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In Arizona, Citizens Keep Close Eye On Immigration Checkpoint

Residents of a small town in southern Arizona say a local Border Patrol checkpoint is unnecessary and that agents have overstepped legal bounds. So now they conduct their own form of surveillance.

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In Biblical Blockbuster, Aronofsky Rocks Noah's Boat

The ancient story of the Great Flood gets a Hollywood update in director Darren Aronofsky's new film, Noah. Aronofsky says he wanted to add drama to the story, making Noah's character more dynamic.

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Inside 'Regular Show,' Where Every Clip Is A Big Production

The Emmy-winning cartoon is one bizarre and hilarious plot after another. For the show's creators, making each 11-minute episode is its own adventure.

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Activists: We Want An Emancipator, Not A 'Deporter In Chief'

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