Al Franken Becomes First Former U.S. Senator to Host ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

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May I Be Frank?

Al Franken returned to his late-night comedy roots on Tuesday, becoming the first former U.S. senator to guest-host “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

“But tonight is not about politics, it’s about comedy and having fun,” he said. “So, who’s here from out of state to get an abortion?”

Franken also commented on the F.B.I. search of Mar-a-Lago.

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The comedian Nicole Byer will kick off two nights of guest-hosting “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Wednesday.

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Solange Knowles at the David H. Koch Theater, where her first score for a ballet company will premiere at New York City Ballet in September.Credit…Rahim Fortune

Solange Knowles will compose her first ballet score for the Fall Fashion Gala at New York City Ballet in September.

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