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French Comedian Dieudonne Goes On Trial For 'Defending Terrorism'

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 9:27am

The charges stem from comments he made on Facebook after the deadly attack on the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo. The case has sparked debate in France about the limits of free speech in the country.

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Natalie Prass, 'Why Don't You Believe In Me?'

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 9:16am

In her latest video, singer Natalie Prass finds herself trapped deep inside her own head, battling a broken heart and the fears and doubts it's left in its wake.

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Neil Gaiman Is Back To Mess Up Your Dreams In 'Trigger Warning'

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 9:10am

"Consider yourself warned," Gaiman says in his introduction. Many of these stories end badly for the people in them. But for the reader, Trigger Warning is a haunted, bloody, twisted pleasure.

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From Caddy To Pro: Golfer Charlie Sifford Dies At 92

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 8:59am

Charlie Sifford, the first black golfer to hold a PGA Tour card, has died at age 92. Decades after he started in golf as a caddy, he was elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame.

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Lessons From The Beginning Of Time

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 7:57am

The fact that science opens a window for us to peer into our deep past should be a cause for celebration, irrespective of what we find when we are able to look, says astrophysicist Marcelo Gleiser.

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The Woman Who Sold Her Baby For $435 To Buy Firewood

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 7:39am

It happened last week in Afghanistan. It is illegal. But the mother felt she had no other way to support her family. It is the fourth case of baby-selling there in the past year.

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Top Stories: Jordan Reacts To Pilot's Murder; Staples To Buy Rival

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 7:11am

Also: Militants storm a Libyan oilfield; the Powerball jackpot climbs above $317 million; and the first African-American to join the PGA, Charlie Sifford, dies.

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Joyce DiDonato Takes A Stand At Stonewall

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 7:03am

The opera star, with a posse of friends, visits a historic gay bar in Greenwich Village to talk about equality and sing a centuries-old aria that still resonates.

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Staples Says It's Buying Office Depot For $6.3 Billion

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 6:51am

Combined, the two office supply giants would have annual sales of some $39 billion. But their last attempt at a merger was blocked, back in 1996.

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