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  1. Can college kids take a joke?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 |

    Chris Rock has stopped performing on college campuses, he said in a recent interview, because college audiences are getting "way too conservative." "Not like they're voting Republican," he said in an interview with Frank Rich published in Vulture.


  2. World in Brief for Wednesday, December 10, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 |

    After Navy SEALs killed Osama bin laden in Pakistan in May 2011, top CIA officials secretly told lawmakers that information gleaned from brutal interrogations played a key role in what was one of the spy agency's greatest successes. Then-CIA Director Leon Panetta repeated that assertion in public, and it found its way into a critically acclaimed movie about the operation, "Zero Dark Thirty," which depicts a detainee offering up the identity of bin Laden's courier, Abu Ahmad al-Kuwaiti, after being tortured at a secret CIA interrogation site.


  3. Protesters block highway, stop train in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 |

    Hundreds of people marched through Berkeley for a third night a row, blocking a major highway and stopping a train as activists in this ultra-liberal bastion protest grand jury decisions not to indict white police officers in the deaths of two unarmed black men. Protesters blocked traffic on both sides of Interstate 80 in Berkeley, while another group stood on and sat on train tracks, forcing an Amtrak train to stop Monday night.


  4. Violence erupts for second nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 |

    A second night of protest against police killings in Missouri and New York turned violent again in Berkeley as some demonstrators threw explosives at officers, assaulted each other and shut down a freeway, police said. Sunday's protest began peacefully on the University of California, Berkeley campus.


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