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Last month, Architectural Digest published a list of the world’s 11 most beautiful post offices. The list included what one might expect — ornate buildings found in international cities like Algiers and Mexico City — but it also included a post office one might not expect.
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The French-born Françoise Gilot had long made her frustration clear that despite acclaim for her art she would still be best known for her relationship with the older Picasso.
Angry over debt deal, conservative House Republicans tank a McCarthy-backed vote
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