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With A Photographer's Eye, A French Cartoonist Interrogates Truth

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 6:00am

In Pretending is Lying, Dominique Goblet takes a scruffy, postmodern approach to autobiography, with photographic images and wildly morphing character depictions that question our ideas of truth.

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Yes, All This Happened. Trump's First 2 Weeks As President

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 6:13pm

A controversial immigration ban, feuds over inauguration crowd size, unfounded allegations of voter fraud and a Supreme Court nominee: highlights of Trump's first two weeks in office.

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Barbershop: When Sports Meet Politics

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 5:00pm

Washington Post sports columnist Kevin Blackistone, conservative commentator Lenny McAllister and ESPN magazine writer Pablo Torre discuss whether sports and politics can be separated.

Boston's Immigration History Repeats Itself In Trump's Policies

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 5:00pm

President Trump's stance on immigration isn't new to America's history. Boston Globe Magazine writer Neil Swidey says a group in Boston used these same tactics, even the same rhetoric, 100 years ago.

Protestors On Both Sides Of Trump's Immigration Ban Meet At Los Angeles Airport

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 5:00pm

The U.S. government said it had stopped implementing President Trump's executive order on immigration and refugees after a federal judge temporarily blocked it.

Washington State Attorney Says He Believes Immigration Ban Is Unconstitutional

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 5:00pm

A federal judge in Washington state granted a temporary block on enforcement of President Trump's immigration order that bans citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S.

30 Years After 'A Different World,' 'The Quad' Brings HBCU Life Back To TV

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 5:00pm

Actress Anika Noni Rose discusses her new show The Quad. The series follows success and scandal on the campus of a fictional historically black university.

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Kenyan Bus Driver Speaks Out Against Everyday Corruption On Live TV

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 5:00pm

In a television program, he told the president that he had to have $8 in his pocket every day to pay off the police — or face traffic tickets and towing.

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Bollywood Queen Deepika Padukone Sets Her Sights On Hollywood

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 5:00pm

One of India's biggest movie stars, Deepika Padukone, is making her Hollywood debut in xXx: Return of Xander Cage. She's hoping to replicate her massive Bollywood success on American movie screens.

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An Inuit Actor Contemplates A Big Break Gone Small

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 5:00pm

When a local theater director in a tiny town in East Greenland landed a part in a Hollywood blockbuster, he thought it might be the beginning of big things for his acting career.

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When Trump Tweets, This Bot Makes Money

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 5:00pm

Ben Gaddis, president of Austin-based advertising company T3 made an Internet bot that shorts stock when President Donald Trump tweets negatively about a company.

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