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Christopher Hitchens' Legacy Of Defying Labels
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Laura Nyro's Lasting, Eclectic Musical Legacy
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What Black Friday Crowds Are Really Shopping For
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America's Stake In A United Europe
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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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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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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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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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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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