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A teary Will Smith opens up to Trevor Noah about the ‘rage’ behind his Oscar slap

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A journalist’s plea to the West: ‘Pay attention to Ukraine and its fate’

Invasion author Luke Harding began reporting from Ukraine in December 2021 and was in Kyiv the night before the Russian invasion began. "There is no mood inside Ukrainian society to yield," he says.

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Balenciaga is suing the producers of its own ad campaign after facing backlash

The luxury fashion house is taking legal action against the production company North Six after back-to-back ad campaigns have left the luxury fashion house embroiled in controversy.

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‘Armageddon Time’ director explores how the world is ruined by ‘well-meaning people’

James Gray's new film was inspired by his childhood in Queens in the 1980s. Though his grandparents had fled antisemitism in Ukraine, his family didn't recognize their own biases against Black people.

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The debate dividing America: Is it too early to put up Christmas lights?

Now that Thanksgiving is over, when do Americans like to hang up Christmas lights?

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Influential jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal has released a pair of archival albums

Musician Ahmad Jamal has been a major jazz figure since the 1950s. Emerald City Nights: Live at the Penthouse is a set of never-before-released recordings of Jamal in his prime.

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It’s no trick; Merriam-Webster says ‘gaslighting’ is the word of the year

Online searches for the word "gaslighting" on merriam-webster.com increased 1,740% in 2022 over the year before, leading the reference publishing company to name it the word of the year.

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It’s no trick; Merriam-Webster says ‘gaslighting’ is the word of the year

Online searches for the word "gaslighting" on merriam-webster.com increased 1,740% in 2022 over the year before, leading the reference publishing company to name it the word of the year.

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Zoom and a butter mint recipe bring a mother and daughter together

A long-distance video lesson from Mom also offered a chance to write the recipe down. Cold weather and a marble slab work best to cool this homemade confection, which has helped the family bond.

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Zoom and a butter mint recipe bring a mother and daughter together

A long-distance video lesson from Mom also offered a chance to write the recipe down. Cold weather and a marble slab work best to cool this homemade confection, which has helped the family bond.

(Image credit: Jordan Harrison/Collage by NPR)

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