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Mar 9, 2014 — A local official says he was detained and tortured by the Communist Party after being accused of taking bribes. The Associated Press reports these investigations occur without judicial oversight.
Mar 9, 2014 — A new report finds that anti-Roma sentiment and anti-Semitism is accelerating in the country, along with the rise of paramilitary and extremist groups.
Mar 9, 2014 — Since the 1970s, hallucinogens have been classified as Schedule I drugs, indicating they have no medical use. But researchers say there are benefits and that work must continue.
Mar 9, 2014 — A new blood test for people in their 70s can detect who will develop Alzheimer's disease. A positive result could help people prepare. But since there's no treatment, will people really want to know?
Mar 9, 2014 — The Eataly food emporium plans to open a $55 million theme park in Italy, devoted to the nation's culinary pleasures. Some have dubbed it the "Disneyland of food," but Italians aren't impressed.
Mar 9, 2014 — The cellist and folk musician balances original compositions with Haitian folk songs on her new album. Watch McCalla perform a song that gives musical life to words Langston Hughes wrote long ago.
Mar 9, 2014 — Things are not what they seem in Helen Oyeyemi's new novel, set in 1950s New England. The book places Snow White in a particular historical context, exploring beauty, envy and identity.
Mar 9, 2014 — There are an estimated 80,000 abandoned buildings scattered throughout Detroit. As the city tries to navigate its bankruptcy, part of Detroit's recovery plan involves deconstruction and demolition.
Mar 9, 2014 — Some of Hollywood's most popular Westerns were filmed in Spain's Tabernas Desert. Today those sets are used in Western-style theme parks for bank heists, shoot-outs and saloon shows.
Mar 9, 2014 — There's never been a better time for black Republicans seeking office, yet even as some black candidates are hitting their stride, the party's support among blacks is still at rock bottom.