Maya, shown with her newborn son Kip, had to use her wits to rise above her lowly station in the social hierarchy of her group of macaque monkeys. Jeff Wilson/Disney hide caption

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Movie Interviews

A Mother Rises Through The Ranks In 'Monkey Kingdom'

Macaque monkeys born at the top of society live like royalty. The new film from Disneynature follows a monkey born at the bottom of the pile who struggles to makes a better life for her and her son.

A general view of downtown Oklahoma City as basketball fans gather outside Oklahoma City Arena. The once run-down area has undergone a major transformation over the past 20 years. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images hide caption

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Around the Nation

Murrah Building Bombing Prompted Oklahoma City's Downtown Revival

Oklahoma City's decaying downtown has changed into a thriving entertainment district over the past 20 years. A former city official says the bombing sharpened the city's desire to revitalize the area.

System of a Down is made up of four Los Angelenos of Armenian descent. This spring, they'll play their first-ever concert in their ethnic homeland. Frank Maddocks/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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System Of A Down, Armenia's Favorite Sons, On Facing History

The band is performing in its ethnic homeland for the first time, on the centennial of the Armenian genocide. Singer Serj Tankian says that as historical events go, this one couldn't be more personal.

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