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Afghan first lady Rula Ghani adjusts her head scarf during an interview with The Associated Press at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, in this Monday, May 25, 2015, file photo. Rula Ghani has been quietly breaking conventions since she became first lady in a society that traditionally keeps its women behind closed doors. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

Rula Ghani, Afghanistan’s first lady, breaks taboos

- Associated Press

Afghanistan’s first lady has broken numerous conventions in a society that traditionally sequesters women behind closed doors — speaking out on issues such as violence against women, the rule of law and the power of religion. But perhaps Rula Ghani’s biggest taboo breaker is simply being the country’s first presidential spouse in decades to be seen and heard in public.

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A tribute for blues musician B.B. King is held in W.C. Handy Park Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. The city of Memphis is saying farewell to blues legend B.B. King with a tribute and processional down Beale Street on Wednesday. King died May 14 in Las Vegas. He was 89. (AP Photo/Karen Pulfer Focht)

Processional on Beale Street in Memphis honors B.B. King

Associated Press

A Dixieland jazz band walked ahead of a slow black hearse and a crowd of thousands followed as the city of Memphis said farewell Wednesday to blues legend B.B. King with a tribute and processional down Beale Street.

FILE - This April 8, 2015 file photo shows former rap mogul Marion "Suge'' Knight appears in a Los Angeles court on charges that he and comedian Micah "Katt" Williams stole a photographer's camera in Beverly Hills, Calif.  Knight refused to attend a court hearing on Wednesday May 27, 2015, in a robbery case filed after a celebrity photographer accused him and comedian Katt Williams of stealing her camera last year. A Los Angeles judge said Knight told deputies he was too sick to come to court. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Irfan Khan, Pool, File)

Citing illness, Suge Knight refuses to leave cell for court

- Associated Press

A judge stopped short of ordering Marion "Suge" Knight forcibly removed from his jail cell Wednesday after the rap music mogul said he was sick and refused to go to court for a hearing in his robbery case.

Late-night TV vet Bill Maher forges ahead with hit formula

- Associated Press

Bill Maher strides into the weekly writers meeting for his HBO show and puts his feet up on the table. His team of scribes, many of whom he's worked with for 22 years, pepper him with ideas and information: the new Republican presidential candidates, the latest outlandish political moves, background on upcoming guests.

FILE - In this June 4, 2013, file photo Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes appears in court in Centennial, Colo. Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting trial say they are moving closer toward the heart of their case: whether Holmes was legally insane when he committed one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history. (Andy Cross/The Denver Post via AP, Pool, File)

Court releases theater shooting suspect's notebook

- Associated Press

Colorado theater shooting gunman James Holmes' notebook full of scrawled writings and stick-figure drawings was made public Wednesday, a day after it was introduced as evidence in his trial.

New initiative touts Michigan as connected vehicle hub

Associated Press

Business, university and transportation leaders are launching an initiative to promote Michigan as a leader in the research and development of self-driving cars, connected vehicles and other new auto technologies.

Nielsen's top programs for May 18-25

- Associated Press

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for May 18-25. Listings include the week's ranking and viewerships.

Arizona court to review ruling on marijuana, DUI immunity

Associated Press

The Arizona Supreme Court will review a lower court's ruling that said drivers who have medical marijuana cards can still be prosecuted under laws against driving under the influence while having marijuana in their system.

Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

- Associated Press

The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday May 18, to Sunday, May 24, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.

Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

- Associated Press

The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday May 18 to Sunday, May 24 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.

FILE - In this March 25, 2015 file photo of FBI director James Comey speaks at FBI headquarters in Washington. As Congress debates whether to renew a program that collects and stores American phone records, federal law enforcement officials are trying to focus public attention on the jeopardy to lesser-known surveillance tools that they consider more valuable in fighting terrorism.  (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)

FBI: Surveillance tools in jeopardy amid Patriot Act debate

- Associated Press

As Congress wrestles over renewing the Patriot Act's bulk collection of Americans' phone records, federal law enforcement officials are warning that legal authority is also at risk for lesser-known surveillance tools that are even more valuable in fighting terrorism.