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Facebook Nude-Painting Case Can Face Trial In France

By Philippe Sotto | Feb 13
If you post a 19th-century nude painting on Facebook, is it art or impermissible nudity? That question is now cleared for trial in France, after an appeals court there ruled that an aggrieved user can sue the social network over the issue.

Sen. Cory Booker Uses Book To Trace Story Of Political Rise

BOOKS | By Josh Cornfield | Feb 13
In his first book, "United," Sen. Cory Booker traces his political rise from a councilman in Newark to the mayor to U.S. senator through stories about the people he learned from or was inspired by along the way.

Rihanna Hits The Runway - This Time, As Designer

CELEBRITIES | By Jocelyn Noveck | Feb 13
Rihanna is certainly used to stopping the show, whether as a performer or as a fashion figure whose daring choices can make headlines. But at New York Fashion Week on Friday, she let her models make the splashy entrances.

Berlin Film Festival Jury Questioned Over Diversity

MOVIES | By Frank Jordans | Feb 13
The Berlin International Film Festival became embroiled Thursday in the debate about diversity in the movie industry, with jury president Meryl Streep dismissing questions about the all-white panel by telling reporters that "we're all Africans, really."

Jidenna Talks Snagging A Grammy Nod And Finishing His Album

MUSIC | By Melanie J. Sims | Feb 13
If ever you've laid eyes on Jidenna - the nattily dressed singer and emcee behind the Grammy-nominated anthem "Classic Man" - then certainly you remember him.

Facebook Nude-Painting Case Can Face Trial In France

CULTURE | By Philippe Sotto | Feb 13
If you post a 19th-century nude painting on Facebook, is it art or impermissible nudity? That question is now cleared for trial in France, after an appeals court there ruled that an aggrieved user can sue the social network over the issue.