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  • Parsing the samples and quotes on Bruce Springsteen's 'Wrecking Ball'

     
    Bruce Springsteen draws on other artists work for his new "Wrecking Ball," including James Brown, Curtis Mayfield, and the recordings of Alan Lomax. Randall Roberts highlights the original work that the Boss harnesses....
  • 2 Americans killed in Afghanistan in new Koran-burning violence

     
    Koran burning: Two American military officers were shot and killed Saturday in a heavily secured area inside an Afghan government ministry as a fifth straight day of violent protests raged across the country, Afghan and U.S. officials said....
  • Korans burned, Americans killed, rage grows: What can military do?

     
    Afghan anger turns "to a boil" after the inadvertent burning of copies of the Koran. We ask an expert: What can the military do?...
  • 2 U.S. officers shot dead in Afghan Interior Ministry

     
    REPORTING FROM KABUL, Afghanistan and DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Two American military officers were shot and killed Saturday inside an Afghan government ministry, according to Afghan news reports. In a statement, NATO’s International Security...
  • Afghan intelligence officer is suspect in shooting of U.S. soldiers

     
    The Afghan Interior Ministry acknowledged that one of its workers was the key suspect in the deaths of two American military officers who were gunned down at their desks in a tightly guarded command-and-control center....
  • Alleged Koran burning: Afghan anger, contrite U.S. apology

     
    Afghan laborers at a U.S.-run base discovered copies of the Koran allegedly being burned before dawn Tuesday, spurring a protest involving as many as 1,000 people -- and an unusually contrite statement from the base's commanding general....
  • 'The Artist's' five Oscars prompt joyous reaction in France

     
    It was well past midnight in Paris when the Oscar telecast concluded. So France woke up Monday with euphoria for the remarkable success of "The Artist," the French production that was shot in Los Angeles....
  • Man in Afghan army uniform kills two American soldiers

     
    A man in an Afghan army uniform shot and killed two U.S. troops on Thursday and then fled into a crowd of anti-American demonstrators outside their base, Afghan officials said....
  • German lawmakers approve second bailout package for Greece

     
    German lawmakers overwhelmingly approved a second bailout package for debt-ridden Greece on Monday. The victory for Chancellor Angela Merkel comes despite popular opposition in Germany to giving Greece another rescue package....
  • U.N. pulls staff from Afghan office after riots over Koran burning

     
    The United Nations said Monday it was pulling international staff out of a regional office in northern Afghanistan after rioters tried to overrun the compound last week....
  • Koran protests: What do Marines learn about Afghan culture?

     
    At least 20 people have been killed, including two American soldiers, as protests rage over the apparent accidental burning of Korans at a U.S.-run military installation north of Kabul. Trying to stem the rage, military officials have promised to train...