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Jonathan Franzen talks up, and around, his new novel

Jonathan Franzen talks up, and around, his new novel

Author Jonathan Franzen gestures as he speaks at an event at BookExpo America, Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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Jonathan Franzen talks up, and around, his new novel

Jonathan Franzen talks up, and around, his new novel

Author Jonathan Franzen gestures as he speaks at an event at BookExpo America, Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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Jonathan Franzen talks up, and around, his new novel

Jonathan Franzen talks up, and around, his new novel

Author Jonathan Franzen smiles as he speaks at an event at BookExpo America, Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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Jonathan Franzen talks up, and around, his new novel

Jonathan Franzen talks up, and around, his new novel

Author Jonathan Franzen speaks at an event at BookExpo America, Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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Historian, author of 'The Pacific' Hugh Ambrose dies at 48

HELENA, Mont. — Hugh Ambrose, who wrote the World War II history "The Pacific" after years of researching for his father, the renowned historian Stephen Ambrose, has died at age 48.

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Wyoming Symphony conductor to perform at Carnegie Hall

Wyoming Symphony conductor to perform at Carnegie Hall

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming Symphony Orchestra Conductor Matthew Savery is focusing on the music leading up to his first appearance at Carnegie Hall in New York.

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Lawyer says allegations B.B. King was poisoned 'ridiculous'

Lawyer says allegations B.B. King was poisoned 'ridiculous'

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days have accused King's two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King's estate called the claims ridiculous and police said there was no active homicide investigation.

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Police: Probe of B.B. King death depends on coroner findings

Police: Probe of B.B. King death depends on coroner findings

FILE-In this Aug. 22, 2012 photograph, the then 86-year-old B.B. King thrills a crowd of several hundred people at the annual B.B. King Homecoming, a free concert on the grounds of an old cotton gin where he worked as a teenager many years ago, in Indianola, Miss. Festival organizers said th…

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European countries welcoming Big Brother

European countries welcoming Big Brother

They say U.S. has helped to morally legitimize mass surveillance since 9/11.

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Will the sentries of sanctimony please lighten up?

We don’t ask if gaffes, offensive locutions are malicious or innocent mess-ups.

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After a decade online, YouTube is redefining celebrity

After a decade online, YouTube is redefining celebrity

LOS ANGELES — It's a meet-and-greet worthy of an A-list star.

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After a decade online, YouTube is redefining celebrity (copy)

After a decade online, YouTube is redefining celebrity (copy)

LOS ANGELES — It's a meet-and-greet worthy of an A-list star.

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John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

FILE - In this Oct. 28, 1997 file photo, John Forbes Nash, 1994 Economics Nobel Prize winner, takes a break during the European School of Economics conference in Rome. Nash, the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful …

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John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

FILE - In this Oct. 11, 1994 file photo, Princeton University professor John Nash speaks during a news conference at the school in Princeton, N.J., after being named the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for economics. Nash, whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A…

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John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

John and Alicia Nash arrive at the 74th annual Academy Awards. The couple died Saturday in a car crash.

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John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

TRENTON, N.J. — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994, but not without a struggle with mental illness that wo…

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This week on TV: May 24-30

This week on TV: May 24-30

Around the remote: Historical fiction with Aquarius, Memorial Day Concert, Game of Thrones drama and more. 

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After a decade online, YouTube is redefining celebrity

After a decade online, YouTube is redefining celebrity

In this Feb. 19, 2015 file photo, Bethany Mota arrives at unite4:good and Variety's 2nd annual unite4:humanity at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The creators' importance to YouTube is evidenced by the Google-backed site bankrolling marketing campaigns the past two years fe…

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Chill out this summer with refreshing flavored soda syrups

Chill out this summer with refreshing flavored soda syrups

Have you ever noticed how tough it is to sweeten your favorite iced beverage using regular granulated white sugar? You can stir and stir, but the sugar tends not to dissolve and you're left with a barely sweetened drink. That is, until you reach the bottom of the glass, when you're smacked w…

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Flavor Flav arrested in Vegas, suspected of impaired driving

Flavor Flav arrested in Vegas, suspected of impaired driving

LAS VEGAS — Flavor Flav was arrested in Las Vegas early Thursday on allegations of driving under the influence, speeding, possessing less than an ounce of marijuana and having an open container of alcohol in the 2005 black BMW he was driving, authorities said.

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