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Most memorable of 2008

Complying a list of what made 2008 so special is pretty tough. You have a world view, a local view, perspectives on certain sectors of human interests, and analysis that favor a new trend. So much goes into 200...
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Why we love Boston

Looking for a great place to rock around the Christmas tree this holiday season? Not looking to do it alone? Well, Forbes.com has unveiled its list of the 40 cities where you are statistically bound to find som...
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Michael Crichton at 66

Michael Crichton, award winning author and filmmaker, best known for his work on "Jurassic Park" and the television series ER, died Tuesday in Los Angeles, after a private battle with cancer. He was 66. Mr....
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Project Have Hope

It was October 2005, and professional photographer Karen Sparacio was in Uganda. She was there to photograph a relief organization. Ayaa Grace, an Alhcoli woman, invited her to visit the Acholi Quarter.  What t...
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Senator Kennedy hospitalized

Senator Edward M. Kennedy was hospitalized Saturday morning after suffering apparent seizures, CNN and the Boston Globe are reporting. It was originally thought that Kennedy may have suffered a stroke, but t...
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Edward R. Murrow at 100

American history has its heroes. Washington. Lincoln. King. Murrow. If you don't understand how important journalism is in a society, you need only read a biography of Edward R. Murrow and see what he did during World War II and then during the American anti-communism years. Murrow was born 100 years ago Friday.
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Cosmetologist to the afterlife

"I'm a big fan of blush. This right here is my secret," the young man says, pulling out a small, circular tin from a cosmetics tray. "A little bit of this, just dab it on, it really adds a lot," he says, runnin...
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Holloway case closed

This Tuesday, after 932 days of searching, prosecutors closed investigations on the disappearance of American teenager Natalee Ann Holloway. They still believe three young men were involved in her death but ca...
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Paula Hian: From small-time, to French-time

Paula Hian is getting a lot of recognition these days, and largely thanks to one little dress. The soft-spoken fashion designer has been quietly working in a Pennsylvania warehouse for the past 15 years, cre...
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Norman Mailer, 1923-2007

Norman Mailer, arguably the most critical and influential literary figure of the 20th century, died today of renal failure. He was 84. Throughout the course of his illustrious career, Mailer was twice awarde...
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Layla Love – Photography baptism by fire

Layla Love may be categorized as an up and coming artist for her photography, but to those who know her past, she better seen as a warrior. Using her camera as therapy after her tumultuous upbringing during whi...
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Michael Vick to plead guilty

CNN and the Associated press have reported that embattled NFL star, Michael Vick will plead guilty federal charges related to illegal dogfighting, closing one of the chapters in a top sports scandal story. Vic...
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Self-portraits

How one organization is helping underprivileged youths showcase their cultures through art