Pipeline and prisons and tantrums at Starbucks: these are a few of our favorite stories this week.
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The actor is best known for his portrayal of the hapless waiter from Barcelona on the much loved British sitcom. He was 86.
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At 75, Chanjae Lee hated the idea of learning this bizarre thing called Instagram. He also hadn't picked up a paintbrush in years. But then, his grandchildren moved away and a baby was born.
Skin tone is only part of the challenge for an oft-tattooed customer who wants to see herself reflected in the "human canvases" of tattoo artists.
Harold Lopez-Nussa was trained in the formidable classical music education system set up in Cuba after the revolution. He's among the first of his class to get a deal with a U.S. record label.
At her LA restaurant, Nakamaya reimagines the Japanese tradition of kaiseki, a multi-course meal emphasizing local, seasonal ingredients in harmony with nature. She's one of its few female masters.
Kolaches have been a Lone Star staple for a long time, and some have even taken on a sausage-and-jalapeño twist. Now their popularity is expanding, with both big and small companies getting onboard.
Clara Peeters, a 17th century Flemish painter, hid tiny self-portraits in her still life paintings. She wasn't a household name, then or now, and just 40 or so of her paintings have survived.
Visitors to the National Museum of American History can see artifacts like the bucket used to launch the ALS ice bucket challenge and how they played a role in charitable giving throughout history.