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Bruce Springsteen: See Intimate Eighties and Nineties Portraits From New Gallery Show

Beginning in 1992, photographer David Rose was Bruce Springsteen's shooter of choice for a full decade. It was a time of transition, experimentation …

New Jersey

Korver succeeds in season of sorrow

<b>PELLA, IOWA -- ON</b> a mid-March day in Central Iowa, Kyle Korver and his three brothers were watching the NCAA tournament together in the same room. …

Basketball

Bill Gates wrestles with big questions in five books that make up his latest summer reading list

It’s a small pile of books that Bill Gates is lifting to show off his 2018 summer reading list. But make no mistake, some of this stuff is heavy.<p>In a …

Bill Gates

LA public defender badly needs more immigration lawyers, ACLU says

<i>A 2017 raid by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in Georgia. ; Credit: ICE via Getty Images</i>Frank StoltzeThe L.A. Public Defender …

Immigration

'First Reformed' Review: Paul Schrader's Faith-in-Crisis Drama Is Divine Madness

There are powerhouse movies that knock you for a loop and take weeks to recover from – and then there is Paul Schrader's <i>First Reformed.</i> Not only is …

New York State

Flashback: U2 Cover the Who at Intimate NYC Gig in 2000

On Tuesday, U2 announced that they're going to take a one-night-only break from their ongoing arena tour to play a special gig for SiriusXM …

Music

Justice Ginsburg’s Groundbreaking Opinion in McCoy Revives Criminal Defendants’ Right to Autonomy

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a groundbreaking decision in <i>McCoy v. Louisiana</i> affirming that criminal defendants have a constitutional …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The twisted legal logic behind Trump’s decision to separate immigrant children from parents

The Trump administration said this week it’s prosecuting every immigrant caught entering the US illegally, a policy that will likely result in the separation of children from their parents while their legal cases unfurl.<p>Critics have denounced it as a particularly cruel and mean-spirited tactic. It …

Immigration

Suspect Can Be Compelled to Decrypt Devices If Government Proves He Has The Ability To Do So, Court Rules

Regular readers know my longstanding interest in the correct Fifth Amendment standard for compelling a suspect to decrypt an encrypted device. The …

Privacy

Watch Bruce Springsteen Induct Steven Van Zandt Into New Jersey Hall of Fame

Bruce Springsteen made a surprise appearance at the New Jersey Hall of Fame induction ceremony Sunday to help honor E Street Band's Steven Van Zandt. …

Music

Cordray-Kucinich primary serves as Democrats' first Midwest test of 2018

Cordray has led in sparse public polling, but Kucinich has lurked within striking distance in the Ohio gubernatorial primary.<p>Democrats are looking to November for an opportunity to restake their claim to the Midwest after President Donald Trump painted it red in 2016. But first, they need to figure …

Middle-class

Why Does the House Even Have a Chaplain? Tradition

It’s a constitutional fight over religion that no one ever wanted to have.<p>Now that we are finished with the spectacle of the U.S. House chaplain being forced out, then withdrawing his resignation and returning to his post, it’s a good time to ask a question that may have been bothering you all …

Religion

Insider Trading Needs a Law That Says What It Is

Practically all bad stuff with securities is lumped into a single statute.<p><i>This post originally appeared in Money Stuff.</i><p>Here are a blog post and related paper from Miriam Baer of Brooklyn Law School with the excellent title “Insider Trading’s Legality Problem,” describing one reason why it’s bad …

Trading

U2 Dig Deep at Transcendent 'Experience' Tour Opener in Tulsa

U2 faced a big decision when the Joshua Tree Tour 2017 wrapped up late last year. The stadium extravaganza – which featured a complete performance of …

Concerts

Bruce Springsteen Awarded Special Tony Award for Hit Stage Production

The Tony Awards will honor Bruce Springsteen in June for his "once-in-a-life" production of <i>Springsteen on Broadway.</i><p>Related<p>Bruce Springsteen Extends …

