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My Brilliant Friend

22 minutes ago   |   Slate

At a certain point, any wildly successful piece of art takes on a cocktail-party tag line. There's the work, with its many meanings, and then there's the sticky idea that can...
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Q. and A.: What Would Wonder Woman Say About Justice Today? Ask G. Willow Wilson

30 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The comics writer's new Wonder Woman arc asks if war, and the violence it begets, can ever be just.
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Not just for tots

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

EBay has produced its first holiday toy book, loaded with five- and six-figure price tags on collectibles.
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2018 National Book Awards winners among the most diverse ever

2018 National Book Awards winners among the most diverse ever

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

People of color were heavily represented at the 2018 National Book awards, making it one of the most diverse award years ever for the prestigious black-tie gala in downtown...
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Isabel Allende is first Spanish-language writer to get honorary National Book Award

3 hours ago   |   NBC News

"I have received much more than I ever dreamed of and I have been offered the opportunity to give something back,” said Allende.
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Learn how to unleash flavours and transform your cooking with fermentation, Noma-style

Learn how to unleash flavours and transform your cooking with fermentation, Noma-style

3 hours ago   |   National Post

Our cookbook of the week is The Noma Guide to Fermentation by René Redzepi and David Zilber. To try a recipe from the book, check out: lacto cep mushrooms , apple kombucha and...
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Most Parents Are Not Involved Enough in Their Child's Reading Education, Survey Says

3 hours ago   |   Fortune

Seven in ten teachers believe parents are not involved enough in their child's education, according to a new survey, compounding on issues like a lack of access to books. Age...
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The Weeknd accused of ripping off ‘Starboy' from comic book creator

The Weeknd accused of ripping off ‘Starboy' from comic book creator

4 hours ago   |   New York Post

Eymun Talasazan is seeking an injunction against the musician.
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Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov gave a 5-year-old a $36,000 Mercedes for doing 4,105 push-ups

Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov gave a 5-year-old a $36,000 Mercedes for doing 4,105 push-ups

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Ramzan Kadyrov, leader of Chechnya, gave a 5-year-old boy a Mercedes C180 for doing 4,105 push-ups in a row. Rahim Kurayev posted an Instagram video of Kadyrov giving him the...
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Bellator 209: 5 reasons to watch a return to Israel, where Sanchez looks to crack an elite club

4 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie

Bellator returns on Thursday after a break of nearly a month with Bellator 209. In the main event, featherweight champion Patricio Freire puts his title on the line against...
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Man shouts 'Heil Hitler' during 'Fiddler on the Roof' show

Man shouts 'Heil Hitler' during 'Fiddler on the Roof' show

An audience member said a man interrupted a performance of "Fiddler on the Roof" in Baltimore with a pro-Nazi and pro-Trump salute. Read more ...

Disney World bans man who flashed 'Trump 2020' banner on Splash Mountain

Disney World bans man who flashed 'Trump 2020' banner on Splash Mountain

A man who displayed signs supporting Donald Trump is permanently not permitted at all Walt Disney World properties for violating the rules. Read more ...

Saudi Arabia calls for death penalty in Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia calls for death penalty in Khashoggi killing

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Saudi Arabia says 11 suspects indicted, prosecutors requesting death penalty for 5 for writer Jamal Khashoggi's killing. Read more ...

Indiana woman pleads not guilty in students' bus stop deaths

Indiana woman pleads not guilty in students' bus stop deaths

A northern Indiana woman has entered a preliminary not guilty plea to charges that she struck and killed three children crossing a highway to board a school bus. Read more ...

‘Hee Haw' and country music star Roy Clark dead 85

‘Hee Haw' and country music star Roy Clark dead 85

Clark died Thursday of pneumonia complications at his home in Tulsa, OK. Read more ...

Crown Prince Mohammed comes out on top of Khashoggi case that could see 5...

Crown Prince Mohammed comes out on top of Khashoggi case that could see 5 others killed

Saudi officials on Thursday claimed that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was innocent in the death of Jamal Khashoggi, and said it requested the death penalty of five people... Read more ...

The government wants to crack down on candy-flavored e-cigs and menthol...

The government wants to crack down on candy-flavored e-cigs and menthol cigarettes in a huge move against tobacco products

America's food and drug regulator is proposing to crack down on the sale of flavored e-cigs like the Juul at convenience stores and gas stations, citing their skyrocketing... Read more ...

Trump Names Mar-A-Lago Member And Handbag Designer As Ambassador

Trump Names Mar-A-Lago Member And Handbag Designer As Ambassador

If confirmed, Lana Marks would bring no prior diplomatic experience to her role as the U.S. ambassador to South Africa. Read more ...

Stapleton wins at CMA Awards, honors California bar shooting victims

Stapleton wins at CMA Awards, honors California bar shooting victims

Chris Stapleton won single and song of the year for his Grammy-winning hit, "Broken Halos." Read more ...

Lawsuit filed against Dartmouth over professors' alleged misconduct

Lawsuit filed against Dartmouth over professors' alleged misconduct

A $70 million lawsuit has been filed against Dartmouth College, which allegedly allowed three psychology professors to sexually harass and abuse scores of female graduate... Read more ...