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Debra Blackmon (left) was sterilized by court order in 1972, at age 14. With...
Debra Blackmon was about to turn 14 in January 1972, when two social workers came to her home.Court and medical documents offer some details about what happened that day. Blackmon was "severely...
Taylor Swift's new album is titled 1989....
Taylor Swift has had one amazing week. Her new album, released Monday, is on track to eclipse 1 million sales by Tuesday. The last artist to go platinum in a week was Swift herself with her 2012...
Three large crosses lean against the burned out façade of Iguala's City Hal...
Mexican families are celebrating the Day of the Dead this weekend, a festive holiday, where relatives remember deceased loved ones with grand, floral memorials in their homes as well as at cemeteries...
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power had her temperature tak...
Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, just returned from a four-day trip to all three of West Africa's Ebola-stricken countries. Speaking with Melissa Block of All Things...
Children play in the West Point neighborhood of Monrovia last week. West Poi...
If you want the inside scoop about what's happening with the Ebola outbreak, then just hang out at the Mamba Point Hotel in Monrovia.It's packed with scientists from the Centers for Disease Control...
Frances McDormand plays Olive Kitteridge in the four-hour HBO miniseries ada...
When asked to describe character Olive Kitteridge, actress Frances McDormand uses these words: "Heaven. Delicious. Full-feast. Three course meal. Soup-to-nuts."Olive is a caustic New England teacher...
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