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Author Interviews

Why Does Cynthia Ozick Write? 'I Simply Must,' She Says

The versatile author says that, like queens, writers are born into their profession. In her new book, Critics, Monsters, Fanatics, and Other Literary Essays, she examines current and past literature.

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Politics

Citizens United Muddles What Is Legal In Trump's Foreign Money Case

It's illegal for candidates to ask for money from non-citizens, which watchdog groups say Trump has done. But what's legal has been clouded by the 2010 Supreme Court ruling known as Citizens United.

Europe

French Authorities Still Investigating Nice Attacker's Motivation

Authorities are piecing together details on the suspect who killed more than 84 people with a 20-ton truck. At the same time, questions persist about security.

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Colomb Nicolas Jaar
29 Palms

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Citizens United Muddles What Is Legal In Trump's Foreign Money Case

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Images The Album Leaf
Play With Me The Album Leaf

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Summer Isn't Always A Vacation For Families Who Can't Afford It

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Yo No Soy Turku
Loco's Lament Tommy Guerrero
Crazy
Walkin' After Midnight
Kneel Down Neil Cowley Trio
Brenda

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Orchard House (Main Title) London Symphony Orchestra
Learning to Forget London Symphony Orchestra