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Michael Kaye and Jim Petosa on Nazi Drama 'Good' :: The Persistent Past, the Potential Future, and the Role of Theatre

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 30
This election season has colored the programming of area theaters, but New Rep's production of Cecil Philip Taylor's drama "Good," in which a decent German man descends into Nazism, may be the post pointed -- and potent -- clarion call of all.

International London Tattoo Convention 2016

Sep 30
Thousands of tattoo fans descended on East London last weekend for the annual International London Tattoo Convention 2016.

How Emmett Till's Murder Revolutionized the Civil Rights Movement

Sep 30
One of the most-anticipated exhibits at The Smithsonian's Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., is a casket that carried the body of Emmett Till 61 years ago.

Opera Singer Defies Odds to Become Promising Star

Sep 30
The opera itself might not be the most dramatic story on the stage. Jan Crawford reports on the remarkable journey of a rising opera star, Ryan Speedo Green.

A Man Called Ove

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 30
At its heart this film is a sweet love story, but around the margins are stories of other sorts -- funny, dramatic, tragic, all of them human and uplifting.

Poachers Target Rare Bird's 'Ivory' Beak in Southeast Asia

By Christopher Torchia | Sep 30
Some call it "ivory on wings," part of the bill of a critically endangered bird in Southeast Asia that is sought by poachers and carved into ornaments for illegal sale to Chinese buyers.

U.S. Not on Track to Meet 2025 Carbon Pollution Cutting Goal

By Seth Borenstein | Sep 30
Unless it does more, the United States probably will fall short of goals set under last year's Paris agreement to dramatically reduce emissions of heat-trapping gases, according to a new study.

Ex-Verizon Worker Accused of Selling Customer Phone Records

By Jeff Martin | Sep 30
A former Verizon Wireless technician is accused of using the company's computers to obtain customers' private call records - plus data showing where customers' phones were - and then selling them to an unnamed private investigator.

Luxury Stores Add More Amenities in A Tougher Market

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Sep 30
With designer goods available online anytime, luxury retailers are adding more amenities and personal touches for in-person shopping.

A Serene Spot in the Bronx: Van Cortlandt Park

By Jonathan Elderfield | Sep 30
Can serenity come from suffering? For that matter, can serenity be found in New York City, specifically, in this case, the Bronx?

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