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    How celebrities are using fame for good

    We often idolize celebrities for their talent, but many of Hollywood's biggest names are using their fame to promote social movements. Whether they're backing feminism or pushing for environmental awareness, socially conscious celebs are starting their own trend. Here's the story behind five stars...

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    Lean In: Hyo Jin Park, graduate, City Colleges of Chicago

    In South Korea high school is supposed to be a focused, high-stakes, demanding time. Every student starts studying at 7a.m. and does not stop unit they fall asleep. This is to ensure getting the best possible score on the country's Scholastic Aptitude Test and obtaining a spot in one of the few ...

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    'Ouija' a predictable clich� that fails to laugh at itself

    The movie begins as most bad comedy-horror parodies do, with a scenario of children playing that leads to a predictable and poorly done jump-scare. However, the biggest problem with "Ouija" is that it never leaves that scenario. Instead, the audience is left to suffer 90 minutes of a grueling, frustrating...

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    Friends, classmates honor slain teen

    First, his friends recalled the great lengths he'd go to try to make them smile when they were having a rough day.

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    Chief Keef's 'Nobody' contains, requires minimal effort

    With his list of legal problems continuing to pile up and his deal with Interscope Records a thing of the past, Chief Keef makes a major change for his new album "Nobody," livening up his delivery, deepening his material and taking ownership of his beats so they don't all blend into one.

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    Gift ideas for the tweens' and teens' wish lists

    A roundup of the latest electronics, video games, crafts, jewelry and more ... it's not too late to add these gifts to your wish list.

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    'Annie' is stuck in the middle

    In the 1982 big-screen version of the 1977 Broadway musical "Annie," the titular orphaned redhead was an annoying little sprite. I get that she's meant to be a beacon of Depression-era optimism, but at what point does a likable child become an artificially peppy, unconvincing robot? Annie still ...

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    'Annie' is stuck in the middle

    In the 1982 big-screen version of the 1977 Broadway musical "Annie," the titular orphaned redhead was an annoying little sprite. I get that she's meant to be a beacon of Depression-era optimism, but at what point does a likable child become an artificially peppy, unconvincing robot? Annie still ...

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    Don't mess with 'Merry Christmas' in Texas

    FORT WORTH, Tex. - This is Texas, so you can safely toss the generic holiday greetings out the door.

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    Parents @ Play: Affordable, last-minute gifts? Check

    Those last few days of holiday shopping can be incredibly stressful. Not to worry: we're here to help. These items are widely available, won't break the bank, and are pretty much guaranteed to make your kids light up like a Christmas tree or Menorah. And don't forget to check out the latest winners...

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