8 Things You Need To Know This AM — May 31 2015

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Gwyneth Paltrow is launching her own line of Goop-branded products. (Business of Fashion)
Iggy Azalea has canceled her Great Escape tour, telling fans that she is "sad and sorry" to disappoint them. (Entertainment Weekly)
Ross Ulbricht, the founder of Silk Road, has been sentenced to life in prison. (NPR)
The Big Bang Theory is shelling out $4 million in scholarship for one lucky UCLA science student. (Time)
Dustin Diamond, a.k.a. Screech Powers, was found guilty of two misdemeanors stemming from a 2014 stabbing incident. (Rolling Stone)
Are cities finally tackling their backlog of rape kits? (Associated Press)
Here's everything you need to know about Mindy Kaling's new book. (The Hollywood Reporter)
Greg Kinnear has been cast as Vice President Joe Biden in HBO's Confirmation. (A.V. Club)

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