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  • Will work for beer? Program in Amsterdam pays alcoholic workers with beer

    No, you didn't read that headline incorrectly. A mostly government-funded program in Amsterdam pays alcoholics who clean street litter with beer.  It's all part of the Rainbow Foundation, a program started last year to help give alcoholics, homeless and...
  • Colorado begins recreational pot experiment with first sales

    DENVER — At 7:59 a.m. on Wednesday, a harried Jay Griffin shouted to the crowd pressed against the roped-off lines leading to his storefront counter: "One minute until we make history!" Sixty seconds later, he and a handful of other pot shop...
  • Ridley Pearson: Writing is an adventure

    Ridley Pearson: Writing is an adventure
    American author Ridley Pearson met with Teenlink at the 30th annual Miami Book Fair International to talk about his young reader adventure novels “The Kingdom Keepers” and “Peter and the Starcatchers,” as well as his newest novel,...
  • Miley Cyrus smoking a joint at MTV EMAs: Worrisome or wearisome?

    Miley Cyrus smoking a joint at MTV EMAs: Worrisome or wearisome?
    Miley Cyrus sparked up what appeared to be a joint at the MTV European Music Awards on Sunday in Amsterdam, scandalizing some and giving new meaning to scandal burnout for others. Oh yeah, she also twerked again, butt-first into the face of a little...
  • 'The Power of Pictures' at the Beinecke Offers a Walk Through Visual History

    'The Power of Pictures' at the Beinecke Offers a Walk Through Visual History
    Humans have been communicating using pictures for at least 40,000 years — far longer than they have with alphabets and language. Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library has been in existence for only 50 of those years, but the...
  • Netflix Netherlands Launch Set for Sept. 11

    Netflix is launching into its next international market this week. As of Sept. 11, the Netherlands will become the latest addition to the streaming service's growing global roster, according to sources. A spokesman for Netflix declined comment. The...
  • Van Gogh's 'Sunset at Montmajour' unearthed; how good is it?

    The news Monday of a lost but rediscovered painting by Vincent van Gogh has everything art needs to become a big media story: major celebrity, fooled experts, lottery-scale riches and a back-story worthy of “Antiques Roadshow.” A canvas by...
  • Late-night TV is a timely gig for musicians

    Late-night TV is a timely gig for musicians
    Paul McCartney doesn't need publicity, but when he wants to, he sure can make a dent. On Monday, he and his band appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and shut down a stretch of Hollywood Boulevard when they performed for a lucky few thousand at the late-...
  • Rachel Marsden: The hidden opportunity in the federal shutdown

    PARIS -- Over a year ago, I sent my fingerprints for a standard foreign background check to the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., along with a money order. Both promptly disappeared, never to be seen again. A personal survey of those around me...
  • 'Anne' goes between the lines of Anne Frank's diary

     'Anne' goes between the lines of Anne Frank's diary
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti sat alone in a front-row folding chair before the start of a news conference at the Simon Wiesenthal Center's Museum of Tolerance. He had just emerged from the museum's brand-new Anne Frank exhibition, which opens to the...
  • Miley Cyrus to Perform at MTV Awards in Amsterdam

    LONDON -- Miley Cyrus will perform at the MTV EMA kudofest in Amsterdam, which will air live Nov. 10. Cyrus joins previously announced performers Katy Perry and The Killers, with the evening's MC Redfoo of LMFAO, backstage host Ariana Grande and...