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'NYT' Editor On Flynn And Russia

Nov 25, 2017

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A Mother-Daughter Love In 'Lady Bird'

Nov 25, 2017

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"Lady Bird," Greta Gerwig's film, is earning plaudits. It's a love story - the vexing love between a mother and a daughter who really do love each other but spend much of their time bickering.

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Saturday Sports: The Future Of The NFL

Nov 25, 2017

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And now it's time for sports.

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Late one Thursday night, the hippest cafe-bar in the village of Majdal Shams pulses with strobe lights. The dance floor is packed. Beloved hometown band Hawa Dafi — Arabic for "warm breeze" — is playing a live concert.

Early the next morning, another soundtrack rocks the village.

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