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ReutersHas Jay-Z's 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' Album Gone Platinum Before Its Release? By Tony Maglio LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Jay-Z once spit, "I deserve platinum plaques, to match my bezel." And while the rapper's got a bunch of those (and plenty of bezels),...
ReutersBy Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO, June 19 (Reuters) - A high profile sex discrimination lawsuit in Silicon Valley should be taken private via arbitration, lawyers for venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers argued on Wednesday, but the...
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Serena Williams has issued an apology for insensitive comments attributed to her in Rolling Stone magazine -- even though she also suggests she never made them. Williams is featured in an article posted Tuesday on the magazine's website. Toward the...
McClatchy Washington BureauWASHINGTON Frederick Douglass, prominent abolitionist, writer and orator, now towers over a podium in the U.S. Capitol, a speech curled passionately in his hand. Vice President Joe Biden, House Speaker John Boehner and several key members of Congress sat...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers have a message for those who want the party to soften its emphasis on social conservatism in hopes of reaching a wider national audience: Not so fast. House Republicans flexed their cultural and...
Tags: Abortion, Jim Gerlach, John Fleming, Civil Rights, Sociology
Two-thirds of American voters support Roe v. Wade. Women overwhelmingly favored Barack Obama over Mitt Romney, the Republican who wanted to de-fund Planned Parenthood and overturn Roe. Public approval of Congress is at or near its lowest level ever...
ReutersTennis star Serena Williams apologized Wednesday on her website for comments she made in a magazine interview about a rape case in Steubenville, Ohio, that made national headlines. "What happened in Steubenville was a real shock for me," the world's No....
Rummage and Resale Extravaganza Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster St., Skokie, presents the Rummage and Resale Extravaganza, featuring gently used items for sale: small appliances, household goods, clothing, baby clothes/gear, accessories, DVDs,...
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Some 15 years ago, Andrew Carroll heard the story: During the Civil War, Edwin Booth, brother of Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth, saved the life of Lincoln's son Robert at a New Jersey train station. Intrigued, Carroll started digging. He not only...
Headlines for Wednesday, June 19, 2013 RAY MANZAREK: Last Recordings Out Today Less than a month after his death comes a new album from Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek. Twisted Tales is Manzarek's third album with slide guitar player Roy Rogers came...
I recently moderated a panel discussion on the kind of storytelling that informs us about history and ultimately ourselves. It occurred to me that this is the time of year when families get together for reunions, and it's a terrific opportunity to...
"Why are there no libertarian countries?" In a much-discussed essay for Salon magazine, Michael Lind asks: "If libertarians are correct in claiming that they understand how best to organize a modern society, how is it that not a single country in the...
Tags: Adam Smith, Politics, Political Systems, Sweden
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