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The New York Times has printed a correction for misspelling 161 years ago the name of a free black man who was sold into slavery and whose memoirs were turned into the Oscar-winning movie "12 Years a Slave."
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A young man at a bus stop hisses at a passer-by: "What you looking for ... marijuana?" It's a scene of street peddling that the Netherlands hoped to stamp out in the 1970s when it launched a policy of tolerating "coffee shops" where people could buy and smoke pot freely.
On the eve of the opening of The European Fine Art Fair in Maastricht, his largest exhibition of the year, Amsterdam specialist Delft dealer Robert Aronson of Aronson Antiquairs , has announced that The Phoenix Art Museum has purchased a large Blue and White Dutch Delft Vase and Cover dating to 1660-70.
Marking the start of the Christian fasting season of Lent, Carnival is a tradition celebrated around the world beginning on the sixth Sunday before Easter and ending on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday .