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LeBron, Cavs Spoil Bulls Home Opener With OT Surge

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LeBron, Cavs Spoil Bulls Home Opener With OT Surge
LeBron James scored 36 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls 114-108 in overtime on Friday night.

Your Chicago: Apollo Chorus

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Your Chicago: Apollo Chorus
The oldest musical group in the city formed a year after the Great Chicago Fire. The organization is still around. CBS 2's Kate Sullivan reports.

Prices Soar For Some Generic Drugs — Why?

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Prices Soar For Some Generic Drugs — Why?
The price increase has been described by some congressmen as staggering. They’re joining doctors, pharmacists and patients in asking why. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.

Protests force out Burkina president, soldiers vie for power

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OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore resigned on Friday amid mass street protests at his attempts to extend his 27-year rule, plunging the West African nation into uncertainty as junior officers vied with top military brass for power.


Waitress Is One of Many New Writers With Big Book Deals

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Waitress Is One of Many New Writers With Big Book Deals
“Sweetbitter,” by the 30-year-old waitress Stephanie Danler, is but one in a crop of debut novels acquired by publishers in lucrative deals.

Bookshelf: Looking Back at New York City Culture and Transit

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Bookshelf: Looking Back at New York City Culture and Transit
Three new books celebrate New York City history, culture and its subway and bus systems.

ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Michel Faber’s ‘Book of Strange New Things’

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Marcel Theroux discusses Michel Faber’s “Book of Strange New Things.”

Book reviews roundup: The Churchill Factor, Revolution and Lila

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What the critics thought of The Churchill Factor by Boris Johnson, Revolution by Russell Brand and Lila by Marilynne Robinson Continue reading...

My hero: Robert Wyatt by Jonathan Coe

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Oblique and eccentric, Wyatts songs provide the voice of sanity during insane times Continue reading...

'Grim Reaper' attacks woman in Calif. home

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'Grim Reaper' attacks woman in Calif. home
A San Diego County woman has been attacked and stabbed in her home by an intruder dressed as the Grim Reaper on Halloween.         

Drivers scramble for flying cash on highway

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Drivers scramble for flying cash on highway
Drivers scrambled to grab money flying around a Maryland highway after an armored truck's door burst open.         

Burglary suspect left 'selfie' behind, cops say

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Burglary suspect left 'selfie' behind, cops say
Police in western Wisconsin didn't have to work too hard to make an arrest in the burglary of a sporting goods store.         

Woman gets 3 years for gun in boy's backpack

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Woman gets 3 years for gun in boy's backpack
A Houston-area woman must serve three years in prison for putting her boyfriend's gun in his son's backpack to get the child in trouble at ... more

Surfer steps on shark's head, is bitten

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Surfer steps on shark's head, is bitten
A 20-year-old competition surfer said on Thursday he accidentally stepped on a shark's head before it bit him off the Australian east coast.         

'Interstellar': EW movie review

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By Joe McGovern Joe McGovern on Christopher Nolan's headiest film--and bid for weepy motion-picture event of the year

Movie Review: Before I Go To Sleep

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Movie Review: Nightcrawler

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Reviewed by Chris Nashawaty | --

'Terminator: Genisys': What we saw on the set--and hints on new twists

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By Nicole Sperling Nicole Sperling's notes on Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emilia Clarke, Matt Smith, and the plan to reboot franchise

'Mockingjay' trailer: Katniss sends a message

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By Samantha Highfill

Herb Schapiro, Playwright Behind ‘The Me Nobody Knows,’ Dies at 85

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Herb Schapiro, Playwright Behind ‘The Me Nobody Knows,’ Dies at 85
Inspired by essays by urban children, Mr. Schapiro had the idea for what became a “dark and lovely” Broadway musical.

Music Review: Leonard Slatkin Leads the Philharmonic in Copland and Rouse

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Leonard Slatkin, the music director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, is conducting the Philharmonic at Avery Fisher Hall.

