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slate.com — Bob Dylan's music, it's often said, happens in a world of its own-where the highway is for gamblers and you're always 1,000 miles from home. It's a surreal, ethereal realm, lawless but for chance, allusion, and rhyme. And yet it is our world, because there's another, parallel tendency in Dylan's...
hosted.ap.org — It's almost a cliche. First, someone talking about blacks makes reference to fried chicken, watermelon, monkeys or dogs - or even uses the indefensible N-word. Then, along with the inevitable apology, comes the kicker: I'm not racist. The latest denial is from golfer Sergio Garcia.
bigstory.ap.org — MOORE, Okla. (AP) - Dan Garland could feel the latch on the shelter door begin to turn in his hand. It was as if the storm outside were a living, breathing thing - and it was trying desperately to get in.Huddled beside him in the darkened 5-foot-by-6-foot hole were not just his wife and 91-year-old mother, along with five neighbors and two friends from a mile away - 10 people and two dogs, all together.
hollyleehealth.com — The World Cancer Research Fund recently completed a detailed review of 7,000 clinical studies covering links between diet and cancer. Upon conclusion it is evident that processed meats are dangerous for human consumption and consumers should stop buying and eating processed meats. What are processed meats?
foreignpolicy.com — Six months after winning an impressive reelection, Barack Obama finds himself in some kind of trouble -- battered by semi-scandals and bombarded by foreign policy challenges he can't possibly manage. Long gone are the hopes and aspirations expressed on the National Mall that historic January day when his supporters hoped -- and his detractors feared -- that he would become a truly transformational president.
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