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Bio Passport: Frida & Diego's America

2015 will be packed with tributes to Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, the famed Mexican artists (and famously turbulent couple). From 1930-1934, Kahlo and Rivera lived in the United States, spending time in San Francisco, Detroit, and New York City. Here, we take a journey to some of the places they visited, the places that inspired or repulsed them, the places that shaped their vision of America.

Lady Gaga

Pop icon Lady Gaga's debut album The Fame included hits "Just Dance" and "Poker Face." Her follow-up, The Fame Monster, was nominated for six Grammys.
  • Singer,
  • Songwriter
  • (1986–)

Katy Perry

Pop music singing sensation Katy Perry has become known for her over-the-top fashions, quirky stage props and catchy songs like "I Kissed a Girl".
  • Singer,
  • Songwriter
  • (1984–)

Taylor Swift

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift is one of country music's top recording artists, having crossed over into pop and winning many awards.
  • Singer
  • (1989–)

Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson is an American Idol winner who went on to record several top 10 hits including "Breakaway," "Behind These Hazel Eyes" and "Because of You."
  • Singer
  • (1982–)


International R&B star Rihanna released her first album in 2005 and is known for such hits as "Umbrella," "Pon de Replay," "SOS" and "Disturbia."
  • Singer
  • (1988–)

Christina Aguilera

American singer-songwriter Christina Aguilera is best known for the single "Genie In A Bottle" and the controversial, sexually charged album Stripped.  
  • Singer,
  • Songwriter,
  • Television Personality
  • (1980–)

Quote of the Week: Elton John

Happy birthday, Sir Elton John! After performing his 100th 'Million Dollar Piano' show in Las Vegas, we hope the "Rocket Man" is having a great day off to celebrate. We salute him with this week's quote.

Warhol Superstar Viva Remembers Andy, His Mother & The Artist's Early Brush With Death

Around 40 exhibits of Andy Warhol's work will be shown in museums and institutions around the world this year, a resurgence that the New York Times has dubbed the "Warhol Wave." To remember the artist at a pivotal time in his life, Andy Warhol superstar Viva takes an intimate look back at the day he was shot in 1968 and her own relationship with Warhol's mother Julia.

Selma to Montgomery March, 50 Years Later

Fifty years ago on March 21, 1965, civil rights activists began a 54-mile march for voting rights from Selma to the state capitol in Montgomery, Alabama. Barbara Harris Combs, author of "From Selma to Montgomery: The Long March to Freedom," takes us back to that historic time with a look at the activists and their courageous actions that led to a watershed moment in American history.

The Strange Case of Robert Durst

Real estate scion and alleged serial murderer Robert Durst was arrested on Saturday, the day before the shocking final episode of "The Jinx," the HBO documentary series about his life and alleged crimes. Here's a look at some of the more bizarre details of his ongoing saga.
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