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On Fania Records And The Music That Made It Matter

Fifty years ago, a New York musician and his lawyer friend started a small record label that would become a global brand, taking salsa music from New York clubs to the rest of the world.

Millennial Voters Are Paying Attention So Why Don't More Vote?

Young people showed major interest in voting in 2004 and 2008. Since then, their numbers have fallen off as the political system has become gridlocked.

A Smuggler Explains How He Helped Fighters Along 'Jihadi Highway'

Thousands of international recruits have crossed into Syria from Turkey to join the Islamic State. A Syrian man who helped smuggle those jihadis in explains how it worked, but says he's stopped now.

Appellate Court Strikes Down Gay-Marriage Bans In Idaho, Nevada

The 9th Circuit Court issued its ruling after the Supreme Court gave tacit approval to three other circuit court decisions that overturned gay-marriage bans.

Disease, War And Terrorism Are Dimming Economic Prospects, Especially In Africa

The International Monetary Fund issued a gloomy forecast and stock investors reacted. By the market's close, the Dow Jones industrial average had tumbled 272.58 points, or 1.6 percent