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  1. Hollywood SunsetRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | The New Yorker

    "You are seeing me at my absolute fucking worst," Monica Lewis said cheerfully. The ninety-three-year-old entertainer had taken a fall a few days earlier in her apartment at the Motion Picture & Television Fund retirement home, near Los Angeles.

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  2. An Exile in the Corn BeltRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | The New Yorker

    A century ago, on Mt. Scopus, in Jerusalem, Albert Einstein gave the first lecture at the future Hebrew University, a ninety-minute inquest into cosmic mysteries: the meaning of time, the properties of light.

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  3. "EncyclopA dia Britannica"Read the original story

    47 min ago | The New Yorker

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  4. ConfabRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | The New Yorker

    Sit down and talk with your kids about it. If you don't think you have time in your family's busy schedule, make time to talk about it.

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  5. A ThresholdRead the original story

    47 min ago | The New Yorker

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  6. Drop in the BucketRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | The New Yorker

    The stock market is not the economy. That's a simple financial truth, but it's hard to keep in mind in the midst of a sell-off like the one we saw last Monday, especially with headlines screaming about a " ."

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  7. AP Source: Indians president Shapiro leaving for Blue JaysRead the original story

    48 min ago | ABC 33/40

    Secretary of State John Kerry says history will not look kindly on climate change skeptics who fail to take action to curb warming. Scientists are "overwhelmingly unified" in concluding that humans are contributing to global climate change, Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday night, and the public is slowly getting the full picture.

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  8. The Death and Life of Atlantic CityRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | The New Yorker

    Mike Hauke opened a pizza and sub shop in Atlantic City in 2009, but only after he had failed in nine tries to rent the space to somebody else. He had bought the building three years earlier on the advice of his father, an accountant who considered distressed real estate a smart long-term bet.

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  9. List of winners of 2015 MTV Video Music AwardsRead the original story

    48 min ago | ABC 33/40

    Secretary of State John Kerry says history will not look kindly on climate change skeptics who fail to take action to curb warming. Secretary of State John Kerry says history will not look kindly on climate change skeptics who fail to take action to curb warming.

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  10. The Witches of SalemRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | The New Yorker

    In 1692, the Massachusetts Bay Colony executed fourteen women, five men, and two dogs for witchcraft. The sorcery materialized in January.

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  11. College CalculusRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | The New Yorker

    If there is one thing most Americans have been able to agree on over the years, it is that getting an education, particularly a college education, is a key to human betterment and prosperity. The consensus dates back at least to 1636, when the legislature of the Massachusetts Bay Colony established Harvard College as America's first institution of higher learning.

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  12. The MailRead the original story

    48 min ago | The New Yorker

    Adam Gopnik's article about "Go Set a Watchman" attributes the longevity of "To Kill a Mockingbird" in America's literary memory to Harper Lee's depiction of childhood . Consider that the release of "Watchman" coincided with furor over the Confederate flag: at the same time that we are acknowledging the flag's evocation of racism, we're discovering that Atticus Finch-a beloved moral and civic authority-is a bigoted old man.

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  13. Rangel: Paxton's problems could plague Texas GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Amarillo.com

    It won't be the trial of the century, but the legal problems of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton could become, if nothing else, a major distraction, not just for his office, but for top officials in the state government. This has been evident since early August when a grand jury in predominantly-conservative Collin County, Paxton's home base, indicted him on charges of violating Texas securities laws.

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  14. Fixing Broken WindowsRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | The New Yorker

    On a bitterly cold night in February, William Bratton, New York City's police commissioner, joined several hundred uniformed officers for an informal memorial service at the corner of 107th Avenue and Inwood Street, in Jamaica, Queens. It was past midnight, and everyone was waiting for Mayor Bill de Blasio, who was due to speak.

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  15. UnderageRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | The New Yorker

    Zoe Markowitz is sixteen and in the eleventh grade at Eleanor Roosevelt High, on East Seventy-sixth Street. "My dad is a lawyer, and my mom is a banker at JP Morgan," she said one morning, while strolling up Madison Avenue.

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  16. Senator salutes Amarillo's 'one-stop cowboy shop'Read the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Amarillo.com

    Oliver Saddle Shop is a family tradition - an old one that has attracted the attention of everyone from working cowboys to officials in Washington, D.C. The shop has been in its present location at 3016 Plains Blvd. since 1967, said Bryan Oliver, oldest son of head saddle maker Richard Oliver and one of several family members who work in the business that began in Vernon in 1917. Brother Zeb works there as well.

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  17. In the Act of FallingRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | The New Yorker

    He was wearing a pair of too short trousers, perhaps the trousers from last year's school uniform, and no shoes. The grounds on this side of the property were ragged but pretty, bounded by a low stone wall that allowed views across the fields to the gray slate roofs of Portlaoise.

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  18. Hostile TerritoryRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | The New Yorker

    The first shot of Catherine , the presiding figure in "Queen of Earth," is not a pretty sight. Her face, filling the screen, is a war zone of tears and maddened makeup, and her voice cracks with every plea and plaint: "Why are you doing this to me?" and "I don't want you to see me like this"-quite a statement, with the camera looming as close as a confessor.

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  19. Ecstasy of InfluenceRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | The New Yorker

    In January of 1842, Ralph Waldo Emerson's firstborn child, Waldo, contracted scarlet fever and died within a week. He was five.

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  20. Briefly NotedRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | The New Yorker

    World Without End , by Hugh Thomas . Thomas concludes his three-volume history of the Spanish Empire with Philip II's expansion of his territory in the late sixteenth century.

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