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Magic Johnson Takes Lakers Reins Amid Front Office Shakeup

Magic Johnson Takes Lakers Reins Amid Front Office Shakeup

Lakers legend and NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson has been named president of basketball operations in a major front office restructuring for the storied franchise. General manager Mitch Kupchak and executive vice president of basketball operations Jim Buss, team president Jeannie Buss' brother, have been relieved of their duties, the Lakers announced Tuesday. The restructuring comes during the worst four-year stretch in franchise history. »

Jay-Z Reportedly Starting Venture Capital Fund<br />

Jay-Z Reportedly Starting Venture Capital Fund

Some rappers start clothing lines. Others start venture capital funds. Rapper Jay Z is putting his money to work in start-up and technology investing, Axios reported on Tuesday, according to NBC News. Unnamed sources told Axios that Jay Z, born as Shawn Carter, will partner with venture capital firm Sherpa Capital, which has invested in companies like Uber, Airbnb and Slack. The "99 Problems" singer — who is married to pop star Beyonce — is no stranger to the business world. Jay-Z's entertainment company, Roc Nation, has made some investments in tech startups such as private-jet rental company BlackJet and French audio equipment company Devialet, according to Crunchbase. Jay-Z will partner with Roc Nation president Jay Brown for the new fund, the report says. »

Issa Rae Feels 'Validated' by Black Women in Hollywood Honor

Issa Rae Feels 'Validated' by Black Women in Hollywood Honor

Rae, Janelle Monae, Aja Naomi King and Yara Shahidi will be honored Thursday in Los Angeles at Essence Magazine's 10th annual awards. »

Lindsay Lohan Says She Was Profiled While Wearing Headscarf

Lindsay Lohan Says She Was Profiled While Wearing Headscarf

Lindsay Lohan claims she was "racially profiled" while wearing a headscarf at London's Heathrow Airport. The actress told a British talk show that she was stopped while traveling to New York. »

'Flip or Flop' Couple Address Split and Fate of Show

'Flip or Flop' Couple Address Split and Fate of Show

The HGTV co-stars speak separately about their personal drama »

Not Quitting His Day Job: Hanks' Debut Book Due in October

Not Quitting His Day Job: Hanks' Debut Book Due in October

Tom Hanks is putting his love of vintage typewriters to good use: his collection of short stories will be published in October. »

George Clooney Opens Up About Amal's Pregnancy for 1st Time

George Clooney Opens Up About Amal's Pregnancy for 1st Time

George Clooney is finally speaking out about Amal Clooney's pregnancy. »

'Today' Anchor Hoda Kotb Adopts 'Valentine's Baby' Girl

'Today' Anchor Hoda Kotb Adopts 'Valentine's Baby' Girl

Hoda Kotb has welcomed a baby girl to her family. The "Today" anchor announced Tuesday that she's become a mom after adopting baby Haley Joy Kotb. "She is the love of my life," Kotb told her NBC colleagues by phone, her voice breaking with emotion several times. »

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'Late Night': A Closer Look at Trump's Attacks on the Press

Host Seth Meyers breaks down the recent dealings of President Trump, which include ordering meatloaf for Chris Christie, attacking the press and finding a replacement national security adviser. »

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