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Bloomberg has hired Dave Weigel, a senior political reporter at Slate, for its new politics venture, which is being helmed by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann.
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LIRA, the Learning in Retirement Association based at UMass Lowell, will host its opening convocation from 10 a.m. to noon Sept.
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Steve Carell as a lonely multi-millionaire who embarks on a poisonous relationship with two Olympic medal-winning wrestler brothers.
People like to complain about how the Christmas season starts earlier every year.
The wealth of others has become more a problem and less an incentive. Capital is blind, Thomas Piketty says.
"County Insane Asylum, Milwaukee" by engraving: unknown; file: James Steakley - History of Milwaukee, Wisconsin , p.
ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This July 17, 2014, file photo shows Hillary Rodham Clinton as she arrives to a signing of her book "Hard Choices" in Ridgewood, N.J. One set of elections ends in early November as another begins when presidential hopefuls cross the unofficial starting line in the 2016 race for the White House.
The Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg, Saturday, August 30, 2014. The seat of political power in Manitoba is the last place one might expect to find the bust of Medusa, recurring odes to "666" and the number 13, alongside Egyptian sphinxes etched with hieroglyphics.
The reception in the United States, and in other advanced economies, of Thomas Piketty's recent book Capital in the Twenty-First Century attests to growing concern about rising inequality.
Lord Jeffrey Archer was 'duped' by his wife into a proper Ice Bucket Challenge at his Grantchester home - and then he nominated Prime Minister David Cameron.
As every traveler knows, a good sense of humor is essential when facing the mysteries and miseries of a foreign culture.
Conservative filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza on Saturday cited the illegal immigration crisis as an example of how the Obama administration is exploiting American good will for political gain.
AFTER reading 15 Jack Reacher novels in the space of eight months, picking up a 16th even if it has been almost a year since I read my last one would sound like a bit of a chore.
David Mitchell's previous books include The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet and Cloud Atlas .
Thriller writer Jeffery Deaver throws so many red herrings and curve balls into his latest book that I was kept guessing throughout most of it even though the killer is named right at the start.
The 38th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival opens Sept. 4 under a slight cloud of missed chances.
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