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The Record

The Three Kinds Of Posthumous Albums (And Where Michael Jackson Fits In)

Generally, new releases from deceased musicians fall into one of three categories. Michael Jackson's Xscape matches none of them exactly — but as part of his continuing story, it's a perfect fit.

Pastor Jimmy Scroggins (right) tells other Southern Baptist leaders to be compassionate to gay people during a leadership summit in April. ERLC Leadership Summit/Flickr hide caption

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Religion

Southern Baptist Leaders Seek Softer Approach To Homosexuality

Though the denomination still considers homosexuality a sin, some leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention are telling pastors to rein in harsh rhetoric and accept that gay people are in their pews.

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Shots - Health News

Filtering A New Idea: A Book That's Educational And 'Drinkable'

Improving access to clean water can reduce the spread of diarrheal diseases in developing countries. The "Drinkable Book" should help: It has water safety tips and each page works as a filter.

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