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  • Neon Trees pops back into superstar status

    Neon Trees was riding high in the pop world on the success of its second album, "Picture Show," and the hit single, "Everybody Talks," when its tour came to an abrupt and premature halt. After a particularly frustrating show in Las Vegas in 2012,...
  • Review: 'A Literary Education' by Joseph Epstein

    Review: 'A Literary Education' by Joseph Epstein
    Joseph Epstein knows who he is; and by the end of "A Literary Education and Other Essays," should you make it that far, you will, too. In fact it will have become apparent, well before the final essay in this collection, that Epstein is a cultural and...
  • Green Bay Packers - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - Green Bay Packers - INSIDE SLANT With a defense streamlined by defensive coordinator Dom Capers and an offense looking for help to support star quarterback Aaron Rodgers, head coach Mike McCarthy has plenty issues to address when the...
  • Detroit Lions - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - Detroit Lions - INSIDE SLANT Discipline in Detroit. That is what Lions fans are expecting out of new head coach Jim Caldwell, who inherits an impressive, but under-achieving, defensive line that includes Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley...
  • Germany may allow publication of 'Mein Kampf'

    "Why the Germans? Why the Jews? Envy, race hatred, and the pre-history of the Holocaust." So asks and answers the well-known author Gotz Aly in his recent book published by Metropolitan Books, an imprint of Henry Holt and Company, and I suppose all this...
  • Summer camp offers help for children with ADHD

    Summer camp offers help for children with ADHD
    Tyler Bardak soared to the sky, seemingly higher with each arc of the swing, at Camp STAR, a Highland Park camp where he is one of 40 kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. For the past two summers, Tyler, 7, has tried more typical summer...
  • Lovebirds with different sleep patterns? Learn to compromise

    Lovebirds with different sleep patterns? Learn to compromise
    Frederick Brown wakes up at 7 a.m. — eager, alert and ready to go. His wife, Cynthia LaJambe, on the other hand, is a classic night owl. "You've heard of the night owls and the larks, I imagine? The larks twitter in the morning and drive the...
  • For specialists in Middle East affairs, no consensus on what the future holds

    WASHINGTON In a sign of the complexity of the crisis in Iraq, where Islamic radicals have declared a modern caliphate that stretches across century-old borders and politicians appear deadlocked on who should lead a new government in Baghdad, scholars who'...
  • From the courts and classrooms of the Peninsula, insight on the shaping of Virginia law

    An important, if often overlooked, General Assembly debate on legal philosophy can trace some of its roots to the classrooms of William and Mary and courtrooms across Hampton Roads. Or so it seems, listening to state Sen. Tommy Norment, R-James City, in...
  • Who Decides When Beliefs Are Burdened?

    On July 3, the Supreme Court temporarily exempted Wheaton College, a Christian college, from part of regulations requiring contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act. There was a furious reaction from the three female members of the court,...
  • When you can't let go: Treatment can break the grip of hoarding disorder

    Harvard Health Blog Many of us have trouble parting with our possessions--even when we no longer need them. I have a collection of greeting cards I've been storing since childhood and will probably never look at again. My husband owns a few pieces of...