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Amid Hunger And Cold, An Unforgettable Symphony Premiere

In early 1941, Dmitri Shostakovich was nervous. He was one of Soviet Russia's most brilliant composers, but he had fallen out of favor with the ruthless dictator Joseph Stalin.<p>He'd been forced to denounce several of his own pieces of music, and some of his friends and family had been imprisoned or …

How to reset iCloud Music Library for Apple Music and iTunes Match

iCloud Music Library lets Apple Music and iTunes Match subscribers store all their music online for easy access on all their devices. But, like all …

Explaining the VA’s Size and Scope, in Five Charts

The Department of Veterans Affairs has grown in the past 15 years into one of the largest federal agencies, running an increasingly complex budget. The VA, which touches the lives of millions of Americans, is now under fire amid allegations of widespread mismanagement, including long delays in …

The Burger Lab: A 60-Day Dry-Aged Home-Ground Prime Rib Burger (That You Will Probably Never Make At Home)

GalleryThe Burger Lab: A 60-Day Dry-Aged Home-Ground Prime Rib Burger (That You Will Probably Never Make At Home)<p>Burgers made with aged meat are making big inroads into the New York burger scene (and I presume around the country as well). Places like, say, Minetta Tavern and their infamous Black …

GOP Congressman: Calls for Impeachment “Will Likely Increase”

How Obama Handles Crisis

The handwringers and bed wetters in the D.C. punditocracy should know that Barack Obama will never be on their timeline, says his longtime …

Brilliant Speech by Obama, Ugly Reaction by Drudge

Obama’s Morehouse speech was a beautiful paean to the values of Martin Luther King Jr. So how did Drudge respond? Disgustingly, says Peter …

Jeanne Cooper, 'Young and the Restless' matriarch, dead at 84

Jeanne Cooper, who played Katherine Chancellor, the "Dame of Genoa City," on "The Young and the Restless," has died. She was 84.<p>Her death was confirmed by her son, actor Corbin Bernsen, on his Twitter account.<p>"Mom passed this morning," Bernsen posted. "She was in peace and without fear."<p>Cooper had …

Watch a device add a virtual touch screen to paper

We're inching closer to a paperless existence, but until then, a new image-processing development by Fujitsu could make it astonishingly simple to copy content from paper and turn it into digital data.<p>Merely relying on an ordinary camera and projector, Fujitsu's touch-based interface makes quick …

LG voice-activated vacuum robot does your cleaning bidding

We all know what Roombas are good for. They're good for ferrying cats around, dressing up in silly costumes, and occasionally sucking up dirt. One thing they're not good for, however, is bossing around. For that, you'll need the new Roboking vacuuming robot, which LG announced for the Korean market.<p>…

Huffington: Hillary Clinton 'obviously running' in '16

Arianna Huffington says she's confident that Hillary Clinton will run for president in 2016, but wishes the former secretary of state would spend some time resting before ramping up her campaigning.<p>"She's obviously running," Huffington said Sunday on ABC's "This Week."<p>Huffington, the …

Rove-linked aides launch super PAC

A former Karl Rove deputy and campaign aide to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has formed a super PAC that could help the Kentucky Republican.<p>Rove has pledged to get involved in GOP primaries as a way to boost mainstream candidates like former Missouri Rep. Todd Akin and Christine O’Donnell …

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Slain West Virginia sheriff's widow takes job as his replacement

As she grieves, Rosie Crum is being called upon to lead.<p>Rather than having dinner with her husband, Walter E. "Eugene" Crum, she spent Thursday night mourning his violent death and taking over the job he held as sheriff of Mingo County, West Virginia.<p>The county's three commissioners voted …

44 killed in 9-hour firefight at Afghan government buildings

Insurgents wearing Afghan National Army uniforms killed at least 44 people and wounded nearly 100 others Wednesday in a nearly nine-hour attack on Afghan government buildings in the southwestern province of Farah, said Mohammad Akram Ekhpelwak, the province's governor.<p>The firefight has ended. Of …

Rutgers coach fired after abusive video broadcast

Rutgers University fired head basketball coach Mike Rice on Wednesday after ESPN broadcast a video showing him physically and verbally abusing players.<p>The video, which ESPN said features excerpts of practice sessions shot between 2010 and 2012, initially had earned Rice a three-game suspension, a …

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Mark Sanford: Shamed politician fights for comeback

The last time Mark Sanford held public office, his political career was thought to be over after he admitted to an extramarital affair.<p>The South Carolina governor said he was looking for forgiveness when he began his bid for the congressional seat he held from 1995 to 2001.<p>On Tuesday, it appeared …