8 Things You Need To Know This AM — Jun 17 2015

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Kim Kardashian, Glamour's July cover star, got retrospective and gave sound advice in a letter to her future self, saying, "When it comes to how you feel about your body, remember to be kind to yourself and enjoy how you look now, because you're not getting any younger." (Glamour)
Third time's the charm? There have been a few cinematic misfires in casting President Lyndon B. Johnson in the past, but Woody Harrelson will take on the role in Rob Reiner's LBJ. (The Hollywood Reporter)
Finally. The senate passed an anti-torture bill that would ban "enhanced interrogation techniques" used on terrorist suspects after 9/11. (The Atlantic)
Zombies are headed to Comic-Con once again. Folks from The Walking Dead and its spinoff, Fear the Walking Dead, will be in San Diego for panels at the popular convention. (Variety)
Prince Harry and First Lady Michelle Obama met for tea on Tuesday morning in London to discuss their "mutual desire to help military families." If only we were invited to the royal rendezvous. (Vanity Fair)
The fight continues. Civil rights advocates argued in court on Tuesday for the release of grand jury records regarding Eric Garner, the Staten Island store owner who died after being put in a chokehold by an NYPD officer. (Newsweek)
Huzzah! The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has ordered manufacturers to stop using artificial trans fat within three years, as it is not "generally recognized as safe" for use in human food. It's about time. (CNN)
A fan refused payment after Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson sideswiped his car. Apparently a photo was plenty. (Bleacher Report)

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