German police break up international art ring
German police said Thursday they have broken up a multi-million-euro (-dollar) international forgery ring which specialized in producing bogus works attributed to Russian avant-garde artists including Vasily Kandinsky.
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Southern Baptists address prisoners, trafficking
The Southern Baptist Convention tackled topics at its annual meeting this week that seemed to show a concern for a broadening array of social issues, including human trafficking and the country's high rate of incarceration.
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NY judge: Fed plan for morning-after pill sales OK
President Barack Obama's administration can go forward with its new plan to make the morning-after pill available to buyers of any age without prescriptions, but it needs to do it promptly or face potential sanctions in the long-running dispute over access to the emergency contraceptives, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
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Nevada ACLU backing suit against 'patient dumping'
A psychiatric patient has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in Nevada accusing state officials of giving him a one-way bus ticket to Northern California, where he arrived, scared and disoriented, without money and identification in a city where he didn't know anyone and had never been.
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Review: The wolf is at the door in 'Cornelius'
J.B. Priestley's 1935 play, "Cornelius," directed by Sam Yates, is being presented by Brits Off Broadway at 59E59 Theaters. It's a subtle, old-fashioned drama with comedic undertones, revealing repressed longings among the uneasy staff of a small British aluminum import firm during a terrible economy.
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Review: Mom's a drag in lively 'The Silver Cord'
Haul out the evil mother-in-law jokes; Mrs. Phelps is a real doozy.
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HIV drug can also protect injection drug users
Doctors should consider giving a daily AIDS drug to another high risk group to help prevent infections _ people who shoot heroin, methamphetamines or other injection drugs, U.S. health officials said Wednesday.
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Exhibit glorifies Palestinian suicide bombers
A state-funded museum in Paris is causing outrage among France's Jewish community for staging a photo exhibition that calls Palestinian suicide bombers "martyrs."
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Holland Taylor's 'Ann' closing on Broadway
Actress Holland Taylor's one-woman portrait of Ann Richards, the former Texas governor with the cotton candy hair and down-home humor, will be moving along.
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Rare Superman comic book sells for $175,000
A rare copy of the comic book featuring Superman's first appearance that went undiscovered for over 70 years in the insulation of a Minnesota house has sold for $175,000.
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UK to start regulating e-cigarettes as medicines
Britain will start regulating electronic cigarettes and other products containing nicotine as medicines, according to the country's top regulator.
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Surveillance reports spark sales of '1984'
The country's book-buyers are reading up on being watched.
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Southern Baptists urge reporting of abuse claims
The Southern Baptist Convention has passed a resolution calling on all Southern Baptists to report allegations of child abuse to authorities.
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Group wants to knit cover for Pa. Warhol bridge
Andy Warhol's art doesn't often conjure warm and fuzzy images _ but a proposed tribute to him just might.
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MTV networks going back to roots for July Fourth
MTV, VH1 and CMT are going back to their roots on the Fourth of July.
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OTC morning-after pill sales coming _ but not yet
Don't look for the morning-after pill to move next to the condoms on drugstore shelves right away _ but after a decade-plus fight, it appears it really will happen. Backed into a corner by a series of court rulings, the Obama administration has agreed to let the Plan B One-Step brand of emergency contraception sell over the counter to anyone of any age.
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NY lawsuit over Marvel's Ghost Rider reinstated
A lawsuit against comic book publisher Marvel Entertainment by a man who claims he owns the rights to the Ghost Rider character was reinstated on Tuesday.
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Review: John Guare's '3 Kinds of Exile' affecting
There are many ways to find oneself in exile, deliberately or accidentally. Playwright John Guare has written three affecting stories about mid-20th century Eastern European artists who found themselves cut off from everything they once knew, and presents them in his dynamic new play, "3 Kinds of Exile."
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Review: 'Reasons to Be Happy' is intense, funny
Actual happiness isn't especially prevalent in Neil Labute's new play, "Reasons To Be Happy." But then, LaBute can send his plots in surprising directions, so be prepared for an avalanche of emotions to tumble out onstage.
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Court hears arguments on NYC's big soda ban
A state appeals court panel had few sweet words Tuesday for a city health regulation that would fight diabetes and obesity by setting a size limit on sugary beverages sold in restaurants.
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Dispatch call describes Paris Jackson's injuries
Paramedics were dispatched to Paris Jackson's home on a report that the 15-year-old had taken 20 Motrin pills and cut herself with a kitchen knife, audio of an emergency dispatch released Tuesday shows.
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Betsey Johnson, Mo Rocca among Miss USA judges
Donald Trump's Miss USA pageant will be judged by experts in cooking, fashion and looking hot.
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Nintendo focuses on games at E3 with new 'Mario'
It's all about the games for Nintendo.
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Cameron Douglas pens drug policy essay from jail
Michael Douglas' son is speaking out from behind bars, calling for treatment rather than jail time for non-violent drug offenders.
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New book coming by 'Secret Life of Bees' author
The author of "The Secret Life of Bees" has a novel coming next year, her first since 2005.
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