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'Baby Jane' Holzer's Flight From High Society To Warhol Superstar

In the 1960s, model and socialite Jane Holzer was bigger than Paris Hilton, had far more elegance than Kim Kardashian and was on tons of magazine covers.

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U.S. Ambassador Speaks Pidgin English; Nigerians Love It

Pidgin English is a second language for tens of millions of Nigerians, but it's not every day that you hear a diplomat speaking it. The U.S. ambassador recently gave it a shot in a radio interview.

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Why You Won't Win Warren Buffett's Billion-Dollar Bracket

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Tiny Italian Town Thumbs Its Nose At Lenten Abstinence

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'Baby Jane' Holzer's Flight From High Society To Warhol Superstar

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Economic Sanctions Play Out In Strange Ways In Iran

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U.S. Ambassador Speaks Pidgin English; Nigerians Love It

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Under 30? The President Would Like You To Know Health Care Is Hip

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Before The NBA Was Integrated, We Had The Black Fives

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