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From TED Talks To Taco Bell, Abuzz With Silicon Valley-Style 'Disruption'

Linguist Geoff Nunberg considers the roots and resonance of the latest tech buzzword to catapult into the mainstream. "Disrupt" may be ubiquitous now, but could the term be on the eve of a disruption?
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6 Novelists Withdraw From Event Honoring 'Charlie Hebdo' For Free Speech

Peter Carey and Rachel Kushner are among those who are withdrawing in protest from the PEN American Center's annual gala. Kushner says she is uncomfortable with Charlie Hebdo's "cultural intolerance."
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There's A Sad Reason 'Migrants,' Not 'Immigrants,' Is The Word Being Used

Hundreds of people died this month when an overloaded ship sank in the Mediterranean Sea. They were on the move, but never reached their destinations.
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Secret Papers Reveal Islamic State's Structure

Renee Montagne talks to German journalist Christoph Reuter of Der Spiegel about exclusive documents he received, detailing successful plans by the Islamic State to conquer parts of Iraq and Syria.
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A Black Eye, A Middle Finger And Other Tales From A White House Press Secretary

Former press secretary Dana Perino's new book, And the Good News Is ..., details her time at the White House, including heated moments in the press briefing room.
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Ben Affleck (Kinda) Apologizes For Asking PBS Program To Hide Slave-Owning Ancestor

The Academy Award-winning actor has been at the center of a media storm after the release of hacked emails showing he asked a TV show about genealogy to avoid mentioning an ancestor who owned slaves.
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Report Lays Out 10 Most Censored Countries

The Committee to Protect Journalists says Eritrea, North Korea, and Saudi Arabia are tops at silencing journalists.
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Stories Behind This Year's Pulitzer Prize Winners

The 2015 Pulitzer Prizes were announced on Monday. Among the 22 winners were newspapers large and small. We report on three of the stories behind the winning coverage.
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Small South Carolina Newspaper Takes Home Top Pulitzer Prize

The winners of this year's Pulitzer Prizes in journalism, fiction, poetry, drama, music, biography, history and nonfiction were announced Monday at Columbia University in New York.
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BuzzFeed Under Fire After Deleting Stories Critical Of Its Advertisers

BuzzFeed is facing criticism after acknowledging that it deleted some posts because they criticized its advertisers.

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