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Source: CBS News

A portrait of artist Amy Sherald

Monday 14:32 GMT

The story of the artist who painted the former first lady is the story Alex Wagner has to tell: . Last week, Amy Sherald went from being a virtual unknown to one of the most talked-about artists in the world.

On Monday her painting of Michelle Obama was unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery, alongside Kehinde Wiley's portrait of President Barack Obama. Portrait unveiling of former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., Feb. 12, 2018.

Source: Washington Post

It wasn’t in the way he expected, but Jon Lillis took his brother to the Olympics

Monday 19:07 GMT

Lindsey Jacobellis still doesn’t have an Olympic gold medal, placing fourth in snowboard cross. In what is probably his final Olympic skeleton run, John Daly comes in 16th yet satisfied

In late October, Lillis and his other younger brother, Chris, who is also a world-class aerials skier, were in Switzerland competing.

Source: Washington Post

Work Advice: You made a mistake. Should you try to explain?

Monday 19:07 GMT

Karla:?So you’ve made the kind of mistake that created needless work for people downstream and drew the eye of higher-ups.

In doing so, I created extra work for a lot of colleagues, and news of my infraction was pushed up the managerial ladder as approval was sought for my requests from my department head, dean and others. I recently missed the deadline for ordering textbooks and materials for a new class I was asked to teach on short notice.

Source: Fox News

'You're Such a Psychopath': AZ Dem Says US Will 'Regret' Trump's Birth

Monday 19:07 GMT

Rush: We Need Concealed-Carry in Schools - 'Bashing the NRA Isn't Going to Do It'. 'FBI Needs a Complete Overhaul': Pirro Blasts Bureau for Inaction on School Shooter Tips. An Arizona Democratic congressman blasted President Trump on Sunday for a series of tweets he sent regarding the Florida school shooting.

Earlier in the day, Trump tweeted about his disappointment in the FBI for failing to act properly upon tips about suspect Nikolas Cruz.

Source: Washington Post

Fans celebrate freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy and boyfriend sharing televised kiss

Monday 06:05 GMT

Four years ago, American freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy had planned to come out as gay with a televised kiss at the Sochi Olympics before backing out.

Post Nation: ‘I can’t tone it down’: Olympic skater Adam Rippon speaks out for young LGBT Americans. ‘I just didn’t attack the way I should have’: Ted Ligety falls short in giant slalom. Red Gerard wins first U.S. medal of PyeongChang Olympics, a gold in men’s slopestyle

Source: New York Times

Far From the Games, a Canadian Skater Says Russia Cost Him a Spot

Monday 06:05 GMT

A year and a half after the scandal surfaced — and just two months before the start of the Games — the I.O.C. announced on Dec. 5 that Russia was effectively banned from the Olympics.

Russia has the third-largest presence at the Olympics after the I.O.C. ruled that nearly 170 athletes could participate under the banner “Olympic Athletes From Russia.” Dutton and others are frustrated that several sports governing bodies, including those for speedskating, luge and ice hockey, have yet to discipline tainted Russian athletes, meaning they can continue participating in events outside of the Olympics.

Source: DW

What's in a kiss 12 *fun* facts about kissing

Saturday 16:21 GMT
Source: DW

What's in a kiss 12 *fun* facts about kissing

Monday 06:05 GMT
Source: BBC

'Loneliest tree' records human epoch

Monday 11:46 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Emmanuel Macron challenged over attitude to France’s former colonies

Monday 06:05 GMT
Source: CBS News

A salve for inequality Free money for all

Monday 11:46 GMT
Source: BBC

How can I become a fossil?

Monday 11:46 GMT
Source: CBS News

Photo of rescued gorilla in arms of caretaker wins wildlife photo of the year award

Monday 06:05 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Supreme Court Declines to Wade Into Fight Over Fannie, Freddie Profits

Today 03:22 GMT
Source: NBC News

Queen Elizabeth attends London Fashion Week in royal first

Today 03:22 GMT
Source: BBC

HSBC profits jump to $17.2bn on Asia growth

Today 03:23 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Queen makes surprise appearance at London fashion week

Today 03:22 GMT
Source: Huffington Post

Ex-Interior Chief Sally Jewell: I Didn't Even Know I Had A Special Flag

Tuesday 14:32 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Stronger Dollar, Higher Treasury Yields Weigh on Gold

Today 03:22 GMT
Source: New York Times

On Social Media, Lax Enforcement Lets Impostor Accounts Thrive

Today 03:23 GMT

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