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If proven, Smollett allegations could be a 'career killer'Even in an industry in which bad or erratic behavior is expected, insiders and observers are stunned by what authorities allege was Jussie Smollett's attempt to get publicity and a raise.
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Assistant State's Attorney Risa Lanier speaks at a news conference at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Chicago after a judge set a $100,000 bond for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, who is accused of staging an attack against himself in downtown Chicago last month. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)
Chicago's vast camera network helped Smollett investigationChicago's vast network of surveillance cameras helped track down brothers who discredited Smollett attack
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A model wears a creation as part of the Bottega Veneta women's Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection, that was presented in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
Wintour honors Lagerfeld; Bottega Veneta shows new directionAnna Wintour paid tribute to Karl Lagerfeld's generosity and sense of humor, saying the late designer would have loved this year's Costume Institute exhibition on camp.
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Mo Willems named Kennedy Center artist-in-residenceChildren's author-illustrator Mo Willems has been named the Kennedy Center's first ever "Education Artist-In-Residence."
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Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson speaks during a press conference at police headquarters, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Chicago, after actor Jussie Smollett turned himself in on charges of disorderly conduct and filing a false police report. The "Empire" staged a racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy about his salary and wanted to promote his career, Johnson said Thursday.  (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Smollett reactions epitomize polarized state of US politicsReactions to police assertion that Jussie Smollett staged the attack on himself reflect the polarized state of political discourse in US
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If proven, Smollett allegations could be a 'career killer'Even in an industry in which bad or erratic behavior is expected, insiders and observers are stunned by what authorities allege was Jussie Smollett's attempt to get publicity and a raise.
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
Assistant State's Attorney Risa Lanier speaks at a news conference at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Chicago after a judge set a $100,000 bond for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, who is accused of staging an attack against himself in downtown Chicago last month. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)
Chicago's vast camera network helped Smollett investigationChicago's vast network of surveillance cameras helped track down brothers who discredited Smollett attack
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson speaks during a press conference at police headquarters, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Chicago, after actor Jussie Smollett turned himself in on charges of disorderly conduct and filing a false police report. The "Empire" staged a racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy about his salary and wanted to promote his career, Johnson said Thursday.  (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Smollett reactions epitomize polarized state of US politicsReactions to police assertion that Jussie Smollett staged the attack on himself reflect the polarized state of political discourse in US
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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2018 file photo, sixteen-month-old Ethan Dvash-Banks, left, and his twin brother, Aiden, play in the living room of their apartment in Los Angeles. A federal judge in California has ruled that the twin son of gay couple Andrew and Elad Dvash-Banks has been an American citizen since birth, handing a defeat to the U.S. government, which had only granted the status to his brother. District Judge John Walter said Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, that the State Department was wrong to deny citizenship to 2-year-old Ethan Dvash-Banks. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
Judge grants citizenship to twin son of gay coupleA federal judge in California has ruled that a twin son of a gay couple has been an American citizen since birth, handing a defeat to the U.S. government, which had only granted the status to his brother
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In this Friday, Feb 15, 2019 photo, Gordon Jones, senior military curator for the Atlanta History Center, looks around at the Atlanta Cyclorama, an enormous painting more than 100 years old, in Atlanta. The Atlanta Cyclorama depicts charging horses, wounded soldiers, cannon blasts and smoke as Union troops defeated Confederate forces and then torched much of the city. (AP Photo/ Ron Harris)
Cyclorama to be unveiled again amid diverging views of pastAs cities and states across the South are removing or covering up Confederate monuments, an enormous painting depicting the Battle of Atlanta from the American Civil War will soon reopen to the public.
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