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Two Female Playwrights Arrive on Broadway. What Took So Long?

NY Times - Wed, 2017-03-22 04:00
Lynn Nottage and Paula Vogel, both Pulitzer winners, will finally make their Broadway debuts this spring. What does that say about the plight of women writing for the stage?

Eyeing Trump’s Budget Plan, Republican Governors Say ‘No, Thanks’

NY Times - Wed, 2017-03-22 04:00
As the White House presses for bone-deep spending cuts, some Republican governors have complained about reductions that they see as harmful or arbitrary.

On Washington: Joviality at Neil Gorsuch’s Hearing Masks Drama Behind the Scenes

NY Times - Wed, 2017-03-22 04:00
Even as the Supreme Court nominee continues testifying Wednesday, the real struggle is moving to the Senate floor, where the parties appear on course for a showdown.

‘Turkish Trump,’ a Hotel Plan and a Tangle of Foreign Ties

NY Times - Wed, 2017-03-22 04:00
President Trump pledged that his business would avoid overseas deals during his tenure. But his company is pursuing a hotel project with a firm with deep foreign connections.

Where Halls of Ivy Meet Silicon Dreams, a New City Rises

NY Times - Wed, 2017-03-22 04:00
Focusing mainly on advanced technology and the sciences, three of the city’s biggest academic building projects in years will soon open for business.

State of the Art: Trump Says Regulations Impede. Perhaps Not in the Electric Car Business.

NY Times - Wed, 2017-03-22 04:00
Sometimes the only way to push technology advances is through rules. Loosening the ones on fuel economy could leave the car industry out of step with the future.

India’s ‘Phone Romeos’ Look for Ms. Right via Wrong Numbers

NY Times - Wed, 2017-03-22 04:00
As mobile phone use grows, more young men are calling women at random, hoping to strike up a relationship, but sometimes harassing them.

The Voyages Issue: An Improbable 6,000-Mile Boat Trip Around the East Coast

NY Times - Wed, 2017-03-22 04:00
Joining up with the Great Loop, an intricate route that transforms half the United States into an island.

Gorsuch promises independence from Trump — and steals Democrats’ line of attack

Washington Post - Wed, 2017-03-22 04:00
The Supreme Court nominee was so eager to make the point that he started answering before his microphone was turned on: “That’s a softball question.”

The Voyages Issue: Why Does Mount Rushmore Exist?

NY Times - Wed, 2017-03-22 04:00
This gargantuan shrine to democracy has never felt so surreal.

Essay: Security Lines and Flight Delays? This Kid’s in Paradise

NY Times - Wed, 2017-03-22 04:00
For a 3-year-old boy on a family trip, the airport itself is the destination.

A.I. Expert at Baidu, Andrew Ng, Resigns From Chinese Search Giant

NY Times - Wed, 2017-03-22 03:57
The departure is a blow to Baidu, which has been betting big on artificial intelligence as a foundation to fields like voice recognition and driverless cars.

North Korea propaganda video shows US jet ablaze

CNN - Wed, 2017-03-22 03:37
North Korean government website Uriminzokkiri released a propaganda video that appears to show a military strike on a US aircraft carrier and a US bomber.

Shipwreck emeralds could fetch millions

CNN - Wed, 2017-03-22 03:05
Cleopatra wore them. Elizabeth Taylor loved them. Egyptians believed they could bring eternal life.

May reveals why Trump held her hand

CNN - Wed, 2017-03-22 02:59
Chivalry or phobia? CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on British PM Theresa May stepping up to knock down the "fear of stairs" rumor circulating about President Donald Trump.

Survival of Sears and Kmart Is in Doubt, Owner Warns

NY Times - Wed, 2017-03-22 02:53
With losses mounting, Sears Holdings Corporation said in its annual report that there were “substantial doubts” it could continue operating.

Family of missing ex-FBI agent sues Iran

CNN - Wed, 2017-03-22 02:38
The family of a former FBI agent who disappeared in Iran a decade ago is suing the country, according to court documents obtained by CNN.
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