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From Nazis to Hippies: End of the Road for Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen is halting production of the last version of its Beetle model this week at its plant in Puebla, Mexico. It's the end of the road for a vehicle that has symbolized many things over a history spanning the eight decades since 1938.

It has been: a part of Germany's darkest hours as a never-realized Nazi prestige project. A symbol of Germany's postwar economic renaissance and rising middle-class prosperity. An example of globalization, sold and recognized all over the world. An emblem of the 1960s counterculture in the United States. Above all, the car remains a landmark in design, as recognizable as the Coca-Cola bottle.

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How Conspiracy Theories Followed Man to the Moon

It was the biggest piece of supposed fake news before the term "fake news" was even invented.

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Depardieu Puts Contents of Paris Restaurant Up for Auction

French actor and legendary gourmand Gerard Depardieu is putting the entire contents of one of his Paris restaurants under the hammer on Thursday.

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Ex-French Leader Hollande Finds Second Career -- On Stage

Former French president Francois Hollande made the first tentative step into what may or may not be a second career this weekend when he trod the boards at one of the world's biggest theatre festivals.

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Stevie Wonder Says Will Have Kidney Transplant

Stevie Wonder has revealed he will take a break from music to undergo a kidney transplant later this year.

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Michael Jackson Fans Sue in France over HBO Documentary

Michael Jackson fan clubs moved to sue two alleged victims of the late singer in a French court on Thursday over their claims in the hit HBO documentary "Leaving Neverland".

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Trump, Producer-President, Makes July 4th His Own Show

Tanks in the heart of Washington, fighter jets screaming overhead, and a speech from the Lincoln Memorial: President Donald Trump is promising the "show of a lifetime" as he prepares to turn the Fourth of July into a personal primetime extravaganza.

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Rapper Nicki Minaj to Perform in Saudi Arabia

U.S. rapper Nicki Minaj will perform in Saudi Arabia this month, organizers said, triggering a storm on social media as the ultra-conservative kingdom loosens decades-old restrictions on entertainment.

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After Backlash, Kardashian Drops 'Kimono' Name from Underwear Line

"Kimono" is now a no no, Kim Kardashian West said Monday.

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Bieber Defends Manager after Taylor Swift 'Bullying' Accusation

Justin Bieber accused Taylor Swift of "crossing a line" Sunday after she re-ignited their longstanding feud in a post attacking his manager for buying the rights to much of her multi-platinum back catalog. 

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