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Weekend talking points: 7 top stories - February 17, 2012
What happened this week? The world mourned Whitney. The U.N. struggled with Syria. And basketball fans fell even more deeply in love with Jeremy Lin
 
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A week after Whitney Houston's sudden death, shocked fans are still grappling with the loss of a great American talent. Video of her "haunting" final performance circulated, the Grammys aired a (brief) tribute, and Houston's music leapt to the top of the charts. As officials continue to investigate how Houston died, she'll be laid to rest this weekend.

 

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