2:58pm

Sun May 19, 2013
Music Interviews

Deke Sharon Makes A Cappella Cool Again

Originally published on Sun May 19, 2013 4:18 pm

Deke Sharon performs on the Chinese edition of The Sing-Off in 2012.
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2:09pm

Sun May 19, 2013
Movies I've Seen A Million Times

The Movie Katie Aselton Has 'Seen A Million Times'

Originally published on Sun May 19, 2013 4:18 pm

Actors Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze in Kathryn Bigelow's 1991 action film, Point Break.
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The weekends on All Things Considered series Movies I've Seen A Million Times features filmmakers, actors, writers and directors talking about the movies that they never get tired of watching.

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2:09pm

Sun May 19, 2013
Author Interviews

Unacceptable Anger From 'The Woman Upstairs'

Originally published on Sun May 19, 2013 4:18 pm

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The main character of Claire Messud's novel, The Woman Upstairs, is a good woman. Nora is a 37-year-old elementary school teacher — responsible, kind and reliable. She is also very, very angry.

Her dreams of being an artist have been suppressed; she is seething inside with rage and resentment. But she keeps her anger in until she meets another woman who has everything she does not: a husband, a child and a successful art career. And then everything begins to unravel. As Nora's relationship with the woman and her family deepens, her inner life begins to come out.

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1:34pm

Sun May 19, 2013
The Two-Way

North Korea Fires Another 'Short-Range Projectile'

Originally published on Sun May 19, 2013 1:42 pm

North Korea launched another short-range projectile on Sunday, just a day after they launched three similar objects.

The projectile landed away from neighboring countries in the sea off North Korea's east coast.

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11:34am

Sun May 19, 2013
The Two-Way

WSJ: Yahoo! Board Approves $1.1 Billion Purchase Of Tumblr

Originally published on Sun May 19, 2013 1:39 pm

Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer.
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The Wall Street Journal has this breaking news from the tech world:

"The Yahoo board has approved a deal to pay $1.1 billion in cash for the blogging site Tumblr."

The Journal, the only outlet reporting the approval, is sourcing its story to "people familiar with the matter." Lauren Armstrong, a Yahoo spokeswoman, told us in an email that they "don't comment on rumors or speculation."

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