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Likely Stories Book Review
7:51 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Likely Stories: Odd Books - Griffin and Sabine & The Strange Library

Grffin and Sabine by Nick Bantock and The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami and Nick Bantock offer wonderfully illustrated books of mysterious secrets.


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Business Review - Jan. 29, 2015
7:49 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Business Review - Happy Happy Happy

Shawn Achor researches how people can rewire their brain to be happier.  He says there are two things that accelerate the brain toward growth, the perception of progress and the seeing the finish line as being close.


The Two-Way
7:49 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Castro Demands Return Of Guantánamo, Before Normalizing Ties With U.S.

Cuba's President Raul Castro listens during the summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States in San Antonio de Belen, Costa Rica, on Wednesday.
Roberto Carlos Sanchez AP

Cuban President Raúl Castro seemed to throw some pretty big hurdles in front of efforts to establish normal diplomatic relations with the United States.

In a speech at a summit of Latin American countries, President Raúl Castro said a rapprochement with its northern neighbor would not make sense without three conditions: 1. The lifting of the U.S. embargo on Cuba. 2. The return of the U.S. base at Guantánamo Bay. 3. Compensation for "human and economic damage" the Cuban people have suffered.

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Around the Nation
6:45 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Los Angeles Sheriff's Deputy Avoids Angering Mother Bear

Originally published on Thu January 29, 2015 6:50 am

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Around the Nation
6:45 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Bar Patrons Duct-Taped Rowdy Customer

Originally published on Thu January 29, 2015 6:50 am

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