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  • Nation by nation, the world watches Election Day in the US

    For four years, the world’s nations have watched as a very different American president engages with the international community — or doesn’t.
  • Franchise fatigue continues with 'Men in Black' and 'Shaft'

    LOS ANGELES - Brand familiarity isn't everything when it comes to attracting audiences to the multiplex, and Hollywood is learning that lesson the hard way this summer with a slew of underperforming sequels and reboots. That so-called franchise fatigue came to a head this weekend with the releases of "Men in Black: International" and "Shaft."
  • Big move for Big Bird: Sesame Street is entering classrooms

    SEATTLE - Sesame Street is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum — a move that experts say could open the door for other companies to move into the sensitive learning space with possible influence on children.
  • Trump voters in storm-ravaged county confront climate change

    PORT ARTHUR, Texas - The church was empty, except for the piano too heavy for one man to move. It had been 21 days since the greatest storm Wayne Christopher had ever seen dumped a year's worth of rain on his town, drowning this church where he was baptized, met his high school sweetheart and later married her.

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