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Julian Assange Punches Out Priest On Easter Sunday

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

Julian Assange went mano-a-mano with a man of god at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London on Easter Sunday. The WikiLeaks founder met with boxing champ...

Penn State Almost Picked A Guy Who's Resigning Amid A Pay Scandal To Be President

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.08.2013 | College

David R. Smith was on his way to becoming the next president of Penn State University. Instead, he resigned Thursday amid a pay scandal. Penn State...

Jimmy Savile Driver Facing Sex Charges Found Dead

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

LONDON (AP) — A former BBC driver facing trial for sex offenses has been found dead at his home after failing to turn up in a London court. ...

Group Says Masturbation to Be Taught Under New IL Sex Ed Law

David Ormsby | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
David Ormsby

An irony about the conservative Illinois Family Institute's promotion of family values is that virtually none of the group's e-mails could be shared a...

WATCH: Cheeky Statue Has Local Residents Riled Up

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 06.06.2013 | Arts

One Arizona artist is taking flack for a controversial sculpture he installed outside his home in Paulden. According to local reports, county official...

David Smith, Former BBC Driver, Charged With Sex Offenses

AP | Posted 06.03.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — British police say they have charged a former BBC driver with sexual offenses following an investigation triggered by sex crime allega...

'When David Wants It, David Takes It'

AP | ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 07.29.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- At UC Irvine, coach John Speraw had the "David Smith Rule" for his star middle blocker. "That means, `When David wants it, David takes it,'...

David Smith Regains Hundreds Of Pounds: 'A Lot Of People Were Counting On Me To Be Inspiring'

Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living

In 2009, David Smith sat down with Matt Lauer on "Today" and revealed a dramatic 400-pound weight loss. But over the past three years, Smith has re...

David Smith's Show at the Whitney

Rochelle Jewel Shapiro | Posted 03.13.2012 | Arts
Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

Oh, was I ever looking forward to seeing David Smith's work at the Whitney! I actually loved his early work best. Some of his sculpture looked...

Health Alert: Michigan Man Determined To Kill Spread HIV To 'Possibly 100s Of People'

Posted 01.01.2012 | Crime

A health alert warning residents of Michigan's Kent County that "possibly hundreds of people have been exposed to HIV" was issued Tuesday after the ar...

Geometry And Anarchy: David Smith At The Whitney

Alexander Adler | Posted 12.05.2011 | Arts
Alexander Adler

"David Smith: Cubes and Anarchy" clearly presented too good an opportunity for the Whitney to pass up. Curated by Carol S. Eliel for LACMA, the exhibi...

WATCH: The Human Home Run

Posted 09.05.2011 | Sports

David "Cannonball" Smith, also known as "The Human Home Run," lived up to his nickname on Tuesday night when he shot out of a 35-foot cannon and over ...

Brutal and Delicate: Artists Throw Punches

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.07.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Though undeniably one of the greatest artists of the 20th century, David Smith is not as widely known to the general public as his art deserves. This large retrospective exhibition of his work will hopefully remedy this imbalance.

PLAN ForYourArt: March 31-April 6

Bettina Korek | Posted 06.01.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Post-Mexican writer and performance artist Guillermo Gomez-Pena presents a new solo performance dealing with the end of the Bush era and the challenges facing President Obama.

Sculpture that Anthony Caro "Disowned" Fails to Sell at Auction

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Fifty-three of the 70 paintings and sculpture in Bonhams March 9th sale in London of 20th Century British Art found buyers, but one lot that did not s...

Reunion -- "Abstract Expressionist New York" Opens @ MoMA

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

Abstract Expressionism redirected the course of art history to an extent unequalled since the Impressionists gathered in Paris in the 1860's.

Jaguar-Land Rover boss to PM Gordon Brown: Help!

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

It was just this past May that Ford sold their prestigious Jaguar and Land Rover divisions to Indian carmaker Tata for USD$2.3 billion. And now, the b...