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“Dance: The Next Generation” is a 10-year program that not only teaches ballet, but gives students the discipline and confidence to succeed in school — along with a big opportunity waiting for those who complete the program...
Toys “R” Us’ decision to sell action figures based on the television series “Breaking Bad” has made the retail chain the target of a petition that aims to stop sales of the toys. It has been more than a year since...
Photo by Rick Wilking/Reuters After months of dialogue, Amazon and Simon & Schuster signed a five-year deal for book pricing. The contract, which both sides have labelled a success, allows the book publisher to set the price of electronic and...
Renowned fashion designer Oscar de la Renta died Monday at his home in Kent, Conn. He was 82. Designer Oscar de la Renta poses with models after presenting his Autumn/Winter 2013 collection at New York Fashion Week. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson. A...
South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius is led to holding cells after he was sentenced at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014. A South African judge on Tuesday sentenced Pistorius to five years in prison...
Philippine health workers assist a colleague to don a hazmat suit during a media tour displaying the government’s measures in preparing against Ebola. Photo by Erik De Castro/ReutersWASHINGTON — People who shared an apartment with the country...