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  • Julia Child at 80

    At 80, Julia Child is still a champion of the good life. And with more than 40 years of fine dining under her belt--which fits quite trimly--she's a powerful argument for having your genoise and eating it too. "I eat properly, and that makes a...
  • Don't judge a college endowment by its wealth

    Don't judge a college endowment by its wealth
    In their Oct. 12 Op-Ed articles, Sen. Charles E. Grassley ("Using college endowments") and Amherst College President Anthony W. Marx ("Defending college endowments") share genuine concern about the affordability of higher education. They disagree about...
  • No to nukes

    JAPAN SEES NUCLEAR POWER as a solution to global warming, but it's paying a price. Last week, a magnitude 6.8 earthquake caused dozens of problems at the world's biggest nuclear plant, leading to releases of radioactive elements into the air and ocean and...
  • Years apart, lovers reconnect

    NICHOLAS DELBANCO is admirably prolific. He has written 16 books of fiction and edited seven others, including anthologies of writing by winners of the Hopwood Awards, which he oversees at the University of Michigan. And he has written seven nonfiction...
  • Hartford: It's A Parking Place

    Hartford: It's A Parking Place
    For the past half-century, city leaders in Hartford have worked hard to satisfy what they deemed to be a critical need — the need for more parking, so that downtown Hartford could compete with suburban office parks and shopping centers. This summer...
  • Michelle Obama's Roots: Gates' way

     
    by Mark Silva The genealogic discovery of a white great-great-great grandfather in the family tree of First Lady Michelle Obama is a quintessential American coda to a year of living divisively. The genealogist Megan Smolenyak, who spent several months in....
  • Obama: Energy 'naysayers marginalized'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, citing a global competition for development of clean-energy alternatives to oil, insisted today that the United States must win that race and called on Congress to enact legislation also intended to curb climate...
  • Blue moon rising, good decade coming

     
    by Mark Silva Once in a blue moon -- and we're not talking about the designer (really corporate) beer that the Cambridge, Mass., police sergeant ordered up for that "beer summit'' at the White House -- something really good happens.......
  • Obama: Massachusetts, agenda on line

     
    by James Oliphant and Mark Z. Barabak BOSTON -- President Obama made a rare campaign-style visit today in a last-ditch effort to salvage the flagging Senate bid of Democratic candidate Martha Coakley and preserve the Democrats' decisive 60-vote majority...
  • Obama's deficit-cutters: Lineup named

     
    by Mark Silva The lineup for the deficit-cutting commission that President Barack Obama has created is starting to take shape. The president's front line includes David Cote, CEO of Honeywell International, and Alice Rivlin, a fomer White House Office of....
  • Elena Kagan: Money in the bank?

     
    White House staffers deliver Elena Kagan's questionnaire responses to the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday. (AP/Harry Hamburg) by David G. Savage Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan says she has $1.76 million in assets -- mostly in bank accounts and...
  • Monster Mash: Metropolitan Museum of Art sees attendance surge; big changes for London's Saatchi Gallery

     
    -- Big crowds: The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York said attendance passed the 5-million mark in the last fiscal year -- its highest attendance since 2001. The Museum of Modern art reported earlier this week that it also......