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Morning Brief: August 24

Morning Brief: August 24  (Photo: Alesandro, Wikimedia Commons) 

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New York City, is, of course, one of the capitals of the art world. And in keeping with that spirit, there are plenty of exhibits going on displaing works of some of the world's great artists. Go to the MOMA to see some Andy Warhol works, or the New York Botanical Gardens for a unique exhibition of Frida Kahlo's work. 
 
NEED TO KNOW
 
Accolades for 3 Americans Who Stopped Terrorist Get More Accolades  [Washington Post]
 
Poll Shows US Schools Too Focused on Tests  [Washington Post]
 
Courts Overloaded with Immigration Cases  [New York Times]
 
Topless Protestors Fight Against Mayor's Times Square Policies  [NY Daily News]
 
Dante de Blasio Off to Yale  [NY Daily News]
 
WEATHER
 
Mostly Sunny and highs of 83 degrees
 
SPORTS
 
Yesterday
 
The Yankees Lost to the Indians 4-3
 
The Mets beat the Rockies 5-1
 
Today
 
The Yankess play the Astros at 7:05
 
The Mets play the Phillies at 7:05
 
ON STAGE TONIGHT
 
Graham Nash @ City Winery
 
Sugar Ray, Better Than Ezra, Uncle Kracker and Eve 6 @ the Paramount
 
TODAY IN HISTORY
 
Today in 79 CE, Mount Vesuvius erupts and buries the Roman city of Pompeii