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Too Many Days Hath September (And Baseball)

Baseball's season is just too long — or at least, that's the opinion of Frank Deford, who provide some suggestions for improvement. One idea: Let more teams into the playoffs.
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Your Friends Are Not Your Audience: A Disturbing Internet Lesson In Perspective

A man recently stepped up to a microphone to tell a story he thought was about a really funny thing that happened to him. Others think he confessed to sexually assaulting a woman in a hotel room. Still others suspect the story isn't even true.
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Muslim Americans 'Overwhelmingly' Satisfied With Their Lives, Poll Finds

There's also no sign of "increased alienation or anger" among Muslim Americans and "no evidence of rising support for Islamic extremism" among the group, the Pew Research Center reports.
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Why Did I Watch Fourteen Hours Of The Weather Channel? I'm Not Sure.

Why would anyone gulp down fourteen hours of hurricane coverage before anything even happened? We attempt to explain the phenomenon of marathon viewing.
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Powell: Cheney's Taking 'Cheap Shots'

The former secretary of state is no fan of what's in the former vice president's new memoir, which has critical things to say about others who served under President George W. Bush.
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A Story About Steve Jobs And Attention To Detail

A Google vice president said he received an urgent call from Steve Jobs in 2008 about the shade of yellow in the second "O" of the Google logo. He said the call taught him a lesson about leadership and passion.
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In Gadhafi's Compound: A Condoleezza Rice Photo Album

The Libyan leader once said "I love her very much." In his compound, opposition fighters found something of a tribute to the former secretary of state.
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Steve Jobs And The Cultural Apple

Steve Jobs doesn't take with him the technical capabilities of Apple. His departure does, however, disturb the cultural position of Apple, which has helped it build a uniquely powerful relationship with its fans.
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Susan Oliver: A Teacher Unlocks Hidden Talents

Susan Oliver is a communications consultant in Waterford, Va. She grew up on Long Island, N.Y., where a singing solo and a teacher's encouragement helped her feel powerful for the first time.

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