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Epstein Leaves Red Sox For Cubs

Oct 13, 2011

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'The Mountaintop' Opens On Broadway

Oct 13, 2011

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Tonight, a new play opens on Broadway about Martin Luther King, Jr.'s last night on earth. It's called "The Mountain Top." The play features some well known names: Samuel L. Jackson as Dr. King and Angela Bassett as a mysterious visitor to his room at the Loraine Motel in Memphis.

Many civilians have fled the fighting in the besieged Libyan city of Sirte in recent days and have ended up in a nearby village, which has one distinction: It's where deposed Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi was born. But Sirte residents are not the only ones finding shelter there.

Taiwan might be known to most Americans for its export economy, but it's also been importing musical styles — from avant garde jazz to hip-hop. I first learned about Taiwan's thriving music scene from Joshua Samuel Brown. He's a travel writer who authored the last two editions of Lonely Planet: Taiwan.

Topeka, Kan., Repeals Domestic Violence Law

Oct 12, 2011

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A move to expand the eurozone bailout fund fell short today. It came down to the last vote of the zone's 17 member nations, and Slovakia's parliament said no.

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A Look At The NBA's Labor Troubles

Oct 11, 2011

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For more on the alleged Iranian-backed plot, we're joined now by Richard Clarke, former top counterterrorism advisor to Presidents Clinton and George W. Bush. Richard Clarke, welcome.

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Israel, Hamas Agree To Prisoner Exchange

Oct 11, 2011

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Letters: Tim DeChristopher's River Trip

Oct 11, 2011

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Before Launch, Netflix Scraps 'Qwikster'

Oct 10, 2011

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Good-bye, Qwikster. We hardly knew you. Netflix announced today that it's dropping its plan to split its DVD and streaming services. Qwikster was announced less than a month ago.

A New Generation Of App Developers

Oct 10, 2011

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Ormany Makary's coffin teetered precariously as throngs of mourners carried the 25-year-old truck driver's body to the front of Abbasiya Cathedral, chanting "Raise up your head, you are Copts!"

But his fiancee, Saafa Gaber, couldn't.

Makary was among the 25 people killed in a night of clashes between mostly Coptic Christian protesters and Egyptian soldiers.

What Can We Learn From Business Failures?

Oct 10, 2011

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Record producer Jonathan Wilson recorded his new album Gentle Spirit during little slivers of time when the artists he was working with — among them songwriter Jackson Browne and the rock band Dawes — were on break. The project took him four years to finish, and it's the musical equivalent of a landscape painting.

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