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Dr. Michelle Oakley checking out a pair of horses outside of Destruction Bay, YT. Oakley is a veterinarian in the wilds of the Yukon and the subject of NatGeo Wild’s new series, “Dr. Oakley: Yukon Vet.”

Life is indeed wild for ‘Dr. Oakley: Yukon Doc’

By Luaine Lee McClatchy-Tribune News Service PASADENA, Calif.  —  You’re not likely to spot Michelle Oakley at the watering holes with Hollywood’s cougars. You won’t see her sashaying down the red carpet or signing a ...


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“The Real History of Science Fiction” on BBC America starts April 19, 2014. From Left: Rutger Hauer (Blade Runner), Nathan Fillion (Firefly), Nichelle Nichols (Star Trek), Zoe Saldana (Avatar), and Edward James Olmos (Battlestar Galatica).

‘Real History of Science Fiction’ a jam-packed docuseries

                  By Diane Werts Newsday WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Maybe science fiction isn’t an endlessly open universe of imagination run wild. This BBC-made “Real History” pigeonh...


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Palestinian rapper Tamer Nafar on the set of a music video shoot in Tel Aviv. Nafar, whose hip-hop group DAM gave voice to a generation of disaffected Palestinian youth, has started rapping in English in hopes of reaching a global audience.

Palestinian rapper Tamer Nafar aims for a global stage

                  By Kate Linthicum Los Angeles Times TEL AVIV, Israel  —  Tamer Nafar, a 34-year-old rapper who has been described as the Chuck D of Palestinian hip-hop, was sta...


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Activists Masha Alekhina and Nadya Tolokonnonikova from Pussy Riot are shown in Santa Monica, Calif., on April 10 during their first visit to the Los Angeles area.

Pussy Riot activists raise voices and issue call to action

                  By Steve Appleford Los Angeles Times SANTA MONICA, Calif.  —  Barely three months after their release from Russian prison, Masha Alekhina and Nadya Tolokonnikov...