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James Goldstein has just announced that he will donate his landmark Los Angeles residence — designed by architect John Lautner --€” to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "Minimal is the word ... " he says. "Everything is simple and at the same time beautiful." Jeff Green/LACMA hide caption

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This House Is A Work Of Art, So The Owner Is Donating It To A Museum

This dramatic home — which you might recognize from The Big Lebowski — clings to the side of a canyon above Los Angeles. It's being given to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Neel Kashkari, head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, says some U.S. banks are still too big. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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He Led The Financial Bailout But Says Banks Are Still Too Big To Fail

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Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada kicks off a caucus training session in Reno on Wednesday. Firehouses, schools and a handful of casinos will open for caucusing on Saturday. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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What You Need To Know About Nevada's Democratic Caucuses

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In a proposal the FCC is launching Thursday, you'd be able to own your own cable box instead of renting it from your provider. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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FCC Wants To Force Cable Companies, And Their Set-Top Boxes, To Adapt

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James Goldstein has just announced that he will donate his landmark Los Angeles residence — designed by architect John Lautner --€” to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "Minimal is the word ... " he says. "Everything is simple and at the same time beautiful." Jeff Green/LACMA hide caption

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This House Is A Work Of Art, So The Owner Is Donating It To A Museum

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Iranian-American businessman Siamak Namazi, shown here in a snapshot at California's Golden Gate Bridge, was arrested by Iranian authorities in October. Courtesy Bijan Khajehpour hide caption

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After Prisoner Swap, Anxiety Over Jailed Iranian-American Businessman

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