8 Things To Know This AM

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Tinseltown's love affair with comic-book superheroes continues with the just-announced Zack Snyder-directed Justice League movie. (Empire Online)

Showtime's liaison with Masters of Sex will continue, too — this time, with Sarah Silverman. (Deadline)

On the literary front: Harper Lee finally agreed to publish a digital version of To Kill a Mockingbird. Consider that hole in your e-library filled. (The Guardian)

In more saddening entertainment news: Hip-hop pioneer DJ E-Z Rock has passed away. (Rolling Stone)

You've got spam! A recently exposed security flaw in AOL has left those still stuck in the pre-Gmail era scrambling to change their passwords. (PCWorld)

Smartphone design is on the brink of becoming overtly tacky, but that could be necessary for growth — unless, you know, Apple goes rogue with its newest rollout. (Gizmodo)

Culturally, the wake of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's racist comments has prompted its sponsors to cut ties with the basketball team. (CNN)

Finally, Harvard University is under investigation by the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights for allegedly mishandling sexual-assault cases. (The Huffington Post)

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