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At One Retirement Home, Residents Run A TV Channel

The show must go on, as they say in the business. That's especially true at one Los Angeles retirement community, where old industry pros keep busy by producing TV shows for their contemporaries.

Sony Pictures was forced to cancel the release of its film The Interview this week after the hacking group Guardians of Peace threatened theaters that planned to screen the movie. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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All Tech Considered

Tech Week: Sony's Cyber Woes, And A Coating To Ease Ketchup's Flow

In our weekly roundup of tech headlines, we get you up to date on Sony's troubles after North Korea targeted its film The Interview and tell you a community organizer's advice for tech companies.

David Padilla poses with his grandchildren. Seventeen years ago, a judge found Padilla guilty of conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute cocaine. Courtesy Padilla Family hide caption

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Boxed In

Sentenced For Life, Inmate Still Holds Hope For Release

The Clemency Project 2014 promises pardons or early release for offenders like David Padilla, one of thousands of people who are spending life in prison sentenced under tough drug laws.

A woman votes in the first round of the Tunisian presidential election on Nov. 23. The election went smoothly, but no candidate won 50 percent of a vote, forcing a run-off between the top two on Sunday. Hassene Dridi/AP hide caption

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Parallels - World News

With A Presidential Vote, Tunisia Seeks A Peaceful Transition

Tunisia launched the Arab uprisings four years ago when it ousted a dictator. Sunday's presidential election heralds the country's steady-but-not-yet-guaranteed progress.

Based on their income, Tammy and Keith Berry could qualify for free care from Heartland Regional Medical Center. Instead, the hospital has sued them and garnished their wages. Steve Hebert for ProPublica hide caption

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Your Money

When A Nonprofit Hospital Seizes Wages From Its Poorest Patients

In exchange for big tax breaks, nonprofit hospitals help low-income patients offset their bills. But some hospitals have sued to garnish the pay of low-income patients by as much as 25 percent, even some who qualify for reduced-cost care.

Now in his early 50s, the country singer is coming out of a long hiatus with a new album and tour. "Music keeps you eternally young," he says. "It just does." Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images hide caption

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Music Interviews

In The Still Of The Night, There's A Riot In Garth Brooks

After more than a decade offstage raising his daughters, the singer is touring. "It's like nothing is being held back," he says. "You get to eat mashed potatoes with both hands instead of one."

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