When a banana that was duct taped to a wall sold for $120,000, not everyone understood the artistic inspiration behind the piece.

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• Analysis: Takeaways from the House's impeachment hearing • Trump put 'himself before country,' Nadler says

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A California woman paid over $9,000 to have a person affiliated with Rick Singer's college counseling business take online classes for her son so he could graduate Georgetown University, according to the Department of Justice.

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The former British spy who compiled a controversial dossier on President Donald Trump told investigators it was "ridiculous" to think he was biased against Trump because he had "been friendly" with Ivanka Trump, the President's daughter.

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For the first time, top beauty pageants — Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, Miss America and now, Miss Universe — have crowned black women as their winners at the same time.

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Saturday night, in one of the year's more deliciously awkward celebrity moments, singer Linda Ronstadt went head to head with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Pompeo's own turf. At a State Department event celebrating the year's Kennedy Center honorees, of which Ronstadt is one, she did away with niceties and politesse and instead told Pompeo, the evening's host and the country's most senior diplomat, exactly what she thought of him, which is not very much.

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Three bouncing oil droplets showing quantum physics in action. A clown fish peering out from the tentacles of a sea anemone affected by climate change. A cone-shaped cloud looming above a hill in the Yukon, Canada. Fish skirmishing in the wetlands of Hong Kong. A rare lunar phenomenon in Belarus.

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The Golden Globe nominations were announced this morning, and leading the pack are "The Irishman," Martin Scorsese's three-and-a-half-hour Jimmy Hoffa epic, and "Marriage Story," Noah Baumbach's semi-autobiographical divorce drama (with five and six nominations, respectively).

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A high school in Elmsford, New York, has canceled its spring musical production of "Disney's Tarzan" after school community members complained about the racial undertones.

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