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Frida Kahlo Is Having a Moment

Photo Frida Kahlo around 1950. The Mexican artist, who died in 1954, is the subject of renewed interest in books and exhibitions. Credit Hulton Archive/Getty Images She was a genius before she was a refrigerator magnet, an ace manipulator of society and media nearly a century before social media came into existence. Born in 1907, dead at 47, Frida Kahlo ...

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Jacob DeGrom Falters on Road, and Mets’ Rally Isn’t Enough

Photo Mets starter Jacob deGrom after he loaded the bases by walking the Cubs’ Kris Bryant in the fourth inning. Credit Charles Rex Arbogast/Associated Press CHICAGO — Mets starter Jacob deGrom matched up Monday night at Wrigley Field with the Cubs’ Jon Lester, one of the most accomplished pitchers in baseball. On most nights, Lester possesses pinpoint control and a ...

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Greater Aims Than Marketing With a Film Starring Green Luxury Apartments

Photo Veronica Mainetti, the developer of 60 White, and the filmmaker Daniel Fickle inside the building in Manhattan. Credit Michael Appleton for The New York Times The film shows a man in a leather biker jacket and a woman in an oversize black parka leaning against the gunwale of a boat, staring up at the huge icebergs floating by, dressed ...

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Chinese Billionaire Takes Over 6,000 Employees on a Trip to France

Photo Tiens employees on the waterfront of Nice, France, one of several stops on a holiday the company’s founder arranged for 6,400 of his sales representatives and other staff.Credit Valery Hache/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images A direct sales company in China, Tiens Group, may just have created a new kind of mass tourism-cum-business event with Chinese characteristics: Last week, the ...

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Daily Report: Uber Funding Talks Highlight the Speedy Pace of Investments

Photo Credit Uber raised a total of more than $2 billion from investors in June and December last year — and is now back for another round. The anonymous messaging start-up Yik Yak collected $73.5 million in three financing rounds in seven months, and Zenefits, a human resources start-up, raised more than $580 million in less than two years, with ...

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Mira Rothenberg, Pioneer in Therapy for Children, Dies at 93

Mira Rothenberg, whose experience and commitment to caring for concentration camp orphans as a college student in Manhattan shaped her pioneering therapy for autistic and schizophrenic children, died on April 16 in Beverly Hills, Calif. She was 93. Her death, from respiratory distress, was confirmed by her son, Akiva Goldsman, with whom she had been staying. Ms. Rothenberg and her ...

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Elizabeth Wilson, a Vivid Actress in Many Character Roles, Dies at 94

Photo From left, Elizabeth Wilson, as a nemesis to Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin in the 1980 comedy “9 to 5.” Credit 20th Century Fox Elizabeth Wilson, an actress who distinguished herself onstage, on television and in films like “The Graduate” and “9 to 5” in supporting roles that were often meaty but rarely glamorous, died on Saturday in New ...

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Angela Simmons Has Her Hands in Everything

Photo Angela Simmons with items from her Foofi clothing line in Manhattan. She has also been busy as an actor, an executive producer and a philanthropist. Credit Jennifer S. Altman for The New York Times Age 27 Hometown Hollis, Queens Now Lives In a one-bedroom apartment on the Upper West Side. “It has a walk-in closet, but I clearly need ...

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Rick Nash Picks Opportune Time to Get Back on Scoreboard

Photo Rick Nash beat Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby early in the third period for his first goal of the series. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times WASHINGTON — Rick Nash led the Rangers with 42 goals this season but had yet to find similar success in postseason play. Nash scored just once in the team’s first 10 playoff games and ...

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Kim Kyok-sik, Hard-Line North Korean General, Dies at 77

Photo Kim Kyok-sik in 2007. Credit Korean Central News Agency SEOUL, South Korea — Kim Kyok-sik, the hard-line North Korean general who South Korean analysts and officials have said was behind two deadly attacks on South Korea, has died, the state-run North Korean news media said on Monday. General Kim, 77, died of acute respiratory failure on Sunday, The Rodong ...

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