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The Words After War writing workshop meets at Mellow Pages in Brooklyn, New York. Credit: NewsHour It was just after sunset on a fall evening in Brooklyn, and Matt Gallagher was mulling a breaking and entering. The 31-year-old writing instructor and...
Photo by Flickr user Joe Shlabotnik. Economist Justin Wolfers thinks Friday’s jobs report was “sunny.” And it may actually get better thanks to monthly revisions. “I think that October’s ‘meh’ number,” Wolfers said, “might actually turn out to...
Leaders and ministers of the 21-member Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meet in Beijing through Nov. 11. The government restricted traffic in an effort to reduce pollution for the foreign leaders’ summit. This angered some locals, who...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioMATT GALLAGHER: Initial reader responses, let’s just get that out of our systems before we start talking craft. ELISABETH PONSOT: Here in Brooklyn, a group gathers to discuss the Vietnam war novel, Tree of Smoke. But...
WASHINGTON — With a bright look to its rebuilt website, version 2.0 of President Barack Obama’s health insurance overhaul represents another chance to win over a skeptical public. But more than possible computer woes lurk as HealthCare....
A man looks at a tent mural on a wall of a Tacloban cemetery in central Philippines on Friday. Today marks the year anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan’s landfall, which left 4.1 million people displaced in the Philippines. Photo by TED ALJIBE/AFP/...