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Russell Simmons 'Removing' Himself After 2nd Allegation Of Sexual Assault

The hip-hop mogul announced he would step down from leadership roles at his companies after a second allegation of sexual assault was directed at him by the writer Jenny Lumet.

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Steely Dan Inc. Fights Itself In Lawsuit Over Shares

Band co-founder Donald Fagen is suing the estate of Walter Becker, his artistic partner for over 50 years, over a contract signed more than 45 years ago, on Halloween, 1972.

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In 'This Blessed Earth,' The Outdated Romance Of The Family Farm

Journalist Ted Genoways spent a year on a small farm in rural Nebraska, and he says American nostalgia for the family farm overlooks the pressures farmers face and the realities of food production.

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'The Four Top': CRISPR Over GMOs? | Endangered Foods | Banking Seeds In Vaults

Will a scientific breakthrough called CRISPR make GMOs obsolete? Should we fear the "bananapocalypse"? And what's the deal with "The Doomsday Vault"? Listen to Episode 27 of "The Four Top" podcast to find out.

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Spotify Sued, Yet Again, Over Compositions

Two new lawsuits against the music streaming leader landed this week, over issues that have already twice led to settlements.

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Jay Z Announces New Album, '4:44'

The rapper and mogul's thirteenth solo album will be released on Friday, June 30, exclusively to Tidal subscribers.

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'The Four Top': Cannabis In The Kitchen | Will Marijuana Wreck Restaurants | Truthiness In Labeling

What's the deal with cooking cannabis? Is the growing marijuana industry affecting the bottom lines of restaurants? And why was a small family dairy barred from labeling its skim milk as ... "skim milk"?  

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Taylor Swift Returns To Spotify, Amends Her Relationship To Streaming

The pop superstar announced her 'return' to streaming, but it's more complicated than that.

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In $43 Million Settlement, Spotify Forced To Confront A Persistent Problem

The streaming service settled a class action lawsuit filed by songwriters who accused Spotify of using their work without a license.

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The MP3 Is Officially Dead, According To Its Creators

The MP3 upended the way the world receives and hears music, for better and for worse. Now it's dead.