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How the Velvet Underground became a cultural juggernaut

8 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

David Bowie, the Ramones, Blondie and Talking Heads all owe a big debt to another Rock & Roll Hall of Fame act: the Velvet Underground. And although it's been five decades since those influential art rockers became the ultimate downtown NYC hipsters, a new exhibit, “The Velvet Underground Experience,” is a multimedia time machine that...
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Gloria Vanderbilt's most iconic quotes on life, death and style

Gloria Vanderbilt's most iconic quotes on life, death and style

The fashion legend, socialite and artist died Monday at the age of 95. Read more ...

Supreme Court hands Democrats a win in Virginia racial gerrymander case

Supreme Court hands Democrats a win in Virginia racial gerrymander case

Because the Supreme Court dismissed the challenge on standing grounds, justices did not rule if the maps constitute an unconstitutional racial gerrymander. Read more ...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for same-sex wedding

The court's decision puts off a major case for next term and allows the issue to further percolate in the courts below. Read more ...

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

The American artist, author, actress, fashion designer, heiress and socialite was born in 1924. Read more ...

Man shot in gunfire exchange outside Dallas federal courthouse dies

Man shot in gunfire exchange outside Dallas federal courthouse dies

Witnesses and authorities say a masked gunman opened fire on a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas Monday morning before being fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire with... Read more ...

Bodies of missing woman, child found after father's arrest for murder

Bodies of missing woman, child found after father's arrest for murder

The bodies of a missing Oregon woman and her 3-year-old son were discovered in a wooded area over the weekend - weeks after the boy's father was arrested in connection to their... Read more ...

Tree that inspired Dr. Seuss tale ‘The Lorax' falls in California

Tree that inspired Dr. Seuss tale ‘The Lorax' falls in California

He spoke for the trees, for the trees have no tongues. The Monterey Cypress thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' tree-hugging classic, “The Lorax,” has fallen in its plot at... Read more ...

Deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi Dies, State TV Reports

Deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi Dies, State TV Reports

The state broadcaster said that the deposed leader requested permission to speak in court, which the judge granted. He reportedly fainted and died during a break in the session. Read more ...

'You're better off getting a job': 11-year-old recounts fighting off...

'You're better off getting a job': 11-year-old recounts fighting off intruder with machete

Braydon Smith was alone in the house and on the phone with his mom when the suspect entered through a window. Read more ...

This Day in History: O.J. Simpson leads police on infamous Bronco chase

This Day in History: O.J. Simpson leads police on infamous Bronco chase

The infamous white Ford Bronco police chase came days after Simpson's ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, was killed along with her friend Ron Goldman. Read more ...