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The U.N. Human Rights official who gave French authorities a report detailing abuse claims at a Central African Republic camp, is back at work. He faces questions about whether he broke protocol.
Renowned documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles' last film, Iris, is a portrait of 93-year-old style icon and self-described "geriatric starlet" Iris Apfel.
The art world has lost a pioneering figure. Chris Burden began as a performance artist and left a public work that's now a symbol for Los Angeles. He died Sunday after a long illness.
Lawmakers in Congress will be negotiating whether to extend the Patriot Act. That's the law written following the September 11th attacks, designed to thwart future acts of terrorism in the U.S.
Couriers who re-fill ATMs in Berlin have been on strike for more than a week, and there's no end in sight. That's a problem in a country where almost 80 percent of all transactions are cash payments.
The collaboration with South African group Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Mali's Salif Keita comes as South Africa deals with an eruption of violence against mainly African foreigners.