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The documentary, Listen to Me Marlon, tells the story of legendary actor Marlon Brando through hours of personal audio recordings. NPR's Melissa Block talks to director Stevan Riley about the film.
Royal Dutch Shell has announced plans to eliminate 6,500 jobs as slumping oil prices force the industry to make adjustments. Shell's profits fell by more than 30 percent in the second quarter.
An Egyptian-American and her husband have been held in Cairo prisons for more than a year. They're accused of abusing street children in the shelter they ran, but the government has shown little evidence and may be after them because of suspected political activity.
Three UVA graduates at the center of the debunked story about rape at the school sued Rolling Stone, its publisher and the reporter for defamation. The magazine's managing editor resigned this week.
The International Olympic Committee will decide Friday whether to accept the bid by Kazakhstan's largest city, Almaty, to stage the 2022 Winter Games, or instead offer it to rival contender Beijing.
The country artist's chart-topping new album, Something More Than Free, comes at a turning point in his life.