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From Striking Photos To Surprising Stained Glass, A Wide-Ranging Whitney Biennial

There are 63 artists in this year's Biennial, including An-My Lê, whose photography touches on immigration, and Raúl de Nieves, who made a stained glass window with tape, paper, beads and more.

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Finding A Pedicure In China, Using Cutting-Edge Translation Apps

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Congress May Undo Rule That Pushes Firms To Keep Good Safety Records

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From Striking Photos To Surprising Stained Glass, A Wide-Ranging Whitney Biennial

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Global Ranking Of Happiness Has Happy News For Norway And Nicaragua

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Along Syria-Jordan Border, Refugees Struggle At A Camp Aid Workers Can't Visit

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The Edicule in Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre is traditionally believed to be the site of Jesus' tomb. A $4 million restoration project, led by a Greek team, has cleaned and reinforced the structure. Sebastian Scheiner/AP hide caption

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Tomb Of Jesus Is Restored In Jerusalem

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As Colorado Gets Ready To Allow Pot Clubs, Indoor Smoking Still An Issue

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In 'Confirmed Kills,' Iliza Shlesinger Cloaks Social Commentary In Comic Rants

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