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Trevor Noah announced Thursday that he'd be leaving The Daily Show after seven years. "My time is up," he said. "But in the most beautiful way." Noah is pictured above in Los Angeles in September 2021. Rich Fury/Getty Images hide caption

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Trevor Noah's 'Daily Show' departure hints at deeper problems in late night TV

Noah increasingly looked like a performer who was growing beyond the grind of a late-night Comedy Central show. If he doesn't find a new perch in the genre, the industry will be all the worse for it.

Trevor Noah announced Thursday that he'd be leaving The Daily Show after seven years. "My time is up," he said. "But in the most beautiful way." Noah is pictured above in Los Angeles in September 2021. Rich Fury/Getty Images hide caption

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Trevor Noah's 'Daily Show' departure hints at deeper problems in late night TV

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A controversial new drug for ALS that just received FDA approval could add months to patients' lives, but some scientists question whether it actually works. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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ALS drug's approval draws cheers from patients, questions from skeptics

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The Boston Symphony Orchestra in 2016. Jessica Rinaldi/Boston Globe/Getty Images hide caption

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Where are the Black musicians in the country's largest orchestras?

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Raffiella Chapman stars as Vesper, a 13-year-old bio-hacker. Courtesy of IFC Films hide caption

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In a bio-engineered dystopia, 'Vesper' finds seeds of hope

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