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Benjamin Clementine Trades 'Sleeping On The Floor' For 'Sleeping In A Palace'

The singer and pianist went from busking on the streets of Paris to eliciting Nina Simone comparisons and headlining sold-out shows, but he says he's just lucky to be able to express himself.

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A Boat Of Their Own: All-Women Team Tackles Sailing's Toughest Race

For the first time since 2001, an all-women team is competing in the Volvo Ocean Race, an around-the-world slog through some of the most unforgiving water on the planet.

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