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David Hockney pool painting soars to $90 million, record for living artist

David Hockney pool painting soars to $  90 million, record for living artistAn iconic 1972 painting by British artist David Hockney soared to $ 90.3 million at Christie’s on Thursday, smashing the record for the highest price ever paid at auction for a work by a living artist. With Christie’s commission, “Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures),” surpassed the auction house’s pre-sale estimate of about $ 80 million, following a bidding war between two determined would-be buyers once the work hit $ 70 million. The previous record for a work by a living artist was held by Jeff Koons’ sculpture “Balloon Dog,” which sold for $ 58.4 million in 2013.



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Almost a year after María: Puerto Rican narrates the nightmare of living Florence in North Carolina

Almost a year after María: Puerto Rican narrates the nightmare of living Florence in North CarolinaFor Puerto Rican Grace Russe, the fear of losing everything again rises with the movement of the storm.



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Daily Digit: Why are millennials still living with their parents?

Daily Digit: Why are millennials still living with their parents?A little more than 26 percent of millennials ages 25-34 are still living at home with their parents, up from 15.3 percent in 2000, according to the National Association of Home Builders. And while 42 percent of millennials are already homeowners, 68 percent of them regret buying.



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Police Locate 11 Children Living In Decrepit New Mexico Compound

Police Locate 11 Children Living In Decrepit New Mexico CompoundPolice discovered 11 children in a squalid New Mexico compound while searching



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Kate Spade's Husband Reveals She Battled Depression, Says They'd Been Living Apart for 10 Months

Kate Spade's Husband Reveals She Battled Depression, Says They'd Been Living Apart for 10 MonthsKate Spade‘s husband is breaking his silence one day after his wife of 24 years and Kate Spade New York co-founder died of suicide at age 55



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Living with a volcano means dealing with its goddess

Living with a volcano means dealing with its goddessBy Terray Sylvester PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – During one of his daily briefings about the relentless eruptions of the Kilauea volcano recently, Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim noted the day had brought no eruptions, no lava, no ashfalls. “Pele has given the grace of quiet to us today,” Kim told residents, both native Hawaiians and those who moved there from abroad, at the Pahoa high school meeting. Pele oversees “any and all volcanic phenomenon: lava flow, steam, fumes, earthquakes,” says Bobby Camara, a retired Park Ranger at the vast Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, the biggest tourist attraction on Hawaii’s Big Island.



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Living on Hawaii volcano offers affordable paradise, risks

Living on Hawaii volcano offers affordable paradise, risksPAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The slopes of Kilauea offer a lush rural setting and affordable land, but living on one of the world's most active volcanoes comes with risks: A dozen lava vents have opened in the streets, and 35 structures have burned down.



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'Grit & Grace, Brains & Beauty.' Here's What Every Living President Said About Barbara Bush

'Grit & Grace, Brains & Beauty.' Here's What Every Living President Said About Barbara BushMany highlighted her public service and commitment to her family



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112-Year-Old Japanese Man Is World's Oldest Living Male

112-Year-Old Japanese Man Is World's Oldest Living MaleA man in Ashoro, Japan, is being honored with an award that's been a long time



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112-Year-Old Japanese Man Is World's Oldest Living Male

112-Year-Old Japanese Man Is World's Oldest Living MaleA man in Ashoro, Japan, is being honored with an award that's been a long time



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