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  • A sincere message for the jobless among us

    A sincere message for the jobless among us
    It appears that on Dec. 28, barring unexpected political action that would amount to a true Christmas miracle, 1.3 million jobless Americans will stop receiving unemployment benefits. This is to those people: I'm sorry this is happening. I'm sorry...
  • Steve Carlton coming to the Lehigh Valley to highlight 10th annual Justin Sheftel Memorial Tournament

    To commemorate the 10th annual Justin Sheftel Memorial Softball Tournament, the Sheftel family and the tournament committee wanted to do something special. Or bring in someone special. Mission accomplished. Hall of Fame pitcher Steve Carlton will be...
  • Ted Cruz in Iowa is shooting ducks in a barrel

    Sen. Ted Cruz was in Iowa last weekend to hunt pheasant and activists. He found both. He didn't fire into anyone's face (Dick Cheney), wear freshly pressed camouflage (John Kerry) or boast of shooting varmints (Mitt Romney). He had his own shotgun...
  • Economist: It really does pay to be pretty

    Economist: It really does pay to be pretty
    Are you good looking? If so, chances are you'll make money over your lifetime. "Everybody knows in their heart that better looking people do better overall," said economist Daniel Hamermesh, whose new book "Beauty Pays: Why Attractive People Are More...
  • Where Essence Belongs

    Where Essence Belongs
    For the 17th year, the Essence Music Festival is taking place. The largest black music festival in the country is back for another weekend of fun. Since 1995, Essence Fest has brought the world's best artists and speakers together for the 4th of July...
  • They're playing our poem

    They're playing our poem
    If you want to make Stephen Sondheim mad enough to swat you over the head with a rolled-up musical score, try this: Call him a poet. As Sondheim insists in interviews, essays and in the introduction to his book "Finishing the Hat: Collected Lyrics...
  • 5 questions and answers about Jesus' 'wife'

    5 questions and answers about Jesus' 'wife'
    Since the news broke Tuesday about a scrap of papyrus containing the line in Coptic, "Jesus said, 'My wife..' " questions have rocketed across the world about what this means. We put many of the big questions to leading scholars, pastors and people in...
  • Grade Inflation Undermining Universities

    Misquoting William Shakespeare: "Now is the spring of our discontent." Indeed, even as the daffodils blossom and the songbirds sing, my students at the University of Connecticut are stressing out from their end-of-semester quest for high grades....
  • 'Admission' wait-listed on the way to greatness ★★ 1/2

    'Admission' wait-listed on the way to greatness ★★ 1/2
    A fraught romantic comedy, shot through with anxiety about getting your child into an Ivy League school or else, "Admission" stars Tina Fey as a Princeton University admissions officer with a secret. Her genial foil is Paul Rudd, who runs a rural New...
  • 'YoMama' reference to Michelle Obama leads to, yes, an apology

     
    Kansas House speaker Mike O'Neal has apologized for forwarding an email that referred to First Lady Michelle Obama as "Mrs. YoMama." The Republican lawmaker is not the first politician to apologize over such potshots....
  • Racist image of Michelle Obama based on Versailles painting

     
    Christopher Knight looks at a racist Internet image of Michelle Obama, based on a Versailles painting...