- Making News: Israeli PM Sharon to Bring in Labor, Form Unity Government
After losing a vote on the budget, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has dismissed his major coalition partner, saying he'll form a new alliance to include the opposition Labor Party. Amotz Asa-El, executive editor of the Jerusalem Post, has details on the Likud-Shinui rupture, the search to broaden the coalition, and how a new government might impact disengagement plans.
- Reporter's Notebook: Duchamp's Urinal Voted Most Influential Piece of Art
In 1917, French artist Marcel Duchamp took a porcelain urinal, signed it "R. Mutt" and called it "The Fountain." He made it part of a New York art exhibition and announced that it was art because he said it was. Now, David Hockney and Charles Saatchi are among 500 British artists, dealers and critics who call it the 20th Century's "most influential" art work. Karen Wright, editor of Britain's Modern Painters magazine, has more on the shocking selection.
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