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Friday, November 08, 2013

A photo showing the strength of Typhoon Haiyan. (Philippine Red Cross Cebu Chapter/Twitter)

Super Typhoon Blasts Into Philippines | C.I.A. Pays AT&T for Big Data | Sen. Norm Coleman on Why the House Should Pass ENDA | New Movie Releases of The Week: 'The Book Thief,' 'Thor: The Dark World,' 'Dallas Buyers Club' | Restitution Process May be Long for Jewish Art Owners | One Woman's Quest to Recover Her Family's Artwork Stolen by the Nazis | The Places That Allow Us to Build and Dream

Super Typhoon Blasts Into Philippines

One of the strongest storms every recorded on the planet, Super Typhoon Haiyan, smashed into the Philippines early Friday morning, bringing winds of 195 mph and gusts of 235 mph—some ...

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C.I.A. Pays AT&T for Big Data

The New York Times has reported that AT&T is selling personal customer information to the C.I.A. for more than $10 million a year. There are no subpoenas or court orders involved. The...

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Former Senator Norm Coleman on Why the House Should Pass ENDA

Yesterday the Senate voted to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act 64-32. If enacted, the Act would prohibit discrimination in hiring and employment on the basis of sexual orien...

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New Movie Releases of The Week: 'The Book Thief,' 'Thor: The Dark World,' 'Dallas Buyers Club'

A Marvel superhero, a young girl in Nazi Germany, and a Texan with HIV prove that bravery comes in all shapes and sizes as "Thor: The Dark World," "The Book Thief," and "Dallas Buyers...

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Jewish Art Owners Face Long Restitution Process

Calls have already been made for the German government to operate with more transparency as they move ahead to address claims of ownership over Nazi-confiscated pieces of art. And som...

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One Woman's Quest to Recover Her Family's Artwork Stolen by the Nazis

A close friend of Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso, art dealer Paul Rosenberg once dominated Paris's art scene. Nazi forces confiscated much of Rosenberg's collection, at least 400 art...

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The Places That Allow Us to Build and Dream

"Art Studio America: Contemporary Artist Spaces" is a new book that explores the relationship between surroundings and creativity, contrasting intimate visits to artist studios with e...

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