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The FBI building in downtown Washington, D.C. — Utah Sen. Mike Lee describes it as looking like "an abandoned set from The Hunger Games." ERIC BARADAT/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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'Just Plain Ugly': Proposed Executive Order Takes Aim At Modern Architecture

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Joseph Shabalala, Founder Of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Dies At 78

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A Profile Of Donna Rotunno, Harvey Weinstein's Attorney

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Director Bartlett Sher is now working on an opera based on Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel, and preparing the London premiere and national tour of To Kill A Mockingbird. He's shown above during a rehearsal in May 2006, in Seattle. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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One Director's Secrets To Success: Chaos, Confidence And 'Collective Genius'

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Screenwriter And Actor Buck Henry Dies At 89

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Encore: There Was 'No Chance Of Me Going Into The Arts,' Says Comedian Gina Yashere

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Highly Specific Superlatives: The Best Bits Of Stand-Up Comedy In 2019

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Year-End Book Picks: 'I Like To Watch' By TV Critic Emily Nussbaum

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In childhood, "telling stories was crucial to my existence and indeed to my survival," writer and cultural critic Clive James said. He died Sunday at age 80. David Levenson/Getty Images hide caption

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Clive James, Writer, TV Host And Cultural Critic, Dies At 80

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Jennifer Lee was named chief creative officer of Walt Disney Animation Studios following the departure of John Lasseter from the company. She is also the screenwriter and co-director of Frozen II. Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney hide caption

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Disney Animation Chief Jennifer Lee Is The Queen Behind Elsa And Anna

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