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Marlon James' powerful mix of influences and cultures lands him the Man Booker Prize

Marlon James, who won the 2015 Man Booker Prize for his novel "A Brief History of Seven Killings" on Tuesday night in London, is the first Jamaican novelist to receive the United Kingdom's most prestigious literary award.<p>That's only fitting -- because James, who lives in the United States and …

Egypt's lost Queen Nefertiti may lie concealed in King Tut's tomb

CAIRO(Reuters) - High-resolution scans suggest the tomb of Ancient Egypt's boy-king Tutankhamun contains passages to two hidden chambers, including what one British archaeologist believes is the last resting place of Queen Nefertiti.<p>If proven, the discovery would be the most significant this …

South Sudan's president signs peace deal but has many qualms

It took more than 20 months and seven failed deals and cease-fires for South Sudan's fractious leaders to finally sign a peace agreement.<p>That was the easy part.<p>So what are the chances that two rival South Sudanese leaders — brilliant warriors who have been so far dismal at governing — will make …

7 Timeless Tips to Learn Any Language in Days, Not Years

Learning a new language comes with incredible side benefits, including enhanced brain performance, cultural knowledge, and career opportunities. …

Language Learning

Appliances for Minimalists: The Muji Toaster Oven and More

Finally, a group of countertop kitchen appliances that are not only unobtrusive but actually nice looking. Several pieces from product designer Naoto …

Opinion: Toronto has had enough. Rob Ford must resign

Enough. After all the evasions, all the nonsense, all the denials, this should be the end of the road for Mayor Rob Ford.<p>The revelations on Thursday from police and from court documents give the lie to all the claims from the mayor and his supporters that he is the innocent victim of a conspiracy …

Is Schumer Setting Us on Another Path to War?

The framework agreement that the U.S. and its international partners reached with Iran that blocks Tehran's pathways to building a nuclear bomb is barely a week old, yet the usual suspects have already denounced it as a "bad deal."<p>To the opposition of the Iran deal, President Obama recently stated, …

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