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Hey, kids, remember you're on our side: The FBI makes a movie


Instead of a public service announcement, the FBI has made "Game of Pawns," a docudrama about a college student recruited by the Chinese government.

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Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

Pope Francis Holds Easter Mass In St. Peter's Square

Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home.

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Gabriel García Márquez hailed as literary giant

(FILES) Colombian writer and Nobel Prize

Author Gabriel García Márquez died Thursday, and there has been an worldwide outpouring of sadness and appreciation for the influential author.

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Playwright Phillip Hayes Dean dies at 83

Robeson Play

Dean's "Paul Robeson" originally starred James Earl Jones when it opened on Broadway in 1978. It would go on to several revivals in New York and Europe.

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Pasadena company still puts music on cassette tape. Really

Cassette tapes may seem to have been buried by the Internet, but they’re still spinning along, and one of America's biggest cassette producers is a small business in Pasadena.

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Tasting with our eyes: Why bright blue chicken looks so strange

Does this blue chicken make you queasy? Scientists say there might be an evolutionary reason for that.

The color of food can affect how we perceive its taste, and food companies aren't afraid to use that to their advantage. An artist tests perceptions by dousing familiar foods with unorthodox colors.