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Ever Cheat At Monopoly? So Did Its Creator: He Stole The Idea From A Woman

The game Charles Darrow sold in the 1930s bore a striking resemblance to a game Lizzie Magie patented in 1904. In The Monopolists, Mary Pilon tells Monopoly's origin story.

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In Houston, Falling Oil Prices Spark Fears Of Job Cuts Beyond Energy

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The Uprising Christian Scott & Scott, Christian
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Soul and Onward Do Make Say Think
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Abortion-rights opponent Brian Normile of Beavercreek, Ohio, holds up a poster during a prayer vigil outside Planned Parenthood in Washington, D.C., in January. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Abortion Restrictions Complicate Access For Ohio Women

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The Night I Said Goodbye Johnny A
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Corrections officer Sgt. Charles Galaviz secures an inmate for transfer with handcuffs and shackles Jan. 24 at the Lexington Assessment and Reception Center, in Lexington, Okla. Overtime is mandatory for correctional officers in the state's prisons, which have a manpower shortage of about 33 percent and the highest inmate homicide rate in the country. Sue Ogrocki/AP hide caption

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States Face Correctional Officer Shortage Amid A Cultural Stigma

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Herstory of Glory Do Make Say Think
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In English Town, Muslims Lead Effort To Create Interfaith Haven

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Piano Sonata No. 14 (Quasi una Fantasia) In C Sharp Minor, Op. 27 ... Original Soundtrack
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Ever Cheat At Monopoly? So Did Its Creator: He Stole The Idea From A Woman

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Under the Boardwalk The Drifters
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Red Peppers J. Rawls

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures while addressing the 2015 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. on Monday. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Controverisal Netanyahu Speech Is Latest Glitch In U.S.-Israel Relations

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Closer Than You Know How Maserati
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Improving Housing Can Pay Dividends In Better Health

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Replacement Driver Saxon Shore
Like That Christian Scott
No Tellin' Drake
Bossa Dorado Gaucho
Dervish Joan Jeanrenaud

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Love, Fear And Lady Lamb: A New Album, And A New Openness

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Atlas Lady Lamb the Beekeeper
Guardians of the Second Tower Saxon Shore
Whiplash Hank Levy

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