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‘Kings’ review: Sarah Burgess takes on politics at the Public

Four good actors sink their teeth into juicy roles in Sarah Burgess’ “Kings,” a smart but familiar story about the unappetizing impact of money on politics. But for all of the actors’ fine efforts at the Public Theater, where the ...

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How much money it takes to be happy, according to science

Maybe money can buy happiness. The average amount of annual income needed for a person to be generally satisfied with his or her life is $ 95,000, according to a recent analysis conducted by researchers at Perdue University. And it ...

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Kanye West takes down Instagram after Valentine’s Day photo spree

Kanye West’s Instagram has faded away. The rapper deactivated his account on the photo-sharing app just one day after he shared a barrage of pictures commemorating Valentine’s Day. West began the posting spree with a simple image of a hand-written ...

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Matthew McConaughey takes out full-page ad for Nick Foles

The Super Bowl MVP is alright, alright, alright by Matthew McConaughey. The Oscar-winning actor purchased a full page ad in Sunday’s edition of the Austin American-Statesmen to commemorate Nick Foles — a fellow local of the central Texas city — ...

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Robert De Niro takes aim at Trump's climate change policy

Hollywood star Robert De Niro took aim at the Trump administration’s stance on climate change, telling a packed audience in the Middle East that he was visiting from a “backward” country suffering from “temporary insanity.” He said that in the ...

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'Saturday Night Live' takes aim at Eagles, Patriots fans in joke

The Patriots vs. Eagles Super Bowl matchup has left plenty of fans groaning, especially in New York as the rivals of the Jets and Giants play each other in the big game. The folks at “Saturday Night Live” seem to ...

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Spencer Dinwiddie takes charge as Nets defeat Hawks, 110-105

ATLANTA — Spencer Dinwiddie did everything he could to keep the Brooklyn Nets composed in the closing seconds. “We’ve had a little bit of a losing streak and we had some heartbreaking losses followed up obviously by the very poor ...

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JetBlue flight takes off, lands in Boston over reports of smoke

A Punta Cana-bound JetBlue flight was diverted back to Boston after reports of smoke and fumes Saturday. A JetBlue spokeswoman confirmed that flight 1095, which was delayed more than six hours, landed at Logan International airport about an hour after ...

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Knicks' Tim Hardaway Jr. takes next step in his return to action

DALLAS — Tim Hardaway Jr. is getting closer to his return, and the Knicks need him desperately. The $ 71 million guard, who has already missed five weeks with a stress injury to his leg, progressed Saturday to contact practice ...

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Lone winner takes home full $450M Mega Millions jackpot

One Mega Millions ticket matched all six numbers and will claim a $ 450 million grand prize. The winning numbers drawn Friday night to claim the nation’s 10th largest jackpot were 28-30-39-59-70-10. The lucky ticket was purchased in Florida, Mega ...

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