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As Richard Buckley left the stage, a personal tribute to his short story form took place in the public library

Friends and family remembered Richard Buckley — one of the most distinctive, charming and successful authors of new short stories ever — on Wednesday at the book launch of his latest collection, Saint Winifred...

An inside look at the R. Kelly trial

Written by Laura Chen, for CNN More than a dozen women who endured abuse at the hands of R. Kelly have previously written letters to the singer in his defense. They had asked him...

SSA warms to greater patronage role

By Katherine Baxter BBC South Africa business reporter South Africa's State Security Agency (SSA) has taken the unusual step of appointing itself as director-general of the competition watchdog, the Competition Commission, against the department...

Cloyd Boyer, last of baseball’s triplets, dies aged 94

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Boyer at his home in Warwickshire in 2008 Cloyd Boyer, the last of the extremely rare breed of three-brother baseball players who starred in the 1940s, has died...

Hearing Rapper Zarem’s Legendary Raps

Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Zarem was one of the most famous comic voices in the world, best known for his popular role as DJ Harry “Superflack” Edge on US TV’s The Carol Burnett Show....

Why you should see a first-ever map of a planet in space—even if you have a 4-inch television

It’s an astronomy record that may keep astronomy a science fact forever...and that you can watch it being set up. The world is still waiting for the confirmation of exoplanets, or planets beyond our...

Egypt’s former military ruler, who tried to keep order after the 2011 revolution, dies

Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, Egypt's former military ruler who tried to keep order after the 2011 revolution but struggled to rein in chaos, died Sunday, a military source said. He was 85. The Muslim Brotherhood's...

Jim Carrey’s Vacation Home CEO joke proves the art of hiring is just as important as the art of firing

Jim Carrey loves to make fun of some of the most well-respected people in business and media. As his latest HBO special, 'Jim Carrey: You Can't Spell America Without Me', recently premiered in theaters...

The People Mum and Dad Ousted from Court After Casey Anthony Trial Are Now Slowly Moving to Quieter Zones

Casey Anthony. Very strict on who she hires. Source: www.caseydanny.com At the time of their daughter's murder, Deanna Laundrie and George Anthony made up their minds that the only people they would speak to...

New York City promises aid to 2,400 Honduran immigrants displaced by early-morning fire

New York officials have pledged $27 million in immediate aid to 2,400 Honduran undocumented immigrants whose homes were razed by the arson fire that killed 10 people on Friday. The assistance announcement was part...

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