The footballer who seduced Warhol

Is football an art form?

To watch Edson Arantes do Nascimento in full flight with the ball at his feet is as compelling an argument as the sport can make.

The 75…

El Faro: Company explains decision

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Despite formidable odds, search crews are still scouring the Caribbean Sea for survivors from the missing ship El Faro, which officials believe sank last week…

El Faro: Who are the missing crew members?

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One is about to become a new father and was supposed to soon learn the gender of his expected twins.

Another is a dedicated second mate who told her mother…

Tech issues? Call in the SuperGeeks

In Nigeria, a country with some 180 million people and many more electronic gadgets, when a tech issue strikes, most people will generally get their devices…

Amazon's best 100 sci-fi/fantasy books

Before "A Game of Thrones," "The Magicians" and "The Hunger Games," there were classics by Isaac Asimov, Margaret Atwood, George Orwell and more.

It's true…

Democratic senators to Biden: Gloves will come off

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Vice President Joe Biden, who is moving closer to announcing his presidential plans, is getting some unsolicited advice from Democratic senators: Your…

Nobel Prize in chemistry awarded to 3 winners

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The 2015 Nobel Prize for chemistry has been jointly awarded to three scientists "for their mechanistic studies of DNA repair," the Royal Swedish Academy of…

Trump, Clinton lead in swing state polling

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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton each lead their party's respective primary race in Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania, according to new polls from Quinnipiac…

Joe Biden navigates politics of son's death

For Joe Biden, it's about more than Beau.

Biden would likely have jumped into the Democratic primary months ago if his beloved elder son's dying wish that he…

Activists: Russia, Syria launch attack on Assad opponents

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Russia and the embattled Syrian regime launched coordinated attacks on Islamist factions in numerous towns in Hama and Idlib provinces in western Syria on…

Tim Scott, reluctant kingmaker

On the night he won his Senate race in 2014, South Carolina Republican Tim Scott got two congratulatory phone calls that his aides still recall.

One call came…

South Carolina not out of danger yet

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The rain may have stopped, but South Carolina is grappling with a host of new concerns. Dam breaks. Billions of dollars in damage. And rivers that still…

Peet's Coffee & Tea buys Stumptown Coffee Roasters

Caffeine giant Peet's Coffee & Tea has scooped up Stumptown Coffee Roasters as it seeks to expand its reach into high-end beverages.

The move, which signals…

Singapore's 6 most extravagant suites

In a city filled with gleaming skyscrapers, designer stores and sophisticated travelers, Singapore's luxury hotels have a lot to live up to.

But with…

Charity wants international inquiry

Doctors Without Borders hearing

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Doctors Without Borders, calling the U.S. airstrike on its hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, an "attack on the Geneva Conventions," is asking for an…

Clashes after Palestinian boy's funeral

Clashes broke out between Palestinian youths and Israeli security forces in the West Bank on Tuesday, just a day after Israel's Prime Minister announced new…

Volkswagen says diesel recall to run through 2016

Volkswagen is planning to start recalling diesel cars in January to ensure they comply with emissions standards.

CEO Matthias Mueller said the company would…

"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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