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A Comedian 'Rants' On Different Latino Cultures

Latinos in the U.S. are "just put all in one group," says Joanna Hausmann, who is using comedy videos to show that all Latinos aren't the same.

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Saldana As Simone Resurfaces A Debate Beyond Black And White

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Feeling Good Dorothy Ashby

Photo posters line a wall in an ultrasound exam room at a Planned Parenthood location in Boston in 2013. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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In Political Fight Over Abortion, Individual Stories Can Be Lost

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I Can't Help It Esperanza Spalding

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A Comedian 'Rants' On Different Latino Cultures

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From Backup To Spotlight: BJ The Chicago Kid On Being The 'New Cupid'

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Jeremiah/World Needs More Love BJ the Chicago Kid & Eric Ingram
It's a Man's Man's Man's World Gov't Mule

As the cease-fire took hold this week, Syrians lost no time returning to the streets to protest the Assad regime. Marchers hold a banner reading "Long live Syria, down with Assad" during an demonstration in the rebel-controlled side of Aleppo on Friday. Karam al-Masri /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrians Cautiously Resume Daily Activities As Fragile Cease-Fire Holds

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Roslin Castle

The card reads, in part, ""Bye bye, teenage years, bye bye, carefreeness and fun! Lightness is over, hello, health problems. It is so hard to become an adult!" Museum of Broken Relationships Los Angeles hide caption

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Art Of Breakups: Museum Enshrines Relics Of Relationships Past

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On Verge Of 70, Sally Field Navigates Aging In The Spotlight

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It Goes Like It Goes (Norma Rae)
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