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Playing 'Crazy Eyes' Taught Actress 'It's OK To Be Just You'

"She is 100 percent and authentically herself, always, at all times," Uzo Aduba says of her Orange Is the New Black character, "Crazy Eyes." Jessica Miglio/AP hide caption

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Television

Playing 'Crazy Eyes' Taught Actress 'It's OK To Be Just You'

Uzo Aduba has won over critics and fans for her portrayal as "Crazy Eyes" on Netflix's Orange Is the New Black. Aduba speaks to Tell Me More host Michel Martin about her success and how she got there.

With Prosecutors Circling, Ethics Questions Get Serious For N.Y. Governor

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is surrounded by the media in Freeport, N.Y. on Wednesday, Cuomo was on Long Island to announce a new program to help victims of Superstorm Sandy, but ended up fielding questions about the Moreland Commission. hide caption

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It's All Politics

With Prosecutors Circling, Ethics Questions Get Serious For N.Y. Governor

Andrew Cuomo is facing reports that his administration interfered with the work of the anti-corruption commission he created — and then abruptly disbanded.

Kentucky Buoys Noah's Ark Park With Millions In New Tax Breaks

Mike Zovath, co-founder of Answers in Genesis ministries, poses for photos at the Ark Encounter headquarters, in 2011. Kentucky has granted the project tens of millions in tax incentives. hide caption

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The Two-Way - News Blog

Kentucky Buoys Noah's Ark Park With Millions In New Tax Breaks

The Christian theme park, which will feature a 510-foot-long replica of the ship, is getting $18 million in new incentives from the state's tourism board. The board says it based its decision on economics, not religion.

Seeking A Saner Food System, Three Times A Day

Not all cows get to spend their days with soft green grass under hoof. For many, the picture isn't so pretty, according to the book Farmageddon. hide caption

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13.7: Cosmos And Culture

Seeking A Saner Food System, Three Times A Day

Commentator Barbara J. King says the book Farmageddon offers useful advice on how to take a stand against industrialized animal farming in the fight to forge a better future for our planet.

Kidnapping Is A Lucrative Business For Al-Qaida

A neighborhood resident walks through a building in Timbuktu, used by al-Qaida-linked jihadi fighters for more than a year. Last year, The Associated Press found al-Qaida documents in the building. hide caption

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Africa

Kidnapping Is A Lucrative Business For Al-Qaida

Last year, journalist Rukmini Callimachi found thousands of al-Qaida documents in Timbuktu in Mali that showed the group carefully tracks its spending. Ransoms, totaling at least $125 million since 2009, pay for much of it.

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