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The triangular patterns visible in Chadwick Boseman's Black Panther suit reflect what costume designer Ruth Carter calls "the sacred geometry of Africa." Matt Kennedy/Marvel Studios hide caption

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'Black Panther' Costume Designer Draws On 'The Sacred Geometry Of Africa'

Ruth Carter is the costume designer for the Marvel's Black Panther movie. She talks about how she grounded the movie's futuristic look in the history and traditions of tribes from all over Africa.

The office of Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller says 13 Russians and three Russian entities took part in a broad information war against the United States. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Grand Jury Indicts Russians Linked To Interference In 2016 Election

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BIG CHIEF, PART I PROFESSOR LONGHAIR
Nica's Dream Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers featuring Horace Silver

Master guitar maker Arnulfo Rubio Orozco holds up his latest project. It's taken him a month to craft this guitar with pearl accents and wood from southern Mexico. Carrie Kahn/NPR hide caption

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A Town In Mexico Sees Guitar Sales Soar Thanks To The Movie 'Coco'

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Proud Corazon
Hideaway Jacob Collier
All In Here Emancipator

The top science adviser to the EPA, Michael Honeycutt, has been the lead toxicologist for the state of Texas since 2003. Texas cities, including Houston, have struggled for decades with some of the worst air quality in the country. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Top EPA Science Adviser Has History Of Questioning Pollution Research

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Book Covers Oddisee & Nick Hakim
La rue Cortex

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'Black Panther' Costume Designer Draws On 'The Sacred Geometry Of Africa'

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Sunny Side of Hell Grieves
U Ozzie
Waves [Chilly Gonzales Piano Remake] [Remix] Erol Alkan & Boys Noize
Big Brother Stephane Wrembel
The Fall Rhye
In The Morning Natural-Self
My Only Swerving El Ten Eleven
Instrumental Chuck Berry

A soon-to-be-divorced couple looks for their runaway son (Matvey Novikov) in Loveless, a pitch-black Russian drama that earned an Oscar nomination for best foreign language film. Roadside Attractions hide caption

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Roadside Attractions

A Missing Child, A Dying Marriage And A 'Loveless' Society

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As Needed Beirut
Show & Prove Brous One & Tha Connection