Five things you need to know for Thursday
By Tim Swift, The Baltimore Sun
The Emmys nominees were announced in Los Angeles this morning. "House of Cards" the Netflix series filmed in Baltimore made history, becoming the first online streaming TV series to garner nominations. Meanwhile, Rolling Stone is still feeling the heat for its dreamy Dzhokhar Tsarnaev cover. And Trayvon Martin's parents spoke out for the first time since the verdict on today's edition of Good Morning America. Welcome to your online trends report for Thursday, July 18, 2013.
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Why: Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul and How I Met Your Mother's Neil Patrick Harris revealed the nominees for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards on Thursday (watch the live stream below) at Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in California. Winners will be announced Sept. 22 on CBS. Video-streaming service Netflix's original political series House of Cards received the first nominations ever for a program hosted online and not aired on TV. It earned nine nominations in such categories as best drama, lead actor in a drama (Kevin Spacey) and lead actress in a drama (Robin Wright).[Mashable]