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World News

Carnival passengers say cruise devolved into violent mess due to family intent on trouble

Carnival passengers say cruise devolved into violent mess due to family intent on trouble

A Carnival cruise devolved into near-anarchy during its 10 days in the South Pacific, with some passengers locking themselves inside their cabins, others kicked off the ship and...

Politics

Personal and societal redemption lie beyond politics

Personal and societal redemption lie beyond politics

In the midst of near-permanent scandal, both Democrats and Republicans are cr...
Russia investment chief to US: Let's keep 'business' separate from 'politics'

Russia investment chief to US: Let's keep 'business' separate from 'politics'

Economic diplomacy should be embraced regardless of political problems, the h...
Harassment allegations roil Illinois politics

Harassment allegations roil Illinois politics

Illinois' most powerful politician is on the defensive after firing one of hi...

Movies

How US Film Makers Can Make More Movies and Earn Way More Money

How US Film Makers Can Make More Movies and Earn Way More Money

Pic: WikipediaNew thinking is needed to improve North America's revenues and film making in Hollywood. Using a combin...
The Transformers Studio Series Makes Movie Bots Look Good

The Transformers Studio Series Makes Movie Bots Look Good

While I am not the biggest fan of the live-action Transformers movies, I do appreciate the “realistic” ro...
One Reaction Christopher Nolan's Movies Always Get From Industry Insiders

One Reaction Christopher Nolan's Movies Always Get From Industry Insiders

Even in the face of Christopher Nolan's consistent success, it sounds like he has continuously left insiders with a s...
The 5 best Chadwick Boseman movies to binge-watch in honor of 'Black Panther'

The 5 best Chadwick Boseman movies to binge-watch in honor of 'Black Panther'

All hail the King. (Photo: USA TODAY/Marvel)Chadwick Boseman is about to have a pretty big month. The actor...

Science

SpaceX Launching Internet Satellites Aboard Used Rocket Sunday: Watch Live

SpaceX Launching Internet Satellites Aboard Used Rocket Sunday: Watch Live

The first stage of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lands on a "drone ship" in the Pacific Ocean on Aug. 24, 2017, after help...
Discovery of alien life might not bring the response you'd expect

Discovery of alien life might not bring the response you'd expect

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Picasso painted over another artist's work—and then over his own, new imaging reveals

Picasso painted over another artist's work—and then over his own, new imaging reveals

This 1992 radiography image revealed a landscape scene hiding under the layers that Picasso painted. © ...
Research team uncovers hidden details in Picasso Blue Period painting

Research team uncovers hidden details in Picasso Blue Period painting

Distribution maps of a few elements characteristic of the pigments present in the different paint layers of ...