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The zoo is holding its annual festival of lights event, and large patches of the park keep plunging into darkness. Squirrels are chewing through the light strands — hot sauce hasn't kept them away.Read More

Scrawny Tree Gets Charlie Brown Treatment

Fri, November 28, 2014 12:01pm

The tall but sparse tree in Reading, Pa., got a lot of complaints. The city decided to keep the tree but decorate it with a single red bulb.Read More

In Pakistan, Political Oratory Is Flourishing

Fri, November 28, 2014 11:29am

Great political speech-making is dying out, thanks to the sound bite and the Tweet. But oratory's essential for anyone vying for votes in Pakistan.Read More

It's the day hard-core shoppers have been waiting for: Black Friday. Some even got a head start at the mall, shopping on Thanksgiving Day.Read More

Mega-Rich Invest In Works By Living Artists

Fri, November 28, 2014 10:07am

Renee Montagne talks to art sociologist and writer Sarah Thornton about how the habits of the 1 percent reverberate across the art world. She is the author of 33 Artists in 3 Acts.Read More

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