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One-Year Countdown to the Pyeongchang Games Begins

The one-year countdown to the Pyeongchang Games began Thursday with Yuna Kim revealing the Olympic torch and organizers opening online ticket reservations. South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn and an International Olympic Committee delegation led by Gunilla Lindberg, who heads the IOC’s coordination commission for the games, also attended the ceremony in Gangneung, which will …

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‘White Helmets’ Filmmakers Say Trump Travel Ban Hurts Syrian Subjects

The makers of Oscar-nominated “The White Helmets,” a film about Syria’s rescue workers, said the documentary’s subjects had been directly affected by U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel ban and that their absence at the Oscars would be a “lost opportunity.” “The White Helmets,” nominated in the Oscars short subject documentary category, gives a glimpse of …

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How ‘Madam Walker’ Became One of America’s First African-American Millionaires

Madam C.J. Walker embodies the quintessential American success story, as someone who fought seemingly insurmountable odds to become one of the 20th century’s most successful self-made woman entrepreneurs. The daughter of former slaves, Walker built a cosmetics empire selling hair care and beauty products for African-American women. By the time she died at age 51, …

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