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Battle rages over design of Eisenhower Memorial

A commission will review a revised Frank Gehry design — one that the famed architect will not endorse.

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    Tony Auth, Pulitzer-winning political cartoonist, dies at 72

    Mr. Auth spent much of his career at the Philadelphia Inquirer, skewering politicians and authority.

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    ‘Red Band Society’ review: Caring for the terminally ill teen

    Fox’s treacly drama is about a fancy hospital wing for sick and dying adolescents.

    TV listings: Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    TV listings: Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    Fox’s ‘Red Band Society’ and NBC’s ‘The Mysteries of Laura’ premiere and ‘Extant’ wraps up Season 1.

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    ‘Mysteries of Laura’ review: The thin blue whine

    ‘Mysteries of Laura’ review: The thin blue whine

    In NBC’s new crime dramedy, Debra Messing gives it her all as an overworked cop mom.

    Keegan Theatre ‘picked the right show’ for tour in Ireland

    The drama troupe found audiences enthusiastic as it performed “A Few Good Men” in five Irish cities.

    Ken Follett’s sweeping trilogy wraps up in ‘Edge of Eternity’

    Ken Follett’s sweeping trilogy wraps up in ‘Edge of Eternity’

    Weaving the private and the political, Follett’s doorstop of a novel captures the drama of the Cold War era.

    Tibor Rudas, iconoclastic music impresario, dies at 94

    Mr. Rudas presented Pavarotti, the Three and orchestras in stadiums and casinos.

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    Best new science fiction and fantasy

    Best new science fiction and fantasy

    Novels by Lauren Beukes, Emily St. John Mandel and Robert Jackson Bennett.

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    ‘A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing,’ by Eimear McBride

    ‘A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing,’ by Eimear McBride

    An award-winning Irish novel about a sexually abused young woman.

    ‘Cancún’: Not your average romp

    ‘Cancún’: Not your average romp

    The show at GALA Hispanic Theatre takes a road far less traveled, but it’s definitely worth the trip.

    ‘Toast’: Not fully cooked

    ‘Toast’: Not fully cooked

    The new interactive show from innovative dog & pony dc wants to turn audiences into inventors.

    Battle rages over design of Eisenhower Memorial

    Battle rages over design of Eisenhower Memorial

    A commission will review a revised Frank Gehry design — one that the famed architect will not endorse.

    Angela Lansbury coming to National Theatre next spring

    Angela Lansbury coming to National Theatre next spring

    The five-time Tony winner revives her New York-London turn in the Noël Coward comedy.

    Mayim Bialik asks why Ariana Grande has to be on a billboard in her lingerie

    Mayim Bialik asks why Ariana Grande has to be on a billboard in her lingerie

    “Big Bang Theory” star Mayim Bialik has a problem with a new Ariana Grande billboard.

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    If you can Chipotlify it, they will come

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    Trailer: 'The Maze Runner'

    Trailer: 'The Maze Runner'

    Based on the novel by James Dashner, "The Maze Runner" has Thomas waking up trapped in a massive maze with a group of other boys. Only by piecing together fragments of his past with clues he discovers in the maze can Thomas hope to uncover his true purpose and a way to escape.
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    Trailer: 'Hector and the Search for Happiness'

    Hector (Simon Pegg) is a quirky psychiatrist who decides to break out of his routine driven life in hopes of uncovering the secret formula for true happiness. Based on the novel of the same name, "Hector and the Search for Happiness" is directed by Peter Chelsom.
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    Trailer: 'A Walk Among the Tombstones'

    Based on Lawrence Block’s series of mystery novels, "A Walk Among the Tombstones" stars Liam Neeson as an ex-NYPD cop who now works as an unlicensed private investigator. Written and directed by Scott Frank, the film is releasing Friday.
    ‘West Wing’ ladies, then and now

    ‘West Wing’ ladies, then and now

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