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There was — and still is — debate as to whether Bust Portrait of a Courtesan (circa 1509) really is a Giorgione. Johansen Krause/The Norton Simon Foundation hide caption

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Meet Joseph Duveen, The Savvy Art Dealer Who Sold European Masterpieces

Duveen once observed: "Europe has a great deal of art, and America has a great deal of money." A new exhibit explores the relationship between Duveen and American mega-millionaire Norton Simon.

Mercedes Binns, who has been to Selma 17 times because of its civil rights history, walks on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, on Sunday in Selma, Ala. Bill Frakes/AP hide caption

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50 Years Later, Thousands Commemorate Selma's 'Bloody Sunday'

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In Syria, Archaeologists Risk Their Lives To Protect Ancient Heritage

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We've Been Talking Enemies

Since Google Fiber rolled out gigabit broadband in Kansas City four years ago, residents have enjoyed fast Internet connections, including what locals call "the world's fastest Starbucks." Frank Morris/KCUR hide caption

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In Kansas City, Superfast Internet And A Digital Divide

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Hop Skip Erik Friedlander
Spinning Plates Erik Friedlander

Kristen Caminiti cuddles her son Connor while doctors stitch her up following a C-section. Courtesy of Kristen DeBoy Caminiti hide caption

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The Gentle Cesarean: More Like A Birth Than An Operation

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Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks Sept. 9 during an event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in Cupertino, Calif., where he unveiled the Apple Watch. The device officially goes on sale Monday. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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As Apple Watch Launches, Taking Stock Of Competitors And Possibilities

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There was — and still is — debate as to whether Bust Portrait of a Courtesan (circa 1509) really is a Giorgione. Johansen Krause/The Norton Simon Foundation hide caption

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Meet Joseph Duveen, The Savvy Art Dealer Who Sold European Masterpieces

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All of the Lights Portland Cello Project
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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks to members of the media during a two-day swing through Iowa that had all the trappings of a presidential campaign. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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In Iowa, 2016 Has Begun — At Least For The Republican Party

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O Detroit, Lift Up Your Weary Head! (Rebuild! Restore! Reconsider!) Sufjan Stevens
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