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  • Q&A: Donna Tartt on 'The Goldfinch'

    Q&A: Donna Tartt on 'The Goldfinch'
    Novelist Donna Tartt doesn't publish very often — her engrossing new book, “The Goldfinch,” is her first since 2002's “The Little Friend,” which itself trailed her wildly popular fictional debut, “The Secret History,&...
  • Clinical depression may accelerate aging process, study says

    Severe depression doesn't just affect the mind, it may also attack the body on a cellular level by speeding up the aging process, according to a new study. In a paper published Tuesday in the journal Molecular Psychology, researchers in California and...
  • Europe's dirty little art secret

     Europe's dirty little art secret
    The outrage sparked by the clumsy handling of a Nazi-looted art trove in Munich, which was revealed this month, shows the urgent need for transparency in the art world, from museums to auction houses to private collections. For years this rarefied world...
  • Former MOCA curator resigns as head of Amsterdam museum

    Former MOCA curator resigns as head of Amsterdam museum
    In an interesting twist for those watching the empty chair in the director's office at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam director Ann Goldstein has resigned from that position. Goldstein has been identified as a possible successor...
  • Rumors of a MOCA return amid director's resignation

    Rumors of a MOCA return amid director's resignation
    This story has been updated. See details below. Ann Goldstein, a former senior curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, resigned as director of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam Wednesday, intensifying speculation that she could be MOCA's next director....
  • Miley Cyrus smokes a joint and twerks with a little person

    Miley Cyrus smokes a joint and twerks with a little person
    Miley Cyrus has dipped once again into the big book of attention-getting stunts at awards shows. This time it was at the MTV Eurpean Music Awards in Amsterdam, where she lit up what looked like a joint on stage while accepting her award for best video...
  • Miley Cyrus smoking a joint at MTV EMAs: Worrisome or wearisome?

    Miley Cyrus smoking a joint at MTV EMAs: Worrisome or wearisome?
    Miley Cyrus sparked up what appeared to be a joint at the MTV European Music Awards on Sunday in Amsterdam, scandalizing some and giving new meaning to scandal burnout for others. Oh yeah, she also twerked again, butt-first into the face of a little...
  • Amsterdam pays alcoholics in beer and tobacco to clean streets

    Amsterdam pays alcoholics in beer and tobacco to clean streets
    Amsterdam has found a unique way to keep its streets clean and keep the city's alcoholics out of trouble in the process.  The Rainbow Foundation project, which is funded by the Dutch state and donations, is "hiring" alcoholics to clean city streets....
  • Will work for beer? Program in Amsterdam pays alcoholic workers with beer

    No, you didn't read that headline incorrectly. A mostly government-funded program in Amsterdam pays alcoholics who clean street litter with beer.  It's all part of the Rainbow Foundation, a program started last year to help give alcoholics, homeless and...
  • Colorado begins recreational pot experiment with first sales

    DENVER — At 7:59 a.m. on Wednesday, a harried Jay Griffin shouted to the crowd pressed against the roped-off lines leading to his storefront counter: "One minute until we make history!" Sixty seconds later, he and a handful of other pot shop...
  • Ridley Pearson: Writing is an adventure

    Ridley Pearson: Writing is an adventure
    American author Ridley Pearson met with Teenlink at the 30th annual Miami Book Fair International to talk about his young reader adventure novels “The Kingdom Keepers” and “Peter and the Starcatchers,” as well as his newest novel,...