• Religion news in brief - 02/27/2015 09:42 PM EST
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    Lupita Nyong'o's expensive Oscar dress stolen

    02/26/2015 01:46 PM EST
    “12 Years a Slave” actress loses now-famous Academy Awards dress that’s made out of 6,000 pearls. 
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    Review: 'House of Cards' Season 3 dabbles in more dirty work
    02/27/2015 10:36 AM EST - Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright return in Netflix's still-gripping political thriller. Full Story

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    Maine weighs revoking seat belt law days after 75-car pileup

    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — It's an effort that even the bill's sponsor acknowledges is poor timing. Just two days after a 75-vehicle pileup injured at least 17 people in the state, lawmakers in Maine are considering legislation that would allow adults to opt out of wearing seat belts. Full Story
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    Dress that 'greatly resembles' stolen Nyong'o gown recovered

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A white dress that strongly resembles the custom gown taken from Lupita Nyong'o's hotel room earlier this week turned up Friday under a bathroom sink in the same hotel, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's official said. Full Story