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“The Horse, the Rider, and the Clown 1943-4.” Maquette for plate V of the illustrated book “Jazz.” Art by Henri Matisse/Image by Centre Pompidou A battle with cancer in the 1940s left artist Henri Matisse confined to a...
For most of us, life was back to normal within days or weeks of the Boston Marathon bombings. But for hundreds of victims and their families, that will never be true. Among them are Paul and J.P. Norden, brothers from Stoneham, Mass. who both lost...
The Social Security Administration has no idea who’s in your family unless you tell them. That information can affect the benefits you collect. Photo by Flickr user Alex Proimos. Larry Kotlikoff’s Social Security original 34 “...
The 2014 Pulitzer Prizes were announced Monday, with 13 awards given to different categories under journalism and seven awarded under books, drama and music. Scene in @washingtonpost newsroom right now. pic.twitter.com/jLuDGpi5aU — Jason Ukman...
Even though a deadline passed for demonstrators to vacate government premises, pro-Russian protesters continue to seize government buildings in Ukraine cities, Slovyansk and Luhansk, with no consequences in sight. Video by Associated Press Armed...
Video by Associated Press The Justice Department will investigate whether federal hate crimes were committed in a Kansas shooting that left three people dead Sunday, Attorney General Eric Holder said. Holder said, in a statement released Monday,...