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Topic - Pearl
The world's oldest man, a 112-year-old self-taught musician, coal miner and gin rummy aficionado from western New York, has died. He was 112.
Philadelphia prosecutors said Wednesday that abortion provider Dr. Kermit B. Gosnell would receive a third life sentence for the murder of a baby and other crimes he was not previously sentenced for.
In a case that attracted national attention, Philadelphia inner-city abortion provider Kermit B. Gosnell was found guilty of first-degree murder Monday in the deaths of three born-alive babies by "snipping" their spines.
Coming-of-age novels can be simultaneously enticing and boringly ho-hum. They entice because most readers already have come of age and can be charmed by reliving or reviewing the experience.
David Davalos' play "Wittenberg," an unusual, tongue-in-cheek parody of classical theater, revives a trio of iconic literary and historical figures one would not expect to find at the center of a comedy.
Webber Trumps Simon?
Webber Trumps Simon?
Lee Blessing's "Lonesome Hollow," also part of this year's Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF), is less a play than a pompous, paranoid sermon laying out the grim, totalitarian future that today's thought police (who hail, of course, from the religious right) have in store for us.
"Seeing those photos" convinced her "that kind of evil exists in this world," she said, referring to large photos of babies shown with holes in the backs of their necks.