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Defense Secretary Ash Carter heads to Europe to unveil plans to deploy tanks and other heavy armor in the Baltic states and Eastern Europe. Russia says the move is provocative and may send more armor to its Western borders.
The debate over Confederate flags is moving quickly Tuesday. Hundreds rallied in South Carolina calling to take down the Confederate flag that flies in front of the State House. Virginia's governor announced Tuesday he's begun the process to remove the flag from Virginia license plates. In Mississippi, where the old Confederate battle flag is part of the state flag, there was debate Tuesday about its future.
Noah Charney is an art historian and writer, and the founder and president o...
The art world is "fertile ground for criminals," says art scholar Noah Charney. In his new book, The Art of Forgery, he traces a tradition of fakes and forgeries that dates back to the Renaissance.
Director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon's film Me and Earl and the Dying Girl won the audience award and the grand jury prize at Sundance. He talks about how losing his dad shaped his approach to the film.
Cover art of The Meursault Investigation by Kamel Daoud....
His first novel, The Meursault Investigation, Kamel Daoud retells The Stranger from an Arab perspective. John Powers says that Daoud's retelling will forever change the way you read the Camus classic.
Researchers explored the effects of black and Latino graduation rates from medical school, following a ban on race conscious admissions policies in several states.