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Melissa Block, Robert Siegel

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10:03am

Sat August 24, 2013
Music Interviews

Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos On The Importance Of Structure

Originally published on Sun August 25, 2013 9:17 am

Franz Ferdinand's latest album is titled Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action.
Courtesy of the artist

5:49pm

Fri August 23, 2013
Around the Nation

San Diego Mayor Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Originally published on Fri August 23, 2013 7:12 pm

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3:49pm

Fri August 23, 2013
Environment

The 'Consensus' View: Kevin Trenberth's Take On Climate Change

Originally published on Fri August 23, 2013 7:12 pm

Next month, a scientific committee sponsored by the United Nations will put out its latest assessment of climate change. The report is expected to underscore yet again that climate change is a serious problem and human beings are largely responsible.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) represents a consensus view of hundreds of scientists from around the world. The effort shared the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore.

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3:49pm

Fri August 23, 2013
Sports

What To Make Of Tiger Woods' Major-less Year

Originally published on Fri August 23, 2013 7:12 pm

Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the third hole during the first round of The Barclays golf tournament on Thursday.
Mel Evans AP

By the standard of normal golfing mortals, Tiger Woods has had an incredible summer. He's won multiple tournaments and millions of dollars in prize money. What he didn't do was win any of golf's four major championships, and that has led some to write off Woods' 2013 as a failure.

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3:49pm

Fri August 23, 2013
The Record

Haven't I Heard This Song Before?

Originally published on Fri August 23, 2013 7:12 pm

The hook in Vanilla Ice's song "Ice Ice Baby" was based on a passage from "Under Pressure" by David Bowie and Queen, but the rapper denied the similarity at first.
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