Tomahawk cruise missiles are likely to be launched at night against hundreds of Syrian targets, including some of President Bashar al-Assad’s elite military units, if the U.S. and allies launch a military strike in retaliation for the use of chemical weapons.
<p>Theaster Gates's latest canvas is neighborhoods given up for dead. "I decided I could actively participate in how the neighborhood is perceived," Gates explained. "I call it mission-based living. I can paint, mow the lawn, but also make a public and visible effort that's contagious." Gates raises money and works to improve places like the Washington Park Arts Incubator, the Dorchester Projects and the 1923 Illinois State Bank.</p> Source: Photograph by Kavi Gupta/Chicago | Berlin via Bloomberg
Jo Nesbo worked days as a stockbroker and nights and weekends singing in one of Norway’s top rock ’n’ roll bands, Di Derre, before writing the first of nine best-selling novels featuring iconoclastic Oslo detective Harry Hole.