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Should High School Students Need A Foreign Language To Graduate?
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Should High School Students Need A Foreign Language To Graduate?

Tennessee caused a stir earlier this year when it ran an audit of the state’s 2015 graduating class. The number crunchers in Nashville reported that nearly a third of students who received a diploma didn’t complete the required coursework. One …

The Biggest Reveals at E3 2017: Xbox One X to Spider-Man
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The Biggest Reveals at E3 2017: Xbox One X to Spider-Man

Reporters and fans alike come together each year at E3, an annual trade fair for gamers, for days of conferences held by some of the video game industry’s heaviest hitters — including Sony, Microsoft, and EA. With the companies tight-lipped …

RBmedia launches with focus on digital media, acquires Audiobooks.com
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RBmedia launches with focus on digital media, acquires Audiobooks.com

A new digital media company is making its debut with a splashy acquisition: RBmedia, a new entity formed by combining eight brands focused on digital magazine and audio content, will acquire Audiobooks.com, the audiobook streaming and download service the offers …

Miss Manners: How to tell guests it’s time to go home?
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Miss Manners: How to tell guests it’s time to go home?

DEAR MISS MANNERS: My wife and I invited longtime neighbors to an informal dinner party, called for 6:30 p.m. The evening progressed nicely until after 10 p.m., when my wife was washing dishes in the kitchen and the guests were …

Could a new approach to kill cancer at nanoscale work?
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Could a new approach to kill cancer at nanoscale work?

In a small laboratory, not far from southern California’s Pacific coastline, Dmitri Lapotko is using lasers to conduct on-demand explosions on a scale almost infinitely small. These explosions are carefully designed to obliterate cancer cells at a nanoscale, with a …

NBC Exec defends Megyn Kelly’s Alex Jones interview
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NBC Exec defends Megyn Kelly’s Alex Jones interview

Megyn Kelly in 90 seconds

When Megyn Kelly released the 90-second promo for her interview with controversial media figure Alex Jones, the pushback was immediate.

Relatives of people killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting — which Jones has called …

‘Hawaii Five-0’ Season 8 Spoilers: Will Michelle Borth Return As Alex O’Loughlin Plans To Exit CBS Drama?
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‘Hawaii Five-0’ Season 8 Spoilers: Will Michelle Borth Return As Alex O’Loughlin Plans To Exit CBS Drama?

Hawaii Five-0 Season 8 may be setting up the stage for Steve McGarrett’s exit from the team as Alex O’Loughlin has shared his plan to leave the CBS drama. While the 40-year-old actor’s departure from the show has yet to …

Trudeau Points Finger At Russians For Syrian Chemical Attack
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Trudeau Points Finger At Russians For Syrian Chemical Attack

French President Francois Hollande (R) and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walk in the Canadian WWI military cemetery during a commemoration ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, in Vimy, near Arras, northern France, on …

Brook Lopez surpasses Buck Williams for Nets’ scoring title
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Brook Lopez surpasses Buck Williams for Nets’ scoring title

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Brook Lopez emerged as a leader in Nets’ franchise history Monday night in Boston. Despite spending a large portion of his career bandied about in trade rumors, the one-time All-Star center surpassed Buck Williams as the top scorer …

Christopher Morahan obituary
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Christopher Morahan obituary

In an age when it is fashionable for directors to be regarded as auteurs, Christopher Morahan, who has died aged 87, was a supreme craftsman. In a rich 60-year-long career, he proved equally at home in television, theatre and film …