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Kerry James Marshall: A Black Presence In The Art World Is ‘Not Negotiable’

By Susan Stamberg For decades, the 61-year-old artist has depicted black lives on canvas. He…

Emma Donoghue Helps Kids Deal With Dementia (And Still Has Fun) In ‘The Lotterys’

By Rachel Martin Emma Donoghue tackles a tough topic with light and humor in The…

Tale As Old As Time: The Dark Appeal of ‘Beauty And The Beast’

By Genevieve Valentine Disney’s new live-action extravaganza is just the latest retelling of this classic…

John Legend’s $3,000 bag snatched at airport

By USATODAY Legend’s Louis Vuitton luggage contained a pair of $25,000 Cartier cuff links. …read…

Willie Nelson declares he’s ‘Still Not Dead’

By USA TODAY After death hoaxes and rumors of grave illness, country star’s rep sets…

On Fashion Runways, Inclusion Is About More Than Color

By Karen Grigsby Bates It’s a tricky thing, casting. Directors have a vision for their…

NEWS NOW

Keeping up with the Migos, rap’s breakout ‘Bad’ boys

By USA TODAY The Atlanta trio with a No. 1 song (‘Bad and Boujee’) and album (‘Culture’) is just getting started. …read more…

Carrie Lam, Beijing’s pick, chosen as Hong Kong’s leader

By The Associated Press The first woman elected to lead Hong Kong has vowed to heal divisions, but the choice of Carrie Lam as chief executive is unlikely to appease pro-democracy supporters in the semi-autonomous territory. …read more…

Muhammad Ali’s son detained at airport, asked, ‘Are you Muslim?’

By The Associated Press The son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was detained by immigration officials at an airport in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., according to a lawyer and family friend. …read more…

Kerry James Marshall: A Black Presence In The Art World Is ‘Not Negotiable’

By Susan Stamberg For decades, the 61-year-old artist has depicted black lives on canvas. He says inclusion in museums must not be contingent on “whether somebody likes you … or somebody’s being generous to you.” (Image credit: Sean Pathasema/The Museum of Contemporary Art) …read more…

How James Baldwin’s Return to America Can Inspire Us

By Yezmin Villarreal The writer left out of frustration with a racist country, but the reason he returned reveals the hope he still had as a black gay American. …read more…

WORLD NEWS NOW

Carrie Lam, Beijing’s pick, chosen as Hong Kong’s leader

By The Associated Press The first woman elected to lead Hong Kong has vowed to heal divisions, but the choice of Carrie Lam as chief executive is unlikely to appease pro-democracy supporters in the semi-autonomous territory. …read more…

China Plans a Megacity the Size of New England

By Eric Baculinao and Dawn Liu and Sami Tseng China’s rulers are planning for the…

‘Daring Offensive’ Launched to Liberate Key Dam from ISIS

By Courtney Kube and Alastair Jamieson A “daring operation” to liberate Syria’s Taqba dam from…

London ‘Terror Incident’: Scenes of Chaos After Attack Near U.K. Parliament

Britain’s Parliament was locked down Wednesday after a gun and knife attack that police were…

SCIENCE & TECH

These scientists turned spinach leaves into beating heart tissue

By Maria Gallucci Popeye was fond of cramming cans of spinach to beef up his…

PepsiCo, Walmart, Starbucks suspend all YouTube ads over offensive content

By The Associated Press An advertising boycott of YouTube is broadening, a sign that big-spending…

NATO stocks up on data-sucking surveillance drones

By Colin Daileda NATO wants more data-sucking surveillance drones. The alliance is buying five Global Hawk surveillance drones, according to The Wall Street Journal. They’ll be based in Italy, and the first one will begin flying around either later this…

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