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  • Premiere Of 'Love and Money' To Highlight Westport Season

    Premiere Of 'Love and Money'  To Highlight Westport Season
    A.R. Gurney is one of the most produced playwrights at the Westport Country Playhouse with 14 mainstage works. Now it can add another title to its list — a world premiere. Artistic director Mark Lamos — and a longtime Gurney collaborator...
  • Family of Jahi McMath seeks to have brain-death ruling overturned, girl declared alive

    OAKLAND, Calif. An attorney for the family of Jahi McMath says new tests show the 13-year-old girl has regained brain activity and is asking a San Francisco Bay Area court to take the unprecedented step of reversing its finding that she is dead. In court...
  • Tom Tombrello dies at 78; longtime Caltech physics professor

    Tom Tombrello dies at 78; longtime Caltech physics professor
    Tom Tombrello, a Caltech physics professor for more than 50 years and an inspiration for freshmen who had to grapple with diabolically complex riddles to enter his legendary class on scientific thinking, has died. He was 78. Tombrello collapsed...
  • Graying activists return to Berkeley to mark '64 free speech protests

    Graying activists return to Berkeley to mark '64 free speech protests
    Fifty years ago, Jack Weinberg was the first to be arrested in an unprecedented student protest over free speech restrictions on the UC Berkeley campus. Thousands of demonstrators surrounded the police car in which Weinberg was detained for 32 hours....
  • Telecommuting can improve employee performance: study

    Telecommuting can improve employee performance: study
    While telecommuting, most employees perform at least as well as in the office, and some actually do better, according to a new study. "We have many reasons to expect that telecommuters should work as well or better than others," said Ravi S. Gajendran,...
  • Confession may be good for the soul...But not the tween soul

    Confession may be good for the soul...But not the tween soul
    Is your tween telling secrets online to strangers? Is she confessing to being overwhelmed by sadness and feeling helpless? Is he posting pictures of actions you never imagined, such as goofy prank poses or embarrassing glimpses of himself, on Snapchat?...
  • Legendary Runners Slow Down Long Enough To Marry

    Legendary Runners Slow Down Long Enough To Marry
    They lived 8,000 miles apart, a 36-hour trip door to door. Literally the other side of the Earth is how Kathrine Switzer describes the distance between her and Roger Robinson. They knew each other as statistics. Kathrine was the runner whom Boston...
  • How Martin Scorsese's New York Review of Books Obsession Inspired HBO Doc

    Martin Scorsese is best known for his bloody chronicles of mobsters and made men, so the film legend wouldn't seem like a natural fit to peel back the curtain on the New York Review of Books, the periodical of choice for the intelligentsia. But when...
  • Harris Ripps, scientist and researcher, 87

    Harris Ripps, scientist and researcher, 87
    Even as he approached the end of his ninth decade, Dr. Harris Ripps was still pursuing his lifelong passion — unlocking the mysteries of the human brain. The 87-year-old West Boca resident died Sept. 18 in Boston, inciting an outpouring of...
  • NFL's reach holds sponsors

    Corporate sponsors headed for the stadium exits after the racist rant by former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Five months later, domestic violence scandals have rocked the National Football League, but major advertisers have opted merely...
  • Review: 'Feminism Unfinished,' a history of U.S. women's movements

    Review: 'Feminism Unfinished,' a history of U.S. women's movements
    Earlier this month, the National Book Awards released its nonfiction longlist, and it included only one book written by a woman. None were biographies of women. The longlist reinforced a widely held notion within the publishing industry that because men...