8 Things You Need To Know This AM — May 18 2015

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Carol, starring Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchett, is winning some serious rave reviews at Cannes. (The Hollywood Reporter)
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The writers of Mad Men reveal their favorite scenes. (Vulture)

Elisabeth Bing, who helped popularize the Lamaze birthing technique, has died at age 100. (The New York Times)

Storm chasers captured this alarming video during an Oklahoma tornado. (NPR)

Almost Famous fans will probably freak out about this reunion between Kate Hudson and Billy Crudup. (Us Weekly)

California congresswoman Loretta Sanchez is under fire for making derogatory statements against Native Americans. (Jezebel)
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This Mad Max: Fury Road stuntwoman's behind-the-scenes photos are beyond awe-inducing. (io9)

ISIS is threatening to bulldoze the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. (CNN)
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