Music Review: Bobby Shmurda, Young Jeezy and T.I. at Powerhouse

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Power 105’s Powerhouse concert on Thursday in Brooklyn presented a lineup of rising talent, and bigger stars like Chris Brown, Trey Songz, Young Jeezy and ... more

Music Review: Ian Bostridge Stars in Britten’s ‘Curlew River’

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Music Review: Ian Bostridge Stars in Britten’s ‘Curlew River’
The American premiere of Netia Jones’s production of “Curlew River” is part of Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival.

Music Review: John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey at the Café Carlyle

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Music Review: John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey at the Café Carlyle
John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey subtly play off differences in their temperaments in “Grownup Songs,” their nightclub act at Café Carlyle.

Theater Review: ‘October in the Chair and Other Fragile Things’

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Theater Review: ‘October in the Chair and Other Fragile Things’
Old Sound Room, a company built by recent Yale School of Drama grads, has adapted spooky yarns plucked from Neil Gaiman’s “Fragile Things.”

ArtsBeat: International Arts Events Happening in the Week Ahead

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A slideshow of arts events taking place across the world this coming week.

Theater Review: ‘The Real Thing,' With Ewan McGregor and Maggie Gyllenhaal, Opens on Broadway

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Theater Review: ‘The Real Thing,' With Ewan McGregor and Maggie Gyllenhaal, Opens on Broadway
This revival of Tom Stoppard’s Tony Award-winning 1982 play about marital love and infidelity offers some lessons in chemistry.

Theater Review: Zvi Sahar’s 'Salt of the Earth' at BAM

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Theater Review: Zvi Sahar’s 'Salt of the Earth' at BAM
Zvi Sahar’s theater piece “Salt of the Earth” is set in a dystopian Israel under siege from within.

Theater Review: ‘Six Characters in Search of an Author’ at BAM

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Theater Review: ‘Six Characters in Search of an Author’ at BAM
“Six Characters in Search of an Author” retains its haunting, experimental feel in Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota’s production at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Harvey Theater.

Review: Queens of the Stone Age rock the AZ State Fair

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Review: Queens of the Stone Age rock the AZ State Fair
Queens of the Stone Age brought "...Like Clockwork" to the Arizona State Fair, where Josh Homme said he saw Nirvana.         

Our guide to Halloween parties, events and more

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Our guide to Halloween parties, events and more
Halloween events, deals and more.         

Top 20 arts events for November

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Top 20 arts events for November
From "Swan Lake" and "Beauty and the Beast" to chamber music and opera, there's a lot on offer this month.         

JJ O'Malley talks 'Biggest Loser,' fave Valley clubs

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JJ O'Malley talks 'Biggest Loser,' fave Valley clubs
JJ O'Malley and the white team flew to Las Vegas to face various temptations.         

Seftel's top 10 downtown Phoenix restaurants

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Seftel's top 10 downtown Phoenix restaurants
Once a dining Bermuda Triangle, downtown Phoenix now has it all.         

On Religion: A Formula for Pop Culture and Religious Sensibility on a Mormon TV Network

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On Religion: A Formula for Pop Culture and Religious Sensibility on a Mormon TV Network
The series “Granite Flats” on BYUtv is a mix of family drama, police procedural and Cold War suspense yarn.

Critic’s Notebook: ‘Sex Sent Me to the ER’ and ‘Untold Stories of the ER’

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Shows like “Sex Sent Me to the ER” and “Untold Stories of the ER” acknowledge the absurdity of the notion of major surgery as entertainment.

Television: A Designer Is Dressed to Cull

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Television: A Designer Is Dressed to Cull
“House of DVF,” making its premiere Sunday night, follows Diane von Furstenberg and her team as they search for a brand ambassador.

Kevin Spacey Stars in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

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Kevin Spacey Stars in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
Kevin Spacey, who plays Francis Underwood in the Netflix series “House of Cards,” portrays a nefarious defense contractor in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.

Colbert Announces End Date for ‘Report’ and His Blowhard Persona

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Colbert Announces End Date for ‘Report’ and His Blowhard Persona
The last show, on Dec. 18, will be the final appearance for the character Stephen Colbert created and will be leaving behind when he heads ... more