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Eat Like A 'Golden Girl': NYC Cafe Feeds Fans With A Heavy Side Of Nostalgia

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 9:36am

Fans of the sitcom can get a taste of the golden life at Rue La Rue Cafe, the Golden Girls-themed restaurant in Manhattan. Co-owned by actress Rue McLanahan's son, it serves up pop culture and food.

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Top Stories: Syrian Chemical Attack Alleged; Russian Subway Bombing

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 9:12am

Also: The White House cuts funding for a U.N. family planning program; a digging machine makes progress in Seattle; and Coca Cola puts shareholder Warren Buffet's face on some cans in China.

Songs We Love: Den-Mate, 'Fall'

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 9:00am

D.C. producer and songwriter Jules Hale zeroes in on the darker, denser side of her sound with a dream-pop salve for women, who she says "deserve to swim in euphoria for a bit."

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58 Die In Attack On Syrian Town Where Toxic Gas And Shelling Were Reported

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 8:52am

After the initial strikes early Tuesday, a hospital in Idlib province was also reportedly bombarded as it treated victims.

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Poland's New World War II Museum Just Opened, But Maybe Not For Long

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 8:36am

The museum opened March 23 in Gdansk, where the war began. "This is the museum of a war, but not a military museum," says historian Pawel Machcewicz. The government wants something different.

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Lawrence English, Philosopher Of Sound, Kindly Requests You Lay Down

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 8:05am

Lawrence English considers it his job to document sound, to question the mechanics underpinning our ways of listening. It's not always simple.

Ferguson, Mo., Residents Worry About Low Voter Turnout In Mayoral Election

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 7:23am

Ferguson, Mo., will have its first mayoral election since 2014, when a white police officer shot and killed an 18-year-old African-American. Some worry a slow pace of change will affect voter turnout.

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How Two Georgia Tech Students Came Up With The Common App For Internships

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 7:01am

Students create their profile and can apply for several internships with one click. Currently, InternBlitz is available to students at Georgia Tech, but there are plans to add more campuses soon.

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St. Petersburg Bombing Suspect Identified; Death Toll Is At 14

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 6:49am

Investigators believe "the explosive device may have been set off by a man whose remains were found in the third car of the train."

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Trump Donates Salary To National Parks Even As He Tries To Cut Interior Department

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 6:35am

Critics cried foul, including the head of the Sierra Club who called Trump's move a "publicity stunt."

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'Foxlowe' Is A Delicious Slice Of Darkness

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 6:00am

Eleanor Wasserberg's debut novel is not for the faint of heart — this tale of a cultishly evil group called the Family who live in a mansion on the English moors is unrelentingly cruel and eerie.

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Escaped Steers Will Live Free At Animal Sanctuary

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 5:47am

Six steers broke out from a slaughterhouse — dodging officials during a five-hour chase. The St Louis Post-Dispatch reports instead of returning to the slaughterhouse, they will go to a sanctuary.

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