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Christa McAuliffe’s Lost Lessons Finally Taught in Space

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Christa McAuliffe’s lost lessons are finally getting taught in space. Thirty-two years after the Challenger disaster, a pair of teachers-turned-astronauts will pay tribute to McAuliffe by carrying out her science classes on the International Space Station. As NASA’s first designated teacher in space, McAuliffe was going to experiment with fluids and demonstrate Newton’s laws of […]

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Michael Douglas has been accused of sexual harassment by a former employee, days after preemptively denying it

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Michael Douglas was accused of sexual harassment by the writer Susan Braudy in interviews with The Hollywood Reporter and “Today” on Friday. Braudy alleged that, during her employment under Douglas in the 1980s, the actor subjected her to profane comments and masturbated in front of her. Douglas preemptively denied the allegations in a Deadline article […]

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4-time Oscar nominee Michelle Williams was reportedly paid 8 times less than Mark Wahlberg for ‘All the Money in the World’ — with comparable screen time

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Michelle Williams was paid eight times less than costar Mark Wahlberg for “All the Money in the World.” Last week news surfaced that Williams was paid under $1,000 for the reshoots needed to replace Kevin Spacey with Christopher Plummer, while Wahlberg was paid $1.5 million. The THR story also revealed […]

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Meet the unconventional portfolio manager who crushed Wall Street last year while barely watching the market

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Alex Umansky, who manages five mutual fund portfolios for Baron Funds, saw his $199 million Fifth Avenue Growth Fund smash benchmarks in 2017 with a 40.6% return. The outperformance was largely due to the fund’s heavy exposure to Amazon, Alibaba, Facebook, and Alphabet, which make up more than one-third of the portfolio. The selection of […]