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French economist Jean Tirole won the Nobel Prize in economics Monday for his work on markets and regulation. Photo by Flickr user International Monetary Fund. It’s been quite the year for French economists. First the Thomas Piketty frenzy of last...
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Seattle has declared Columbus Day “Indigenous People’s Day.” Photo by Flickr user nicholasbross Just a week after Seattle’s City council unanimously approved replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous People’s Day — a holiday...
RALEIGH, N.C. — The group dedicated to winning a Republican U.S. Senate majority in November says it’s more than doubling its investment supporting North Carolina GOP nominee Thom Tillis’ campaign to unseat Democrat Kay Hagan. In...
The recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and a 2009 Guggenheim Fellowship, Saskia Hamilton is author of three books of poetry. Photo by Meg Tyler Movement and transition resonate in Saskia Hamilton’s collection “Corridor.” “The...
An arrested teenager in the San Joaquin Valley claims to have copied the Wasco clown — a husband and wife who have taken posted clown photos onto Instagram as part of a year-long art project. Photo by Instagram user “Wasco Clown....