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    'The Future Of Literature': Whiting Awards Celebrate 10 Emerging Writers

    'The Future Of Literature': Whiting Awards Celebrate 10 Emerging Writers


    The novelists, poets and playwrights won Wednesday partly for their work so far, but also for the promise they've shown. If previous winners are an indication, it's a promise they're likely to keep.(Image credit: Courtesy of the Whiting...

    The novelists, poets and playwrights won Wednesday partly for their work so far, but also for the promise they've shown. If previous winners are an indication, it's a promise they're likely to keep.

    (Image credit: Courtesy of the Whiting Foundation)

    On The Brink Of Brexit, PM Theresa May Pushes For Extension With EU Support

    On The Brink Of Brexit, PM Theresa May Pushes For Extension With EU Support


    The European Council President said a delay of three months is possible. But U.K. lawmakers would have to approve terms of separation that May has already unsuccessfully proposed to them.(Image credit: Sean Gallup/Getty...

    The European Council President said a delay of three months is possible. But U.K. lawmakers would have to approve terms of separation that May has already unsuccessfully proposed to them.

    (Image credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

    Trump Carries On Criticism Of McCain, As A Republican Calls His Words 'Deplorable'

    Trump Carries On Criticism Of McCain, As A Republican Calls His Words 'Deplorable'


    The president again complained about the late Arizona senator during an Ohio speech, even criticizing the McCain family for not showing gratitude to the president over the late senator's funeral.(Image credit: Andrew Spear/Getty...

    The president again complained about the late Arizona senator during an Ohio speech, even criticizing the McCain family for not showing gratitude to the president over the late senator's funeral.

    (Image credit: Andrew Spear/Getty Images)

    Boeing Brings 100 Years Of History To Its Fight To Restore Its Reputation

    Boeing Brings 100 Years Of History To Its Fight To Restore Its Reputation


    Two high-profile plane crashes. The grounding of its bestselling jetliner. How did Boeing get here, and how can it recover from this crisis of confidence?(Image credit: Matt...

    Two high-profile plane crashes. The grounding of its bestselling jetliner. How did Boeing get here, and how can it recover from this crisis of confidence?

    (Image credit: Matt York/AP)

    Supreme Court Justices Seem Incredulous At Repeated Racial Bias In Jury Selection

    Supreme Court Justices Seem Incredulous At Repeated Racial Bias In Jury Selection


    In a Mississippi death penalty case, the justices were skeptical of the way the state picked and dismissed black jurors and appeared ready not to uphold the conviction.(Image credit: J. Scott...

    In a Mississippi death penalty case, the justices were skeptical of the way the state picked and dismissed black jurors and appeared ready not to uphold the conviction.

    (Image credit: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

    Civil Rights And Faith Leaders To FBI: Take White Nationalist Violence Seriously

    Civil Rights And Faith Leaders To FBI: Take White Nationalist Violence Seriously


    Civil rights and faith leaders are demanding a meeting with the FBI director. The message: time to prioritize white nationalist violence.(Image credit: Jose Luis...

    Civil rights and faith leaders are demanding a meeting with the FBI director. The message: time to prioritize white nationalist violence.

    (Image credit: Jose Luis Magana/AP)

    Fed Signals Rate Hikes May Be Over For 2019

    Fed Signals Rate Hikes May Be Over For 2019


    The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged Wednesday and signaled that no more rate hikes may be necessary this year amid signs of economic slowing.(Image credit: Kevin...

    The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged Wednesday and signaled that no more rate hikes may be necessary this year amid signs of economic slowing.

    (Image credit: Kevin Wolf/AP)

    Trump Backs Public Release Of Mueller Report

    Trump Backs Public Release Of Mueller Report


    The president told reporters, "Let people see" special counsel Robert Mueller's report, as Trump again denied any collusion with Russia prior to his election in 2016.(Image credit: Manuel Balce...

    The president told reporters, "Let people see" special counsel Robert Mueller's report, as Trump again denied any collusion with Russia prior to his election in 2016.

    (Image credit: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)

    Plight Of Survivors After Cyclone Idai: No Power, No Homes, No Roads

    Plight Of Survivors After Cyclone Idai: No Power, No Homes, No Roads


    Charities are trying to help with what a Red Cross staffer calls "the worst humanitarian crisis in Mozambique's history." Zimbabwe and Malawi were also struck.(Image credit: Denis Onyodi/International Red Cross via...

    Charities are trying to help with what a Red Cross staffer calls "the worst humanitarian crisis in Mozambique's history." Zimbabwe and Malawi were also struck.

    (Image credit: Denis Onyodi/International Red Cross via AP)

    Democratic Candidates Embrace The Risk Of Radical Ideas

    Democratic Candidates Embrace The Risk Of Radical Ideas


    Increasing the size of the Supreme Court and scrapping the Electoral College are two of the latest provocative proposals sweeping the 2020 Democratic field.(Image credit: Charles...

    Increasing the size of the Supreme Court and scrapping the Electoral College are two of the latest provocative proposals sweeping the 2020 Democratic field.

    (Image credit: Charles Krupa/AP)

    EU Fines Google $1.7 Billion Over 'Abusive' Online Ad Strategies

    EU Fines Google $1.7 Billion Over 'Abusive' Online Ad Strategies


    For years, AdSense contracts gave Google a wide range of control, including how its rivals' search ads would appear — and their size, color and font, the EU says.(Image credit: Yves...

    For years, AdSense contracts gave Google a wide range of control, including how its rivals' search ads would appear — and their size, color and font, the EU says.

    (Image credit: Yves Herman/Reuters)

    In Wake Of Mass Shooting, New Zealand's Ardern Calls For Global Fight Against Racism

    In Wake Of Mass Shooting, New Zealand's Ardern Calls For Global Fight Against Racism


    The prime minister visited a school that lost two current students and one former student in the Christchurch mosque shootings last week.(Image credit: Vincent...

    The prime minister visited a school that lost two current students and one former student in the Christchurch mosque shootings last week.

    (Image credit: Vincent Thian/AP)

    #AbledsAreWeird: People With Disabilities Share Uncomfortable Encounters

    #AbledsAreWeird: People With Disabilities Share Uncomfortable Encounters


    "There's really no common sense attached when able-bodied people approach disabled people," says activist Imani Barbarin, who started the hashtag.(Image credit: Courtesy of Madasyn...

    "There's really no common sense attached when able-bodied people approach disabled people," says activist Imani Barbarin, who started the hashtag.

    (Image credit: Courtesy of Madasyn Andrews)

    Radovan Karadzic Gets Life As Hague Court Upholds Genocide Conviction

    Radovan Karadzic Gets Life As Hague Court Upholds Genocide Conviction


    Judges in The Hague upheld the Bosnian Serb leader's conviction in connection with the 1995 Srebrenica massacre that claimed the lives of 8,000 Muslim men and boys.(Image credit: Peter...

    Judges in The Hague upheld the Bosnian Serb leader's conviction in connection with the 1995 Srebrenica massacre that claimed the lives of 8,000 Muslim men and boys.

    (Image credit: Peter Dejong/AP)

    Advice On How To Be Happy From The 3rd Least Happy Country In The World

    Advice On How To Be Happy From The 3rd Least Happy Country In The World


    Afghanistan ranks extremely low on the World Happiness Report, released for World Happiness Day on March 20. But that doesn't mean it is a place devoid of happiness.(Image credit: Wakil Kohsar/Getty...

    Afghanistan ranks extremely low on the World Happiness Report, released for World Happiness Day on March 20. But that doesn't mean it is a place devoid of happiness.

    (Image credit: Wakil Kohsar/Getty Images)