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  • Rory Kennedy recounts the 1975 fall of Saigon in new film

    Rory Kennedy recounts the 1975 fall of Saigon in new film
    Rory Kennedy thought she already knew something of the Vietnam War, of its tragedy and lingering scars on America and the Vietnamese. When she was approached about making a documentary on the final hours of U.S. involvement there, the director wondered...
  • Long-term unemployed still at record levels

    Long-term unemployed still at record levels
    It has come down to this for Brian Perry: an apple or banana for lunch, Red Sox ballgames on an old Zenith TV and long walks to shake off the blues. At 57, Perry has been unemployed and looking for work for nearly seven years, ever since that winter...
  • America's tolerance dilemma

     America's tolerance dilemma
    Americans like to believe that our exceptional story was cooked up in the proverbial melting pot. And it's true that we've broadly taken strength from our diversity. But the way we engage our differences has more recently begun to shift. We're more...
  • Rhyme and reason: The Times readers' best opinionated poems

    Rhyme and reason: The Times readers' best opinionated poems
    Once again, the poets came through. When we asked readers to submit opinionated poems for this year's Op-Ed poetry pages, we heard from nearly 1,000 of you. Your poems dealt with just about every aspect of modern life — with war and peace, with...
  • New Naval Academy superintendent outlines vision

    New Naval Academy superintendent outlines vision
    The new superintendent of the Naval Academy said Thursday that the institution is a national leader in confronting sexual assault and sexual harassment among students, and should be helping other schools tackle what he described as a widespread problem....
  • 2014 Humanities Festival full schedule is announced

    2014 Humanities Festival full schedule is announced
    Even before Tuesday, a handful of speakers at this fall's Chicago Humanities Festival had been announced: comedian Paula Poundstone, writer Colm Toibin, former Brown University president Ruth Simmons, rocker-poet-autobiographer Patti Smith, conservative...
  • MARC Of Manchester Appoints Interim Leader

    MARC Of Manchester Appoints Interim Leader
    MANCHESTER — MARC, Inc., which serves developmentally disabled people in the Manchester area, has appointed an interim leader as the organization seeks a replacement for former executive director Ken Charpentier. Terry Schmitt, an ordained minister...
  • Former Ebony editor to launch new ESPN site for African-American sports and culture

    Former Ebony editor to launch new ESPN site for African-American sports and culture
    Former Ebony magazine editor Amy DuBois Barnett is joining ESPN as executive editor for an upcoming website about African-American sports and culture, the network announced Thursday. Barnett will manage editorial operations and will report to Jason...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Shakespeare Academy @ Stratford Stages "Cymbeline" And "Hamlet"

    Shakespeare Academy @ Stratford (SA@S) students will perform Hamlet and Cymbeline in repertory through Aug. 10 on the grounds of the former American Shakespeare Festival Theater in Stratford. Avon resident and Brown University student Margaret Valerio,...
  • Girls basketball | Hinsdale Central guard commits to Princeton

    Girls basketball | Hinsdale Central guard commits to Princeton
    Hinsdale Central High School senior guard Gabrielle Rush had no doubt on the region of the country where she would play college basketball. Rush wanted to follow in the footsteps of her older brother and sister and attend an Ivy League school on the...
  • Local Maccabi athlete comes full circle

    Melissa Perlman of BlueIvy Communications, a local public relations firm, personally competed twice in the World Maccabi games in Israel representing Team USA and, specifically, her hometown of Boca Raton. She competed once as a youngster in '97, and...