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Dwight Garner / New York Times:
Roger Angell, a writer and editor at The New Yorker widely considered among the best baseball writers ever, died Friday at home in Manhattan at 101
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Source: Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, and Kyle Mooney are expected to leave Saturday Night Live following this weekend's season finale
Simon Fraser / BBC:
The Taliban order female Afghan TV presenters and other women on screen to cover their faces while on air starting May 21
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