'Sanford and Son' at 50, 'double-edged' Black sitcom pioneer

This combination photo shows comedian Redd Foxx, left, speaking to journalists about the reasons he left the top-rated sitcom "Sanford & Son," March 14, 1974, in New York and actor Demond Wilson participating in a CBS "Face the Nation" discussion on school prayer on May 5, 1984, in Washington. (AP Photo) This combination photo shows comedian Redd Foxx, left, speaking to journalists about the reasons he left the top-rated sitcom "Sanford & Son," March 14, 1974, in New York and actor Demond Wilson participating in a CBS "Face the Nation" discussion on school prayer on May 5, 1984, in Washington. (AP Photo)

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Australian Labor topples conservatives, PM faces early tests

Australia's center-left opposition party toppled the conservative government after almost a decade in power, and Prime Minister-elect Anthony Albanese in his Saturday election victory speech promised sharper reductions in greenhouse gas emissions while he faces an early foreign policy test.

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