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Nelson Mandela and Walter Sisulu raise their fists in 1990, one day after Mandela was released from jail. Walter Dhladhla/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As We Memorialize Mandela, Remember Those Who Stood With Him

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Northern shrimp are shoveled into a holding chamber on a trawler in the Gulf of Maine in 2012. Stocks of the shrimp have been declining for several years, leading regulators to cancel the New England shrimping season. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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Fishery Closure Puts New England's Shrimp Season On Ice

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South African President Nelson Mandela joins the choral group at the signing of the country's new constitution at Sharpeville stadium in 1996. Mandela lived a life filled with rich musical associations. Walter Dhladhla/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Mandela Playlist: A Life And Legacy, Told In Music

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Duke coach David Cutcliffe hugs linebacker David Helton following Duke's 27-25 win over North Carolina on Nov. 30. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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With Stellar Football Season, Duke Has New Team To Celebrate

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Author Ronald Frame says his reimagining of Miss Havisham was based on David Lean's 1946 adaptation of Great Expectations. John Springer Collection/Corbis hide caption

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Book News & Features

Don't Call It Fanfic: Writers Rework Their Favorite Stories

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Don't Call It Fanfic: Writers Rework Their Favorite Stories

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Gillian Anderson plays Stella Gibson, an enigmatic police investigator, in the BBC Two series The Fall. Steffan Hill/Acorn RLJ Entertainment hide caption

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Gillian Anderson On 'The Fall' And Getting Arrested In High School

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Refugees warm their hands at a refugee camp in Harmanli, Bulgaria, on Nov. 27. More Syrians are turning up in Europe. Many are trying to get to northern Europe, believing that is the best place to start a new life. Nikolay Doychinov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Parallels

With The Help Of Smugglers, Syrian Refugees Sneak Into Europe

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With The Help Of Smugglers, Syrian Refugees Sneak Into Europe

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat, is leading a push to increase Social Security benefits. But her whole party is not in agreement on the issue. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Social Security Fight Exposes Democratic Divide On Populism

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Every year, on the day after Thanksgiving, almost 100 volunteer decorators show up at the White House. They spend the next five days stringing garlands and hanging ornaments, making the White House sparkle for the holidays. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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White House Invites All To 'Gather Around' A Holiday Tradition

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