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An art expert pranked by Sacha Baron Cohen isn't upset about being duped: 'I don't care'

An art expert pranked by Sacha Baron Cohen isn't upset about being duped: 'I don't care'

27 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Sacha Baron Cohen pretended to be an ex-convict who painted with his own feces in "Who is America?" He talked to art expert Christy Cones while in his disguise. Cones said she...
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Fiction: Competing Scientists Plus a High-Stakes University Lab Equals Murder

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Megan Abbott's dark, swampy new novel, “Give Me Your Hand,” is lit by a current of rage.
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When the Painting Is Provocative but the Museum Is Cautious

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

The Blanton Museum of Art in Texas is wrestling with how to present Vincent Valdez's panorama of a modern-day Ku Klux Klan gathering.
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‘Stranger Things' Season 3 Teaser Features a New Mall in Hawkins

1 hour ago   |   Fortune   |   3 articles

Netflix's hit series Stranger Things just dropped a teaser for its third season, and it looks like the fictional town of Hawkins, Ind. is getting a new shopping mall. The clip...
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Art Institute becomes 2nd Portland-area college to close

1 hour ago   |   Miami Herald

The Art Institute of Portland has marketed itself online as a vibrant piece of Portland's storied creative landscape: a launch pad for jobs in design, tech, fashion, cuisine...
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Les Monstres Among Us

Les Monstres Among Us

2 hours ago   |   Foreign Policy

Two French best-sellers draw warnings for the present from the stories of Hitler's henchmen.
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9 unusual obituaries that showed peoples' sense of humor even after they died

9 unusual obituaries that showed peoples' sense of humor even after they died

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

For centuries, families have been writing obituaries to announce the death of their loved ones. Back in ancient Rome, they would publish the "Acta Diurna" or Daily Acts , which...
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Cook this: Beets and carrots with cumin and haydari from How to Eat a Peach

Cook this: Beets and carrots with cumin and haydari from How to Eat a Peach

3 hours ago   |   National Post

Our cookbook of the week is How to Eat a Peach by award-winning British food writer Diana Henry. Over the next four days, we'll feature recipes from the book and an interview...
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We drove the $65,000 Audi S5 Coupe to see if it's the next great German GT car - here's the verdict

We drove the $65,000 Audi S5 Coupe to see if it's the next great German GT car - here's the verdict

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The second generation Audi A5 Coupe is all new for 2018. The A5 shares a platform with the highly touted A4 sedan. Business Insider had a chance to test out a sportier version...
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Pleasant Coastal Conditions and Warm-Hot Inland

Pleasant Coastal Conditions and Warm-Hot Inland

5 hours ago   |   KSBW

KSBW Meteorologist Art Jarrett has your local forecast.
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Best Amazon Prime Day Deals 2018

Best Amazon Prime Day Deals 2018

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Putin made Trump wait an hour before their summit in a move that's both a...

Putin made Trump wait an hour before their summit in a move that's both a power play and a backhanded compliment

Russian President Vladimir Putin kept President Donald Trump waiting an hour before their summit in Helsinki, Finland on Monday. Putin always keeps people waiting as part of... Read more ...

Royal family shares official photos from christening of Prince Louis

Royal family shares official photos from christening of Prince Louis

The look of love on Kate Middleton's face is just precious! Read more ...

FDA recalls blood pressure medicine due to potential cancer risk

FDA recalls blood pressure medicine due to potential cancer risk

A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure has been recalled by the US Food and Drug Administration. Read more ...

Reporter dragged out of Trump-Putin press conference

Reporter dragged out of Trump-Putin press conference

A journalist was dragged out of a press conference between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday after holding up a sign reading... Read more ...

Trump says Mueller probe has poisoned relations between US and Russia

Trump says Mueller probe has poisoned relations between US and Russia

President Donald Trump said after meeting with Vladimir Putin in Finland on Monday that the feds' investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election was poisoning... Read more ...

Standing next to Putin, Trump just publicly backed Russia over the US...

Standing next to Putin, Trump just publicly backed Russia over the US intelligence community on the Kremlin's election meddling

Standing next to Russian President Vladimir Putin at a press conference on Monday, US President Donald Trump indicated that he believes Russia over the US intelligence... Read more ...

Highlights of Trump-Putin News Conference

Highlights of Trump-Putin News Conference

President Trump and Vladimir Putin met for two hours Monday-about 30 minutes longer than allotted-and both emerged afterward sounding dismissive about allegations that Russia... Read more ...

Trump calls summit with Putin ‘a very good start for everybody'

Trump calls summit with Putin ‘a very good start for everybody'

President Donald Trump says he and Russian President Vladimir Putin have had a “good start” to their high-stakes summit in Finland. Trump is calling his meeting with Putin “a... Read more ...

Tribune Media plunges after FCC says it has 'serious concerns' about...

Tribune Media plunges after FCC says it has 'serious concerns' about Sinclair's $3.9 billion purchase of the company

Sinclair's $3.9 billion takeover of Tribune Media may be in jeopardy. Trading of Tribune stock was halted twice as it fell more than 17% Monday following comments from the... Read more ...