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How one cartoonist perfectly captured President Trump’s infamous Russia meeting

FOR THE ARTIST, President Trump’s face can still be a fascinating study, from the ever-changing hair to the skeptical, brow-shaded squint to the aggressively petulant lower lip.Yet how often do we get to glimpse a truly natural, toothy smile from this most-photographed man?Perhaps that is part of
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Chris Cornell, whose Soundgarden helped forge ‘grunge’ sound, dies at 52

Chris Cornell, the rock vocalist, songwriter and frontman of Soundgarden, one of the formative bands of the Seattle-based grunge scene, was found dead May 18 in a Detroit hotel room, after a sold-out performance with his Grammy Award-winning group. He was 52. Detroit police spokesman Michael Woody s
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‘Twin Peaks’ made us weird. Was that a good thing or a bad thing?

Last we saw FBI Agent Dale Cooper, he was in the Great Northern Hotel in the fictional town of Twin Peaks, Wash., staring into a cracked bathroom mirror with a maniacal grin. Staring back at him was the face of “Bob,” the crazed, interdimensional killer of 17-year-old Laura Palmer, a homecoming
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Next month’s ‘Wonder Woman Day’ could be the film’s secret weapon

WHEN “WONDER WOMAN” opens next month, the film will have an “X” factor: DC Entertainment has declared June 3 to be “Wonder Woman Day,” a promotion that should not only spark interest in the character, but also spur the box office.The superhero’s support forces will be vast. More than 2
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If serials are the new way to solve mysteries, maybe ‘The Keepers’ can help close the case of Sister Cathy

A renewed fascination for true crime and unsolved mystery stories — particularly in serialized formats on podcasts and boutique TV — has taken us to deep, dark places that traditional journalism used to avoid, sometimes on legal advice. Old rules about accusing someone of a crime and jumping to
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In the galleries: ‘Poor art’ is often minimalist, but rich in its impact

In the 1960s, while minimalism was draining the last bits of romanticism from American art, the home of the Renaissance experienced a kindred movement: “Arte Povera” (“poor art”). The three artists in Hillyer Art Space’s “Marco Bagnoli, Domenico Bianchi, Remo Salvadori: From the Olnick S
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DC Theater Friday: ‘Superstar’ steps in, ‘Ragtime’ wraps up

The weekly feature of what’s happening on Washington stages. Try not to read too much into the dementia-themed plays now swarming the stages of the nation’s capital — “The Father” at Studio Theatre, “Kaleidoscope” at Creative Cauldron, “Proof” at the Olney Theatre Center, “The M
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Birthplace of grunge mourns ‘Seattle’s son’ Chris Cornell

SEATTLE — Grief-stricken Chris Cornell fans left flowers at memorials across Seattle for the musician whose forceful, somber songs helped cement the city’s place in rock history.One of the locations where people gathered was the Sound Garden art sculpture at a Seattle park, for which Cornell’s
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‘Devastating loss’: Music world mourns death of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell

The news of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell’s death, which his publicist called “sudden and unexpected,” reverberated throughout the music world Thursday morning.Cornell, who died Wednesday in Detroit at age 52, was an important figure in the grunge rock movement, and he was especially kn
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Ernest Hemingway: The man behind the cultivated image of hyper-masculinity

Ernest Hemingway is the macho face of 20th-century prose. His birth in 1899 marked the arrival of a man who wanted to dissociate literature from the taint of femininity it had acquired under the influence of Oscar Wilde and align it instead with a kind of hairy masculinity. Lilies and wallpaper were
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