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Fri April 15, 2011

Control Flicks: Movies That Mess With Your Mind

Four times in eight months, I've been caught up in science-fiction worlds that seem remarkably like the world I actually live in — urban, brightly lit, not filled with aliens, zombies or futuristic gadgets. Just a lot of people with control issues.

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Fri April 15, 2011
Shots - Health Blog

Together, Caffeine And Booze Impair Judgment More Than Booze Alone

The vodka Red Bull, or VRB, has become a favorite cocktail among some young revelers.

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Fri April 15, 2011
Conflict In Libya

Has NATO Hit A Wall In Libya?

President Obama and the leaders of Britain and France published a joint letter Friday saying that as long as Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi remains in power, NATO and its partners must maintain their operations.

With Libyan rebels and Gadhafi's forces locked in a stalemate, though, there's concern the NATO operation may be insufficient to protect civilians — let alone force the dictator from power.

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Fri April 15, 2011
Music Interviews

Colin Stetson: Horn Of Plenty

Originally published on Tue July 1, 2014 10:10 am

Colin Stetson takes the bass saxophone to an experimental, atmospheric place on his new album.
Courtesy of the artist

The sound that begins Colin Stetson's newest album is like a massive oil tanker listing into jagged rock, tearing away at the hull. In fact, it's merely Stetson's chosen instrument, the bass saxophone — and from those earliest notes, you realize the sheer power of the horn in the hands of a master.

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Fri April 15, 2011
The Two-Way

Gadhafi's Daughter Vows Her Father Will Not Step Down

Originally published on Fri April 15, 2011 3:08 pm

Aisha Gadhafi, daughter of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, addresses Libyan people at the Bab Al Azizia compound in Tripoli.
Pier Paolo Cito AP