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The Forgotten History Of Fat Men's Clubs

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 12:44pm

These clubs of the late 19th and early 20th century were spectacular celebrations of wealth and girth. At their gatherings, networking and eating — a lot of it – were on the menu.

Novel Takes On Tough Topic Of Child Abduction

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 12:40pm

Kate Hamer’s acclaimed debut novel “The Girl in the Red Coat” tells the story from the perspective of both the child and mother.

Is McDonald's Liable For Labor Violations At Franchise Stores?

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 12:33pm

Some franchise stores are accused of violations such as firing workers who participated in strikes calling for a $15 minimum wage.

Ron Howard’s Whale Tale Comes To DVD

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 12:25pm

Director and producer Ron Howard talks about the film, which is based on the true events that inspired Herman Melville's "Moby Dick."

Tsunami Fish From Japan Now On Display At Oregon Aquarium

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 12:20pm

Fish and other marine life from Japanese waters hitched a ride on some of the tsunami wreckage to reach the West Coast.

Clinton, Sanders Clash Over Immigration Ahead Of Florida Vote

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 12:06pm

The Democratic presidential candidates pointed out each other's weaknesses on immigration reform, bailouts and more.

Humanitarian Fears Grow After Balkan Nations Shut Borders To Migrants

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 12:05pm

The closures by Macedonia, Slovenia and other countries have effectively cut off the main migrant route to northern Europe. That's drawing criticism from rights advocates and Germany's Angela Merkel.

WATCH: Obama Says Trump Is A Product Of The Republican Party, Not His Presidency

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 11:59am

"I have been blamed by Republicans for a lot of things, but being blamed for their primaries and who they're selecting for their party, is novel," Obama said Thursday.

Smart Policing Off And Running In Phoenix

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 11:52am

The term “smart” has become synonymous with things that are data enriched – smartphones, smart homes and now, smart policing.

DJ Session: World Music From Tonal Singing To The Japanese Koto

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 11:40am

World music is in the spotlight this week, including the unusual vocal techniques of the Tuvan artist Sainkho Namtchylak.




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