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Young Barack Obama on What His Mother Taught Him About Love

“Perhaps that’s how any love begins, impulses and cloudy images that allow us to break across our solitude, and then, if we’re lucky, are finally transformed into something firmer.”<p>In 1990, a promising law student and writer not yet thirty was elected as the first African-American president of the</i> …

More than 25,000 Madoff victims now eligible for $4 billion fund | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The overseer of a $4 billion U.S. Department of Justice fund for victims of Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme said he expected to recommend payouts for at least 25,280 claimants with nearly $4 billion in fraud losses.<p>Bernard Madoff exits the Manhattan federal court house in New …

Where to place home security cameras, according to the data

In 2015, the total value of reported stolen property was more than $12 billion, according to the FBI. A well-placed camera can help identify intruders and potentially get your stuff back after a robbery.<p>If your security cameras are placed in the wrong areas, though, you may not be as protected as …

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"Doctor Who Definitely Going to Last Five More Years," Showrunner Confirms

Peter Capaldi is now well into his second season as Doctor Who, and it looks as though he'll be there for some time. Showrunner Stephen Moffat has confirmed that Capaldi will be back next season, and despite falling ratings, the future of the the long-running sci-fi adventure is secure.<p>In an …

New Official Game of Thrones Book Resolves a Deathly Season 5 Cliff-Hanger

The Season 5 finale of <i>Game of Thrones</i> was packed to the brim with deaths both confirmed and ambiguous. And while most <i>Game of Thrones</i> fans spent the summer wondering whether they had truly seen the last of <b>Kit Harington’s</b> character Jon Snow, a certain segment of the fan base was worried about the …