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What Martin Luther King Jr. Taught His Son About Protest

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Martin Luther King III shares what he learned about life and protest from his father, the iconic civil rights leader.

J.Lo At 20: Celebrating The Album That Made Jennifer Lopez An Icon

Jennifer Lopez's second album, 'J.Lo,' corresponded with her rise across pop culture, including in the film and fashion realms. Here's how it made her an irrefutable icon.

Olivia Rodrigo’s Emotional Rite Of Passage, Taylor Swift’s Bonus Feels, And More Songs We Love

Olivia Rodrigo lights hearts aflame with 'Drivers License,' Taylor Swift shares an 'Evermore' bonus cut, and more songs we love.

Zayn’s Nobody Is Listening Has A Song For Every Mood

Zayn's third album, 'Nobody Is Listening' — with its stripped-back focus around his magnetic voice and plenty of sensual energy abounding — has a song for every mood. We break down every track for you.

What’s On Keean Johnson And Madeline Brewer’s Ultimate Playlist Of Noise?

'The Ultimate Playlist of Noise' stars Keean Johnson and Madeline Brewer tell MTV News about the music and ambient sounds they couldn't live without — including pickles, the Fugees, and a cabin in the windy woods.

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Mets fire GM after he sent explicit texts to female reporter

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets general manager Jared Porter was fired Tuesday after sending graphic, uninvited text messages and images to a female reporter in 2016 when he was working for the Chicago Cubs in their front office.ESPN reported late Monday night that Porter sent dozens of unanswered texts to the woman, including a picture of “an erect, naked penis.” ESPN said it obtained a copy of the text history, and many of the messages and photos he sent were displayed in the report online.About nine hours later, new Mets owner Steve Cohen posted on Twitter that Porter had been fired.“We have terminated Jared Porter this morning,” Cohen wrote Tuesday.

New York Mets fire general manager Jared Porter

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets fire general manager Jared Porter.

Meghan seeks court ruling over 'serious breach' of privacy

LONDON (AP) — Lawyers for the Duchess of Sussex asked a British judge on Tuesday to settle her lawsuit against a newspaper before it goes to trial by ruling that its publication of a “deeply personal” letter to her estranged father was “a plain and a serious breach of her rights of privacy.”The duchess, 39, is suing Associated Newspapers for invasion of privacy and copyright infringement over five February 2019 articles in the Mail on Sunday and on the MailOnline website that published portions of a handwritten letter to her father, Thomas Markle, after her marriage to Britain’s Prince Harry in 2018.Associated Newspapers is contesting the claim, and a full trial is due to be held in the autumn at the High Court, in what would be one of London's highest-profile civil court showdowns for years.The duchess is seeking a summary judgment that would find in her favor and dismiss the newspaper’s defense case.

Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots have swelled to nearly $1.6B combined. Here's how they stack up in US lottery history.

By Elinor Aspegren USA TODAYFind your lucky numbers: Two of the biggest jackpots in U.S. lottery history have grown even larger ahead of this week's drawings.Mega Millions, with a projected $850 million jackpot — the third largest in lottery history and the game's second largest ever — comes first on Tuesday night.A projected $730 million will be up for grabs the next night in the Powerball drawing, the fourth largest jackpot in the game's history and the sixth largest in U.S. history. It has been nearly two years since a lottery jackpot has grown so large.

4 hurt in string of shootings in Pennsylvania's Poconos

MOUNT POCONO, Pa. (AP) — Authorities early Tuesday lifted a shelter-in-place order hours after a string of shootings left at least four people injured in a community in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains.Authorities tweeted that while the investigation was ongoing, they did not believe the public was in “imminent danger.”Shots rang out on Monday not far from each other in at least four different areas of Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

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