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For Sale: One Used Internet Company Called Yahoo

Potential buyers are due to submit bids for Yahoo's core Internet business on Monday. Yahoo may be the number three search engine, but it's struggled to attract investors and keep up with competitors.
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Obama Urges Opening Cable TV Boxes To Competition

The FCC says it costs subscribers an average of $231 a year to rent the boxes that enable them to watch cable TV. The president supports making it easier for viewers to buy the boxes instead.
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Top Editor At Catholic News Service Reportedly Pushed Out Over Pro-LGBT Tweets

Tony Spence, director of a news outlet covering the church, was asked to resign this week, according to several Catholic news outlets. He had tweeted about controversial laws in several states.
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'Stairway To Heaven' Plagiarism Suit Heads To Trial

A lawsuit claims that Led Zeppelin perpetrated a "falsification of Rock n' Roll History." A federal judge dismissed that part of the plaintiff's case.
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Al-Jazeera America Prepares Farewell Broadcast

Al-Jazeera America, the news network that was backed by the ruling family of Qatar and struggled to gain traction in the U.S., will sign off for good after a three-hour farewell broadcast on Tuesday.
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War Crimes Investigators Secretly Build Cases Against Syrian Officials

Renee Montagne talks to Ben Taub, who in The New Yorker, traces the journey of secret documents from Syria to an undisclosed location, and explains how they could be used for war crimes prosecutions.
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With Hollywood's Advanced Digital Face-Lifting, Do We Even Need Actors?

You can now digitally replace just about anything on an actor's body — including the actor himself. Journalist Logan Hill explains this practice of often invisible digital retouching in media.
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'The Boston Globe' Imagines A Trump-Run America

The Boston Globe printed a mock front page Sunday on its Ideas section, satirizing a potential Donald Trump presidency. Editor Kathleen Kingsbury explains why.
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Revisiting 'Rolling Stone's' Discredited Campus Rape Story

T. Rees Shapiro, a Washington Post reporter who helped break the story, brings us updates on what's happened since the magazine retracted its story about a rape at the University of Virginia.
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Panama Is More Than A Hashtag

Panamanians are upset about their country's international reputation in light of the Panama Papers leak, which exposed the country as helping the world's rich and corrupt hide their money.

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