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  • Monster Mash: Rembrandt found; details on Shepard Fairey assault

     
    Shepard Fairey posts photo of himself following assault in Denmark...
  • Monster Mash: Broad Museum at MSU; World Trade Center site

     
    The Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University has named Alison Gass as its curator of contemporary art. A planned performing arts center to be designed by Frank Gehry for the former World Trade Center site in New York is in limbo as organizers await...
  • Bethune-Cookman University names interim president

     
    Edison Jackson, who was president of Medgar Evers College,  a campus of the City University of New York, has been named as the interim president of Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach. He will take over as interim president on May 14, B-CU...
  • Does milk do a body good? Maybe not, a new study suggests

    Does milk do a body good? Maybe not, a new study suggests
    Got milk? If you’re drinking it to prevent bone fractures or to boost your overall health, you might want to go back to the fridge and opt for a yogurt or a slice of cheese instead. A new study in the journal BMJ casts doubt on the widely held...
  • Elliott Carter dies at 103; inventive American composer

    Elliott Carter, the great American composer who was born in the horse-and-buggy era but whose music persistently looked ahead by reflecting and unabashedly celebrating the intricacies of modern life, died Monday of natural causes at his home in New York,...
  • Larry Evans dies at 78; five-time U.S. chess champion and writer

    Larry Evans dies at 78; five-time U.S. chess champion and writer
    Larry Evans was a rarity in competitive chess — a five-time U.S. champion who wrote widely about the game, including a book once considered the chess players' bible. A chess grandmaster, he also gained fame for helping Bobby Fischer train for,...
  • Two commission seats draw six challengers in Hallandale Beach

    Two commission seats draw six challengers in Hallandale Beach
    Voters of this bustling beachfront city will elect two commissioners on Nov. 4 from a field of six candidates. Three people are challenging incumbent Anthony Sanders for Seat 1: Business owner Gerald Dean, retiree Ann Pearl Henigson and condo...
  • John Sayles, novelist, seeks a binding agreement

    John Sayles, novelist, seeks a binding agreement
    For 40 minutes last month he held them spellbound, reading about America in 1898. John Sayles didn't just give the crowd a taste of his new novel, "Some Time in the Sun" -- he performed a comedy about tabloid newsboys in New York, playing 26 characters...
  • Yoani Sánchez: la cara de una nueva generación

    Los cubanos que a diario corren el riesgo de ser encarcelados por intentar transmitir una imagen certera de la vida en Cuba—a través de blogs, Facebook, Twitter—han tenido una cara ante el mundo, indudablemente, en Yoani Sánchez. Gracias a...
  • Video of Boynton police officers creates social media debate

    A YouTube video of two Boynton Beach police officers confronting four black men in a car — and where one officer threatened to "put a round in" one of the men — this week ignited a heated debate on social media that forced the city's police...
  • Famous Cuba social media activist Yoani Sanchez visits South Florida

    Famous Cuba social media activist Yoani Sanchez visits South Florida
    Yoani Sanchez has become the international poster girl for a new generation of Cubans trying to promote democratic reforms in their homeland — one tweet at a time. Sanchez, who is scheduled to speak at two public events Monday during her first...