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  • NYC subway extension may transform Manhattan neighborhood

    Work crews are scrambling underneath New York City to finish the city's first major new subway stop in 25 years, a fast-track project intended to revitalize a long-neglected slice of Manhattan. The city's transit authority has been working for seven...
  • Harold Schulweis dies at 89; influential rabbi stressed deed over ritual

    Harold Schulweis dies at 89; influential rabbi stressed deed over ritual
    Uri Herscher remembers the day 55 years ago that he walked into an Oakland synagogue and heard the rabbi telling the biblical story of the binding of Isaac. Herscher, then a freshman at UC Berkeley who had gone to temple reluctantly, heard Rabbi...
  • A world-class business education for free? Here's how

    PHILADELPHIA Laurie Pickard wanted an education from a world-class business school. She didn't want to pay the $168,000 for a degree from Wharton. So she found a way to get the education though minus the sheepskin for next to nothing. Pickard is the...
  • 'Paris Is Burning' Receives Cinema Eye Honor (EXCLUSIVE)

    The Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking has selected Jennie Livingston's documentary "Paris Is Burning" for its 2015 Legacy Award. The 1990 film is a portrait of gender, race and culture in the waning days of New York City's Drag Balls in the...
  • Maryland nonprofits investing in offshore accounts

    When the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the Johns Hopkins University and other Maryland nonprofits want to maximize the money they can spend in pursuit of their missions, they do what many wealthy individuals and businesses do. They open investment accounts...
  • Rabbi Lord Sacks visits Boca Raton

    Rabbi Lord Sacks visits Boca Raton
    During the week of Thanksgiving, Boca Raton Synagogue (BRS) — the large Modern Orthodox synagogue in Boca Raton — hosted Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks — global religious leader, philosopher, author and moral voice for our time. Rabbi Sacks...
  • Penn State to face Boston College in Pinstripe Bowl

    Penn State to face Boston College in Pinstripe Bowl
    Penn State opened the season on a rugby field in Dublin and will close it on a baseball field in the Bronx. "How cool is this?" coach James Franklin said Sunday night. "Our guys get to spend a week in Ireland and a week in New York City in the same year....
  • Nathaniel Branden dies at 84; acolyte and lover of Ayn Rand

    Nathaniel Branden dies at 84; acolyte and lover of Ayn Rand
    Nathaniel Branden, writer Ayn Rand's former devotee, lover and intellectual heir, who, after a bitter schism, moved to Los Angeles and became a bestselling author on self-esteem, has died. He was 84. Branden, a psychotherapist, died Wednesday at his...
  • 'Feminism Unfinished' looks at movement's diversity

     'Feminism Unfinished' looks at movement's diversity
    It's not Beyonce in front of blazing lights, but "Feminism Unfinished" (Liveright Publishing) should grab our attention. The new book, subtitled "A Short, Surprising History of American Women's Movements," is co-authored by three academics —...
  • Edgy Fare is Often the Path to Future Oscar Wins

    When Jennifer Lawrence skinned a squirrel in "Winter's Bone," she proved she wasn't just another ingenue. And while she got a lead actress nomination for that backcountry role (and a ticket to "The Hunger Games"), she won for "Silver Linings Playbook" two...
  • 'The Color of Time,' with James Franco, lacks meat

    'The Color of Time,' with James Franco, lacks meat
    While teaching at New York University's graduate film program, James Franco tasked 12 students with directing short adaptations of poems from C.K. Williams' collection "Tar." The result is the tastefully dreamy if weightless collage "The Color of Time,"...