Mandy Moore isn’t exactly buying ex-husband Ryan Adams’ public apology

Mandy Moore seems unimpressed by ex-husband Ryan Adams’ weekend apology for the way he said he has “mistreated people” throughout his life and career.

“I find it curious that someone would make a public apology but not do it privately,” the “This Is Us” actress-singer said Monday on the “Today” show.

She and a number of other women, including several high-profile musical collaborators and at least one then-underage fan, accused the singer-songwriter of sexual misconduct and abusive behavior in a New York Times exposé early last year.

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Patrick Mahomes Gets 10-Year Deal With Kansas City Chiefs

Mahomes, 24, signed an extension worth $503 million on the heels of a Super Bowl win.

Quarterback Patrick Mahomes, one of the N.F.L.’s biggest stars, has signed a 10-year contract extension with the Kansas City Chiefs, according to a person familiar with the terms of the deal who was not authorized to speak for the team.

The big payday, worth up to half a billion dollars, for Mahomes, who at 24 has already been voted as the league’s most valuable player and won a Super Bowl,

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Of course Donald Trump wants fireworks over Mount Rushmore

(CNN)George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt … Donald Trump?

For President Trump, nothing could be more natural than to stand alongside such giants of American history. On Friday night, he will travel to Mount Rushmore for an early Independence Day party, reviving the environmentally worrisome tradition of July Fourth fireworks over their massive carved likenesses.
Such frivolity might seem in poor taste amid a fast-worsening pandemic — and unwise since social distancing won’t be required at the event.

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That time Alexander Hamilton founded America’s oldest daily newspaper

How does a bastard, orphan, son of a whore and a Scotsman dropped in the middle of a forgotten spot in the Caribbean start a major daily newspaper?

“Hamilton” fans have learned a lot about America’s first Treasury Secretary from Lin-Manuel Miranda’s popular musical, which dropped Friday on Disney+, that they might not have known before.

Alexander Hamilton was a scrappy immigrant from Saint Kitts and Nevis. A prolific writer, he composed 51 of the Federalist Papers,

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Hugh Downs, whose broadcasting career spanned a century, dies at 99

Hugh Downs, the omnipresent broadcaster whose career spanned more than half a century, including 20 years on ABC’s “20/20,” has died at age 99.

Downs died on Wednesday in his home in Scottsdale, Arizona, according to a statement from his family.

“I hope I’d be remembered as a guy who tried to do some good and who was, most importantly, honest,” he said in 2002 during an interview with his former “20/20”

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Byron ‘Reckful’ Bernstein, Beloved Twitch Streamer And WoW Player, Dies At 31

The already fragile gaming community has been rocked by yet another tragedy today, as it’s been confirmed that Byron “Reckful” Bernstein has died at the age of 31, as reported by his roommate, ex-girlfriend and others. The suspected cause of death is suicide, causing many gaming and esports personalities to share the number for the suicide prevention hotline if you need help (1-800-273-8255).

Reckful was a massively popular Twitch streamer and World of Warcraft player,

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Taco Bell offers free Chalupa Cravings Box through the app, but users face tech issues

As Taco Bell tries to boost its mobile apps subscriptions, fans can grab a free Chalupa Cravings Box by downloading the app and ordering ahead.

Taco Bell lovers can redeem a free Chalupa Cravings Box, which includes a 5-Layer Burrito, taco, cinnamon twists and a drink.

Customers must then go to their nearest participating U.S. Taco Bell drive-thru for contactless pickup.

Users must sign up by Tuesday to redeem the offer.

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Carl Reiner, Multifaceted Master of Comedy, Is Dead at 98

Mr. Reiner was a gifted comic actor, but he spent most of his career slightly out of the spotlight — writing, directing and letting others get the laughs.

Carl Reiner, who as performer, writer and director earned a place in comedy history several times over, died on Monday night at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif. He was 98.

His death was confirmed by his daughter, Annie Reiner.

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