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Kennedy Center Honorees Carlos Santana, Shirley MacLaine and Billy Joel attend a reception at the White House for the 2013 Kennedy Center Honorees on Dec. 8, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Kennedy Center Honorees Carlos Santana, Shirley MacLaine and Billy Joel attend a reception at the White House for the 2013 Kennedy Center Honorees on Dec. 8, 2013 in Washington, DC.

Obama’s Kennedy Center Awards: Snoop Dogg Meets Bill O’Reilly

When President Barack Obama, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Fox’s Bill O’Reilly and rapper Snoop Dogg are in the house, this must be the Kennedy Center Honors, the annual salute to artists who have made extraordinary contributions to American culture. “Despite all...

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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks during an event at the University of Pennsylvania Law School in Philadelphia.

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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks during an event at the University of Pennsylvania Law School in Philadelphia.

Sotomayor on Affirmative Action: `How the Door Got Opened’

Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, acknowledges the role that affirmative action played in her education — an admittance to Princeton that paved the way for a child of Puerto Rican immigrants in the Bronx....

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