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4:24 pm
Mon March 9, 2015

Jynne Dilling Martin's New Poems Capture 'Zaniness Of Being Alive'

Originally published on Mon March 9, 2015 7:07 pm

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Author Interviews
5:27 pm
Sun March 8, 2015

Author Explores The Ripple Effects Of A Kidnapping In Mexico

Emily Jan NPR

Originally published on Mon March 9, 2015 8:52 am

Antonio Ruiz-Camacho's new book Barefoot Dogs is billed as a collection of short stories, but it could easily be called a novel. Each piece provides a perspective on one horrific event: the abduction of the patriarch of a wealthy Mexican family by a drug gang.

Throughout the book, readers see how this affects children, grandchildren, mistresses and others, as the tragedy follows the family through exile in the United States and Europe

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Health
4:25 pm
Sun March 8, 2015

People With 'Invisible Disabilities' Fight For Understanding

Carly Medosch has conditions that cause intense fatigue and chronic pain. She took part in a 2014 Stanford Medicine X conference that included discussion of "invisible" illnesses.
Yuto Watanabe Stanford Medicine X

Originally published on Sun March 8, 2015 7:25 pm

Some disabilities are more obvious than others. Many are immediately apparent, especially if someone relies on a wheelchair or cane. But others — known as "invisible" disabilities — are not. People who live with them face particular challenges in the workplace and in their communities.

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Pop Culture
4:10 pm
Sun March 8, 2015

Ken Jeong: Doctor By Day, Comedian By Night

Originally published on Sun March 8, 2015 7:25 pm

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U.S.
4:01 pm
Sun March 8, 2015

Anniversary March Commemorates Selma's Voting Rights Fight

Originally published on Sun March 8, 2015 7:25 pm

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Movies
5:55 pm
Sat March 7, 2015

Movie Chains Balk At Netflix's Plan For Simultaneous Release

Idris Elba stars as an African warlord in the forthcoming film Beasts of No Nation. Netflix recently purchased distribution rights for the film for nearly $12 million.
Jac Cheairs Red Crown Productions/Participant Media/Netflix

Originally published on Wed March 18, 2015 11:58 am

Beasts of No Nation is the story of a West African child who is forced to join a unit of mercenary fighters. Actor Idris Elba portrays a brutal warlord who recruits the child soldier.

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Sports
5:15 pm
Sat March 7, 2015

Remembering A Golden Era Of Undefeated College Basketball Teams

Indiana coach Bobby Knight and his players Scott May and Quinn Buckner celebrate the championship win that capped their undefeated season in 1975-76. No team has matched the feat in the decades since.
Anonymous ASSOCIATED PRESS

Originally published on Sun March 8, 2015 7:45 pm

Today, the Kentucky Wildcats sealed a perfect regular season with their 67-50 victory over the University of Florida, putting them one step closer to the first fully undefeated season in men's college basketball in almost 40 years.

Running the table in college basketball is very, very hard. But this Kentucky team has made it look possible.

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U.S.
4:13 pm
Sat March 7, 2015

Remembering The Unsung Heroes Of Selma

Originally published on Sun March 8, 2015 7:45 pm

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U.S.
4:13 pm
Sat March 7, 2015

Honoring The Selma March, Half A Century Later

Originally published on Sun March 8, 2015 7:33 pm

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The weather was peaceful 50 years ago today in Selma, Ala. - as peaceful as the crowd that had assembled to cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge on route to Montgomery. The civil rights movement was stopped in its tracks that day - empiric victory for local police.

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Food
4:13 pm
Sat March 7, 2015

McDonald's Is Limiting Use Of Antibiotics In Its Chicken

Originally published on Sun March 8, 2015 7:45 pm

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