French President Nicolas Sarkozy reportedly made a comment that German Chancellor Angela Merkel ate a "second helping of cheese," even though she says she's on a diet.

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Pass The Cheese, Hold The Leader Appearance Jokes
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Fans who are tired of the NBA lockout can get some basketball entertainment from a new show, Lysistrata Jones, which opens on Broadway next month.

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The (Basketball) Show Must Go On
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Siri's answer to the meaning of life is actually kind of impressive.

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It's A Girl! The New iPhone Speaks
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A Phiten necklace flies around the neck of Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Chris Narveson as he throws during Game 3 of the National League Championship Series against the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday.

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Baseball's New Bling Is Made For Believers
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It's hard to relate America's love for the NFL to the broader national temperament — but the league now dominates all sports. Here, a young Oakland Raiders fan watches his team on a recent Sunday.

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Football Uber Alles. Uber Alles, Football
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Messages posted on a glass window pay tribute to the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs outside the Apple store in Hong Kong.

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Steve Jobs, Whose Imagination Invited Us To Play
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Despite the popularity of college football, according to Frank Deford, only 14 athletic departments show a profit. Why? Because football has to cover the costs of the college sports that lose money.

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The Luxurious Revenue College Sports Model
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The Chicago Bears showed some skills off the field and on the stage in 1985 when they recorded the "Super Bowl Shuffle." Paul Natkin/NFL via Getty hide caption

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White House Visit No Happy Ending For '85 Bears
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Canceling The School Play Won't Avoid 'Kismet'
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The fifth-graders from L.A.'s Pico Union neighborhood, who rarely get to spend time in nature, say it was the best field trip ever. Mandalit del Barco/NPR hide caption

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A New Destination For Kayakers: The L.A. River?
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Fatherhood, Not Testosterone, Makes The Man
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Thoughts On Sept. 11 From 'September 1, 1939'
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The Effect Of An Absent Clause On Dr. King's Cause
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Too Many Days Hath September (And Baseball)
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Canada Finds Hope In Instantly Famous Last Words
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