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Infographic: The Evolution of TV Over the Last 20 Years

While the storytelling medium of a television show may not have changed much, the way people tune in to their favorite programs has. Just 20 years …

Band for Life - Part 32

Annimal's ex-boyfriend is like a bad case of athlete's foot that won't go away no matter how many times you spray it. Her bandmates try to shelter her from his latest creepy attempt to win her back, and everyone realizes that low end is key.<p><i>Click here for last week's episode.</i>

Stepping Across the Ice: Teffi (1872-1952)

<i>A great number of the finest writers living in Paris between the First and Second World Wars were Russians who had fled the Bolshevik Revolution. The French literary world, most of it left wing, looked upon these émigré writers with suspicion, and few were able to win international audiences.</i> …

Literature

Not Getting with the Program: An Interview with Meghan Daum

<i>In “Difference Maker,” your piece in this week’s issue, you write about your volunteer work with young people—first as a Big Sister and, more recently, as a foster-child advocate—while also describing your reluctance to have a child of your own. We’re more likely to hear about women who wanted to</i> …

Literature

RAF jets in first combat mission over Iraq in support of US air strikes - as it happened

The full statement from the MoD is contained in a link in this tweet:<p>Ministry of Defence (@DefenceHQ)MOD confirms RAF Tornados return from first armed mission over Iraq, providing intensive surveillance. Full statement:http://t.co/hVlAbyM1oZSeptember 27, 2014<p><b>Chris Johnston</b> here with an update on …

Hosni Mubarak: Verdict delayed in protester killing retrial

<b>An Egyptian court has postponed a verdict in the retrial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on charges of corruption and killing protesters during the 2011 uprising.</b><p>Mubarak, 86, was in court alongside his sons and a former minister. The verdict has now been set for 29 November.<p>He was found …

Human Rights

The Iron Pigs Come to Allentown

Changing the spirit of a town with sports<p>One warm August evening we went to watch the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs, the Triple A minor league affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, take on the Syracuse Chiefs, an affiliate of our Washington Nationals. It didn’t really matter to us or to the hometown …