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Cynthia Nixon (left) and Laura Linney alternate playing the roles of Regina (left) and Birdie in The Little Foxes. Joan Marcus/Courtesy of Boneau/Bryan-Brown hide caption

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Two Stars Share The Stage, And The Roles, In 'Little Foxes'

"Great parts are meant to be played; they're not meant to be owned," says Laura Linney. So she and Cynthia Nixon have agreed to switch roles for each performance of Lillian Hellman's 1939 melodrama.

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2 Stars Share The Stage, And The Roles, In 'Little Foxes'

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The Supreme Court justices took up a death penalty case on Monday, looking at an inmate's right to help from a mental health expert. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Justices Split Over Defendants' Right To Mental Health Expert Witnesses

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Rupert Murdoch (left) with Fox News co-presidents Jack Abernethy and Bill Shine today. Last week, Fox News fired Bill O'Reilly in a move to save a $14 billion dollar deal. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Beyond Sexual Harassment, Lesser Known Scandals Could Cost The Murdochs A $14B Deal

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K.K. DuVivier stands by a smart meter that sends electricity back to her utility, Xcel Energy. The Denver home gets credits from Xcel for power that's added back to the grid. Grace Hood/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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As Rooftop Solar Challenges Utilities, One Aims For A Compromise

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Overcoats' debut album, Young, is out now. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Listen: Overcoats Perform Music From 'Young,' Plus A Little Amy Winehouse

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