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Russia opposition leader Navalny's health worsens in prison

Russia opposition leader Navalny's health worsens in prison

MOSCOW — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has accused prison authorities of failing to provide proper treatment for his back pain and leg problems, saying in a letter posted Thursday that his physical condition has worsened in prison and he n
Rare Van Gogh masterpiece sells for $15.4 million in Paris

Rare Van Gogh masterpiece sells for $15.4 million in Paris

PARIS — A rare painting by Vincent Van Gogh was sold at auction Thursday by Sotheby’s Paris for 13.1 million euros ($15.4 million).

Morris Dickstein, influential critic-historian, dead at 81

NEW YORK — Morris Dickstein, an influential educator, critic and cultural historian who wrote often about the intersection between art and society, has died at age 81.
New York City launches push to vaccinate theatre workers

New York City launches push to vaccinate theatre workers

New York City is taking steps toward the reopening of the city's theatres , creating vaccination and testing sites for stage workers in a bid to restore a key part of New York's draw.
'Godzilla vs. Kong'; A heavyweight bout with a light touch

'Godzilla vs. Kong'; A heavyweight bout with a light touch

LOS ANGELES — The original 1950s Godzilla movies stomped into theatres carrying a metaphor about nuclear destruction. Two years ago, “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” sounded alarms about climate change.
Acclaimed French director Bertrand Tavernier is dead aged 79

Acclaimed French director Bertrand Tavernier is dead aged 79

PARIS — French filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier, who directed acclaimed movies such “A Sunday in the Country,” “Captain Conan” and “The Judge and the Assassin,” has died, according to his family. He was 79.
UN-backed vaccine delivery program warns of supply delays

UN-backed vaccine delivery program warns of supply delays

GENEVA — The U.N.
Romanian police protest cutbacks, poor conditions

Romanian police protest cutbacks, poor conditions

BUCHAREST, Romania — Hundreds of police protested Thursday in the Romanian capital of Bucharest over cutbacks and poor working conditions.
As freeze in air travel begins to thaw, United adds flights

As freeze in air travel begins to thaw, United adds flights

With confidence rising that the end of the pandemic is growing closer, airlines are starting to revive flights that vanished last year as people cancelled vacations and business trips.
Justices say accident victims can sue Ford in state courts

Justices say accident victims can sue Ford in state courts

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Ford Motor Co. can be sued in the state courts of people who were killed or seriously injured in accidents involving Ford vehicles.