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For storytellers, last days of 2014 are the worst of times

For storytellers, last days of 2014 are the worst of times

In these last days of 2014, it seems like the delicate, freedom-hugging art of narrative storytelling has exploded in our faces. Not unlike the head of a certain political leader in a fictional movie now not coming to a theater near you.

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A post-election flurry: Obama tests his powers

WASHINGTON — With a recent streak of activism, President Obama is shaking up the governing status quo and creating a new normal for his successors.

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New York to ban fracking; environmentalists cheer

New York to ban fracking; environmentalists cheer

ALBANY, N.Y. — Handing environmentalists a breakthrough victory, New York plans to prohibit fracking for natural gas because of what regulators say are its unexplored health risks and dubious economic benefits.

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Overcriminalizing minor offenses leads to tragedies like Garner's

Mistakes are made when more and more behaviors are criminalized.

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False positives in rape cases impose real costs

(c) 2014, Bloomberg News.

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This week on TV: Nov. 9-15

This week on TV: Nov. 9-15

Around the remote: Lots of TV tricks in time for sweeps.

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James Brady

James Brady

James Brady, selected by president-elect Ronald Reagan to become his press secretary, talking to reporters after the announcement was made in Washington. Brady, the affable, witty press secretary who survived a devastating head wound in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reag…

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