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It's been puzzling art curators and experts for a long time, but scientists at the University of Antwerp discovered the reason why some of van Gogh's most prized works of art are turning white.

FROM THE NEWSROOM:  At the top of the agenda for The World today, Iraqi troops are making headway in their battle to take back the city of Tikrit from ISIS control. We've got an update on that. Also, Thomas Erdbrink of the New York Times has been gauging reaction in Tehran to the news that a group of GOP senators have sent a letter to Iran cautioning against a nuclear deal with the US.

Enter the world of the Oscar, Grammy and recent Canadian Screen Award winning-composer behind The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings.

Forget honorifics like “you're excellency” or “Mr. President” or even “Sir,” Uruguayans call their outgoing president simply, "Pepe."

José “Pepe” Mujica is stepping down after five years as perhaps the world's most humble presidents.

FROM THE NEWSROOM:   All eyes are on Washington this morning, where Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is addressing the US Congress.  

Filmmaker Steven Loring joins guest host Talia Schlanger to discuss his new film The Age of Love, his film about speed-dating seniors. Loring argues that society misses out by looking at dating through a youth-centric lens and patronizing those who look for love in their later years

According to the lunar calendar, we're now officially in the year 4713, the Year of the Goat — or the Sheep, or the Ram. It’s a major holiday in many Asian countries, and Korean communities around the US celebrate it with a street festival called jishinbalpki, which literally means “to step on the earth’s spirits.”

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