What is camp? The Met seeks to find out through fashion.

What is camp? The Met seeks to find out through fashion.

Over-the-top clothes take over New York’s most venerable museum. In 2018, the Metropolitan Museum of Art opened what would go on to become the most popular exhibit in its 149-year history: a show all about Catholicism’s heavy influence on fashion, featuring haute couture confections as well as church vestments on loan from the Vatican. The theme guaranteed gaudiness and spectacle, and just as importantly, it was familiar to people from many walks of spiritual life….

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Elizabeth Warren wants to break up Big Tech. Tim Cook says keep Apple out of it.

Elizabeth Warren wants to break up Big Tech. Tim Cook says keep Apple out of it.

The executive wants you to know Apple is not the same as Google and Facebook. Apple CEO Tim Cook, unsurprisingly, does not agree with Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s belief that his company should be broken up. And he seems annoyed by the current political conversation around big tech and privacy. In an interview with CNBC’s Becky Quick that aired on Monday, Cook commented on growing calls to break up big tech companies, including Apple. He said…

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Amazon wants to pay the New York Times and BuzzFeed to expand to reach shoppers outside the US

Amazon wants to pay the New York Times and BuzzFeed to expand to reach shoppers outside the US

Big US publishers already make money from Amazon’s “affiliate” business. Amazon wants them to make more, and may pay them upfront. Amazon has a pitch for some US-based publishers: Expand overseas. We’ll make it worth your while. The world’s dominant e-commerce player is in talks with big American publishers, including the New York Times and BuzzFeed, about deals that would reward them for expanding their international presence, specifically in consumer-oriented shopping sites. Amazon already pays…

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After a weekend of violence, Israel and Gaza reach a tentative ceasefire

After a weekend of violence, Israel and Gaza reach a tentative ceasefire

At least 25 Palestinians and four Israelis were killed in a burst of fighting this weekend. An apparent ceasefire has halted a weekend of deadly fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip. The Associated Press reports that least 25 Palestinians were killed, including militants and civilians, and at least four Israeli civilians died in this weekend’s violent outburst. Palestinian militant groups — specifically Hamas and Islamic Jihad — launched nearly 700 rockets…

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