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(CNN) – In the famous words of rapper Eminem, if you had one shot, or one opportunity to seize everything you ever wanted, would you capture it, or just let it slip?
Well, if you are the U.S. Agency for International Development, and that opportunity was infiltrating the Cuban hip hop scene, the answer is let it slip – or more like let it fumble.
(CNN) – Sources with firsthand knowledge of the investigation into the attack on Sony's system say it is unlike anything seen in the U.S., and it has caught the attention of U.S. government officials at the highest levels.
Read: The Sony mega-hack: What you need to know
The mega hack of Sony's computer system is proving to be even bigger and more damaging than previously realized.
CNN's Pamela Brown reports.
(CNN) - Prince William and Kate started their whirlwind tour of New York City on Monday, attracting crowds of well-wishers and heavy security.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived Sunday for a three-day trip, their first to the Big Apple, which could include mingling with the American version of royals.
Excited royal watchers gathered outside their hotel hours before their arrival, braving the nighttime winter chill. The Empire State Building also got in on the action, changing its world-famous lights to red, white and blue - the colors of the Union Jack flag.
(CNN) – Before he just played one in the movies, Mark Wahlberg was a criminal in real life. In 1988, when he was 16 years old, he assaulted two men while high on drugs and alcohol.
He beat one so badly, the victim was left blinded in one eye, according to ABC News.
The sentencing memorandum notes Wahlberg also made racial slurs during and after the attack. After pleading guilty, Wahlberg served 45 days for the crime.
Now 43 and a father of four, the successful rapper-turned-actor-turned-media mogul says he is a different man, and is asking for an official pardon for his past crime.
(CNN) – Mike Nichols, legendary filmmaker, masterful storyteller, and one of the few people to win an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony award, died Wednesday.
Nichols, 83, was a masterful storyteller whose most famous final scene, was from only the second film he'd ever directed – "The Graduate."
His characters illustrated, and acted out our lives, loves, failings, from the dissolution of a marriage in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf," to our willingness to betray ourselves to please those we love in "Birdcage".
CNN's Jake Tapper reports.