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  • Is it easier for teens to get guns than books? Obama thinks so.

    'We flood communities with so many guns that it is easier for a teenager to buy a Glock than get his hands on a computer, or even a book,' the president said during an interfaith memorial service Tuesday for five Dallas police officers.

  • Why I read 'Robinson Crusoe' every summer

    The same way that some families go to the same mountain cabin, beach house or place by the lake each vacation season, every summer I find myself circling back to 'Robinson Crusoe.'

  • Why I read a poem a day

    Reading at least one poem a day has been like an intellectual vitamin, giving me a small dose of literature even on busy days when I can’t get to the novels and nonfiction on my nightstand.

July 24, 2016

Photos of the weekend

Dave Hemingway receives smooches from Charlie Boise, (l.) and Wally Collins after winning the 2016 Ernest 'Papa' Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West, Fla., on Saturday. Success for Dave Hemingway came on the Macon, N.C., resident's seventh attempt. Dave Hemingway is not related to Ernest Hemingway who lived and wrote in...

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