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The new @HBO  documentary #StocktonOnMyMind  dives into the dreams of @MichaelDTubbs  and his leadership of the impoverished California city. His innovative efforts to fight poverty, violence and educational inequality have drawn national attention.

Two of @Discovery 's record 24 #SharkWeek  shows this month were taped at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, giving scientists a rare opportunity to observe great whites off New Zealand and Australia in waters mostly cleared of human intrusions.

Influential historian and educator Bernard Bailyn has died at age 97. He won two Pulitzer Prizes, the first for his 1968 landmark “The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution,” which transformed how many thought about the country’s formation.

@BBBaumgartner  (you know, Kevin from "The Office") has a new podcast reflecting on production of the beloved sitcom. The #OralHistoryOfTheOffice  includes interviews with @SteveCarell , @rickygervais , @johnkrasinksi , @jennafischer  and more.

@tatianamaslany  shares what she thinks must happen in order for diverse nominations to be more than just "lip service."

The @vmas  are getting some fresh air. @MTV  is ditching plans for indoor performances at the Video Music Awards on Aug. 30. Following the guidance of state and local officials, producers are opting for outdoor shows spread throughout New York City.

Lorenzo Soria, the president of the @goldenglobes  organization, has died at age 68. A former editor of the Italian news weekly L’Espresso, Soria had been a member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association since 1989.

MUPPETS UNSCRIPTED: @KermitTheFrog  and @MissPiggy  share the idea behind their new @disneyplus  show #MuppetsNow .

On the release of Brandy’s @4everBrandy ) highly anticipated album #B7 , jazz superstar Robert Glasper ( @robertglasper ) says the R&B icon doesn’t get enough credit for her impact.


Fans go wild as @BTS_twt  rehearses before their #RockinEve  performance.

Tourists and @BTS_twt  fans congregate in Times Square in preparation for the #RockinEve  2020 ball drop.

WARM WELCOME: NCT 127 @NCTsmtown_127 ) become the first k-pop band to play #RODEOHOUSTON 

SEVEN NORMAL BOYS FROM KOREA: #BTS  celebrate their trailblazing success at the #BillboardMusicAwards . #RM  says it’s all about the music - while #Jimin  poses up a storm.

HAECHAN MEETS HAECHAN: Fans of the K-pop group @NCTsmtown_127  donated money in January to name a baby pudu at the @LAZoo  after one of its members, #Haechan . On Wednesday, Haechan took selfies with his namesake.

RED CARPET SERENADE: #BTS  () show off their vocals to us before the ! More on #AMAshe  awards here:

THE POP (NO K NEEDED) STARS ARE BACK: @bts_bighit  return with their 4th Japanese album, which @cristinelle7  calls "pure, unadulterated pop that goes from lo-fi guitar with entrancing trap beats to a bewitching Latin rhythm."

BTS FEVER: Hundreds of @bts_bighit  fans hit a pop-up shop in London to snap up some merch ahead of the band's sold-out gigs at #Wembley  this weekend #BTS