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Cornell To Digitize A Rich Hip-Hop Archive

Cornell To Digitize A Rich Hip-Hop ArchiveThe founding publicity director of Def Jam Records, Bill Adler, amassed a highly valuable collection of music, writing and images.

Congress Will Get A $1.1 Trillion Omnibus Spending Bill This Week

Faced with a Thursday deadline to finance the U.S. government, leaders in Congress have worked out a bill that would fund the government until October 2015.

5 Interrogation Methods The CIA Used On Terrorism Suspects

The Senate's report says CIA interrogators used methods such as rectal infusion and waterboarding on detainees. The report says the techniques were ineffective, a point the agency disputes.

Why Aren’t World Leaders Angrier About Violence Against Women?

Why Aren’t World Leaders Angrier About Violence Against Women?That's what South African activist Bafana Khumalo wants to know. He's spoken out for 20 years. He protested at the White House today and will accept an award for his efforts tomorrow.

Obama Administration Unveils New Limits On Racial Profiling

Attorney General Eric Holder says he hopes state and local police will adopt the new guidelines for federal law enforcers.

NASA Photos Show New Signs Of A Lake On Mars

NASA Photos Show New Signs Of A Lake On MarsThe water and sediment flow might have been massive enough to build a mountain, NASA researchers say.

Olive Oil Producers In ‘Crisis’ From Weather, Pests And Disease

Olive Oil Producers In ‘Crisis’ From Weather, Pests And DiseaseGlobal production will slip about 17 percent from 3.2 million tons in 2013 to 2.4 million tons in 2014. That's about 400,000 tons less than the world needs.

Hagel: 10,800 Troops To Stay In Afghanistan After Dec. 31

Hagel: 10,800 Troops To Stay In Afghanistan After Dec. 31An additional 1,000 U.S. troops will remain in Afghanistan for the first several months of 2015, leaving 10,800 in the country at the start of the year, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel told reporters at a briefing in Kabul yesterday.

In The Philippines, More Than 1 Million Flee Typhoon Hagupit

In The Philippines, More Than 1 Million Flee Typhoon HagupitMore than 1 million people have fled to shelters before the power of Typhoon Hagupit in the Philippines today, which has killed at least three people.

Bay Area Protests Turn Violent For Second Night In A Row

Bay Area Protests Turn Violent For Second Night In A RowProtests over police killings in Missouri and New York turned violent in Berkeley, Calif., for the second night in a row as demonstrators vandalized businesses and blocked traffic on a freeway.