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The Oprah Winfrey Show and American Culture

As an African American woman who founded her own media company and became a cultural icon watched by millions of viewers around the world, Winfrey harnessed the power of the media to break down barriers, empower herself, and inspire others. Watching Oprah: The Oprah Winfrey...

The designer Kate Spade poses for a portrait in her handbag store on Newbury Street in Boston, in 1999. Photograph by Wendy Maeda / The Boston Globe via Getty 0

What Kate Spade Meant for Women’s Fashion

  The designer Kate Spade never meant to go into fashion—she told CNN that early in her career she wanted to become a television journalist, like Holly Hunter in “Broadcast News.” But, in 1985, short on cash after a backpacking trip in Europe, she landed...

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Grammatical errors we commit in God’s name

We do not usually treat the weekly homework questions on this page. All I do is provide the right answers for the previous assignment. My belief is that once this is done, everyone will be able to make necessary corrections in terms of what they...

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‘The Church is for life’, Pope tells Catholic physicians

Ideologies which do not acknowledge and uphold the dignity of human life must be resisted and the Catholic Church’s teaching on life affirmed, Pope Francis told a group of Catholic doctors Monday. “The Church is for life, and her concern is that nothing is against...

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Crocodile fatally mauls pastor baptizing followers at lake

A Protestant pastor was fatally attacked by a crocodile as he baptized followers at a lake in Ethiopia. Witnesses told CBS News partner network BBC News’ Ethiopian service BBC Amharic that the croc leapt out of Lake Abaya, in the country’s south, and bit Pastor Docho Eshete...

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Child has seizure hours after officials confiscate cannabis

A severely epileptic boy who had his medicinal cannabis oil confiscated at Heathrow on Monday has already had a seizure, his first in more than 250 days, his mother said yesterday. Billy Caldwell, 12, had a fit after missing a dose for the first time...

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Why House of Fraser to close 31 stores

“‘We’ve got nothing left in the town” Department store chain House of Fraser is to close 31 of its 59 shops, affecting 6,000 jobs, as part of a rescue deal. If the plan is approved, 2,000 House of Fraser jobs will go, along with 4,000...

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P.F. Chang’s Brings Sort-of Chinese Food to China

P.F. Chang’s version of chicken and waffles is Dusk ’Til Dawn Honey Chicken and Scallion Pancake, with crispy chicken on top of a buttermilk pancake. Photo: Dave Tacon for the Wall Street Journal “In U.S. films and TV shows, everyone is eating American Chinese takeout,” she said....

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Pope Francis Continues to Boost Diversity in College of Cardinals

Pontiff elevates 14 new cardinals from countries or dioceses rarely represented Cardinals in Saint Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican. The new appointments come from countries including Iraq, Pakistan, Madagascar and Japan.Photo: stefano rellandini/Reuters Pope Francis announced Sunday that he will elevate 14 men to the rank...