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  • Poverty, crime, race and fear [Commentary]

    Poverty, crime, race and fear [Commentary]
    My sophomore year Harvard announced a cost-cutting measure that made the news. Going forward the school would continue to provide toilet paper to freshmen dorms, but upper classmen would have to provide for themselves. Almost immediately, toilet paper...
  • America still self-delusional about race relations

    The recent spate of high-visibility deaths of unarmed black men by police in New York City, Ohio, California and now Ferguson, Mo., coming on the heels of the killings of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis by armed citizens in Florida, reveals how thoroughly...
  • Hampton Roads companies made the Inc. 5000 list

    Hampton Roads companies made the Inc. 5000 list
    Virginia Beach-based companies represented Hampton Roads well in the annual list of Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private companies. Companies apply to be a part of New York City-based Inc. magazine's annual list. The magazine started publishing its list of...
  • Sharpton adapts adversarial style to de Blasio's New York

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - It was not the first time the Reverend Al Sharpton made his way to City Hall in a fiery mood to scold a mayor about New York City police officers killing an unarmed black man. Still, something about Sharpton's appearance with Mayor...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: Closing the opportunity gap with school choice

    The events that have recently overtaken Ferguson, Mo., have exposed much more than just the vestiges of racial distrust and strained law enforcement-citizen relationships. They remind us how the poverty of opportunity in too many American communities...
  • John Lennon's killer denied parole for eighth time

    The man who gunned down Beatle John Lennon near the entrance to the star's home was again denied parole on Friday.  It was the eighth time that Mark David Chapman, 59, was denied parole for the 1980 slaying in New York City.  The board based its...
  • Updike's Shillington home being converted to museum

    Updike's Shillington home being converted to museum
    SHILLINGTON — With a fresh coat of white paint and a green moat of surgically cropped lawn, the house where John Updike grew into adolescence sits prettily along a busy road in this suburb of Reading. But inside is the detritus of renovation-in-...
  • Pimco NYC office tackles bed bug infestation, fumigates

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York offices of Pimco, the massive asset manager run by Bill Gross, are being fumigated this week because of a bed bug infestation. "Our New York office is addressing an isolated issue with insects, and as a precautionary...
  • Women take on roles of Matt Damon and Ben Affleck in 'Matt and Ben'

    Women take on roles of Matt Damon and Ben Affleck in 'Matt and Ben'
    EUSTIS — Women believe their friendships are longer, stronger and deeper than men's. So when Mindy Kaling thought about writing a play about friendship, she got together with her best friend, Brenda Withers. They wrote "Matt and Ben," a comedy...
  • The Orchard, New York Television Festival Announce Offer for Six-Episode Digital Series

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - As part of a new deal with independent film, television and music distribution company the Orchard, New York Television Festival has announced that it will award a six-episode digital series order to a selection from its...
  • Brian G. Hutton, Director of 'Where Eagles Dare,' 'Kelly's Heroes,' Dies at 79

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Brian G. Hutton, who directed Clint Eastwood in the WWII actioners "Where Eagles Dare" (1968) and "Kelly's Heroes" (1970) and also directed Elizabeth Taylor in two films, has died. He was 79. "Where Eagles Dare," a thriller...