Disney announces 'Star Wars' theme park, Vogue's latest cover star is revealed, and more in the August 16th AOL.com Trend Report

Veteran Civil Rights Campaigner Julian Bond Dies at 75

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Janelle Monáe
During her performance for the 'Today' concert, singer Janelle Monáe was reportedly cut off by NBC anchors during an impromptu speech on Black Lives Matter.

And the newest Vogue cover star is ... Beyoncé! Queen Bey will grace the September issue, an issue considered by many as the most important one of the year.
Road trips aren't easy. They sure aren't going to get any better if your big brother is lip syncing for 7 straight hours. Unfortunately for Ashley Anderson, that was the case. See the viral video that her brother, Brian, secretly filmed. Ashley's reaction is priceless!

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Fashion Week is quickly approaching and for many models, they're making their big catwalk debut.
18-year-old Madeline Stuart is no exception. The young aspiring model who is diagnosed with Down syndrome will be making history as she struts down the runway.
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"Star Wars" fans rejoice! Disney just released the newest images of the cast of "Rogue One".

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Julian Bond
​The Civil Rights activist and icon tragically passed away at the age of 75. Read more about his impact here.

The Disney Expo has created quite the buzz. Not only was it announced that Disney World would get a brand new "Star Wars" theme park, but the Star Wars 'Rogue One' cast and director of 'Episode IX' was also revealed.

The biopic about groundbreaking hip-hop group N.W.A, hit the streets with a huge $4.96 million on Thursday, and shows no signs of slowing down this weekend.

An Indonesian aircraft carrying 54 people has gone missing in Papua. The search for the vessel still continues.

Users are sharing their favorite phrases that just aren't used as much as they should be. Case in point:

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It's almost that time of year again! Check out how everyone is prepping to head back to campus:

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