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Review: ‘The Realistic Joneses’ is quirky, too odd

AP Photo/Joan Marcus NEW YORK (AP) — You know when people first meet and it can be instantly awkward? They talk over each other, make inane comments and sometimes completely miss the point? Well, that pretty much never ends in Will Eno’s quirky, existential Broadway...
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Sick baby’s parents defend sailing trip with kids

This undated image provided by Sariah English shows Eric and Charlotte Kaufman with their daughters, Lyra, 1, and Cora, 3. Rescuers have stabilized the condition Lyra, with her family on a crippled sailboat hundreds of miles off the coast of Mexico, and a U.S. Navy warship was...

Twins Outslug Indians 10-7

CLEVELAND (AP) — Chris Colabello drove in four runs, Brian Dozier scored three times and the Minnesota Twins outslugged the Cleveland Indians 10-7 on Sunday. Colabello, who played seven seasons of independent ball in Canada before signing with the Twins in 2012, broke a 6-6 tie...

Veteran journalist and NABJ co-founder Stone dies

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Longtime journalist and educator Charles Sumner “Chuck” Stone Jr, one of the founders of the National Association of Black Journalists, has died. He was 89. Allegra Stone said that her father died Sunday at an assisted living facility...
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Notre Dame women keep rolling, beat Maryland 87-61

AP Photo/Mark Humphrey NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kayla McBride wouldn’t let Notre Dame’s pursuit of a perfect season end. The All-American senior guard had one of the most impressive games of her career in Sunday night’s national semifinal, scoring 28 points...

Samuelson: In politics, money is speech

On its present course, the Supreme Court will ultimately overrule its 1976 decision in Buckley v. Valeo, the landmark case upholding campaign finance “reform” legislation. It can’t come too soon, because Buckley expressly ignored the First Amendment’s injunction th...

Hiatt: The Cold War rages in Hong Kong as democracy advocates ask for U.S. support

In the global war of ideology that President Obama says is not happening, Hong Kong is on the front lines. Democracy in Hong Kong is increasingly squeezed by the autocrats of Beijing. It is a fight of ideas and power, but also of flesh and blood: Just ask truth-telling newspaper...

Dionne: Supreme oligarchy

An oligarchy, Webster’s dictionary tells us, is “a form of government in which the ruling power belongs to a few persons.” It’s a shame that the Republican majority on the Supreme Court doesn’t know the difference between an oligarchy and a democratic republic....

An agenda for the IMF

Lawrence Summers is a professor and past president at Harvard. He was Treasury secretary from 1999 to 2001 and economic adviser to President Obama from 2009 through 2010. The world’s finance ministers and central bank governors will gather in Washington this week for the...

Cincy Police In Riot Gear Break Up Unruly Party

CINCINNATI (AP) — Nearly two dozen police officers in riot gear dispersed an off-campus party involving University of Cincinnati students. Campus police responded to a call of nearly 500 unruly students close to campus shortly after midnight Sunday. WCPO-TV reports that once on...