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Wu beat Robredo in the US Open third round
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Wu beat Robredo in the US Open third round

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Wu Yibing becomes first Chinese man to reach the US Open third round since 1881 A young Chinese has reached the US Open third round, as he became the first man ever to make...

Lula da Silva: A History of Brazil
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Lula da Silva: A History of Brazil

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Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Fast Facts: How Lula Got Brazil Back On Its Feet After the Lost Decade Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva had a very humble start. Before being elected...

Rafael Nadal is hopeful of winning the Paris Masters
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Rafael Nadal is hopeful of winning the Paris Masters

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Rafael Nadal isn't confident about World Tour Finals after suffering Paris Masters defeat Rafael Nadal lost to David Nalbandian of Spain in what many saw as a match for the top spot in the...

The Real Story of a Family Home
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The Real Story of a Family Home

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In Seattle, a Modern Home That Looks Toward the Sky and the Water When I started this blog, I was looking for an upscale family home on a quiet street that we could renovate...

Governor Jerry Brown Announces New Regulations on Evacuations
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Governor Jerry Brown Announces New Regulations on Evacuations

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L.A. County remains dry, most of Southern California avoids Northern California storm system; San Diego fires, water crisis under control, but a long-term issue looms in Southern California. California Governor Jerry Brown declared a...

Elnaz Rekabi is back in Iran after nearly 17 years in prison
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Elnaz Rekabi is back in Iran after nearly 17 years in prison

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Iran's Elnaz Rekabi, who competed without hijab, returns to Tehran. Courtesy of the Islamic Revolution Court After nearly 17 years in prison, Elnaz Rekabi was released on bail last week and returned to her...

Tyler Perry’s “Madea: The Musical” is on the road this weekend
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Tyler Perry’s “Madea: The Musical” is on the road this weekend

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'America's Got Talent' finalist and Tyler Perry player Zuri Craig dies at 44 Tributes have poured in for the Tony-winning actor and singer. Tyler Perry’s “Madea: The Musical” was on the road this weekend....

The gruesome murder of a young woman in 1989 in Oxfordshire
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The gruesome murder of a young woman in 1989 in Oxfordshire

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Jessica Chastain, Eddie Redmayne aim for utter authenticity in true-crime saga 'Good Nurse' By Sebastian Hackett Jan. 18, 2019 6:00 pm GMT The British film “Good Nurse” explores the gruesome murder of a young...

Micky James and her brother claim that Elvis died in the plane crash
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Micky James and her brother claim that Elvis died in the plane crash

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Johnny Cash’s sister says the ‘Man in Black’ gave 'his heart back' to God before his death: 'There is hope' Older sister Micky James, who said he would go to Heaven, is shown in...

The Problem With Imperfection
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The Problem With Imperfection

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Column: Campaigns flood us with reductive racial rhetoric. How can we push back? We all want to create a more perfect society. But the problem is simple. More imperfect societies make people more aware...