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Baseball's 'Doc' Gooden Pitches A Cautionary Tale

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Whitey Bulger Bio Profiles Boston's Most Notorious Gangster

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How OxyContin's Pain Relief Built 'A World Of Hurt'

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A small, child-like creature in a cone hat peers into a toy shop, happy at the sight of a snow globe, in a vignette called "Tininess" in Darkness Outside the Night, a graphic novel illustrated by Xie Peng. Find out what happens in the excerpt below. Xie Peng and Duncan Jepson, with permission to reproduce the panels from Tabella Publishing LLP hide caption

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Chopra Brothers: Separate Paths But Common Bond

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Stephen King delves into the seedy underworld of carnies for his latest novel, Joyland. Hard Case Crime hide caption

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From A 'Death' To A Crisis, Tracing China's Bo Xilai Scandal

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