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A Set as ‘Intense’ as the Stories the ‘Constitution’ Tells 24 Apr 4:57pm Updated A Set as ‘Intense’ as the Stories the ‘Constitution’ Tells
It was one thing to deliver lectures in American Legion halls as a teenager. It’s another to stand on a Broadway stage flanked by the photos of 163 staring men.
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A New Museum Explores 2,000 Years of Jewish Life in Italy 24 Apr 4:24pm Updated A New Museum Explores 2,000 Years of Jewish Life in Italy
The new Museum of Italian Judaism and the Shoah in Ferrara explores the long and complex relationship between Christianity and Judaism.
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Bill Cosby, Arguing His Appeal Is Being Delayed, Asks for Bail 24 Apr 2:58pm Bill Cosby, Arguing His Appeal Is Being Delayed, Asks for Bail
Lawyers for the entertainer said that the trial judge is taking too long to issue an opinion that explains his decision making.
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As Durst Murder Case Goes Forward, HBO’s Film Will Also Be on Trial 24 Apr 2:18pm Updated As Durst Murder Case Goes Forward, HBO’s Film Will Also Be on Trial
Robert Durst’s lawyers plan to attack the veracity of a documentary that played a major role in the decision to charge him with murdering his friend.
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24 Apr 12:06pm ‘Jeopardy!’ Winner Makes History
James Holzhauer has been unstoppable on “Jeopardy!” The professional sports gambler has now surpassed $1 million in total earnings, only the second contestant to do so in the show’s history. The clip, above, shows him setting a one-day record for winnings.
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24 Apr 11:27am Updated ‘Jeopardy!’ Phenom James Holzhauer Smashes Through $1 Million Mark
Holzhauer, a 34-year-old professional gambler from Las Vegas, is amassing cash at an unprecedented rate and won another $118,816 in his 14th victory on Tuesday.
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Notre-Dame Musicians Rejoice That Cathedral’s Organ Was Spared 24 Apr 10:55am Updated Notre-Dame Musicians Rejoice That Cathedral’s Organ Was Spared
The building’s three organists feared that the instrument had been lost in the fire that destroyed the roof and spire. They can’t wait to play it again.
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Blockbuster Battle Between Steven Spielberg and Netflix Fizzles 24 Apr 10:33am Updated Blockbuster Battle Between Steven Spielberg and Netflix Fizzles
Mr. Spielberg, a Hollywood titan for more than four decades, has been cast as an anti-streaming Luddite. The reality is more complex.
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To TV Writers, Pay Fight With Agents Has Another Villain: Wall Street 24 Apr 10:27am To TV Writers, Pay Fight With Agents Has Another Villain: Wall Street
As private-equity funds take big stakes in talent firms, the clients feel shortchanged, pointing to conflicts of interest in the packaging of deals.
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Books of The Times: Mental Illness Is All in Your Brain — or Is It? 24 Apr 10:00am Books of The Times: Mental Illness Is All in Your Brain — or Is It?
Anne Harrington’s “Mind Fixers” traces the history of attempts to establish the biology of mental illnesses — which have led to repeated frustration.
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To TV Writers, Pay Fight With Agents Has Another Villain: Wall St. 24 Apr 9:46am To TV Writers, Pay Fight With Agents Has Another Villain: Wall St.
As private-equity funds take big stakes in talent firms, the clients feel shortchanged, pointing to conflicts of interest in the packaging of deals.
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Musicians Rejoice That Notre-Dame’s Organ Was Spared 24 Apr 8:22am Musicians Rejoice That Notre-Dame’s Organ Was Spared
The cathedral’s three organists feared that the instrument had been lost in the fire that destroyed the building’s roof. They can’t wait to play it again.
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Michael Jackson Musical Creators: ‘We’re Not Judge and Jury’ 24 Apr 8:16am Updated Michael Jackson Musical Creators: ‘We’re Not Judge and Jury’
The playwright Lynn Nottage and the director-choreographer Christopher Wheeldon remain committed to the show, even after a damning documentary.
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Rewind: A Dark Swiss Comedy, Transported to Rural Senegal 24 Apr 8:00am Rewind: A Dark Swiss Comedy, Transported to Rural Senegal
In “Hyenas,” now newly restored, the gifted director Djibril Diop Mambéty put his own spin on “The Visit,” a misanthropic play by Friedrich Durrenmatt.
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Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Says Some Candidates Have Policies, Others Have Male Privilege 24 Apr 5:18am Updated Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Says Some Candidates Have Policies, Others Have Male Privilege
Noah said that while Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris came to the CNN town hall armed with actual policies, Pete Buttigieg apparently tried to wing it.
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24 Apr 5:00am Nonfiction: A 500-Year-Old Tale of Intrigue, Greed and Betrayal
In “The Lost Gutenberg,” Margaret Davis traces the colorful history of a rare Bible through its owners.
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Nonfiction: A Passion for Punctuation Meets a Love for All Things Greek 24 Apr 5:00am Nonfiction: A Passion for Punctuation Meets a Love for All Things Greek
Mary Norris’s “Greek to Me” is an exuberant account of a decades-long obsession with a culture and its language.
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24 Apr 5:00am Nonfiction: An Earlier Age When the United States Kept Immigrants Out
Michael Dobbs’s “The Unwanted” describes the plight of European Jews trying to escape extermination by the Nazis.
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4 New Operas in 4 Months? Only in Berlin 24 Apr 3:54am 4 New Operas in 4 Months? Only in Berlin
The opera seasons in many cities go back without a single new work. Not here.
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What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘Bonding’ and ‘Cobra Kai’ 24 Apr 1:00am What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘Bonding’ and ‘Cobra Kai’
A new Netflix comedy follows a grad student with a side gig as a dominatrix. And “Cobra Kai” returns for a second season.
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