DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Men crammed together, dozens to a room, on bunk beds so close they can reach over and shake hands.
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LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Multiple reports say the Chicago Bears are benching quarterback Jay Cutler and going with Jimmy Clausen.
NEW YORK (AP) — It would seem the timing could hardly be more apt for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s new civil rights-themed piece, “Odetta,” a tribute to the late folk singer often referred to as the voice of the civil rights movement.
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BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Stop. Hey, what’s that sound? Protest songs are taking their place alongside chants of “I can’t breathe” and “Hands up, don’t shoot” as demonstrators raise their voices to condemn the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police. There’s something happening here.
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HAVANA (AP) — In early 2009, a U.S. government contractor sent a Serbian music promoter to Cuba with these covert marching orders: Recruit one of Havana’s most notorious rappers to spark a youth movement against the government.
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