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VIDEO: Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs vs. Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs – and 9 Other Instances of Dueling Biopic Roles

Originally posted 10/12/2015 02:40PM

This month, audiences get to see Michael Fassbender's performance as the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs. And while we can easily compare Fassbender in the role to what we remember of Jobs in interviews and addresses he gave while he was the public face of the technology company, it will be hard not to recall that other Steve Jobs biopic, 2013's Jobs, which starred Ashton Kutcher in the title role.

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What We're Reading This Weekend: Coming of Age Novels

What We're Reading This Weekend: Coming of Age Novels

Originally posted 01/09/2014 05:45PM

In '50s Manhattan,'80s New York, or modern-day England, learning the ways of the world can be a tricky, fascinating business.

Tell us what you think of our coming-of-age novel picks – and let us know what you're reading.

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In Cold Blood Killers' Bodies Exhumed, Possible Link to 1959 Murder?

In Cold Blood Killers' Bodies Exhumed in Kansas

Originally posted 12/19/2012 12:50PM

The bodies of two men put to death for the 1959 murders made famous in Truman Capote's 1966 bestseller In Cold Blood – and subsequent film depictions – were exhumed Tuesday as detectives probe an unsolved 1959 quadruple homicide in Florida.

Investigators hope to see if DNA from Richard Hickock and Perry Smith, who were both hanged in 1965 for the grisly killing of the Herb and Bonnie Clutter family of Holcomb, Kan., matches any evidence in the equally brutal murder of the Cliff and Christine Walker family in Osprey, Fla.

"Maybe it will bring closure to the Walker family, and even after 53 years that would be a good thing," Kyle Smith, deputy director of the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, tells Reuters.

To the Associated Press, he added, "Obviously, where these perpetrators are dead, it's not going to result in any prosecution." Still, he conceded, "There's a lot of historical interest, as well."

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