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  • Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76; boxer wrongly imprisoned 19 years

    Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76; boxer wrongly imprisoned 19 years
    When Rubin "Hurricane" Carter was at his best as a boxer, it would have been impossible to foresee Nelson Mandela or Bob Dylan doing him any favors.
  • Watch an expert teach a smug U.S. senator about Canadian healthcare

    Watch an expert teach a smug U.S. senator about Canadian healthcare
    A U.S. politician's I-don't-need-no-stinkin'-facts approach to health policy ran smack into some of those troublesome facts Tuesday at a Senate hearing on single-payer healthcare, as it's practiced in Canada and several other countries. The countries in...

    Mattel to compete with Lego with $460 million Mega acquisition

    Mattel to compete with Lego with $460 million Mega acquisition
    Mattel Inc. dominates the market for dolls with its Barbie, Monster High and American Girl brands. But now it also wants to play with blocks. The El Segundo giant is paying $460 million to buy Canadian construction toy company Mega Brands Inc. as it...

    A super-giant upset at Sochi Olympics for U.S. skier Andrew Weibrecht

    A super-giant upset at Sochi Olympics for U.S. skier Andrew Weibrecht
    SOCHI, Russia — The only thing not completely stupefying about Sunday's men's Olympic super giant slalom was that Norway won. Kjetil Jansrud became the fourth straight Norwegian to claim the super-G gold, so just go ahead and pencil in a Kjetil,...

    PASSINGS: Bob Casale, Mavis Gallant

    PASSINGS: Bob Casale, Mavis Gallant
    Bob Casale Guitarist with '80s group Devo Bob Casale, 61, guitarist for Devo, whose commercial success peaked in the early '80s with the MTV hit "Whip It," died unexpectedly Monday of heart failure in Marina del Rey, his brother Gerald said. Bob had...