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See Art Now: 50 New York Art Galleries to Visit This Weekend

New York, Art, Galleries, Visit, Weekend

THERE is no New York art world; there are only art worlds: a planetary system with no sun at its center. Certain alpha institutions, collectors and pundits may dispute this ...

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Use of E-Cigarettes Rises Sharply Among Teenagers, Report Says

Use, E-Cigarettes, Rises, Teenagers

Kenny, a high school senior in Weston, Fla., likes to puff e-cigarettes during study sessions with friends after school. James, a senior in Fauquier County, Va., uses them outside at ...

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Missouri National Guard’s term for Ferguson protesters: ‘Enemy forces’

Missouri, National Guard's, Ferguson, protesters, Enemy forces

As the Missouri National Guard prepared to deploy to help quell riots in Ferguson, Missouri, that raged sporadically last year, the guard used highly militarized words such as “enemy forces” ...

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Vatican Ends Battle With U.S. Catholic Nuns’ Group

Vatican, Ends, Battle, U.S., Catholic, Nuns’ Group

The Vatican has abruptly ended its takeover of the main leadership group of American nuns two years earlier than expected, allowing Pope Francis to put to rest a confrontation started ...

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Penguins, in Unfamiliar Spot as Underdog, Still Pose a Threat to the Rangers

Penguins, Unfamiliar, Spot, Underdog, Pose, Rangers

They may have a roster that includes Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Marc-Andre Fleury, but these Pittsburgh Penguins are different. Renowned for their skill, the Penguins are used to being ...

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Climate change plan faces high-profile legal test

Climate, change, high-profile, obama

The cornerstone of President Barack Obama’s plan to address climate change is still months away from being finished, but it’s already facing a high-stakes legal challenge from critics who want ...

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Another Clinton Now Vows to Fix Political Finance System

Clinton, Vows, Political, Finance System

More than 20 years ago, a newly elected President Bill Clinton decided that overhauling the country’s loophole-ridden campaign fund-raising rules would be a top goal of his first year in ...

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Congress’s Role in Iran Nuclear Deal Shows Limits of Obama’s Power

Congress, Role, Iran, Nuclear, Limits, Obama's power

In his assertions of executive power to advance his agenda in an era of gridlock, President Obama has been largely on offense. But his latest battle with Congress not only ...

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UK fined Bank of New York Mellon over failing to keep customer money safe

UK ,Bank of New York

Britain’s markets regulator has fined Bank of New York Mellon (BK.N) 126 million pounds ($185.30 million) for failing to keep customer money safe during the financial crisis. The Financial Conduct ...

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Bank of America reported a first-quarter profit of $2.98 billion

Bank of America

Bank of America Corp (BAC.N), the No. 2 U.S. bank by assets, reported a first-quarter profit of $2.98 billion, compared with a surprise loss a year earlier when it took ...

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