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Forget Nancy Drew: Thanks To Fans, 'Veronica Mars' Is Back On The Case

The show aired its last episode in 2007, but this week, after a record-setting Kickstarter campaign, its sharp-elbowed detective protagonist makes her big-screen debut.

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'Waiting For Godot' Strikes A Chord In Tehran

Samuel Beckett's drama is playing before full houses in the Iranian capital Tehran. Some view it as an allegory of their desire to see change that never seems to come.

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Google's Flu Tracker Suffers From Sniffles

It sounds like a good idea: anticipating flu's spread by monitoring a region's online searches. But sometimes a sneeze is just a cold.

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In 2009, 3 Americans Went For A Hike, And Ended Up In A Tehran Prison

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Forget Nancy Drew: Thanks To Fans, 'Veronica Mars' Is Back On The Case

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A Man's Death Unites The Women Who Loved Him

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States' Rebellion Against Food Stamp Cuts Grows

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In Egypt, A New Courtroom Drama Every Day

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