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Over a span of six decades, Doris Payne has stolen some $2 million in jewels. She is the subject of a new documentary called The Life & Crimes of Doris Payne: A Tale of Carats, Cons and Creating Your Own American Dream. Courtesy of Treehouse Moving Images hide caption

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Inside The 'Life And Crimes' Of A Career Jewel Thief

International jewel thief Doris Payne, now 84, has a criminal history that dates back to the 1950s. A new documentary tells her story and goes inside one of her more recent trials.

Tenuous Gears Damiak

Republican Mia Love celebrates with her supporters after winning the race for Utah's 4th Congressional District on Tuesday. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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As GOP Swept Congress, Black Republicans Took Home Historic Wins

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Blues for Bill Basie Ben Webster
Stars Fell on Alabama Cannonball Adderley

A recent study found obese women are more likely than other women to work physically demanding jobs, like the kind that call for hard hats. They're less likely to work in jobs that require a lot of interaction with clients and customers — jobs that, on average, make more money. iStockphoto hide caption

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Obese Women Make Less Money, Work More Physically Demanding Jobs

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Over a span of six decades, Doris Payne has stolen some $2 million in jewels. She is the subject of a new documentary called The Life & Crimes of Doris Payne: A Tale of Carats, Cons and Creating Your Own American Dream. Courtesy of Treehouse Moving Images hide caption

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Inside The 'Life And Crimes' Of A Career Jewel Thief

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One of these penguins is not like the others — the chick in front is really a rover, designed by filmmakers and used by scientists to gather data. Huddle/John Downer Productions/BBC hide caption

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WATCH: The Robotic Baby Penguin That Spies For Scientists

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Story of Mumble Happyfeet John Powell

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Bette Midler Takes On Girl Groups, From The Andrews Sisters To TLC

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