Kardashian Kollection Launch Party in 2011. Jason Merritt/TERM/Getty Images hide caption

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Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson return as paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren in The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It. Warner Bros. hide caption

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