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Degas's sculpture "Little Dancer Aged Fourteen" is known the world over. But who is that young lady he depicts? Camille Laurens aims to find out — and realizes something about herself in the process.
Nov. 20, 2018
Lance Mason, who also served in the Ohio legislature, has been charged with assault after police said he attempted to flee in a car, crashed into a police vehicle and seriously injured an officer.
Nov. 20, 2018
It's been a year since sexual harassment allegations toppled celebrity chef John Besh. His restaurant group, now led by a woman, has been trying to change a toxic workplace one policy at a time.
Nov. 20, 2018
Florida's recount process was marred by accusations of incompetence, antiquated voting technology and even a ballot design issue that some Democrats believe cost them a Senate seat.
Nov. 20, 2018
Democrat Stacey Abrams isn't backing down from her fight against what she calls voter suppression tactics and election mismanagement after losing the Georgia governor's race.
Nov. 20, 2018
A U.S. district court ruled that President Trump's proclamation banning anyone seeking asylum from entering the U.S. without crossing a port of entry violates existing law.
Nov. 20, 2018
The president's daughter reportedly used the account to discuss government policies and official business. Her lawyer's spokesperson denies she transmitted classified information.
Nov. 20, 2018
The Nazi symbol was spray-painted over a Star of David on a campus memorial to the 11 people killed last month at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pennsylvania.
Nov. 20, 2018
An internal email reveals a Justice Department discussion about the possibility of "renewed debate" over whether the Patriot Act could force the release of individuals' confidential census responses.
Nov. 19, 2018
By pleading guilty, Christopher Watts avoided facing the death penalty. He was arrested in August, a day after he appeared on local television pleading for his family's safe return.
Nov. 19, 2018
Israeli Tourism Minister Yariv Levin described it as a "disgraceful surrender," while senior Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat called it an "initial positive step."
Nov. 19, 2018
The Chicago Police Department says a police officer and three others were killed in a domestic-related shooting at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center on the city's Near South Side.
Nov. 19, 2018
Eleven House Democrats and five incoming freshmen have signed a letter committing to oppose Nancy Pelosi's speakership bid on the House floor.
Nov. 19, 2018
While some residents of the northern Mexican city have said "all migrants are welcome," a group of protesters this weekend demanded they be kicked out.
Nov. 19, 2018
President Reagan's pivot away from a reporter's question about possibly pardoning those involved with the 1980s arms-sales scandal is a key moment in the history of the event taking place Tuesday.
Nov. 19, 2018

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