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Armenian American - Episode 1, "Mother Armenia" - by Nazo Bravo

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New film chronicles an LA-based Armenian rapper's return to his homeland


L.A.-based rapper Nazo Bravo reflects on his family, his heritage and the genocide of the Armenian people at the hands of the Ottoman Turks 100 years ago today.

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Corinthian Colleges to shut down all 28 remaining campuses


In a statement Sunday, the Santa Ana, California-based company said it was working with other schools to help students continue their education.

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Former GOP chairman enters US Senate race in California

Michelle Bachmann Addresses The CA GOP Fall Convention Ahead Of The State's Republican Straw Poll

Former California Republican Party Chairman Tom Del Beccaro is making a longshot bid to succeed four-term Democrat Barbara Boxer.

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Baltimore police: 34 arrested in Freddie Gray protest

Police carry a detained man to a waiting police van after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, on Saturday. Authorities say 34 people were arrested in the protest over Gray, who died in police custody last week.

Even with the arrests, police said Saturday's protest over Gray — a 25-year-old black man who died in police custody after receiving a fatal spinal cord injury — was "mostly peaceful."

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Protesters pledge to 'shut down' Baltimore

Freddie Gray protest in Baltimore, Maryland

People were gathering for what organizers say will be the largest demonstration to date in support of Freddie Gray, who died after sustaining a fatal spinal cord injury during or after his arrest.

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PepsiCo swaps diet drink's aspartame

Beginning in August, a newly formulated aspartame-free Diet Pepsi will hit the shelves, the company says.

The company says Diet Pepsi consumers are concerned about aspartame, though the FDA has said the sweetener is safe in amounts commonly used by the beverage industry.

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Havana Biennial: More than 30 years of art reaching out from Cuba

The Havana Biennial Art Exhibition shows off the art of what's seen as a politically repressive society, where there's a fine line to walk when it comes to making a statement.

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Train delays? Metro will write you a tardy note

Metro Rail

If you take public transportation to work or school, you're no stranger to delays. Good news: Metro will help you get out of trouble.