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Your gift list can get long with nieces and nephews, grandparents and friends all needing a present this holiday season. Try a few of these items that are sure to please like 'Winnie the Pooh,' 'Ken Burns: Prohibition,' and the video game 'Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception.'
Tony Bennett releases a CD of star-studded duets, new online tool measures your social media influence, Ken Burns produces a three-part PBS series on Prohibition, and more top picks.
This Sunday (8 to 10 p.m. EDT) Ken Burns turns his prodigious research efforts and illuminating camerawork loose on America's failed attempt to sober up.
How dry was Prohibition? Some say the law did much to spike sales of alcohol.
Pakistan renamed the North West Frontier Province to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in a nod to Pashtuns, but the minority Hazars launched deadly protests. The Taliban has sought to supplant ethnic identity with pan-Islamist philosophy.
Readers write about a return to a gold standard, suppressing piracy through rule of law, how a tax on gas would help the Big Three automakers, and why California's Prop 8 should be reconsidered.