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Barney Frank...
In his new memoir, Frank describes how early in politics he feared people would "draw inferences" that he was gay if he supported gay rights. But his drive to fight discrimination was stronger.
Carlile has been releasing albums for the past 10 years, and Fresh Air rock critic Ken Tucker says her new one, called The Firewatcher's Daughter, is her best yet.
As talks with world powers over Iran's nuclear program resume, there are plenty of sources of opposition to a deal. Arab allies in the region see Iran as a threat to their own power and influence.
Companies at the giant festival in Austin found something everyone attending could use more of: battery power. Yahoo hid chargers in planters, while Mophie sent around a St. Bernard with a charger.
Millions are preparing to fill out their NCAA tournament brackets, pondering deep questions such as, "Can Kentucky really run the table?" and "Which No. 5 seed will beat a No. 12 in the first round?"
The Republican field for 2016 is more crowded than the Democratic side. With Hillary Clinton unchallenged, the GOP can focus its attacks on a single candidate. That has some Democrats worried.