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Is Alex Jones verdict the death of disinformation? Unlikely

Is Alex Jones verdict the death of disinformation? Unlikely

NEW YORK (AP) — A Connecticut jury's ruling this week ordering Alex Jones to pay $965 million to parents of Sandy Hook shooting victims he maligned was heartening for people disgusted by the muck of disinformation.
NBC News student seminar highlights unusual education effort

NBC News student seminar highlights unusual education effort

NEW YORK (AP) — Leaning into education aggressively and uncommonly so for a media organization, NBC News is making its leaders available to students this week for a one-day digital seminar on how to succeed in the news business.

Philadelphia Museum of Art workers ratify pact, end strike

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Workers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art are returning to work after reaching agreement on a contract that ended a strike of almost three weeks.
John Irving on the semi-autobiographical tome he calls his 'last long novel'

John Irving on the semi-autobiographical tome he calls his 'last long novel'

TORONTO — While "The Last Chairlift" may not be the end of John Irving's novel-writing career at large, he says it will close out his career writing very large novels.
Review: Barbara Kingsolver takes on ‘David Copperfield’

Review: Barbara Kingsolver takes on ‘David Copperfield’

“Demon Copperhead” by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper) “Demon Copperhead,” the latest from Barbara Kingsolver, is a modern reimagining of “David Copperfield,” set in Appalachia. But you don’t need to have taken an English lit seminar to enjoy this novel.
Zelenskyy to publish book of wartime speeches in December

Zelenskyy to publish book of wartime speeches in December

NEW YORK (AP) — A collection of wartime speeches by Volodymyr Zelenskyy, featuring an introduction written by the Ukrainian president, will be published Dec. 6.

'Flash' actor Ezra Miller pleads not guilty to liquor theft

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Ezra Miller pleaded not guilty Monday to stealing bottles of liquor from a neighbor's home, one of a string of arrests and reports of erratic behavior by the “Flash” actor that stretch from Hawaii to Vermont.
Review: A new collection from a master of the short story

Review: A new collection from a master of the short story

“Liberation Day,” by George Saunders (Random House) George Saunders is back with a new collection of short stories that feature his usual dystopian worlds and heartland characters whose lives and language have been fractured by social and economic pr
Can the Rock steady the DC universe with 'Black Adam'?

Can the Rock steady the DC universe with 'Black Adam'?

NEW YORK (AP) — In Hollywood’s superhero era thus far, there has been one particularly conspicuous absence: While a parade of big-name actors have taken their turns donning various spandex suits, Dwayne Johnson — arguably the biggest movie star in th
Spanish royals start delayed state visit to Germany

Spanish royals start delayed state visit to Germany

BERLIN (AP) — King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain have started a state visit to Germany that was delayed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic and will see the monarch and the German president open the annual Frankfurt Book Fair.
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