The Trump administration has appealed an order by a federal judge in Hawaii that indefinitely blocks the president's executive order to restrict travel to the U.S. from six majority-Muslim countries and suspend the U.S. refugee program. The state of Hawaii sued to stop the travel ban, arguing the president's policy violates the Constitution. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson extended his nationwide order blocking the executive order while the lawsuit continues. The administration has asked...
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Her new release is "Somebody's Child", which is available for online purchase here . She is currently on the road with Bryan Ferry. Their Central Ohio stop will be at the Palace Theatre . Judith will be joined by Leland Sklar, Pedro Segundo and Gabriella Swallow for this, and several other performances on this tour. Hear about what Judith Owen has been up to lately, on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and on Apple Music.
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Seventeen-year-old Indrani Das just won the top high school science prize in the country. Das, who lives in Oradell, N.J., took home $250,000 from the former Intel Science Talent Search, now the Regeneron Science Talent Search, for her study of brain injuries and neuron damage. In her spare time, she's already working with patients as a certified EMT. As the Times of India pointed out, Das was one of five Indian Americans among the competition's top ten finishers. In last year's contest,...
Arts & Life
In the heart of Beirut, architect Mona El Hallak herds a group of students together outside a monumental mansion — a vast, elegant building whose yellow walls and graceful pillars are ravaged by thousands of bullet holes. "We are," she shouts over the cacophonous traffic, "at the intersection of Damascus Road and Independence Avenue." Once upon a time, nearly a century ago, this spot lay not at the center of today's energetic if dysfunctional city, but on the breezy outskirts of a much...