5 Things to Talk About Today

  • David Letterman retires from the Late Show this evening. Over the course of 33 years, the comedian has hosted 6,028 shows and is the longest running late night talk show host in television history. — USA Today
     
  • The Vice President's son Beau Biden has been hospitalized. The former Delaware Attorney General is being treated at Walter Reed Medical Center for an undisclosed illness. — Politico
     
  • The Cannes Film Festival is coming under fire for banning flat shoes for women on this year's red carpet. Though a high heels-only policy is not written, numerous women have been prevented from entering screenings due to their footwear. — The Hollywood Reporter
     
  • Los Angeles' city council agreed to raise the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour. Though other U.S. cities have also raised their minimum raise above the national rate of $7.25, L.A. is the largest to do so. — Los Angeles Times
     
  • Spotify expands its service to include short-form video. Partners include ESPN, NBC, Conde Nast Entertainment, and Vice News. — Variety
     
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