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Lynda Trang Dai, known as the "Vietnamese Madonna," performs around the world. Back home in California, she's got a different starring role: she's the only one to whip up her sandwiches' secret sauce.

Latino audiences can make or break horror films in the box office, but right now their presence behind the camera might be even more significant.

Through years of brutal civil war, a Syrian film collective has been producing short films, which are now in a New York gallery, where the collective hopes to show a more human side of war victims.

The confrontation between a school resource officer and a student in a South Carolina school has revived questions about the role of law enforcement in the nation's classrooms.

While it's a popular sport overseas, rugby has never had a strong foothold in the U.S. One Memphis program is now having a lot of success, earning even international attention.

Leaders of the three countries gather in Seoul to talk over trade potential and attempt to put aside longstanding tensions over history and territorial matters.

Police shopping for body cameras face a dizzying array of features. And it's more than just technological gee-whiz-ery: the type of camera has a profound effect on how it's used and for whose benefit.

Many Americans with 401(k) plans don't know if they're paying any fees. Pay too much, and it could take a chunk out of your nest egg. If your plan's too costly, complain to your employer, experts say.

Alaskans have the highest rates for health insurance in the country. Many get a subsidy to help defray the cost, but those who don't wonder, increasingly, whether it's time to go without insurance.

Much of the difficulty lies in finding a solution to the civil war and humanitarian crisis that's acceptable to all parties — both within and outside of Syria.

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