Angels in America

‘A man gotta have a code’: why politicians love Omar from The Wire

David Lammy tweeted a picture of the shotgun-toting antihero after Amber Rudd’s resignation – he’s only going where Barack Obama, for one, has gone before<p>Omar Little: the gay, shotgun-toting antihero – who stole from drug dealers on David Simon’s Baltimore crime series The Wire – may seem like an …

Amber Rudd

LeBron Is the Best Player the NBA Has Ever Seen, Even If He's Not the GOAT

Just after his rejection of a driving Victor Oladipo kept the game tied for the final possession (it wasn't called, but the league has retroactively admitted it was goaltending), LeBron James did away with any controversy. Even if his opponent's layup had counted as two points, the ensuing pull-up …

Basketball

An Open Letter to the Cleveland Browns: Don't Overthink the 2018 NFL Draft

John Dorsey<p>c/o Cleveland Browns<p>76 Lou Groza Blvd<p>Berea, Ohio 44017<p>Mr. Dorsey,<p>For most of the last two decades, the loyal and beleaguered citizenry of Browns Nation have entered draft week filled with equal parts hope and dread. Hope because each year's draft is a time of renewal—a time for NFL teams …

Football (U.S.)

Abortion foes seize on chance to overturn Roe

State and federal lawmakers push new restrictions in pursuit of a winning court challenge.<p>The anti-abortion movement believes it's one Donald Trump-appointed Supreme Court justice away from a shot at overturning <i>Roe v. Wade</i>, and advocates are teeing up what they hope will be the winning …

Pro-life Movement

The Man Booker International Prize

From 2016 the Man Booker International Prize has evolved to encourage more publishing and reading of quality fiction in translation. From this date …

Our Corrupt and Incompetent President* is Leading Us Into an Illegal War

The Friday night airstrikes on Syria are preposterously contrary to the Constitution.<p>The most basic thing to remember is that the air strikes ordered by the president* on Syria on Friday night are preposterously contrary to the Constitution and almost certainly illegal on their face. That Great …

Middle East

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Information Systems

The night Bruce Springsteen opened for the Allman Brothers

Worried About U.S. Tribalism? Go See Springsteen

The pop icon shows on a Broadway stage that it's possible to recover the shared American narrative.<p>There’s a moment in his Broadway show when Bruce Springsteen steps away from the microphone in the middle of a song. He continues to play his guitar, continues to sing, and walks to the edge of the …

How to digitize your handwritten notes

Make your scribbles searchable.<p>Computers and phones may be more ubiquitous than ever, but many people still prefer the traditional feeling of writing with ink on paper. After all, this method served us well for hundreds of years of human history. The problem is that you can't organize and search …

Apps

AP Explains: How a phone may have steered hunt for bomber

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Most people who own a smartphone take it wherever they go, a fact of modern life that enabled authorities to hunt down the man …

Surveillance

How the Supreme Court's First-Amendment Case Could Help Abortion Clinics

When Shania went to the Hartford GYN Center for her abortion appointment, she and her mother walked up the path to the clinic where they were …

Abortion

Police Obtain Warrants To Find Out Which Google Users Were Present At Crime Scenes

Police in North Carolina are securing search warrants to access Google's data on who was at, or near, the scene of the crime.<p>In Raleigh, North …

Surveillance

The Zombie Amendments To The Constitution You've Probably Never Heard Of

The first 10 changes to the Constitution were easy. Since then, it has been an uphill battle every time, and some of those battles are, at least technically, still undecided.<p>We are speaking of the amendments to the U.S. Constitution, and those first 10 are, of course, better known as the Bill of …

Political History

How Will Hollywood Handle the Spiritual Themes in ‘A Wrinkle in Time?’

Fans of Madeleine L’Engle’s novel are wondering whether the film will do justice to the “cosmic questions” the book raises. You’ve heard the buzz: A …