8 Things You Need To Know This AM

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Our excitement for J.K. Rowling's latest Harry-free book, The Career Of Evil, continued to rise as she released the cover art on Thursday. (Little Brown)
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Following the annulment of WNBA stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson's marriage, one writer explores how domestic violence in same-sex couples is often overlooked. (The Daily Beast)
Rupert Murdoch will step down from his role as 21st Century Fox's CEO and has suggested that his son, James, will take his place. (The Hollywood Reporter)
According to a new study by the Pew Research Center, 6.9% of the U.S. adult population is multiracial, but the 2013 census might understate that number, depending on how individuals identify. (Pew Social Trends)
Between Boy Meets World and Full House, '90s TV shows are making a huge comeback, but don't expect to add Wonder Years to the list. Fred Savage says there will "never" be a Wonder Years reunion. Sorry, folks. (People)
Biochemist and British Nobel laureate Tim Hunt resigned form University College London after a public outcry in response to his sexist words about women in labs: "You fall in love with them [girls], they fall in love with you, and when you criticize them, they cry." (The Guardian)
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Many people are sad about Downton Abbey ending after its upcoming season, but Maggie Smith, who plays the Dowager Countess? Not so much. The beloved actress says, "They say this is the last one and I can't see how it could go on...I mean, I certainly can't keep going." (Vanity Fair)
Boo! AMC Studios is currently beta-testing a horror-only streaming service called Shudder. Let the nightmares continue. (Variety)
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