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Mexican TV Icon Roberto Gómez Bolaños Dies At 85 - The actor, writer and director was a staple of Mexican television comedies and children's programs for decades.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:02:06 -0500

After The Ferguson Decision, A Poem That Gives Name To The Hurt - This week, a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson, the officer who killed Michael Brown. Writer Syreeta McFadden turns to Audre Lorde's poetry to make sense of this decision.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:51:11 -0500

Diversity On 'The Walking Dead' Wasn't Always Handled Well - AMC's hit zombie drama The Walking Dead airs its midseason finale Sunday. It's now one of TV's most diverse shows, but critic Eric Deggans says it hasn't always served non-white characters well.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:51:11 -0500

Ray Rice Wins Appeal, Reinstated By NFL - The former Baltimore Ravens running back had been suspended indefinitely after a video surfaced showing him hitting his then-fiancee.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:12:00 -0500

For Northern Ireland, Wounds From 'The Troubles' Are Still Raw - Sixteen years after the much-heralded Good Friday Agreement between Protestant and Catholic forces in Northern Ireland, walls separating neighborhoods are a sign of how profoundly divided it remains.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:30:00 -0500

Attack On Mosque In Nigeria Kills Dozens - Authorities believe the attack in the northern city of Kano was the work of Boko Haram militants, although the group did not immediately claim responsibility.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:33:00 -0500

Texas Man Killed After Firing At Government Buildings - The gunman fired more than 100 rounds at a federal courthouse, a bank and the Mexican consulate before trying to set the consulate on fire. He died during a shootout with authorities.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:27:00 -0500

America's Black Friday Craziness Has Crossed The Pond - The wild discount shopping that once was only a U.S. phenomenon has caught on in the U.K. and elsewhere, thanks largely to online retail giant Amazon.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:46:00 -0500

Video Of Woman Dancing On Tehran's Subway Goes Viral - The video was posted to a Facebook page called My Stealthy Freedom showing Iranian women defying the country's strict laws on female dress.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:23:52 -0500

Experts Predict Low Oil Prices Through Next Year - Following a decision by OPEC ministers not to cut production, crude prices had fallen to a four-year low before rebounding slightly.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:07:00 -0500

Eyeing That BB Gun For Christmas? Don't Go There, Doctors Say - Sure as the season, some toys that turn up on the most-popular lists are also considered a safety hazard. So best to skip the LED crossbow, eye doctors say.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:03:00 -0500

Test Your Medical Smarts: Does This Patient Have Ebola? - Patient X arrives. She ran a fever. Now it's gone. But she has diarrhea. Should you test for the virus or not? That's the kind of case history presented to health workers heading to West Africa.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 07:03:00 -0500

Talking (Very Frankly) About Sex On Campus - Sex Week events are designed to foster an open, healthy discussion about sex.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 07:03:00 -0500

Viral Videos Show Kenyan Women Assaulted For Wearing Miniskirts - A woman in Kenya has been publicly stripped and molested nearly every day for two weeks for so-called "indecent dress." Cellphone video of the assaults have ignited condemnation, and copycat attacks.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 05:07:00 -0500

How Dogs Understand What We Say - Dogs pay close attention to the emotion in our voices, but what about the meaning of words? A clever experiment with 250 canines shows that dogs understand more of our speech than previously thought.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 04:06:00 -0500

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