Patti Smith's memoir, Just Kids, won the National Book Award in 2010. Book critic Maureen Corrigan says her just-published new memoir, M Train, is a worthy — though altogether different — successor.
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The debate about sustainable diets has focused on meat production, which requires lots of land and water to grow grain to feed livestock. It also contributes to methane emissions. But the Cabinet secretaries with final authority say the 2015 dietary guidelines won't include sustainability goals.
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A view of Canton (Guangzhou), on the Pearl River in China, circa 1840. Canton was already a great trading port when the American ship Empress of China arrived in 1784 to fill up its hold with tea.
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Pictured is the inside of the Pavlovich Ballet School Building, home of the Columbia Classical Ballet, as electrical crews shut off power Monday, in Columbia, S.C.
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A small group of people rallied outside the Boston Museum of Fine Arts on Monday to protest that paintings by famous French Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir are featured in the museum.
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