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How Spanx Made Sara Blakely Rich [Video]

Back in 1998, the fashion industry got turned upside down by a little gal named Sara Blakely. For women, dressing up (or down) would never be the same.

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Kony 2012 targets Joseph Kony, Guerrilla leader of the LRA (YouTube)
Kony 2012 targets Joseph Kony, Guerrilla leader of the LRA (YouTube)
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“Kony 2012″ Aims To Get Your Attention, And It Works

Crimes against humanity in third world countries are not, unfortunately, anything new.  Most of us go through our day without giving it a second thought; worrying only about our own lives and the things that directly impact us.  But a 30-minute video called "Kony 2012" that popped up on Facebook and Twitter this morning is changing our consciousness. 

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 11:  A general view of the Beverly Hilton Hotel before the Clive Davis and The Recording Academy's 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson on Feburary 11, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. It is believed that Whitney Houston passed away inside of the Beverly Hilton Hotel. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 11: A general view of the Beverly Hilton Hotel before the Clive Davis and The Recording Academy's 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson on Feburary 11, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. It is believed that Whitney Houston passed away inside of the Beverly Hilton Hotel. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Details Emerge In The Death Of Whitney Houston, 48 [Video]

Beverly Hills police are releasing some of the details surrounding the death of singer Whitney Houston. 

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Whitney Houston Dead At 48 [Video]

The publicist for Whitney Houston has confirmed the superstar of pop music has died at the age of 48.

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Steve Appleton (YouTube)
Steve Appleton (YouTube)
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Micron CEO Steve Appleton Killed In Plane Crash

The CEO and chairman of memory chip maker Micron was killed in a plane crash early Friday near Boise, Idaho.  A Micron company spokesman says Steve Appleton, 51, was piloting the small, experimental, fixed-wing plane that crashed. 

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Braille Buns Deliver Big Message [Video]

The popular burger joint "Wimpy" got extremely creative when it rolled out new braille menus for the blind last week.

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CNN
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North Korean Leader Kim Jong Il Dies at Age 69 [VIDEO]

Kim Jong Il, the eccentric leader of North Korea since 1994, has died at the age of 69.

North Korea’s state-run KCNA news agency reported that after “great mental and physical strain,” he passed away of a heart attack at 8:30 a.m. Saturday while on a train during a “field guidance tour.”

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DreamWorks Animation
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Weekend Box Office: ‘Puss In Boots’ Is Purr-fect

The swashbuckling feline from the ‘Shrek’ franchise, ‘Puss In Boots,’ still has plenty of lives to spare after its weekend haul of $34 million, putting it at the top of the charts in its first week of release.

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NDTV
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Indian Girls Named ‘Unwanted’ Get to Choose New Names [VIDEO]

An Indian district held a renaming ceremony on Saturday that allowed more than 200 girls whose names mean “unwanted” to choose new monikers for themselves.

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Category: World News
Ernesto Ruscio, Getty Images
Ernesto Ruscio, Getty Images
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Libyan Dictator Muammar Gadhafi Killed by Rebels in Sirte

Former Libyan dictator Muammar Gadhafi, who’s been in hiding since August when a NATO-backed rebel force seized his headquarters in Tripoli, was killed on Thursday after rebels stormed his hometown of Sirte, where the last remnants of troops loyal to him were hiding. He was 69 years old.

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