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Classical music has dominated the life of master pianist Leon Fleisher, now 82 years old, since he was 4, when he took over his older brother's piano lessons. This amazingly informative book tells how it felt to be a musical prodigy, to study with the most accomplished teachers of his day, to win one of the greatest international piano competitions and to play with the best conductors and best orchestras at the top of his profession.
Some bad national security ideas refuse to go away. One of the worst of them floating around the last 20 years is the notion that Russia should be offered membership in the NATO alliance. This is an idea whose time will never come.
President Ronald Reagan's handwritten changes to his "Evil Empire" speech, his correspondence with Mikhail Gorbachev and a bronze cast of Moscow's Kremlin from the onetime Soviet leader are going on rare public display at the National Archives.
Investigators in Russia said they have found the "black box" recorders from a passenger jet that caught fire and exploded Saturday as it taxied for takeoff in Siberia, killing three people and injuring 43, including six who were badly burned.
Bobby Farrell, whose group Boney M topped the 1970s European charts with its glittering showmanship and blend of disco and Calypso music, was found dead in his hotel bed Thursday while on tour in Russia, his agent said. He was 61.
American politics can be vicious and un-principled, but they are not deadly. Defeated politicians join think tanks, give big-dollar speeches and plot campaign comebacks.
Hidden in all of the discouraging public discussion of Europe's financial difficulties is a little green shoot of economic hope that could provide the basis for a turnaround in productivity growth, not only in Europe, but in the U.S. as well.
Religious tolerance is under attack. The targeting of Christians in Iraq threatens not only a historic community of hundreds of thousands of souls, but the very heart of Western democracy.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko declared on Monday that he won Sunday's election, which included a violent crackdown on reformists seeking an end to his authoritarian government.