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In the movie, Veronica Mars (Kristen Bell) is a recent law school grad living in New York when an old flame — Logan Echolls — calls her back to her home town of Neptune, Calif. Robert Voets/Courtesy of Warner Bros. Entertainment hide caption

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Pop Culture

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.

Just as characters in the play "Waiting for Godot" wait for someone named Godot, some believe that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is Iran's only politician who can end the country's waiting when it comes to resolving a nuclear deal. Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Parallels

'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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Shots - Health News

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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